Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Rixon, Duke carry away SVSC trophy

Top GS, SL racers


This year’s Sun Valley Ski Club champions Carl Rixon and Hailey Duke. Courtesy photo by Jordan Fitzgerald

     Carl Rixon Jr. and Hailey Duke are the combined winners of the 2014 Sun Valley Ski Club Championships staged Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15 on Baldy. There were 25 racers who finished Saturday’s two-run slalom and Sunday’s two-run giant slalom.

     Rixon (76.29 seconds) and world-class racer Duke (80.68) were the fastest in giant slalom followed closely by Mackenzie Bachmeier. Rixon (72.75) and Miles Fink-Debray (72.84) went 1-2 in slalom followed by Robin Sarchett (73.83) and Duke (74.81).

     Top two-run times by race:

     Giant slalom, men: Carl Rixon 76.29, Dan  Kurdy 88.69 (1-M8), John Lee 89.59 (1-M5), Cliff Cunha 89.69 (2-M8), Kipp Nelson 91.38 (1-M6), Pete Watkins 92.68 (2-M6), Mark Masur 93.02 (1-M7), Ed Fenwick 93.94 (1-M10), John Campbell 94.43 (3-M6), Curt Williams 96.87 (2-M7), Tom Shanklin 97.91 (3-M7), Jerry Mitchell 98.15 (3-M8), Herb Nolan 102.80 (1-M11), Frank Ward 104.18 (2-M10), Michael Halstad 104.35 (1-M9), Christos Gionis 107.65 (2-M5), Fred Beguin 108.39 (3-M10), Ned Lumpkin 111.85 (4-M10), Conrad Foster 119.71 (1-M0) and Bodin Lee 146.05 (2-M0).

     Giant slalom, women: Hailey Duke 80.68, Mackenzie Bachmeier 80.73 (1-F0), Jordan Fitzgerald 83.44 (4th overall, 2-F0), Anna Droege 97.79 (1-F10) and Meri Stratton 128.48 (1-F9).

     Slalom, men: Carl Rixon 72.75, Miles Fink-Debray 72.84 (1-M1), Robin Sarchett 73.83 (1-M3), Tyler Chandler 76.78 (2-M2), John Campbell 84.59 (1-M6), Cliff Cunha 90.78 (1-M8), Kipp Nelson 90.99 (2-M6), Ed Fenwick 97.23 (1-M10), Mike Uberauga 98.57 (1-M9), Tom Shanklin 99.69 (1-M7), Frank Ward 102.64 (2-M10), Mark Masur 104.18 (2-M7), Ned Lumpkinj 119.80 (3-M10) and T.J. Campbell 136.78 (1-M0).

     Slalom, women: Hailey Duke 74.81, Mackenzie Bachmeier 79.19 (1-F0), Jordan Fitzgerald 84.57 (2-F0), Anna Droege 102.80 (1-F10) and Meri Stratton 139.24 (1-F9).




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