West takes top spot in Surefoot Cup


— Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athlete Ann West finished atop the women's Surefoot Colorado Ski Cup standings.

West accumulated 1,243 points throughout the 24-race series, finishing more than 200 points ahead of Vail's Erika Ghent.

West was the top point getter in downhill, super G and giant slalom and finished second to Ghent in slalom.

Winter Park's Molly Leonard finished third.

Other top Steamboat finishers included Jenny Allen in fifth, Mary Rachel Hostetter in eighth, Anna Mamo in 13th and Shane McLean in 18th.

On the men's side, Steamboat's Nick Kullas finished third with 556 points. Will Gregorak and Nathan Asoian, both of Vail, finished first and second, respectively.

Steamboat's Cory McConnell finished eighth, and Austin Johnson finished 23rd.

As a club, Steamboat finished second overall to Vail.

J-4s, J-5s take top spots in Loveland Derby

Steamboat's Alex Barounos took the top spot in Sunday's J-4 U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's Loveland Derby.

Barounos finished with a combined time of 1 minute, 21.20 seconds, just 0.08 seconds ahead of Nicolas Veth.

Devin De Jong finished 19th, and Rick Walters finished 25th. Zachary Rosa finished 11th in the J-5 division, while Tristan Arnis finished 18th.

On the girls side, Kate Cooper finished third in the J-4 division, with Olivia Rudolph seventh, Megan Rosa 11th and Katherine Arnis 14th.

Carolyn Walters was seventh in the J-5's, and Paula Cooper finished 11th.


anon88 9 years ago

SSWSC actually finished 1st in the Surefoot Standings, ahead of Vail.


Volkl 9 years ago

Actually Vail won it after a re calculation.


alpegirl 9 years ago

Actually West took the overall in SL and not GS...


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