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Athlete of the Week: Suzanne Lyon

Steamboat Springs High School skier Suzanne Lyon pushes a gate out of the way while making her way down the slalom course at Howelsen Hill during Friday's high school race. Lyon won the women's race

Suzanne Lyon

School: Steamboat Springs High School

Year: Senior

Age: 17

Height:5-foot-8

Sport: Skiing

Why: Lyon won Friday's dual slalom high school event in Steamboat. It was the second consecutive year Lyon won the Steamboat event. Her time of 1 minute, 4.43 seconds was just ahead of Nederland's Dayna Larsen.

Quotable: "After working with her for three or four years, it's going to be sad not having her as a part of the team. She's such a cornerstone of our team. She really is one of a kind." — Alpine coach Jim Winn