Vail, Colo. January 9, 2022 – The Colorado Ski Cup kicked off the new year with Beaver Creek’s race crew hosting the first 2022 race at Golden Peak in Vail. Ski & Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV) current and former athletes had the upper hand at their home mountain during the single day of giant slalom racing and took four podiums and 13 top ten finishes.
SSCV women swept the podium and took nine of the top 10 placements. Kaitlin Keane took the win, followed in second place by Kjersti Moritz, and SSCV alumna Caroline Jones rounding out the podium in third. The rest of the top ten was dominated by SSCV women with Kendahl Roufa (fourth), Liv Moritz (fifth), Josephine Trueblood (sixth), Carissa Cassidy (seventh), Madeleine Dekko (eighth) and Zoie Palmer (tenth). It was truly an impressive performance.
As for the men, SSCV men put out some impressive performances. SSCV alumnus Jacob Dilling snagged second place, securing a spot on the podium. SSCV athletes William Wasserman and Daniel Gillis took fourth and sixth, respectively and SSCV alumnus Nick Unkovskoy landed in eighth.
“It’s so exciting to see SSCV athletes and alumni doing so well as a group,” said Brad Wall, SSCV Alpine Program Director. “These athletes are always challenging each other, and setting the bar at training and each competition, which has made for great comradery and a superb environment for the team”
For a full list of results, please go to https://www.fis-ski.com/.