Vail, Colorado. January 30, 2022 – The Colorado Ski Cup was back again in Vail.  Alpine athletes gathered this past weekend for the Colorado Ski Cup FIS giant slalom competitions at Golden Peak. These competitions were a qualifier for the U18 National Championships and the Senior National Championships to be held in Sugarloaf in March.  Ski & Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV) current and former athletes dominated the competition and took 15 podiums (U18 and overall combined) and 23 top ten overall finishes over the two days of racing. 

SSCV men had an impressive showing throughout the competition. On day one of giant slalom racing, SSCV peppered the the U18 podium with Hunter Salani grabbing first, Julian Arthur taking second and Sebastian Kohlhofer holding third. As for overall podiums, SSCV alumnus Jacob Dilling grabbed second place. On the second day of the competition, Salani and Kohlhofer held their ground on the U18 podium with Salani keeping his first place placement and Kohlhofer moving up to  second place. Dilling grabbed second overall, and SSCV alumnus Max Bervy rounded out the podium taking third.

The women had an equally impressive showing. On the first day, SSCV women dominated the U18 podium with Kjerst Moritz in first, Liv Moritz taking second, and Phoebe Heaydon grabbing third. SSCV athlete Kjerst Moritz also grabbed first overall, and Samantha Trudeau took second.  Trudeau held onto her second place overall on day two, and Zoie Palmer came in second for the U18 podium.     

“I am very proud of the runs our athletes put forward today. They really left everything out on the course,” said Andrew Keating, SSCV Head FIS Womens Coach. “This competition is the qualifier for the U18 National Championships and the Senior National Championships, and it is very exciting to have such a great showing of SSCV athletes at this race.” 

Below are the podium and current and alumni SSCV placements for the top 10 overall for both days: 


January 29, 2022 Top Ten Overall Men GS: 

1 – Filip Forejtek – Czech Republic

2 – Jacob Dilling – SSCV Alumnus

3 – Tristan Lane – USA 

5 – Daniel Gillis- SSCV 

7 – Jack Reich – SSCV Alumnus

8 – Max Bervy- SSCV Alumnus

9 – Hunter Salani- SSCV 

10 – Matthew Macaluso – SSCV Alumnus


January 29, 2022 Top Ten Overall Women GS: 


1 – Kjersti Moritz – SSCV 

2 – Samantha Trudeau – SSCV 

3 -Elena Exenberger – Austria

4 – Ainsley Proffit- SSCV Alumna 

5 – Carissa Cassidy – SSCV

6 – Liv Moritz – SSCV 

7 – Josephine Trueblood – SSCV

8 – Kaitlyn Harsch- SSCV Alumna


January 30, 2022 Top Ten Overall Men GS: 


1 – Tobias Kogler – Austria

2 – Jacob Dilling – SSCV Alumnus

3 – Max Bervy – SSCV Alumnus

8 – Jack Reich – SSCV Alumnus 

9 – Nicholas Unkovskoy – SSCV Alumnus

10 – Hunter Salani – SSCV 


January 30, 2022 Top Ten Overall Women GS: 


1 – Elena Exenberger – Austria

2 – Samantha Trudeau – SSCV 

3 – Lily Tomkinson – Australia  

5 – Josephine Trueblood – SSCV

6 – Carissa Cassidy – SSCV

7 – Kaitlyn Harsch- SSCV Alumna

10 – Anna Zaruby – SSCV 

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