Wed, Mar 7, 2012 09:23 AM
On Saturday, March 3, Okemo Mountain Resort hosted the final
event of its three-part Light the Night Series. The jam format
competition consisted of a down rail, a box and a down-flat-down
feature. The rail jam took place under portable lights trained on
the Bull Run trail in Okemo's Clock Tower base area.
This event determined the overall winner of the Light the Night
Series. Dan Jones of North Sutton, N.H., was crowned the series
champion with 49.2 points out of 60.
He placed third in the first rail jam, second in the Amp Energy Big
Air Bag event, and first in the March 3 rail jam. Jones claimed
$1,500 from presenting sponsor AMP Energy.
In the Men's Ski division, Dan Jones, of North Sutton, N.H., took
top honors and the series championship. Second place went to Sage
Vogt of Mendham, N.J. who also won Best Trick with a Switch 540 on
grease of the down rail, and Matt Hauser, of Mendham, N.J., took
Dylan Panke, of Ludlow, Vt., claimed first place in the Men's
Snowboard contest. Second place went to Emmet Ellmaker, of Erwinna,
Pa. Rounding out the podium was Dave Gibson, of Ludlow, Vt.
In the Women's Ski division, Megan Ellmaker, of Erwinna, Pa.
defeated Delia Whyte, of Bronxville, N.Y.
Junior Skier David Baird, of Princeton, Mass., took first, and
second place went to Cameron Hitchins, of Trumbull, Conn.
In the Junior Snowboard division, John Garoutte, of Charlestown,
N.H., placed first, Taylor Spaulding, of Chester, Vt., claimed the
second spot, and Michael Tomcykoski, of Greenfield, Pa., took