KMS takes seven top-10 finishes
Killington Mountain School's (KMS) Michelle Martin, a junior
from Belmont, Mass., earned the title of Vermont State Slalom
Champion, leading the U18 age class as Pico Mountain hosted the
2013 Vermont U18/21 Slalom Championship Sunday, Feb. 10. Heidi
Robbins '07, now coaching for Pico, took the race win, while Kara
Van Herwarde, a senior from Killington, took eighth and Alyce
Ritchey and Jessie McNeill just missed the top 10.
On the men's side, Dylan Malone '12, of Needham, Mass., took the
race win and championship title ahead of Shane Love '12, of North
Conway, N.H.; Andrew Kimbell, of Woodstock, and Pete Spangler
rounded out the top 10, while Julian Scherding '12 rounded out the
top 15. Full results are available from VARA.
In other alpine results, sophomores Piper Jenne, of Bridgewater,
and Ryan Znamierowski, of Richmond, headed over to New Hampshire's
Cranmore Mountain for a Macomber Cup race on Feb. 10. Jenne took
fourth overall, first for U16 racers; while Znamierowski's first
run was also the fourth-fastest of the day, he didn't finish the
The U14 had its last Mid-Vermont Council race of the season on
Highline this past Sunday, and Izzy Nolan led the team with a race
win. Bobby Ryan took second for the boys, while Grace Dayton,
Cassie Lieblein and Caroline Smith all skied their way into the
girls' top 10. Dan Schwartz, Matthew Zackin and Ali Hulsebosch just
missed the top 10, while Julia Martin and Julia Denny both had
top-10 first runs but didn't finish the second run. Full results
are available from VARA.
To learn more about alpine, snowboard, freestyle, and freeride
training and opportunities, visit www.killingtonmountainschool.org
or call 802-422-KMS1.