Freeskiing

Claire Doubles Up Podium at Waterville Rev Tour

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USSA
2017-01-11 13:00
 

WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (Jan. 10, 2016) – U.S. Freeskiing rookie slopestyle team member Caroline Claire (Wilmington, VT) hit the podium twice at the Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour at Waterville Valley this week, including a win on Monday. The second stop of the Rev Tour featured back-to-back slopestyle competitions; Claire was first on Monday and second on Tuesday.  

On Monday, Claire was joined on the podium by local girl Grace Henderson (Waterville Valley, NH) in second and Marin Hamill (Park City, UT) in third. On Tuesday, the same ladies owned the podium, but in a different order: Henderson first, Claire second, Hamill third.


Ryan Stevenson (center) won Monday’s Rev Tour slopestyle at Waterville Valley as Cal Carson was second and Kiernan Fagan finished third. (Waterville Valley)

For the men, it was Ryan Stevenson (Washington, NJ) who took the win on Monday, with Cal Carson (Winter Park, CO) taking second and Kiernan Fagan (Brownfield, ME) in third. Tuesday’s podium was Mac Forehand (Stratton, VT) in first, Stevenson in second and Richard Thomas (Orono, MN) in third.

The Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour at Waterville Valley continues on Thursday and Friday with back-to-back snowboard slopestyle competitions. The next stop of the tour will be contested at Mammoth Mountain Feb. 7-12, with halfpipe, slopestyle and big air competitions.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • U.S. Freeskiing rookie slopestyle team member Caroline Claire won Monday’s event and was second on Tuesday. Her first-place run: left 540 blunt, switch left corked 540 high safety, 720 mute, 270 on, switch on, switch on front 270 out.
  • The Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour is the place for top amateur skiers and snowboarders to prove their merit and transition from competing at grassroots to the elite level.

QUOTES
Caroline Claire
It was fun—it was really nice this morning. Conditions were good and I had a good run.

RESULTS
Women’s Results, Event No. 1
Men’s Results, Event No. 1
Women’s Results, Event No. 2
Men’s Results, Event No. 2

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