Local skiers top B.C. freestyle series 

click to enlarge PHOTO BY SCOTT BRAMMER, WWW.COASTPHOTO.COM - Bump'n'jump A Super Youth competitor (ages 6 to 9) crashes through the moguls during the B.C. Freestyle Series events in Whistler this past weekend. Over 200 kids tooks part in moguls, slopestyle and halfpipe events.
  • photo by Scott Brammer, www.coastphoto.com
  • Bump'n'jump A Super Youth competitor (ages 6 to 9) crashes through the moguls during the B.C. Freestyle Series events in Whistler this past weekend. Over 200 kids tooks part in moguls, slopestyle and halfpipe events.

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In F6 (girls eight and nine), Maddy Low and Brooke Armstrong were first and second, Katelyn Peterson fifth and Chase Capicik sixth.

For the boys, Saxon Forster was second, Marcus Goguen was sixth, Daniel Gannon 15th, Tristan Curran 16th and Sam Wilkinson 22nd.

On the second day of competition, the Timber Tour headed into the halfpipe.

In F4, Mackenzie Wilson was first by 10 points, while teammate Teagan Bruns was fourth and Sofiane Gagnon seventh.

In M3, Nikolas Blomberg was second overall.

Charles Armstrong topped the M4 category, followed by teammates Luke Smart and Carter Krasny. Kevin Leslie was fifth, Ben Wilkinson sixth, James Sambell 10th, Brody Van Unen 12th and Evan Low 16th.

The Super Youth athletes moved onto the slopestyle course.

In F4, Aoife Gannon was second overall.

In M4, Anders Ujejski was first landing a backside 270 off a flat rail, to a front 270 off the downbox, followed by a switch 540 and finishing with a 900 tailgrab.

Chase Ujejski, Anders' twin, who took the top slopesyle M4 spot at the last Freestyle event in Apex was second. Seth McGregor took third, Connor Wubs fifth, Evan Phillips sixth, Mattias Blomberg seventh, Dexter Butterworth eighth, David Wilkinson ninth, Lachlan Steverlynck 11th, Sam Corbell 12th, Duncan Bustos 13th and Matthew Ogilvie-Turner 14th.

In F5, Ali Rainnie was first, followed by teammates Anna Wilkinson, Erin Wilson, Maia Schwinghammer, Olivia Topp, Raine Haziza, Skye Clarke, Josephine Howell and Ava Dunham in ninth place. Cassidy Butterworth 12th.

In M5, Max Edwards and Kai Smart were first and second, Charlie McMillan was fifth, Liam Rivera was sixth, Garret Smith 10th, Hugo Dixon 11th, River Stanger 13th, Sacha Moayeri 15th, Mitchell Polanski 18th and Adrian Conn 20th.

In F6, Maddy Low and Brooke Armstrong were second and third, while Katelyn Peterson was fourth, and Chase Capicik sixth.

In M6, Marcus Goguen was second, Tristan Curran fifth, Stephen Lindsay-Ross eighth, Daniel Gannon 11th, Saxon Forster 12th, Sam Wilkinson 14th and Jacob Bowie 22nd.

The final day was the Timber Tour moguls, which was eventually cancelled due to the visibility.

Sophie McGregor finished on top of the F2 category before the event was called.

In the Super Youth halfpipe, notable results include Maddy Low's third in F6 and Stephen Linsay-Ross's win in M6; the podium sweep in F5 (Ali Rainnie, Maia Schwinghammer and Erin Wilson); Kai Smart and Max Edwards placing first and third in M5; Aoife Gannon's silver in F4 and another WBFSC sweep in M5 (Anders Ujejski, David Wilkinson and Mattias Blomberg.

The final event in the provincial series takes place at Silver Star in March. There are also a few regional moguls competitions including an event at Cypress.

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