WVSC riders win medals at Seymour 

Whistler Valley Snowboard Club riders took the pipe and Mount Seymour by storm Feb. 13, winning five medals in four categories.

Sarah Kopinya won the 16 and Under halfpipe, and in the 17 and Over contest, Rachel Einarson, Debbie Christianson, and Amanda Mourant finished third, fourth and fifth.

In the 16 and Under men’s competition Tyler Massey, 15, won hands down. Francois Ligeti, 14, was fourth, Aarson Shapiro fifth, Vinny Ligeti seventh, and Tyler Quarles 10th. Vinny Ligeti is 12 and usually competes in the 12 and Under category.

In the men’s 17 and Over, Jesse Kumlea was second, Olivery Roy third, and Ryan Rausch fifth.

The team will be heading to Silver Star for the provincial championships on March 3.


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