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HoliMont FLITE Team’s 7 Springs Mogul Smack-down

M5 Podium Evan Dermott 1st Place, Joe Voelkl 3rd Place,  Brandon Crotty, 4th Place, Matt Voelkl 5th Place

M5 Podium Evan Dermott 1st Place, Joe Voelkl 3rd Place, Brandon Crotty,
4th Place, Matt Voelkl 5th Place

On a cold and snowy day, the HoliMont FLITE Team heated things up on the Gunnar Slope at 7Springs. During the course of the competition, over 6 inches of fresh snow fell to give every run a distinct character unto itself.

Our athletes performed to their abilities, skiing some amazing runs. Speed, technicalities and athleticism were demonstrated, proving these athletes are ready to kick off the competition season.

On the male side, FLITE Team took 5 of the top 11 spots in the field of 36 competitors. Many personal bests were achieved by these talented athletes.

Parker Johnston- 1st Overall; 1st in age

Lucas Goodin- 8th Overall; 5th in age

Evan Dermott- 9th Overall; 1st in age

Jared Smolinski- 10th Overall; 6th in age

Reese Cooper- 11th Overall; 1st in age

Joe Voelkl- 14th Overall; 3rd in age

Travis Goodin- 18th Overall; 9th in age

Brandon Crotty- 21st Overall; 4th in age

Matt Voelkl- 25th Overall; 5th in age

Meanwhile, on the female side of the competition, there was a fiery storm of FLITE Red on the podium. The Female FLITE Teamers took 6 of the Top 11 Spots in the field of 40 athletes. As with the males, many personal bests were achieved, as the girls lead the field in scoring and speed.

Elissa Cole- 1st Overall; 1st in age

Lexi Crotty- 2nd Overall; 1st in age

Magdeline Vasatka- 3rd Overall; 1st in age

Kenedy Cooper- 5th Overall; 3rd in age

Marissa Vasatka- 6th Overall; 4th in age

Emma Hawkes- 11th Overall; 2nd in age

Riley Morrell- 19th Overall; 3rd in age

These kids really rock!!!

 

Day two of the 7 Springs Mogul Smack-down began with bitter temps, and sunny skies. Those sunny skies quickly disappeared and the snowglobe experienced on Saturday, started all over again. While it was a different day, not just the weather was the same from Saturday; but many of the results.

Beginning with the females, FLITE Team placed 5 of the Top 10 Ladies; taking 4 of the top 5 spots.

Lexi Crotty- 1st Overall; 1st in age

Marissa Vasatka- 3rd Overall; 2nd in age

Elissa Cole- 4th Overall; 3rd in age

Kenedy Cooper- 5th Overall; 4th in age

Magdeline Vasatka- 8th Overall; 1st in age

Emma Hawkes- 13th Overall; 2nd in age

Riley Morrell- 19th Overall; 3rd in age

The male side had some outstanding runs laid down in round 1, which allowed the athletes to throw some craziness in their second runs; proving to be showstoppers! The males placed 4 in the Top 10; with Parker Johnston stealing the show with his craziness.

Parker Johnston- 1st Overall; 1st in age

Jared Smolinski- 5th Overall, 3rd in age

Lucas Goodin- 6th Overall, 4th in age

Reese Cooper- 10th Overall; 1st in age

Evan Dermott- 12th Overall; 1st in age

Travis Goodin- 20th Overall; 10th in age

Brandon Crotty- 21st Overall; 3rd in age

Joe Voelkl- 23rd Overall; 4th in age

Matt Voelkl- 32nd Overall; 6th in age

All the athletes had a great weekend, and really proved to all of us just how hard they have been working and training on their skiing. Great job, and we will ski you at Holiday Valley next weekend!

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