Panorama Nor-Am Day 3 – College Skiers Dominate GS

The third day of The Nor-Am’s began early with the men running the slalom portion of their Alpine Combined. American River Radamus held his lead with teammates Sam Morse and George Steffey again joining him on the podium. The top Alberta Ski team athlete was Carson Cook moving 28 spots from the Super-G run up to 23rd.

After the Alpine combined was finished, the men were back on the hill to run the Nor-Am Giant Slalom. The first run was a technical set with lots of turn shape which ran smoothly other than some delays due to fog. The second run saw a faster more open set and clear weather throughout the race. The Dartmouth skiers were the men to chase on the day with American Brian Mclaughlin taking Gold and Swiss Teammate Tanguy Nef the bronze. US Ski Team’s River Radamus kept his strong Nor-Am season going by joining the Dartmouth Skiers on the podium in second.

The Alberta Ski Team had two racers qualify for the second run in the highly competitive men’s field. Jamie Casselman snuck into the second run from bib 94 as the last qualifier in 60th, the highest bib to qualify. Casselman finished the day in 50th for his first ever Nor-Am Giant Slalom top 60. The second AST athlete to qualify was Liam Wallace who moved up from bib 65 to 33rd, missing the flip 30 by two tenths of a second. Unfortunately Wallace did not finish the second run of the race.

“I’ve raced on the Nor-Am circuit for many years so to finally win one is a really cool experience. Hopefully I can keep the momentum and confidence going throughout the race series”, Mclaughlin said about his win.

Men’s Alpine Combined Top 10:

Rank Name Team Class Result 1 Result 2 Combined
1 RADAMUS, River USA U21 1:19.20   (1) 38.65   (6) 1:57.85
2 MORSE, Sam USA SR 1:19.70   (3) 38.59   (5) 1:58.29
3 STEFFEY, George USA U21 1:19.63   (2) 38.74   (7) 1:58.37
4 CRAWFORD, James CAN U21 1:20.36   (5) 38.43   (2) 1:58.79
5 DUFFY, Drew USA SR 1:20.31   (4) 38.54   (4) 1:58.85
6 NEGOMIR, Kyle USA U21 1:20.59   (9) 38.49   (3) 1:59.08
7 SEGER, Riley CAN U21 1:20.39   (6) 38.76   (8) 1:59.15
8 FOURNIER, Simon CAN U21 1:21.61 (18) 38.31   (1) 1:59.92
9 WINTERS, Luke USA U21 1:21.38 (15) 38.77   (9) 2:00.15
10 ST-GERMAIN, William CAN SR 1:21.18 (13) 39.10 (10) 2:00.28

Men’s GS Top 10:

Rank Name Team Class Result 1 Result 2 Combined
1 MCLAUGHLIN, Brian USA SR 1:13.42   (1) 1:10.71   (7) 2:24.13
2 RADAMUS, River USA U21 1:13.56   (2) 1:10.83 (12) 2:24.39
3 NEF, Tanguy SUI SR 1:13.67   (3) 1:10.75   (9) 2:24.42
4 WEISEL, Kipling USA SR 1:14.43   (8) 1:10.46   (3) 2:24.89
5 LAIDLAW, Harry AUS SR 1:14.30   (6) 1:10.70   (6) 2:25.00
6 MEGARRY, Morgan CAN SR 1:14.75 (14) 1:10.42   (2) 2:25.17
7 KRAUSE, Nicholas USA SR 1:14.65 (11) 1:10.57   (5) 2:25.22
8 ROEISLAND, Max NOR SR 1:14.72 (13) 1:10.77 (10) 2:25.49
9 DEMSCHAR, Dominic AUS SR 1:14.03   (4) 1:11.73 (25) 2:25.76
10 MILLER, Andrew USA U21 1:14.62 (10) 1:11.15 (18) 2:25.77

Official Alpine Combined Results: Here

Official Giant Slalom Results: Here

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Panorama Nor-Am – Day 2

It was a long day at Panorama with three Super-G races, two for the men and one for the ladies. The Men were up on the hill early to make up for yesterday’s race that was delayed due to fog. The first race went well for the Canadians placing 6 skiers from the national team in the top 8. Alberta Ski Team Alum and Canadian Team Athlete Jeff Read claimed top spot for his second Nor-Am win of the season. Jeff was joined on the podium by teammate Sam Mulligan in second and American River Radamus placing third. Liam Wallace was the top Alberta Ski Team Athlete placing 40th on the day.

In the Ladies race American FIS newcomer AJ Hurt won her second Nor-Am of the season taking the Super-G by a second over Canadian Stef Fleckenstein. American Keely Cashman captured her first Nor-Am podium of the year coming in at third. Claire Timmermann and Zoe Belczyk were the top Alberta Ski Team athletes landing in 18th and 19th respectively.

In the Men’s Second Super-G it was the Americans turn with the top 4 spots being taken by US team athletes. River Radamus took top sport with teammates George Steffey and Sam Morse taking second and third. Jamie Casselman of the Alberta Ski Team tied Wallace’s result for the morning coming in at 40th in the second race.

The men will run a slalom tomorrow morning that will be added to the second Super-G for the Alpine Combined followed by a full GS race.

Men’s First Super-G Top 10:

1 19
READ, Jeffrey
CAN
ACA
U21
1:19.40   (1)
2 17
MULLIGAN, Sam
CAN
ACA
U21
1:19.54   (2)
3 6
RADAMUS, River
USA
USST
U21
1:19.82   (3)
4 40
MACALUSO, Matthew
USA
RC
U19
1:20.04   (4)
5 21
MEGARRY, Morgan
CAN
ACA
SR
1:20.06   (5)
6 16
SEGER, Brodie
CAN
ACA
SR
1:20.17   (6)
7 18
CRAWFORD, James
CAN
ACA
U21
1:20.40   (7)
8 28
FOURNIER, Simon
CAN
ACA
U21
1:20.47   (8)
8 22
CORNELIUS, Cooper
USA
RC
U19
1:20.47   (8)
10 14
DUPRATT, Samuel
USA
WEST
SR
1:20.53 (10)

Ladies Super-G Top 10:

1 9
HURT, A J
USA
WEST
U19
1:22.48   (1)
2 3
FLECKENSTEIN, Stefanie
CAN
ACA
U21
1:23.49   (2)
3 12
CASHMAN, Keely
USA
USST
U19
1:23.72   (3)
4 5
VILANOVA, Marina
CAN
ACA
U19
1:23.74   (4)
5 4
REMME, Roni
CAN
ACA
SR
1:23.75   (5)
6 7
O BRIEN, Nina
USA
USST
U21
1:24.39   (6)
6 8
WRIGHT, Isabella
USA
RC
U21
1:24.39   (6)
8 10
HENSIEN, Katie
USA
USST
U19
1:24.55   (8)
9 17
LEBEL, Maureen
USA
WEST
U21
1:24.96   (9)
10 6
JELINKOVA, Adriana
NED
SR
1:25.47 (10)

Men’s 2nd Super-G Top 10:

1 2
RADAMUS, River
USA
USST
U21
1:19.20   (1)
2 6
STEFFEY, George
USA
USST
U21
1:19.63   (2)
3 12
MORSE, Sam
USA
USST
SR
1:19.70   (3)
4 5
DUFFY, Drew
USA
USST
SR
1:20.31   (4)
5 4
CRAWFORD, James
CAN
ACA
U21
1:20.36   (5)
6 9
SEGER, Riley
CAN
ACA
U21
1:20.39   (6)
7 13
NEF, Tanguy
SUI
SR
1:20.46   (7)
8 1
WEISEL, Kipling
USA
USST
SR
1:20.53   (8)
9 54
NEGOMIR, Kyle
USA
RC
U21
1:20.59   (9)
10 16
DUPRATT, Samuel
USA
WEST
SR
1:20.86 (10

Men’s AST Results First Super-G:

Liam Wallace – 40th

Jamie Casselman – 56th

Kelvin Cochrane – 57th

Ryan Webster – 60th

Carson Cook – 61st

Sam Wall – 69th

Dawson Hill – 72nd

Marcus Holm – DNF

Adrien Grabinski – DNF

Ladies AST Results:

Claire Timmermann – 18th

Zoe Belczyk – 19th

Men’s AST Results Second Super-G:

Jamie Casselman – 40th

Kelvin Cochrane – 43rd

Ryan Webster – 46th

Carson Cook – 51st

Marcus Holm – 60th

Dawson Hill – 62nd

Sam Wall – DNF

Adrien Grabinski – DNF

Liam Wallace – DNF

Official Results First Men’s Super-G: Here

Official Results Ladies Super-G: Here

Official Results Second Men’s Super-G: Here

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Panorama Nor-Am – Day 1

The men’s and women’s Nor-Am circuit moved to Panorama Resort today with a Men’s Super-G, Ladies Super-G and Ladies Alpine Combined scheduled to take place on the first day. Conditions proved to be difficult with a fog layer moving in and out of the valley throughout the day. The Ladies were able to get off their Super-G run but after holding for an extended period of time the men’s Super-G was delayed a day. The Ladies were able to finish their Alpine Combined with the slalom run taking place after the men’s race was called.

The Ladies Super-G saw Nor-Am leader and Canadian Ski Team Athlete Roni Remme taking home her third win in as many races. Netherlands Adriana Jelinkova took home silver with Canada’s Stef Fleckenstein taking bronze. The Ladies standings remained constant after the slalom run with the top 6 placing in the same order.

Alberta’s Steph Profitt and Claire Timmermann finished back to back in the Super-g placing 13th and 14th respectively. In the Slalom portion Steph Profitt was the 6th fastest girl improving her overall ranking to 9th for the Alpine Combined.

Ladies Super-G Top Ten

1 4
REMME, Roni
CAN
ACA
SR
1:23.19   (1)
2 19
JELINKOVA, Adriana
NED
SR
1:24.23   (2)
3 8
FLECKENSTEIN, Stefanie
CAN
ACA
U21
1:24.30   (3)
4 11
VILANOVA, Marina
CAN
ACA
U19
1:24.45   (4)
5 14
WRIGHT, Isabella
USA
RC
U21
1:24.68   (5)
6 6
CASHMAN, Keely
USA
USST
U19
1:25.34   (6)
12 36
WILLINGER, Georgia
NZL
U21
1:25.91   (7)
13 15
NATALENKO, Kristina
CAN
BC
U19
1:26.04   (8)
7 5
HENSIEN, Katie
USA
USST
U19
1:26.30   (9)
13
CUTLER, Haley
USA
RC
U21
1:26.34 (10)

Ladies Alpine Combined Top Ten

1 4
REMME, Roni
CAN
ACA
SR
1:23.19   (1)
42.01   (3)
2:05.20
2 19
JELINKOVA, Adriana
NED
SR
1:24.23   (2)
41.82   (2)
2:06.05
3 8
FLECKENSTEIN, Stefanie
CAN
ACA
U21
1:24.30   (3)
41.81   (1)
2:06.11
4 11
VILANOVA, Marina
CAN
ACA
U19
1:24.45   (4)
42.96   (8)
2:07.41
5 14
WRIGHT, Isabella
USA
RC
U21
1:24.68   (5)
43.17 (10)
2:07.85
6 6
CASHMAN, Keely
USA
USST
U19
1:25.34   (6)
42.74   (7)
2:08.08
7 5
HENSIEN, Katie
USA
USST
U19
1:26.30   (9)
42.08   (4)
2:08.38
8 10
KOMSIC, Andrea
CRO
SR
1:26.56 (12)
42.08   (4)
2:08.64
9 17
PROFITT, Stephanie
CAN
AB
U19
1:27.19 (13)
42.55   (6)
2:09.74
10 25
MASON, Sydney
CAN
AOA
U19
1:26.41 (11)
43.82 (11)
2:10.23

Super-G Official Results: https://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/results.html?sector=AL&raceid=93261

Alpine Combined Official Results: https://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/results.html?sector=AL&raceid=93262

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Lake Louise Nor-Am – Super-G

On a brilliant day in Lake Louise, the Men and Women competed in the first Noram Super-G of the season. The women started off with Canadian Ski Team’s Roni Remme capturing her second win of the week. Joining Roni on the podium were Americans Nina O’Brien and FIS newcomer AJ Hurt in second and third respectively. Alberta Ski Team’s Claire Timmermann and Zoe Belczyk made their way into the top ten placing 6th and and 9th.

Once the ladies were finished the top of the Super-G was redressed. The men had to deal with a set with more turn shape across the flats. This boded well for the Canadians with Sam Mulligan taking top spot and Tyler Werry taking silver just 0.09 back. Repeating his downhill performance, Austrian Daniel Hemetsberger made it onto the podium in third place. Alberta Ski Team Alum and Canadian Ski Team athlete Jeff Read missed the podium by a tenth of a second placing himself in 4th overall and second for juniors. The top Alberta Ski Team athlete was Carson Cook moving from bib 54 to 41st.

Follow along next week as the Noram circuit moves to Panorama.

Women’s Top Ten Results

1 4 REMME Roni CAN SR 01:11.77 01:11.77 0.00
2 3 O BRIEN Nina USA U21 01:12.49 01:12.49 +0.72
3 10 HURT A USA U18 01:12.72 01:12.72 +0.95
4 11 VILANOVA Marina CAN U21 01:13.46 01:13.46 +1.69
5 13 WRIGHT Isabella USA U21 01:13.85 01:13.85 +2.08
6 2 TIMMERMANN Claire CAN U18 01:14.49 01:14.49 +2.72
7 6 DENDA Kayo JPN SR 01:14.77 01:14.77 +3.00
8 26 WILLINGER Georgia NZL U21 01:15.66 01:15.66 +3.89
9 25 SIMPSON Zoe USA U21 01:15.87 01:15.87 +4.10
10 18 BELCZYK Zoe CAN U21 01:16.65 01:16.65 +4.88

Men’s Top Ten Results

1 7 MULLIGAN Sam CAN U21 01:09.01 01:09.01 0.00
2 9 WERRY Tyler CAN SR 01:09.10 01:09.10 +0.09
3 25 HEMETSBERGER Daniel AUT SR 01:09.22 01:09.22 +0.21
4 11 READ Jeffrey CAN U21 01:09.32 01:09.32 +0.31
5 1 RADAMUS River USA U21 01:09.34 01:09.34 +0.33
6 10 MORSE Sam USA SR 01:09.42 01:09.42 +0.41
7 43 THOMSEN Benjamin CAN SR 01:09.49 01:09.49 +0.48
8 8 SEGER Brodie CAN SR 01:09.55 01:09.55 +0.54
9 5 CRAWFORD James CAN U21 01:09.55 01:09.55 +0.54
10 3 KRAUSE Nicholas USA SR 01:09.68 01:09.68 +0.67
10 2 SEGER Riley CAN U21 01:09.68 01:09.68 +0.67

AST Women’s Results

Claire Timmermann – 6th

Zoe Belczyk – 9th

Abby Harrison – 12th

AST Men’s Results

Carson Cook – 40th

Marcus Holm – 47th

Adrien Grabinski – 48th

Ryan Webster – 50th

Sam Wall – 54th

Dawson Hill – 55th

Official Women’s Results: https://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/results.html?sector=AL&raceid=95161

Official Men’s Results: https://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/results.html?sector=AL&raceid=93320

 

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Lake Louise Nor-Am – Downhill

With the schedule moved up, the second day at Lake Louise was a Nor-Am race for both men and women. In the women’s it was an all Canadian day with Canada Ski Team’s Roni Remme and Stef Fleckenstein coming first and second respectively. Alberta Ski Team Alum and University of Alaska athlete Georgia Burgess rounded out the podium of Canadians in third place. Zoe Belczyk was the top Alberta Ski Team athlete improving one place from her training run to 7th.

The Men’s downhill proved to be an exceptionally tight race with just 1.65 second separating the top 30 racers. Austria’s Markus Duergar took top spot with Canadian Ski Team’s Jack Crawford in second and Austrian Daniel Hemetsberger taking the bronze. The Alberta Ski Team Men had a great day with Andrien Grabinski and Liam Wallace placing 27th and 29th, earning them top 30 Nor-Am points.

Women’s Top Ten Results

Rank
Bib
Name
Nat
Cat
Total
Time
Split
1 4 REMME Roni CAN SR 01:20.18 0.00
2 7 FLECKENSTEIN Stefanie CAN U21 01:20.42 01:20.42 +0.24
3 10 BURGESS Georgia CAN U21 01:21.57 01:21.57 +1.39
4 8 WILLINGER Georgia NZL U21 01:22.37 01:22.37 +2.19
5 3 MURER Abigail USA U21 01:23.28 01:23.28 +3.10
6 5 VILANOVA Marina CAN U21 01:23.36 01:23.36 +3.18
7 12 BELCZYK Zoe CAN U21 01:24.18 01:24.18 +4.00
8 13 MARTIN Mikayla CAN U21 01:24.39 01:24.39 +4.21
9 21 COOPER Yasmin GBR U21 01:25.19 01:25.19 +5.01
10 2 DENDA Kayo JPN SR 01:25.68 01:25.68 +5.50

Men’s Top Ten Results

Rank
Bib
Name
Nat
Cat
Run 1
Time
Total
Time
Split
1 19 DUERAGER Markus AUT SR 01:16.70 01:16.70 0.00
2 11 CRAWFORD James CAN U21 01:16.75 01:16.75 +0.05
3 17 HEMETSBERGER Daniel AUT SR 01:16.83 01:16.83 +0.13
4 29 THOMSEN Benjamin CAN SR 01:16.85 01:16.85 +0.15
5 4 KOELL Alexander SWE SR 01:16.85 01:16.85 +0.15
6 13 SEGER Brodie CAN SR 01:16.86 01:16.86 +0.16
7 7 WERRY Tyler CAN SR 01:16.86 01:16.86 +0.16
8 8 MORSE Sam USA SR 01:17.01 01:17.01 +0.31
9 22 KRENN Christoph AUT SR 01:17.20 01:17.20 +0.50
10 26 KUZNETSOV Ivan RUS SR 01:17.21 01:17.21 +0.51

Women’s AST Results

Zoe Belczyk – 7th

Abby Harrison – 14th

Ashleigh Alexander – DNF

Men’s AST Results

Andrien Grabinski – 27th

Liam Wallace – 29th

Carson Cook – 44th

Kelvin Cochrane – 47th

Jamie Casselman – 57th

Andrew Wilson – DNF

Woman’s Official Results: https://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/results.html?sector=AL&raceid=93316 

Men’s Official Results: Posted when available

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Lake Louise Nor-Am – Day 1

It was Lake Louise at its best — cold and clear — for the first training runs of the 2017-18 Nor-Am downhill races for men and women. The day went off smoothly with 26 women and 82 men making their way down the track. Canada’s Stef Fleckenstein took the top spot in the women’s training run with New Zealand’s Georgia Willinger coming second and Canada’s Roni Remme rounding out the top three. Alberta ski team member’s Zoe Belczyk and Ashleigh Alexander made their way into the top ten placing 8th and 10th respectively.

In the men, Canada’s Sam Mulligan took the top spot with teammate Ben Thomsen coming in a tenth of a second behind him and Austrian Sebastian Arzt coming in at third. Adrien Grabinski was the top Alberta Ski Team athlete placing 22nd on the day.

The word from the athletes is that the downhill course has more turn shape than previous years, slowing down the racers with a more technical set. The hard snow conditions held up very well throughout the race providing a good outlook for the week ahead.

Due to some potentially warm weather coming in later this week the coaches have decided to move up the Nor-Am downhills to tomorrow for both men and women. This change in plans means today will be the only training all the athletes will get before race day.

Womens Top 10 Results

1 8 FLECKENSTEIN Stefanie CAN U21 01:22.00 01:22.00 0.00
2 9 WILLINGER Georgia NZL U21 01:22.09 01:22.09 +0.09
3 7 REMME Roni CAN SR 01:22.34 01:22.34 +0.34
4 12 LEBEL Maureen USA U21 01:22.69 01:22.69 +0.69
5 22 SMITH Sierra CAN U18 01:23.21 01:23.21 +1.21
6 13 WRIGHT Isabella USA U21 01:24.05 01:24.05 +2.05
7 11 VILANOVA Marina CAN U21 01:24.06 01:24.06 +2.06
8 4 BELCZYK Zoe CAN U21 01:24.16 01:24.16 +2.16
9 14 DENDA Kayo JPN SR 01:24.79 01:24.79 +2.79
10 24 ALEXANDER Ashleigh CAN U18 01:25.14 01:25.14 +3.14

Men’s Top Ten Results

1 2 MULLIGAN Sam CAN U21 01:17.36 01:17.36 0.00
2 30 THOMSEN Benjamin CAN SR 01:17.46 01:17.46 +0.10
3 19 ARZT Sebastian AUT SR 01:17.78 01:17.78 +0.42
4 13 SEGER Brodie CAN SR 01:18.20 01:18.20 +0.84
5 10 CRAWFORD James CAN U21 01:18.20 01:18.20 +0.84
6 24 KRENN Christoph AUT SR 01:18.21 01:18.21 +0.85
7 9 MORSE Sam USA SR 01:18.22 01:18.22 +0.86
8 12 KOELL Alexander SWE SR 01:18.28 01:18.28 +0.92
9 8 READ Jeffrey CAN U21 01:18.30 01:18.30 +0.94
10 5 WEISEL Kipling USA SR 01:18.38 01:18.38 +1.02

Women’s AST Results

Zoe Belczyk – 8th

Ashleigh Alexander – 10th

Abby Harrison – 22nd

Claire Timmermann – DNF

Men’s AST Results

Adrien Grabinski – 22nd

Liam Wallace – 34th

Andre Wilson – 36th

Jamie Casselman – 62nd

Sam Wall – 63rd

Kelvin Cochrane – 65th

Ryan Webster – 67th

Marcus Holm – 73rd

Dawson Hill – 74th

Carson Cook – DNF

Official Results: https://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/event-details.html?event_id=41895&cal_suchsector=AL

Live timing: http://www.alpinecanadalive.org/

On hill updates: Follow @albertaskiteam on instagram

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Lake Louise Nor-Am – Preview

With the men and women’s World Cup races wrapped up for another season at Lake Louise, now it’s time for the Next Generation of up and coming athletes to show what they can do on a world class track. For the next five days the best young athletes from Canada, the US and several other nations who are looking to move up to the elite Tour will compete in the North American Cup (Nor-Am) speed series at Lake Louise. This speed week consists of two Nor-Am downhill races, one FIS downhill race and wraps up with Nor-Am Super-G on Friday.

Follow along this week for recaps on each day and the performance of Alberta Ski Team athletes and alumni. Check the Alberta Ski Team instagram @albertaskiteam and twitter @albertaalpine for on hill updates.

Schedule:

Monday Dec 4th – Men/Women Downhill training run

Tuesday Dec 5th – Women FIS Downhill + Men/Women training run

Wednesday Dec 6th – Men/Women Nor-Am downhill  + Men FIS Downhill

Thursday Dec 7th – Men/Women Nor-Am Downhill

Friday Dec 8th – Men/Women Nor-Am Super-G

Live Results:

Go to: www.alpinecanadalive.org or to: data.fis-ski.com/alpineskiing/live-timing.html 

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