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Vail strong in Day 1 downhill

— The U16 Rocky/Central Regional Championships kicked off in Steamboat Springs on a snowy Tuesday with the boys and girls downhill on Vagabond at Steamboat Ski Area.

Ski Club Vail got much of the best of the action, taking four of the six podium spots in the two races.

Vail’s Bridger Gile won on the boys side, finishing in 1 minute, 15.30 seconds. Teammate Jacob Dilling was second at 1:15.39, and Aspen’s Cooper Cornelius third at 1:15.68.



National Training Group skier Jennie Symons was the day’s fastest girl in 1:16.12. Vail’s Nellie Rose Talbot was second at 1:18.00, and Kaitlyn Vesterstein, with the National Training Group, was third at 1:18.66.

Steamboat’s top performance came from Mary Kate Hackworthy, who was 23rd on the girls side. Taylor Olson was 28th, Amber Elliott 32nd, Madeline Boucher 34th and Olivia Flake 47th.



Trey Seymour was the fastest for the Steamboat boys, placing 33rd. Chase Seymour was 34th and Cole Puckett 38th.

Action resumes in the championships today, starting at 9:30 a.m. with the boys Super G on Vagabond.

To reach Joel Reichenberger, call 970-871-4253, email jreichenberger@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @JReich9


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