Gold for U16's Natalenko & Alexander on final day of Sun Peaks Teck Open

Article #2779
2014-12-14
Published By: Kathy Stahr

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forerunner on course PHOTO CREDIT: Martin Tichy

SUN PEAKS RESORT (Dec. 14, 2014) - A successful Teck Open event wrapped up Sunday at Sun Peaks Resort. The U16 ladies from Grouse and Whistler earned top three spots on both the overall and U16 slalom podiums. Kristina Natalenko of Grouse claimed her first gold medals of the series, followed by Katie Fleckenstein of the WMSC who grabbed a couple of silvers and Frances MacDonald, also from Grouse, in third with two bronze medals.
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Kristina Natalenko (Grouse Tyee) charging through the fog to win! Photo courtesy of Martin Tichy

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Frances MacDonald (Grouse Tyee) takes 3rd. Photo courtesy of Martin Tichy

On the men's side, the overall podium was dominated by FIS age racers, with Whistler Mountain Ski Club's Max Kirshenblatt taking silver behind winner Kevin Drury, and ahead of Kris Mahler in third. The U16 contest was won by Kyle Alexander of the WMSC. Alexander was joined on the podium by Gavin Donald of the Vernon Ski Club in second, and Peter Konigsmann from the Cypress Ski Club.

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start hut under morning moon - beautiful! PHOTO CREDIT: Martin

Ladies' slalom - Teck Open Series (COMPLETE OFFICIAL RESULTS)

POS   BIB#    COMPETITOR NAME
 
NATION    BC CLUB    YOB      TIME
1st Run     
TIME
2nd Run     
TOTAL     
TIME
1 13 NATALENKO Kristina CAN GROUS 1999 59.86 58.52 1:58.38
2 6 FLECKENSTEIN Katie CAN WHIST 1999 58.61 59.89 1:58.50
3 11 MACDONALD Frances CAN GROUS 1999 1:00.06 59.05 1:59.11
4 26 RENZONI Ella CAN WHIST 2000 1:02.27 1:00.85 2:03.12
5 9 MORRIS Micah CAN FERNI 1999 1:01.73 1:01.74 2:03.47
6 4 GAIRNS Tiana CAN PGEOR 1998 1:02.45 1:02.22 2:04.67
7 30 CARRUTHERS Catherine           CAN FERNI 2000 1:04.37 1:01.01 2:05.38
8 2 BALDASSARE Olivia CAN BIGWH 1998 1:02.77 1:02.62 2:05.39
9 5 LUKINUK Brooke CAN BIGWH 1999 1:04.14 1:02.19 2:06.33
10 7 MAH Nicole CAN GROUS 1999 1:04.57 1:02.43 2:07.00
11 39 DAWSON Erin CAN WHIST 2000 1:06.45 1:02.53 2:08.98
12 27 ANDISON Jane CAN REDMT 1999 1:05.08 1:04.34 2:09.42
13 29 PANKE Kaysa CAN REDMT 2000 1:05.99 1:03.62 2:09.61
14 28 STAMBOLIAN Ester CAN WHIST 2000 1:05.37 1:05.15 2:10.52
15 23 ZUMWALT Cassie CAN FERNI 1999 1:05.75 1:04.89 2:10.64


Men's slalom - Teck Open Series (COMPLETE OFFICIAL RESULTS)

POS     BIB#     COMPETITOR NAME
 
NATION    BC CLUB    YOB      TIME
1st Run     
TIME
2nd Run     
TOTAL     
TIME
1 10 DRURY Kevin CAN   1988 49.23 48.24 1:37.47
2 7 KIRSHENBLATT Max               CAN WHIST 1998 50.12 51.07 1:41.19
3 3 MAHLER Kris CAN   1995 51.07 51.68 1:42.75
4 2 MCCARTHY Trent CAN   1995 52.08 51.90 1:43.98
5 4 BELCZYK Zach CAN   1996 52.86 52.21 1:45.07
6 9 HOWDEN Reece CAN APEX 1998 52.64 52.46 1:45.10
7 31 MURRAY Tyler CAN HMLCK 1992 53.05 52.58 1:45.63
8 18 ALEXANDER Kyle CAN WHIST 1999 53.96 51.96 1:45.92
9 76 TOMII Taiga JAP   1998 54.72 53.29 1:48.01
10 21 DONALD Gavin CAN VERNO 1999 54.52 53.99 1:48.51
11 8 KONIGSMANN Peter CAN CYPRE 1999 54.20 54.73 1:48.93
12 37 KOWALCZYK Myles CAN WHIST 2000 55.55 53.49 1:49.04
13 12 TSUTSUMI Masashi CAN WHIST 1999 55.84 53.53 1:49.37
14 22 ROWELL Gavin CAN PGEOR 1999 55.48 54.14 1:49.62
15 36 YOUNGBERG Anton CAN VERNO 2000 56.20 53.47 1:49.67

 

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