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U12 WMSC Athletes @ Sun Peaks Nancy Greene Festival

Posted by Whistler Mountain Ski Club on Mar 31 2019 at 09:57AM PDT

WMSC had a strong, successful showing at the Nancy Greene Hub International Ski Festival at Sun Peaks Resort on March 22-23. Over 700 racers, aged 4-11 years, from across BC participated in five different events at this festival – Dual Glalom, Moguls, Kombi, Speed and Jump.

In the Dual Glalom race, the top ten 2007 female racers from WMSC were Nicole Webb (1st), Thea Torn (2nd), Marlowe Cook (4th) and Hannah Jensen (5th). In the top ten for the 2007 male racers was Maxim Akbulatov (8th). In the top ten for the 2008 females was Sophie Neeves (3rd), Hannah Neeves (5th) and Maika Lennox-King (7th). In the top ten for the 2008 males there was a WMSC sweep of the podium with Dreas Gibbons (1st), Kingsley Parkhill (2nd), Graydyn Swanson (3rd), Marek Novak (5th) and Liam Gotfried (7th).

In the Moguls race, the top ten finishers in the* 2007 female* category were Hannah Jensen (4th), Sofie King (5th), Thea Torn (6th), Mia Aiello (8th) and Marlowe Cook (10th). Top ten for the* 2007 males* were Seth Robert (2nd), Kekai Chalmers (4th), and Gregor Smyth (6th). For the 2008 females, in the top ten was Maika Lennox-King (9th) and Sophie Neeves (10th). There was another WMSC podium sweep in the Moguls race for the 2008 male top finishers in the Moguls with Marek Novak (1st), Dreas Gibbons (2nd), Liam Gotfried (3rd) and Kingsley Parkhill (7th).

In the Kombi event, the fastest 2007 females were Marlowe Cook (2nd), Nicole Webb (6th), Thea Torn (7th) and Hannah Jensen (8th). None of the 2007 males were in the top ten. The fastest 2008 females were Sophie Neeves (8th), Hannah Neeves (9th) and Maika Lennox-King (10th). WMSC once again filled the Kombi podium with the 2008 males with Dreas Gibbons (1st), Kingsley Parkhill (2nd), Graydyn Swanson (3rd), Marek Novak (6th) and Liam Gotfried (7th).

In the Speed event, the top ten finishers for 2007 females were Marlowe Cook (1st), Nicole Webb (3rd), Thea Torn (3rd), Thea Lutz (4th), Hannah Jensen (4th), Mia Aiello (4th), Brooke Bessie (6th), Naomi White (7th), Allie Lavis (7th), Aureane Emery (7th), Julia Borodow (7th) and Sophie King (7th). For the 2007 males, the top ten finishers were Oliver Pressello (4th), Seth Robert (5th), Aiden Thornhill (6th), Kekai Chalmers (6th), Maxim Akbulatov (6th), Owen Staniforth (7th) and Gregor Smyth (7th). For the* 2008 females*, in the top ten were Naomi Robert (3rd ), Sophie Neeves (4th), Celeste Ciebien (4th), Maika Lennox-King (5th) and Hannah Neeves (6th), For the 2008 males, the top finishers were Spencer Wardle (3rd), Dreas Gibbons (5th), Kingsley Parkhill (8th), Graydyn Swanson (8th) and Liam Gotfried (10th).

Finally, in the Jump event, for the 2007 females, in the top ten were Mia Aiello (8th), Brooke Bessie (10th), Rebecca Whelan (10th) and Hannah Jensen (10th). For the 2007 males, were Maxim Akbulatov (2nd). Owen Staniforth (7th), Gregor Smyth (9th), Oliver Pressello (10th). For the* 2008 females*, the top finishers were Celeste Ciebien (2nd) and Hannah Neeves (8th). And last but certainly not least, the top ten finishers for the 2008 males in the Jump event were Graydyn Swanson (3rd), Dreas Gibbons (5th), Marek Novak (5th), Kingsley Parkhill (6th) and Spencer Wardle (8th).