WMSC hosted the annual U12 Nancy Greene Skills Event
Under clear skies and on firm snow, WMSC hosted the Whistler Blackcomb RDP Program, Cypress Mtn and Seymour Mtn for the annual U12 Nancy Greene Skills Event this recent Saturday on Whistler. Over 100 U12 racers participated in four different events – Turns, Tuck and Skate, Dual Glalom and Super G. For the Turns, the 1st place in 2007 female was Mia Aiello from WMSC and the 1st place in 2007 male was Gregor Smyth from WMSC, the 1st place in 2008 female Anais Stanniforth from RDP WB and the 1st place in 2008 male was Dominic Reid from RDP WB, in 1st place in 2009 female was Isla Gordon from RDP WB and in 1st place in 2009 male was Theodore Bennett from RDP WB. In Tuck and Skate, the 1st place in 2007 female was Marlowe Cook from WMSC and the 1st place in 2007 male was Thomas Legg from WMSC, the 1st place in 2008 female Sophie Neeves from WMSC and the 1st place in 2008 male was Kingsley Parkhill from WMSC, in 1st place in 2009 female was Sarah Fell from Cypress and in 1st place in 2009 male was Owen Ullrich from Cypress. For the Dual Glalom race, Marlowe Cook from WMSC was the fastest 2007 female and Thomas Legg from WMSC was the fastest 2007 male, Hannah Neeves from WMSC was the fastest 2008 female and Dreas Gibbons was the fastest 2008 male, and the fastest 2009 female was Sarah Fell from Cypress and fastest 2009 male was Sasha Cromwell from RDP WB. Finally, in the Super G race, Thea Torn, WMSC, and Thomas Legg, WMSC, had the fastest times for 2007, Liv Heyries, Cypress and Dreas Gibbons, WMSC, had the fastest times for 2008, Sarah Fell, Cypress, and Oliver Baynham, RDP WB had the fastest times for 2009.
From Gillian McFetridge, Lead Coach for the WMSC U12 Program: “I’ve had the great pleasure of working with a group of young and talented coaches this season. Their eye for technical improvements and their ability to connect with the kids has led us to some fantastic results this weekend. We’re very proud of our U12’s for their hard work at training, and for their success this weekend!”