Whitney Blows Away The Competition at Big Mountain Nor Am Downhill - BC Alpine Ski Association

Two BC women raced to top-15 finishes in Tuesday’s Nor Am Cup Downhill at Big Mountain, Montana. 

Victoria Whitney, Whistler Mountain Ski Club - February 2007Victoria Whitney, a J1 athlete from Whistler and the Whistler Mountain Ski Club, started the day wearing bib number 46, but left no doubt that she belongs with the best when she slaughtered the downhill track in one minute, 7.12 seconds for a 7th place finish.  The race was won by Canadian Larisa Yurkiw in 1:06.32.  Whitney was the third fastest Canadian and the only J1 in the top-19.

Georgia Simmerling, Grouse Tyee Ski Club - February 2007BC Ski Team’s Georgia Simmerling of West Vancouver and the Grouse Tyee Ski Club locked up her 5th top-20 Nor Am finish of the season taking 14 spot in 1:07.86.

The men’s downhill competition was postponed because of fog – watch for it on Wednesday.

This is a link to a web page. LIVE TIMING

Top-15 Women (Unofficial)
 1 –  15 YURKIW Larisa  1988  CAN   1:06.32
 2 –  13 LAWRENCE Sherry  1984  CAN   1:06.34
 3  – 12 LITTMAN Julia  1984  USA   1:06.60
 4  – 14 MARSHALL Chelsea  1986  USA   1:06.84
 5  – 9 VICTORY Hannah  1987  USA   1:07.09
 6  – 16 MCJAMES Megan  1987  USA   1:07.11
 7  – 46 WHITNEY Victoria  1990  CAN   1:07.12
 8  – 17 MCBROOM Kelly  1989  CAN   1:07.19
 9  – 11 SMITH Leanne  1987  USA   1:07.24
 10 –  8 GHENT Erika  1988  USA   1:07.26
 11  – 18 POLESCHUK Danielle  1986  CAN   1:07.53
 12  – 1 BLISS Andrea  1989  CAN   1:07.69
 13  – 22 STAPLES Kiley  1989  USA   1:07.78
 14  – 32 SIMMERLING Georgia  1989  CAN   1:07.86
 15  – 7 GAGNON Marie-Michele  1989  CAN   1:07.90

Other BC Women (Unofficial)
21  – 24 SERWA Kelsey  1989  CAN   1:08.29
 22  – 43 TERWIEL Elli  1989  CAN   1:08.32
 45  – 49 MACDONALD Sandra  1989  CAN   1:09.71
 47  – 48 RAMSDEN Calindy  1990  CAN   1:09.97
             MURRAY Julia (CAN), DNF

This is a link to a web page. COMPLETE OFFICIAL FIS RESULTS