Whitney 8th in Lake Louise Nor Am Downhill, Morgan Pridy 4th for Juniors - BC Alpine Ski Association

LAKE LOUISE, AB (December 10, 2008) – Georgia Simmerling (West Vancouver, BC) and Kelly McBroom (Canmore, AB) had a rare tie today, as the Northwest Funds Coupe Nor-Am Cup speed season opened with men’s and ladies downhill races in Lake Louise.  Simmerling and McBroom both finished today’s shortened downhill in a time of one minute 29.30 seconds, just 0.02s behind race winner Alice McKennis of the United States.  This is a career-best result for Georgia!  The men and women both have another chance at downhill tomorrow.  LIVE TIMING

Unofficial Women’s Top 10
1 8 MCKENNIS Alice USA 1:29.28 1:29.28
2 6 MCBROOM Kelly CAN 1:29.30 1:29.30
3 16 SIMMERLING Georgia CAN 1:29.30 1:29.30
4 10 FORD Julia USA 1:29.97 1:29.97
5 1 HITCHCOCK Katie USA 1:30.18 1:30.18
6 23 DURHAM Ashley-Kate CAN 1:30.60 1:30.60
7 4 MOREL Catherine CAN 1:30.77 1:30.77
8 28 WHITNEY Victoria CAN 1:31.14 1:31.14
9 36 POLESCHUK Nicole CAN 1:31.24 1:31.24
10 7 LITTMAN Julia USA 1:31.32 1:31.32

Unofficial Men’s Top 10
1 – 20 FISHER Erik USA 1:24.99 1:24.99
2 – 11 FRIEDMAN Bryon USA 1:25.43 1:25.43
3 – 8 HELIE Louis-Pierre CAN 1:25.81 1:25.81
4 – 9 BECKMANN Christopher USA 1:25.85 1:25.85
5 – 15 NELLA Tyler CAN 1:26.07 1:26.07
6 – 16 FRISCH Jeffrey CAN 1:26.26 1:26.26
7 – 6  LEMAN Brady CAN 1:26.57 1:26.57
8 – 10 SIROKI Tin CRO 1:26.66 1:26.66
9 – 18 FRANK Chris USA 1:26.86 1:26.86
10 – 12 SWEETSER Samuel USA 1:26.87 1:26.87

23 – 50 PRIDY Morgan CAN 1:28.14 1:28.14

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