US Skiers Krupka and Damage Triumph with ANC Slalom Wins

Jimmy Krupka Coronet Peak ANC SL: Picture Neil Kerr

At present marked one other triumphant chapter for the US skiers on the Australia-New Zealand Cup (ANC). The Stifel US Ski Workforce girls claimed the highest spot for the third consecutive race, whereas USA’s Impartial Jimmy Krupka gained within the males’s class.

AJ Damage of Palisades Tahoe wins her second race in three tries and secures her first Continental Cup slalom victory. She positioned sixth (+0.92) after the primary run however dominated the second run (-1.55), ending the race first (-1.22). Teammate Ava Sunshine took second place, whereas Austrian Valentina Pfurtscheller claimed third (+1.86) behind 1st. Considerably, Sunshine clinched her second podium of the collection and dominated the slalom’s first run by (-0.75) on her path to turning into the runner-up. Their US teammate Dasha Romanov additionally skied effectively, the 20-year-old Solar Valley racer completed fifth general and gained the Junior division.

Inexperienced Mountain Valley College alumni Impartial Krupka claimed his debut ANC win within the males’s race. His inaugural SL on Nordica gear will possible result in World Cup begins this winter. Regardless that he ran thirtieth in difficult second-run circumstances, his first-run lead was sufficient to propel him to victory. World Cup veterans Sam Maes, Belgium (+0.23), and Laurie Taylor of Nice Britain (+0.42) accomplished the rostrum.

Stifel US Ski Workforce member and Workforce Summit alumni Camden Palmquist additionally contributed to the US males’s success. Palmquist (2003 YOB) completed eleventh general and was the quickest junior within the race.

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Ava Sunshine (USA), AJ Damage (USA),Valentina Pfurtscheller (AUT), Nora Model (GER), Dasha Romanov (USA), Valentina Rings-Wanner (AUT) ANC girls’s slalom podium 8.31.23 Coronet Peak, NZ Picture: Ross MacKay

ANC Girls’s Slalom Outcomes 8/31/23

Sam Maes (BEL), Jimmy Krupka (USA), Laurie Taylor (GBR), Timon Haugen (NOR), REto Maechler (SUI) and Camden Palmquist (USA) ANC males’s slalom podium 8.31.23 Coronet Peak, NZ Picture: Ross MacKay

ANC Males’s Slalom Outcomes 8/31/23

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