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Sprite series kicks off in pipe


The Sprite Park Rider Series kicked off last Saturday (Jan. 5) with a halfpipe contest on Blackcomb Mountain. For the first time, the series was open to skiers as well as snowboarders.

A total of 76 athletes took part in the event.

Open Snowboarding 13 and Under

Jamie McFarlane

Vinny Ligeti

Tyler MacMillan

Women Snowboarding 14 to 16

Sarah Kopinya

Laura Woerlee

Stephanie Just

Men Snowboarding 14 to 16

Andy Clark

Joel Webb

Marc Mains

Women Snowboarding 17 and Over

Jennifer Jones

Shirley Caron

Lisa Mason

Men Snowboarding 17 and Over

Yves Martineau

Crispin Lipscomb

Tyler Massey

Skiers 17 and Under

Austin Ross

Tim Clough

Mike Klinkhamer

Skiers 17 and Over

Rob deMontigny

Myles Ricketts

Oakley White-Allen

The eight-event Sprite Park Rider Series will continue on Jan. 19 with another halfpipe event on Blackcomb. Register in advance at Guest Relations.