Crystal to host 2014 U14 "Buddy Werner" Champs
CMAC was selected to host the U14 Championships this next season! Thank you to PNSA for allowing us to host this event and the the CMAC Board of Directors for putting together a very strong bid.
Register for CMAC Summer Camps Now
More details on the camps and how to register are available here
. There's still space to get great summer training with your regular coaches at Mt Hood!
CMAC Rocks the U14 Buddy Werner Championships
The CMAC U14 athletes had great successes at Ski Bowl, with the men finishing first, the women finishing second, the the combined team results in second place (by just one point!) CMAC came away with both of the individual combined top spots with Skylar Cooley winning the women's overall and Devon Toribio winning the men's overall! Also rounding out the combined top-10 Tess Baldwin (9th) and Carter Jendrezak (10th). Note: photos from the event are available here.
U12 "Cascade Cup" Champs: 2nd Place Women, Men & Overall
CMAC had a great showing at the U12 "Cascade Cup" Championships hosted at Snoqualmie: second place as a team for women, men and overall! Highlights of top-10 SL finishes include Kate Jendrezak (2nd), Katie Holm (tied for 3rd), Sarah Wurden (6th) and Madeline Lefreniere (10th), and for the men, Julien Broussard (5th), Max Schoening (6th), Nash Smoll (7th) and Duncan Walker (10th). Highlights of top-10 GS finishes include Kate Jendrezak (5th), Evie Wright (6th), Madeline Lefreniere (8th), Anna Gibbons (9th) and Leah Blanchard (10th), and for the men, Max Schoening (3rd), Julien Broussard (9th) and Adan Moe-Lange (10th). Links to full individual and team results in the race report.
Western Region U16 Championships
CMAC is sending 14 athletes to the U16 championships in Alyeska Alaska, March 19-23, the premier championship event for U16 athletes! Congratulations!
| Jordan Harrison
| Tyler Ellis
"No Bull" Champions
Congratulations to the 2013 No Bull champs: Alex Oseland
and Andrew Osborne
! Read the full race report
Nick Wurden wins Sun Cup Overall DH/SG
CMAC racers had a spectacular week down at the Sun Cup. Many podium finishes and Nick Wurden won the overall Sun Cup DH/SG Championship! Congratulations Nick! See the race report to learn more.
Awesome CMAC results from the Stevens Pass Evergreen Cup Race
There was a lot of great skiing at Stevens Pass and lots of CMAC podiums! In the SG Sadie Kerslake (1st U14), Hailey Holm (3rd U14) and Petria Russell (1st U16). In GS we had Sadie Kerslake (1st), 3rd Hailey Holm (3rd U14), Petria Russell (5th U16), Sabrina Stamnes (6th U16) and Joe Hayes (pictured, 2nd U16). In SL we had Sadie Kerslake (1st U14), 3rd Hailey Holm (2nd U14), Sabrina Stamnes (7th U16), Petria Russell (11th U16) and Joe Hayes (2nd U16). The race report is here.
Western Region U18/U21 Championships
Congratulations to the CMAC U18/U21 athletes who qualified for the premier championship event in their age class: the Western Region Championships. This year, the event is hosted close to home at Mission Ridge. The race features the top racers from each division in the western US and includes a big contingent from CMAC. The CMAC racers competing are:
| Makaela Bielaski
| Andrew Osborne
There were some awesome results from CMAC racers -- see the race report
for more info.
Karina Schwartznau qualifies for U18 Nationals
Karina Schwartznau has qualified for the U18 national championships. The U18 Nationals are held every year as a U18-only competition conducted as National Championships in all four disciplines for the U18 age division. This year they were hosted at Mammoth from March 5-12. Congratulations Karina!
Crystal Mountain Summer Clean Up
July 14 is the annual clean up event at Crystal. Come along and help keep our mountain clean! Details available here.
Race Photos Available
Ted Hayes has lots of photos from the Golden Rose and Sallie McNabb races at his Ski Dog Photography site. If you want a copy of a photo without a watermark or want to order prints, email Ted.
2013-2014 Season Equipment Rules
USSA/FIS Equipment rules have been posted.
Congratulations CMAC recipients of PNSA Awards:
- Alpine Coach Award: Alan Lauba
- Sallie McNabb Award NW Cup Downhill Champion: Nick Wurden
- Alpine Collegiate Athlete Award: Lily Eriksen
- Unsung Hero Award for efforts above and beyond the duty of any volunteer: Lisa McNabb, Greg McNabb, Louis LaFreniere, Andrew Hunter
CMAC 2013 Season Video!
Great results at May Day
Thank you Craig!
Thanks to Craig Reininger for his 6 years of service on the CMAC Board of Directors - the maximum tenure allowed by our bylaws. Also, thank you to Steve Sundberg and Dan Greenshields for their service on the board.
The 2013 May Day races at Mt Bachelor featured some solid CMAC results! Top 5 overall highlights include Halle Janssen (3rd U10), Katie Holm (5th U12), Max Schoening (2nd U12), Simon Toribio (4th U12), Sydney Janssen (5th U14), Devon Toribio (2nd U14), Megan Wurden (3rd U16) and Corbin Kray (2nd U16). Check out the details here and in the race report.
Keith McNabb wins Northwest Cup
Congratulations to Keith McNabb for winning the overall Northwest Cup and to Nick Wurden for a third place overall. Additionally as a team, CMAC placed second for both men and women! Well done!!
NW Cup Finals @ Bachelor
CMAC had some great racing at the NW Cup Finals! Special congratulations to Keith McNabb
and Nick Wurden
for finishing first and and third for the overall Northwest Cup this season! Overall, both CMAC men's and women's teams placed second for the season! Here are the top-10 highlights from NW Cup Finals: in Super G were Karina Schwartznau (4th), Ella Pepin (5th), Jordan Harrison (6th), Talia Toland (9th) and Allison Frey (10th), and in the men's race, Nick Wurden (8th) and Andrew Osborne (9th). In SL, Karina Schwartznau placed second, with Jordan Harrison (10th), and for the men, Keith McNabb was 3rd. In GS, Karina had another strong showing taking second place, followed by Jordan Harrison (6th) and Ella Pepin (9th). For the men, CMAC had Keith McNabb taking another 3rd place with Andrew Osborne not far behind in 8th. The full race report is here.
U16 Finals @ Mission Ridge
CMAC wins U16 Men and Women Team; Alex Oseland wins SL and GS
What a weekend for the U16s! We had 3 athletes on the podium (despite some really fast Canadians coming south): Alex Oseland won the women's slalom and GS races, with Jordan Harrison close behind with a third in GS, while Lawrence Dickey was second in the men's GS and a lot more CMAC racers filled out the top 10! On top of those great performances, CMAC won the overall U16 team award for both men and women! Way to go U16s! (More details in the race report.)
Sadie Kerslake wins the Bantam Cup
CMAC was represented by some great results at the Bantam Cup this year with Sadie Kerslake taking the overall top Female award. She won the slalom and Giant slalom both. In the SL CMAC had 4 out of the top 5 racers - Sadie leading the U-14's and Leah Blanchard winning it for the U-12's. The men didn't fair as well but Max Lafreniere had the best result in 8th place. For the GS, the women crushed again with Sadie winning, Katie Holm winning the U-12's and a great result from Evie Wright coming in 2nd for the U-12's. The men were strong with Carter Jendrezak placing 2nd followed by Simon Toribio for the U-12's in 4th. See the full race report for more info.
CMAC Home Race Photos
Thousands of photos from the Cherry Tree Charge, the MM GS and Warm Up SL are available at: http://www.vanostrom.com/cmac.html!