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Results from Colorado Freeride Championships

Results from Colorado Freeride Championships
posted: 03/02/2008

Aspen/Snowmass, CO, March 1, 2008 …Aspen/Snowmass Athlete Kiffor Berg and Kate Cardamone took first in the ski portion of the 2008 STIHL® Colorado Freeride Championships while Riley Gessele and Shannon Yates captured the male and female snowboard titles.
 
This was the seventh year of the Colorado Freeride Championships with over 120 competitors and a prize purse of $7,500.  The two-day extreme-terrain event was held Friday, February 29 and Saturday, March 1 in Snowmass.
 
Competing athletes charged steep faces, cliffs and hanging snowfields of the Hanging Valley Headwall and Burn Side Cliffs on Snowmass. With record snowfall in December and January, Snowmass has seen twenty-six feet of snow this season opening up huge lines for the competitors to attack.
 
Winning athletes, along with their prize money, are listed below:
 
Men's Ski:                               1-Kiffor Berg – Aspen/Snowmass Team Athlete – $1,900
                                                2-Aaron Estrada – $900
                                                3-Mark Welgos – $500
                                                4-Frank Shine – Aspen, CO – $200
                                    
Women's Ski:                         1-Kate Cardamone – Aspen, CO –  $1,000
                                                2-Jen Allen – Boulder, CO – $400
                                                3- Nadia Samer – $200
                        
Men's Snowboard:                  1-Riley Gessele – $1,000
                                                2-Dave Watson – Snowmass, CO – $400
                                      p;          3-Wallace Westfeldt – Aspen, CO – $200
 
Women's Snowboard:                        1- Shannon Yates – Salt Lake City, UT – $500
                                                2- Onna Konicek – $200
                                                3-Natalie Nevins –Aspen, CO – $100
 
The 2008 STIHL® Colorado Freeride Championships will air on the Altitude channel in March, April, October and November.  Air times will be announced at a later date.
 
This event could not take place without the support of Aspen/Snowmass sponsors STIHL, Helly Hansen, Town of Snowmass Village, Bud Light, Nature Valley, Audi, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Freeskier Magazine, Smith, Giro, American Express, Hertz, The Aspen Times and Peak Party Rental.
For more information on all Aspen/Snowmass events go to aspensnowmass.com.

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