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Alberta Snowboarders Hit the Slopes at the Alberta Series Part I

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/18/14 -- Over 100 riders took part in the Alberta Series Part I put on by the ASA (Alberta Snowboarding Association) Jan 10-12th, 2014 at Canada Olympic Park. The competition weekend was focused on fun and watching the riders do what they do best! From the Grom Jam on the Friday night, to Halfpipe FIS and Open on Saturday, to the Slopestyle event on Sunday, with so much talent showcased, something for all ages and levels of riders was given out! The emphasis was on providing a fun and safe environment for male and female Alberta Freestyle athletes to kick off the 2014 season.

The weekend was highlighting the talents of Freestyle riders, which includes the Halfpipe & Slopestyle disciplines of snowboarding.

Friday January 10, we had 56 athletes participating at the Gromville at COP with the goal of showcasing their skills and giving them a chance to improve them. The categories were split up for boys 12 years old which included 9 riders, boys 10-11 years old that included 19 riders, and boys 9 and under that had 9 riders. For girls we had a 12 and under group of 8 girls and a 13 and over of 11 girls. We were lucky to have kids come out from Airdrie, Calgary, Canmore, and Edmonton.

On Saturday January 11th, ASA hosted a Halfpipe event in the superpipe at COP. There were 3 different categories with a total of 57 athletes; the first to hit the Halfpipe were the open riders. The results of the top 3 are:


1st. Ryan Woodman, Calgary                                                  
2nd Liam Gill, Calgary                                                      
3rd Michael Modesti, Edmonton                                               

The next to hit the Halfpipe was the FIS Ladies with 9 participants. The results of the top 3 are:


1st. Kira-Nicole LengKeek, Calgary                                          
2nd Adriane Cairns, Calgary                                                 
3rd Sam Tuff, Calgary                                                       

In the FIS Men Category we had 43 participants with the results of:


1st. Thomas O'Reilly                                                        
2nd Mikey Seguin                                                            
3rd Jack Collins                                                            

On Sunday January 12th we had the Slopestyle event at the COP West line. Riders from Lloyd Minster, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Cold Lake, Canmore, Calgary, and Airdrie and more came to join the fun as well as 3 international athletes. The first to hit the slopes were the open ladies. The results of the top 3 are:


1st. Meggie Dekking                                                         
2nd Emily Golds                                                             
3rd Kalin Fairgrieve-Park                                                   

In the Open Men we had 34 participants ending with the top 3:


1st. Hunter Lamoureux, Whitefish, MT                                        
2nd Oliver Rawlyk, Calgary                                                  
3rd Alexander Smith, Calgary                                                

There were 52 athletes participating in the FIS Men ending with the top 3:


1st. Carter Thibault, Calgary                                               
2nd Carter Jarvis, Calgary                                                  
3rd Thomas O'Reilly, Calgary                                                

In the FIS Ladies we had 12 participants ending with our top of 3:


1st. Alison Vizina, Calgary                                                 
2nd Samantha Tuff, Calgary                                                  
3rd Adriane Cairns, Calgary                                                 

The Alberta Snowboarding Association would like to thank the athletes who came out and participated. They all looked great kicking off our 2014 season. I major thanks goes out to our volunteers, we couldn't have done it without you. Your time and work is greatly appreciated. And last but certainly not least, our biggest thanks to our loyal sponsors who donated generous time and prizing to make this event a major success.

The Alberta Snowboarding Association is a non-profit provincial sports association promoting the development of snowboard training and competition.

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