Super skiers: Competition draws contestants from around the nation, world
Spectators crowd around two large bonfires for warmth at the 133rd annual ski jumping tournament at Suicide Hill Ski Bowl Tuesday night. The event featured skiers from the United States, Finland, Norway and Slovenia. (Journal photo by Corey Kelly)
In the men’s U.S. Cup U20 Class, which is for those under 20 years old, Tate Frantz of New York Ski Educational Foundation placed first with a top distance of 92 meters; Caleb Zuckerman took second with a top distance of 99 meters and Beckett Ledger took third with a top distance of 86 meters.
Anna Hoffman of Blackhawk Ski Club took first in the Women’s U.S. Cup Class, with a top distance of 86.5 meters. Jillian Highfill claimed second with a distance of 75.5 meters and Cara Larson was third with a distance of 73 meters.