By Evan Johnson
Skiers and snowboarders from around the country gathered under the evening lights at Killington Resort for the annual Rails 2 Riches competition.
In the men’s snowboard division, California’s Nate Haust took first, followed by Storm Rowe and Max Lyons of Vermont. Lyons also won for best trick. In the women’s snowboard division, Lauren Tamposi of New Hampshire was the winner, followed by Vermonter Maggie Leon and Savannah Shinske of Minnesota. Tamposi was the winner for best trick.
In skiing, Marion Balsamo of New Mexico led the women, followed by Brooke Potter of Colorado in second and Shondra Charbonneau of Ontario, Canada in third. In the men’s side, Sandy Boville Ontario was the winner, followed by Emile Bergeron of Quebec and Brian Gardiner of New Hampshire in third. Dale Talkington of Utah won for best trick.
Photo by Mike Garceau, Killington Resort
A snowboarder keeps his focus on the end of a technical rail during the Rails 2 Riches competition.