Unconventional conditions for MRG’s Junior Unconventional Terrain Competition

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Conditions were truly unconventional for Mad River Glen’s Junior Unconventional Terrain Competition on January 27, according to marketing director Eric Friedman.

“We had some really challenging conditions in terms of terrain and snow conditions this year,” he said, noting that despite the conditions the event sold out with 65 boys and 35 girls participating.

“We had great club representation for the event with clubs from Sugarbush, Stowe, Smugglers’ Notch and Cannon here,” he added.

The event is a qualifier for the Ski the East Freeride Tour.

The top finishers were as follows.

Alex Skelly, Concord, MA, took first place in the girls’ 9-years-old and younger category. Meg Madison, West Newton, MA, took first place in the girls’ 10- to 12-year-old category. She is a member of the Mad River Glen Freeski Team. Ciera Fiaschetti, Waitsfield, took first place in the girls’ 13- to 14-year-old category. She is a member of the Mad River Glen Freeski Team.

Jack Lacey, Waitsfield, took first place in the boys’ 9-years-old and younger category. He’s a member of MRG’s Freeski Team. Benjamin Lyster, Underhill, a member of the Smugglers’ Notch Freeski Team, took first place in the boys’ 10- to 12-year-old category. George Madison, West Newton, MA, a member of the MRG Freeski Team, took first place in the boys’ 13- to 14-year-old category.