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“It’s only a little club . . . but we do big things.” - Chummy Broomhall (1919-2017)
Chisholm Ski Club is located at Black Mountain of Maine Ski Area in Rumford, Maine. The Club has a rich tradition which dates back to the early days of the 20th century at its Spruce Street location and its mid 1900's days at Scottie's Mountain. Over the years the Club has hosted several world class nordic skiing events, including the 1950 World Championships, 1976 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1991 National Biathlon Championships, 1993 US Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1992 USSA XC Jr. Olympics, 1993 U.S. Masters Cross Country Skiing Championships, the first ever US/ North American Womens Ski Jumping championships in 1996, 1996 National Junior Olympics, 1996 Chevy Truck U.S. Nationals, the 1999 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championship, the 2003 Chevy Truck US Cross Country Championships, the 2004 Chevrolet US Cross Country Championships, the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championships, the 2010 USCSA National Championships, and the 2011 and 2012 US Cross Country Championships.
Rumford: Abigail Landry of Telstar High School captured women's Class B Slalom Gold with runs of 45.53 and 46.39 for a total of 1:31.92. Giant Slalom champion Eleanor Donahue of Yarmouth HS took second place with a total time of 1:33.05. Third place was won by Anya Monson of Cape Elizabeth HS with a total of 1:33.55.
In the men's Slalom, sophomore Tiernan Lathrop of Cape Elizabeth HS won the state championship with times of 41.23 and 41.69 for a total of 1:22.92. Lathrop's older brother Killian, who captured the GS title the day before, came in second place with a total time of 1:23.33. Climbing the final podium position was Logan Davis of Lake Region High School with a total time of 1:23.44.
In the team results, it was the Maranacook women and men sweeping the Class B Alpine Championships. The girls has a team total of 1,506 points. Second place went to Fort Kent HS with 1,498 points. Taking third place was the Cape Elizabeth Capers with 1,473 points.
The Black Bear men won the 2020 title with a total of 1,475 points. Second place went to Lake Region HS with 1,450 points. Taking third place was Yarmouth HS with 1,445 points.
Maranacook girls and Fort Kent boys lead Class B Alpine after Day 1
Rumford: Eleanor Donahue of Yarmouth High School won the Women's Class B State Title in the Giant Slalom at Black Mountain in Rumford on February 19th. Donahue had times of 54.58 and 56.51 for a two-run total of 1:51.09 on the 33 gate course to take the gold. Second place went to Anya Monson of Cape Elizabeth HS with a combined time of 1:53.00. Monson's teammate Dana Schwartz took the final podium position with a combined time of 1:54.43.
In the men's race, Killian Lathrop of Cape Elizabeth HS won the Class B GS Championship with times of 52.79 and 52.60 for a two-run total of 1:45.39. The silver medal was won by his teammate Tiernan Lathop with a combined time of 1:47.23. Wisdom High School's Sam Roy took the bronze with a combined total of 1:47.41.
In team results, the Maranacook women hold the lead over the Owls of Fort Kent, 765 to 748. Cape Elizabeth is in third with 743 points. The Fort Kent men are in first place after day 1 with a team score of 753. In second place is Yarmouth HS with 731 points. Standing in third with 717 points is Maranacook HS.
Competition continues on Thursday with the Women's slalom scheduled for a 9:00 start. Click here for complete results
Kassandra Nelson, skiing for the University of Presque Isle, won the women's 10 Classical Race at the 8th Annual John Roderick Marathon at historic Black Mountain of Maine on February 15, 2020. Neson completed the two laps in 41:14.t to capture the gold. Taking the silver was Nelson's teammate Leinani Farnsworth with a time of 41:51.5. The bronze medal went to Mullein Francis of the University of Maine Farmington in 48:18.8.
In the Women's 10k Freestyle race, Amy Gunn of Black Water Henniker crossed the finish line in 38:32.9 to take top honors. Second place went to Cipperly good of Northwest Vermont with a time of 49:23.0.
The Men's 10k Classical was won by Conner Nilsen of UMPI by striding across the finish in 31:10.3. Isaiah Reid of UMF took the silver with a time of 31:15.9, while Jason Labbee of UMF took the last podium spot with a time of 32:44.5.
The 10k Men's Freestyle race was won by Charlie Gunn in 31:49.3.
Several racers also competed in the 5-lap 25k race. In the women's Freestyle, Molly Siegel of nearby Bethel, Maine won the gold with a time of 1:33:07.6. The silver medal was won by Charlotte Gross of Agamenticus Dover with a time of 1:35:41.0. The bronze medal winner was Carole Clermont of Hermenegile, Quebec with a time of 1:39:56.0.
In the Men's 25k Classical, Mark Lena won the gold.
Albans, Vermont's Tyler Magnan won the Freestyle 25k men's division with a time of 1:17.01. Right behind his was Nathan Moreau of Portland capture the silver in 1:18.25.7. Third place went to Dennis Page of Enfield, NH with a time of 1:21:28.4.
Rumford, Maine: The University of Vermont Catamounts’ Ben Ogden skated the soft snow at Black Mountain in 23:02.0 to win the Men’s Bates Carnival 10k Freestyle race. Ogden, who finished second on the Day 1 20k Classical, won the gold by outdistancing Peter Wolter, who finished the course in 23:09.5 for Middlebury College.
Karl Schulz of the University of Vermont took home the bronze medal, crossing the line in 23:17.2. Vermont’s Bill Harmeyer continued his strong skiing with a 23:34.4 time to take fourth. Scott Schulz, skiing for the University of New Hampshire, had a time of 23:37.4, which was good enough for fifth place. The sixth place finisher was Finn O’Connell, completing the loop in 23:40.6.he t
Other skiers who placed in the top 10 were the 20K Classical winner Rémi Drolet, Bowdoin College’s Elliot Ketchel, Isaac Freitas-Eagan of Williams College, and Bowdoin’s Peter Moore.
Congratulations to all the men skiers for outstanding skiing and sportsmanship throughout the Bates Carnival.
For Complete results, CLICK HERE.
Race Photos are by RVG Photos.
Rumford, Maine: In Day 2 of the Bates Carnival, Alexandra Lawson, skiing for Middlebury College, captured the women’s 5k Nordic Classical gold medal with a time of 12:43.5. The silver went to her teammate Sophia Laukli, who finished the race in 12: 58.6. The final podium spot went to the University of Vermont’s Margie freed, with a time of 13:14.3.
Middlebury’s Annika Landis took fourth Place with a time of 13:14.8. Fifth Place went to.Dartmouth College’s Abigail Drach, who skated across the finish line in 13:15.2. Jacquelyn Garso, skiing for St. Lawrence University, came in sixth with a time of 13:18.3.
Completing the top ten were Lucy Anderson of UNH, Evelina Sutro of Vermont, and teammates Lauren Jortberg and Molly Gellert of Dartmouth.
Congratulation to all the women for two great days of skiing competition.
For complete results, CLICK HERE.
Race Photos are by RVG Photos.
Rumford, Maine: Rémi Drolet of Harvard University and Ben Ogden of the Univversity of Vermont pulled away from the pack and never looked back in the Bates Carnival 20k Classical on February 7th. Drolet, from British Columbia eventually passed Ogden to grab the gold in the mass start race at Black Mountain of Maine. Drolet's time of 55:45.9 was 14 seconds ahead of Ogden, who crossed the line at 55:59.8. The second coupling was even closer, with Vermont's Bill Harmeyer grabbing the last podium spot in 57:39.1 with Peter Wolter of Middlebury College right behind at 57:40.2.
Christian Gostout of Bowdoin who completed the 4-lap course in 59:10.4. Rounding out the top ten were James Klitch of Harvard, Adam Glueck of Dartmouth, and Bowdoin'sElliot Ketchel. The skiers will have to recover from 4 trips up High School Hill as competition continues tomorrow with the men's 10k freestyle.