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Salomon Jib Academy, Silver Star, BC

Apr 2, 2011

Author: Virginie Tisseau

The third and last stop of the Canadian Jib Academy tour went off for the first time in BC at Silver Star Mountain. Salomon athletes Chris Rubens, Mike Henitiuk, Brandon Kelly, Megan Gunning, Iannick B, Silver Star Freestyle Head Coah Jeremy Cooper and local riders Kieran Nikula and Emma Whitman all gathered at Attridge shop in Vernon to kick start the weekend with an Autograph signing session for the lucky locals!

Autographs

When everyone showed up in the morning of Jib Academy they were all pumped and ready to show us what they’ve got. The heavy snow didn’t stop all the competitors to compete for a trip to sunny Mammoth in May and after early laps through the park, we could tell the talent was there. The park had all kinds of features you can imagine with sick rails, boxes and crazy jumps. Big shout out to the Silver Star park crew!

BBQ

Hiking

We shredded for a few hours in the morning until it was time to enjoy the BBQ. Once everyone was refueled, it was back to the park before the coaches decided who made finals.

The level of skiing this year was insane. It was obvious that everybody there was killing it and wanted that trip to Mammoth. After some long decision making, 15 skiers would find themselves in the finals to battle for the grand prize:

Anatole Tuzlak

Dustin Cressey

Noah Morrison

Hunter Visser

Gavin Petznick

Tanner Gordon

Sheldon Hunter

Thomas Rutkowski

Tyson Oland

Riley Culver

Thomas Pool

Logan Dobson

Will Finch

Jake Ondrik

Tashi Townley

 Stoked

The finals were a two run format including rails and 2 jumps. All the guys were pushing really hard and the unexpected happened. Tashi Townley from Revelstoke, BC took some huge air landing a cork 9 on his femur. On behalf of the whole Salomon team we wish you a speedy recovery Tashi!!

Taking the number one spot and a trip to the amazing Mammoth California is Noah Morrison for showing us that he not only has a huge bag of tricks (Cork 9 blunt, rodeo 5 to only name a few) but he’ll do it all with ease.

Top 3:

1 : Noah Morrison

2 : Hunter Visser

3 : Anatole Tuzlak

 Podium

Crowd

A huge thank you goes out to all of the Salomon Jib Academy’ sponsors and everyone involved: Silver Star Mountain, Skullcandy, Smith Optics, SBC Skier, Newschoolers.

Enjoy the rest of your season!

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