Author of Story: Elizabeth Karam with US Ski Team News/USSA.ORG
Junior Worlds Wrap-Up
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (Feb. 5) – Abby Ghent (Edwards, CO) led the U.S. Saturday in 20th in the FIS Alpine Junior World Championship super G race in Crans-Montana. Italy’s Elena Curtoni closed the Championships with the win.
Ghent was the first of three U.S. athletes to crack inside the top 30 with Anna Marno (Steamboat Springs, CO) and Rose Caston (Salt Lake City) finishing close behind in 23rd and 26th.
Curtoni stole the show, claiming gold with a time of 1:28.23 edging out the host country’s Jasmin Rothmund. Austria’s Cornelia Huetter rounded out the top three taking bronze.
Saturday’s super G race wrapped up the 2011 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships. The U.S. men and women head stateside for NorAm races in Colorado.
FIS Alpine Junior World Championships
Crans-Montana, Switzerland – Feb. 5, 2011
Gold: Elena Curtoni, Italy, 1:28.23
Silver: Jasmin Rothmund, Switzerland, 1:28.53
Bronze: Cornelia Huetter, Austria, 1:28.90
20. Abigail Ghent, Edwards, CO (U.S. Ski Team/Ski Club Vail) 1:32.12
23. Anna Marno, Steamboat Springs, CO (U.S. Ski Team/ SSWSC) 1:32.48
26. Rose Caston, 7/20/1992, Salt Lake City (U.S. Ski Team/Park City Ski Team) 1:33.26
DNF: Abby Fucigna, Hopkinton, MA (U.S. Ski Team/Burke Mountain Academy/WVBBTS)
For complete results: www.fis-ski.com