SMS racer Libby Gibson takes second at U.S. Nationals

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 4, 2011 8:04 am

Stratton Mountain School sophomore Libby Gibson, Jamaica, Vt. Laid down an impressive Super-G run at alpine skiing’s U.S. Nationals in Winter Park, Colo., on April 2 to finish as the second junior finisher and first J2 finisher and 10th overall.

“This is such an impressive finish for Libby,” said SMS Alpine Director. “She really stepped it up against the top racers from the country, and showed that she is capable of competing and doing well at this level.”

Nationals ran March 31 – April 3 and included men’s and women’s Super-G, Slalom and Giant Slalom. Also competing from SMS were seniors Nick Krause, Northborough, Mass., and Morgan Klein, Oregon, Wisc. In the women’s Super-G, Klein finished 22nd, 11th for juniors.

On April 1, the women ran Giant Slalom (GS), and Gibson finished 23rd, second for J2 racers.