slalom

Falcons soar to division repeat

TAHOE CITY — Minutes after finishing their races Monday morning, a large group of girls from Placer High’s snowboard team gathered at the bottom of the slalom course at Alpine ...

McCadam’s Olympic migration

If there’s snow and world-class ski racers on the mountain, Seth McCadam is probably somewhere in the vicinity. Whether in Europe, South America, Asia or in between, the Placer ...

Colfax snowboarders claims top five in slalom

The Colfax High boys snowboarding team turned in an unprecedented performance Monday at a slalom race in Squaw Valley. The Falcons claimed the top five spots to dominate the Centr ...

Placer girls sweep finale

TRUCKEE — Karly Kenworthy slipped and fell on her first slalom run. The Placer High junior was one of many skiers at Boreal to be awarded a rare re-run due to timing issues Mond ...

Hillgals seize top three spots

Karly Kenworthy, Haley Meyer and Paige Rothe swept the top three spots and the Placer High girls ski team cruised to another dominant win Monday in the third and final giant slalom ...

Meyer leads Placer girls to slalom win

NORDEN — The Placer High girls ski team raced through a storm to dominate Monday’s Central Division II slalom race at Sugar Bowl, placing three skiers in the top six for a conv ...

Rothe skis to GS title

The Placer High girls edged closer to their second California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation title in three years Wednesday at Mammoth Mountain. Junior Paige R ...

HOW TO: Ski a slalom course

One miniscule mistake can mean the difference between a gold medal and a run-of-the-mill finish when you're skiing competitively. Slalom skiing forces competitors to test their t ...

Powder postpones high school races

Central Division II skiers and snowboarders from Bear River, Colfax and Placer High will have to wait at least another week to wrap up their respective regular racing seasons. Sev ...

Placer girls thrive in Boreal powder

The Placer High girls continued their steady march toward the Cental Division II skiing title Monday at Boreal Mountain Resort. The Hillgals dominated the slalom competition, led ...