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Skyway Skuffle 2023/2024

We knew it would happen eventually. We scored a wonderful sunny, calm and warm race day! 36 racers took advantage at this season’s Skyway Skuffle, Race #2 of the Empowered Energy Systems Race Series. This 10K was a freestyle race but there were a number of classic skiers competing and enjoying the great tracks. The grooming crew had done an excellent job getting the course into primo shape as the fast race times would indicate. It was really nice to see a team of high school racers show up all the way from Fort Collins as well as our usual mix of racers from around the region. The word is out about our top notch conditions and terrain!

Brodie Morrison, one of those young racers, proved to be the fastest but he was pushed by the others in the top 5 who all came in pretty close together. The fastest woman was Tracy Pihl who was able to hold off a couple of young woman skiers. Always impressive is our usual contingent of 60 and 70 year olds still going strong. Great job everyone!

We love REI, Loki Outerwear, Ela Family Farms and Octopus Coffee for door prizes but especially Chill Switch Wines for two bottles of their tasty sparkling Moscato just in time for New Year’s Eve! And, of course, we love Empowered Energy Systems who are our race series enablers and our dedicated crew of volunteers who make it all happen. Now on to 2024 and more fun ski racing!

Brodie Morrison (center), Andrew Ralston, Mike Schilling
Top 3 women
Tracy Pihl (right), Alaina Smith, Clara Statkus

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11:00 am

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10:32:30Brodie Morrison18MFort Collins
20:32:37Andrew Ralston34MBasalt
30:32:43Mike Schilling46MBreckenridge
40:32:48Kevin Koch48MGrand Junction
50:33:10Yanis Okresek16MFort Collins
60:35:28Brian Williams40MCarbondale
70:35:35Sean Walmsley32MNew Castle
80:36:23Zach Heuscher42MOgden
90:36:35Thomas Sawyer33MBozeman
100:36:56Mattis Kemp16MFort Collins
110:37:03Peter Marshall64MPalisade
120:38:49Tracy Pihl33FNew Castle
130:38:55Rudy Bolona55MGlenwood Springs
140:39:12Feeble Ilg61MDurango
150:40:15Alaina Smith17FFort Collins
160:40:23Leo Tornatzky16MFort Collins
170:40:29Keagan Oakes17MBellvue
180:41:35Clara Statkus17FWindsor
190:42:56Brad Burritt62MHotchkiss
200:43:10Ellayna Potter16FFort Collins
210:43:19Kyle Stone55MFruita
220:44:25Dusty Dodson55MGrand Junction
230:44:33Tom Suplizio43MGrand Junction
240:46:08Brendan Delaney55MPaonia
250:47:11Doug Johnston68MGrand Junction
260:48:22Dan Tille44MGrand Junction
270:49:33Melissa Newell43FCedaredge
280:49:50Mark Spoon61MMesa
290:53:08Tina Wilson67FGrand Junction
300:53:20Finn Sisu Bodie70MGrand Junction
310:54:12Henry Lehman66MGlenwood Springs
320:54:35Valerie Eipper63FMontrose
330:54:49Steve Colby71MCedaredge
340:57:02John Thrasher74MDelta
351:00:27Dave Batten74MMontrose
361:16:15Lori Stone60FFruita