HRV freestyle boosts big

Hood River Valley High School’s freestyle ski team took advantage of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with some fun in the sun at Mt. Hood Meadows. On a recently completed halfpipe, the team had by far the largest presence in the contest, which was open to high school skiers from around the state. Freestyle skiing is now a division of the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association and is growing rapidly in popularity, especially in Hood River. Below are top five HRV finishers from the event.

Girls top five:

Hannah Hurley, 1st

Hannah Bergemann, 3rd

Kayla Van Hoose, 4th

Gabby Dittenhoffer, 5th

Boys top five:

Sean Lund, 1st

Tucker Fitzsimons, 2nd

Brendan Kerr, 3rd

Brodie Sutherland, 5th

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