Aspen J3 racers shine at Steamboat slalom, GS |

Aspen J3 racers shine at Steamboat slalom, GS

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS ” Bobby Moyer, 14, and Devon Cardamone, 13, prolonged their streak of 1-2 finishes in slalom this winter among J3s, nabbing the top two podium spots at the Steamboat SmartWool Series races over the weekend.

The entire contingent of J3 racers from the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club also posted solid results against a field that included top racers from the University of Colorado and U.S Ski Team prospects in both giant slalom and slalom. All races were held on Steamboat Springs’ Mount Werner hill.

Team Summit’s Nicole Anderson won Saturday’s giant slalom for the J3s and AVSC’s Julia Mueller-Ristine finished in a rare tie for second place (sixth overall).

According to coach Pat Callahan, the rest of the AVSC J3 women also skied well on Saturday. Ilona Schwarz finished 18th, Isabelle Woodrow was 20th and Keile Kropf was 28th.

The AVSC men had a tougher time, with Cardamone earning the top result ” 14th overall and sixth among the J3s. Michael Mondry was 34th overall and Julian Lambert was 38th.

Three members of the AVSC women’s team placed in the top 25 out of 52 total skiers in Sunday’s slalom. Mueller-Ristine finished 16th, Woodrow was 17th and Kropf was 22nd.

“They all had decent runs in the morning, then really turned it on in the afternoon run,” Callahan said.

Both Moyer and Cardamone shined in Sunday’s slalom.

“They both skied very intelligently on a tricky technical course,” Callahan said. “They attacked where they could and put a lot of time between them and their nearest competitors.”

Not only did the duo finish 1-2 for their age class, they bested several older skiers in the process. Callahan commented on how well-rounded both athletes are in both technical and speed events.

“Our guys have been doing extremely well in super G, so it’s great to see them also top the podium in slalom.”

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User