Male skiers: Jackson Bathgate in first, Mitchell Long in second and Tyler Curle in third. (Ashley Voykin Photography)

Rossland snowboarder wins Freeride World Qualifier at Canadian Open Freeride Championships

The Canadian Open Freeride Championships wrapped up Wednesday at Red Mountain.

The Canadian Open Freeride Championships wrapped up Wednesday at Red Mountain with the 2* Freeride World Qualifier event and a Rosslander took the top spot for men’s snowboarding.

Jamie Rizutto took first place with a final score of 59.03, followed by American Zachary Bare with a score of 58.03 and American Josh Hirschman with a score of 57.53.

A Canadian also claimed the top spot for women’s snowboarding.

Terra Samson of Cowichan Bay placed first with a score of 54.47.

Americans Dana Miraglia and Ellie Orr took second and third place respectively with scores of 48.90 and 46.10.

In skiing, Jackson Bathgate from Whistler took first place for the men with a score of 62.67.

Mitchell Long, also from Whistler, took second with 62.43 and American Tyler Curle took third with 61.43.

American Cammy Hursh placed first for the women with 58.87, followed by Nelson’s Chandrima Lavoie with a score of 58.50.

Fernie’s Andrea Byrne placed third with 58.47.


Snowboarding male

1st: Jamie Rizutto from Rossland, 59.03

6th: Andrew White from Nelson, 54.93

Skiing female

2nd: Chandrima Lavoie from Nelson, 58.50

8th: Caitlin Burge from Nelson, 55.63

Skiing male

5th: Loki Wickman from Nelson, 60.70

6th: Jacob Flood from Rossland, 60.50

10th: Sean Ennis from Rossland, 59.00

12th: Jeff Ashton from Castlegar, 56.33

22nd: Michael Flood from Rossland, 50.23

42nd: Jamie Rizutto from Rossland, 20.07

44th: Kenneth McAlpine from Rossland, 14.73

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Female snowboarders: Terra Samson in first and Ellie Orr in third. (Ashley Voykin Photography)

Male snowboarders: Jamie Rizutto in first, Zachary Bare in second and Josh Hirschman in third. (Ahsley Voykin Photography)

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