The Intermountain Youth Festival, is a championships for skiers ages 6 to 14 from Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana. About 225 skiers gathered at Utah Olympic Park in Park City for 2 days of fun and exciting racing.
Events included a skate race, an obstacle course race, and classic race. In the skate race Team Soldier Hollow’s Jack Jarret and Mason Heimburger took 4th and 5th in the U12 boys category. Joseph Jackson also finished in the top 10 with a 9th place in the U14 boys.
The obstacle course was the second event on Saturday and included a slalom section, bumps, a jump, hay bail hoping, backwards skiing and more. Top Soldier Hollow finishers included Joseph Jackson 8th in the U14 boys, Jack Jarret 10th in the U12 boys, and Sara Livingstone 10th in the U12 girls.
The speed trap was a fun event designed to challenge skiers courage! Joseph Jackson started at the highest start gate on the ski jump landing hill and hit 48 mph!!!
Saturday evening the fun continued with a celebration at Jupiter Bowl!!! Kids ate great food, did some bowling, played arcade games and even danced! Saturday was definitely an action packed day!!!
The final and best event for Team Soldier Hollow was the classic race. Jack Jarrett and Mason Heimburger again led the way with a 2nd and 3rd in the U12 boys. Sara Livingstone had a fantastic day finishing 4th in the U12 girls. Joseph Jackson demonstrated consistency with an 8th place in the U14 boys.
Other Soldier Hollow competitors included: Kenyon Bethke, Logan Chamberlain, Reed Chamberlain, Austin Cox, Christian Haight, Rachel Haight, and Joshua Livingstone.
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