Top Alpine Racers hit the Slopes of Waterville Valley Resort for Toyota U.S. Alpine Tech Championships

The U.S. Alpine Tech Championships will bring the nation’s top alpine racers to Waterville Valley Resort March 23-26 to compete in the slalom, giant slalom, and the new parallel slalom events.

Tommy Ford will look to defend his giant slalom title and Nina O’Brien will defend her slalom title from the 2018 U.S. Alpine National Championship in Sun Valley, Idaho. Other athletes to watch are Sam Morse, Ryan Cochran-Siegle, and Resi Steigler. Locals racing from the U.S. Ski Team are Alice Merryweather of Hingham, MA, Nick Krause of Northboro, MA, and Zoe Zimmerman of Gilford, NH who got her start at the Waterville Valley Academy and BBTS as a U12. 

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Schedule of Events: 


Saturday, March 23rd

8:15am: Women’s Slalom Run 1 - Upper Sel’s Choice & Tommy’s World Cup

10:00am: Men’s Slalom Run 1 - Upper Sel’s Choice & Tommy’s World Cup

12:30pm: Women’s Slalom Run 2 - Upper Sel’s Choice & Tommy’s World Cup

2:15pm:  Men’s Slalom Run 2 - Upper Sel’s Choice & Tommy’s World Cup

Awards immediately following the race in the Courtyard of the Base Area

3:00-8:00pm: Opening Apres Party in the Base Area

4:00-5:00pm: U.S. Team Athlete Signing


Sunday, March 24th

9:15am: Men’s & Women’s Parallel Slalom Qualifiers - Utter Abandon

12:00pm: Women’s Parallel Slalom Race - World Cup

1:00pm: Men’s Parallel Slalom Race - World Cup

Awards immediately following the race in the Courtyard of the Base Area


Monday, March 25th

9:00am: Women’s Giant Slalom Run 1 - White Caps & Sel’s Choice

12:00pm: Women’s Giant Slalom Run 2 - White Caps & Sel’s Choice

Awards immediately following the race in the Courtyard of the Base Area


Tuesday, March 26th

9:00am: Men’s Giant Slalom Run 1 - White Caps - Sel’s Choice - Tommy’s World Cup

12:00pm: Men’s Giant Slalom Run 2 - White Caps - Sel’s Choice - Tommy’s World Cup 

Awards immediately following the race in the Courtyard of the Base Area


“This will be the biggest race that Waterville Valley Resort has hosted since our last World Cup in 1991. The whole team is excited to be bringing elite racing back to Waterville Valley,” says Waterville Valley Resort’s President and General Manager, Tim Smith. 

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