Updated: March 25th, 2013 12:43 PM

Hobson Memorial ski racing set for Friday


It’s school vacation and many families are out of town, but Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation alpine ski teamers who are still here are looking forward to the 36th annual Hobson Memorial races.

They are scheduled for Friday, March 29 to be run like a NASTAR event on Baldy’s Arc Park ski run. SVSEF U-12 Travel head coach Adele Savaria encouraged participants to come dressed in costumes for the spring event.

Starting time for the Hobson Memorial is 10 a.m. Friday. Ski team end-of-season awards and Hobson trophies will be given out at 1 p.m. at Apple’s Bar & Grill, along with cake and lemonade. Entry fee is $10. Sign up by Wednesday, March 27. Get a sign-up form at Last year there were 75 racers for the Hobson.

Overall Hobson Memorial trophy winners were J4 (ages 11-12) racer Sage Rheinschild among the girls with a time of 19.22 seconds, and J2 (ages 15-16) boy Kipling Weisel among the boys at 17.87 seconds.

Besides Rheinschild and Weisel, class winners in the best of two runs race format were Trenor Gould, Olivia Wentzell, Noah Leininger, Bennett Snyder and Shaw Dean, Lily Fitzgerald and Madison Ferris, Joe Goitiandia and Marit Kaiser.

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