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Freeskiing: Olenick siblings claim Aspen/Snowmass Open trophies

Freeskiing: Olenick siblings claim Aspen/Snowmass Open trophies{mosimage}The 2006 Aspen/Snowmass Open wrapped up Saturday in Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado, with the semifinals and finals of the men’s and women’s ski slopestyle and men’s and women’s snowboard superpipe competitions.

More than 300 male and female athletes from five countries competed for a prize purse of nearly $30,000 in eight disciplines within skiing and snowboarding.

Saturday’s ski slopestyle was highlighted by local Team Aspen/Snowmass athletes and siblings Peter Olenick and Meg Olenick each taking first place.

Men’s ski slopestyle final

1. Peter Olenick 90.9
2. Jossi Wells 87.5
3. Alex Godbout 85.7
4. Bernard Rosow 85.2
5. Andrew Hathaway 84.7
6. Mike Riddle 79
8. Matt Philippi 76.6
9. Derek Spong 76.4
10. Josh Stack 74.8

Women’s ski slopestyle final

1. Megan Olenick 87
2. Victoria Beattie 77.9
3. Whitney Wickes 74.9
4. Crystal-Rose Lee 62.1
5. Claudia Bouvier 53.4

For complete results, go to www.aspensnowmass.com.

The Aspen/Snowmass Open is presented by Nissan and sponsored by Bud Light. Sponsors include ResortQuest, Salomon, American Express, The Aspen Times, 4 Mountain Sports, D&E and Aspen/Snowmass.

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