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Niwot High skiers rock 2020 state skiing championships

 

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Niwot students Cielle Burnett, Jack Vincent and Emily Creek competed for Nederland High at the state championship.

Thirteenth place in giant slalom at State was music to the ears of freshman skier Jack Vincent, who posted a combined time of 2:18:63. He and two other Niwot High students were at Beaver Creek Feb. 27 and 28 for State slalom and giant slalom races.

Vincent uses a music analogy to describe the two different types of racing. "Slalom, you can think of it like a country-rock song. It's a little bit faster pace," said Vincent. "Then GS is more like an opera. It's slow. You have to keep control through a whole course."

Under bright blue skies, the Niwot racers belted out a strong La Boheme, but...



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