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Athletes from all over the world competed in NorAm Races at Snow King last week

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Last week, the Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club (JHSC) hosted the elite-level NorAm Continental Cup Slalom Series at Snow King Mountain. The event was the first of five stops in the NorAm Continental Cup series where racers will battle it out for pre-qualified spots on the 2016-17 World Cup series. This is the first event of its caliber that JHSC and Snow King have hosted since 2004. On the first day of woman's competition (Tuesday, November 24), Marie-Michele Gagnon of Canada took first place with a total time of 1.48.70 for both runs, Laurence St. Germain from Canada took second place with a total time of 1:49.78 for both runs and Tuva Nobye from Norway took third with a total time of 1:50.41 for both races. On day two of the woman's competition (Wednesday, November 25), Erin Mielzynski of Canada took first with a total time of 1:47.25 for both runs, Marie-Michelle Gagnon from Canada took second place with a total time of 147.70 for both runs, and Lila Lapanja from the USA took third with a total time of 1.47.77. Jackson's own Resi Stiegler didn't finish the second run on the first day, but placed 8th on the second day with a total time of 1:50.90 for both runs. [image: Inline image 1] *h/t Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club / Pitchengine Communities* Thanksgiving day was the first day of Men's races for the NorAm Slalom Series. On Thursday, Italy's Andrea Ballerin took first place with a total time of 1:44.58 for both runs, Espen Lysdahl from Norway took second with a total time of 1:45.51 and Tim Kelley from the USA took third with a total time of 1:45.75. On day two of the men's races, Espen Lysdahl from Norway took first with a total time of 1:46.96, Jonathan Nordbotten of Norway took second with a total time of 1:47.75, and Roberto Nani of Italy took third with a total time of 1:48.62. Jackson's Seppi Stiegler took 15th on day one with a total time of 1:50.72 and 11th on day two with a total time of 1:52.15. Check out the full race results here. *Feature Photo: NorAm Continental Cup Slalom Series at Snow King Mountain. h/t Snow King Mountain / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news #gameticker