Fallen Friends & Helly Hansen Battle in the Bowls goes off at Aspen/Snowmass

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The second weekend of Bud Light Spring Jam featured the last free Bud Light Hi-Fi concert of the season with Airborne Toxic Event playing at the base of Aspen Mountain, the Fallen Friends competition and Helly Hansen Battle in the Bowls race.

 

FALLEN FRIENDS RESULTS

A total of 25 teams competed and over $5,000 was raised for the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club (AVSC) Scholarship programs in honor of friends who have passed away skiing or snowboarding in the mountains.

Overall:
1st – Mobbin’s Boom Boom Huck Jam – Featuring Brandon Rohrbaugh, Madison Bailey, Blake Axelson and Chase DeMeulenaere.
2nd – Lick the Stamp and Send It! – Featuring Joey Stokes, Bueno, Teddy Karlinski, Eric Angus, Bretton Louhan, Mike Emerson and Evan Carmichael.
3rd –The Big Lebowski – Featuring Pat Sewell, Ryan Gervis, Chris Tatsuno, Parker Olsen and Willie Volkhousen.

Junior:
Delivery Boys – Featuring Cooper Campisi, Campbell Michell, Cassidy Jarrell, Leo McDonald and Logan Brolen.

Most Spirit:
Tour de Friends – Featuring Ben Westfeldt, Amelia “Wheels” Burns, Michael Olenick, Peter Olenick, Jon Lafferty and Ryan Odell.

Best Costume:
We Work Out – Featuring Catie Cook, Lauren Whalle, Molly Wilson, Nicole McNulty and Colton Balentine.

Best trick:
Benny’s offspring

 

HELLY HANSEN BATTLE IN THE BOWLS RESULTS

Helly Hansen Battle in the Bowls challenges teams of two to complete a demanding course of 10-14 runs on Aspen Highlands including several Highland Bowl hikes.  The competition welcomes athletes at many different levels as there was also a non-competitive field as well.

Competitive Ski Results:
1st – Austin Nelson and Jordan White with a time of 3 hours, eight minutes and one second (3:08:01).  Taking home $700 to spilt.
2nd – Chace Dillon and Anton Sponar with a time of 3:09:28.  Taking home $400 to split.
3rd – Jules Campbell and Todd Fetter with a time of 3:14:43. Taking home $200 to spilt.

Competitive Snowboard Results:
1st – Riley Gessele and Joe McMenimen with a time of 3:13:33. Taking home $500 to split.
2nd – Jason Neilson and Casey Vandenbroek with a time of 3:13:55. Taking home $300 to split.
3rd – Christian Whetsell and Eric Frazier with a time of 3:14:54. Taking home $100 to spilt.

Fastest Bowl Hike: Ryan Sarka with a time of 15:31
Slowest Bowl Hike: Caroline Kaplan with a time of 1:21
Most Team Vertical: Jake Silverman and Austin Lee with 38,558 vertical feet

For more information about upcoming spring events visit aspensnowmass.com/events.