Arapahoe Basin Enduro April 13, 2011
Posted by sibylle in skiing, Colorado (Wednesday April 13, 2011 at 9:13 pm)

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Competitors coming down the final stretch to the Pali lift line

Today, A-Basin hosted its 22nd annual Enduro race. Skiers and riders run laps on the Pali face — all double black or extreme runs — from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. and team that completes the most laps is the winner.

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Team # 4 rode the chair in front of us

Only 40 teams are allowed to race, and racers from previous years get priority.

When my housemate raced the Enduro, he got in as a replacement racer in an already registered  team of two, one of whom was injured.

The record, held by Jamie Ober and Ollie Holmes, is 72 laps.

That’s 72 laps on step, narrow bumps and trees!

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A boarder racing the Enduro

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Pali looked smooth and fast this morning

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Racers got good light, good snow, and good weather

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Racers near the top of Pali face

1 comment for Arapahoe Basin Enduro April 13, 2011 »

  1. Are you interestedin having this reposted on my site? I will credit and link back to your site on all photos, etc.

    My son Matthew was in the blue and whit team with Aidan Borgeson.

    Holly

    Comment by Summit Sojourner — April 14, 2011 @ 7:27 am

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