Cochran-Siegle, Ross become U.S. champions in the super G
Laurenne Ross and Ryan Cochran-Siegle won super G titles Saturday in the U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf Mountain in Carrabassett Valley, Maine.
Ross is a 2014 Olympian who also won the 2013 U.S. championship in the super G. She was timed in 1:21.44. Cochran-Siegle finished in 1:19.66 for his first national title. He was second in the super G and giant slalom at last year’s U.S. championships.
Cochran-Siegle, the son of 1972 Olympic slalom gold medalist Barbara Ann Cochran, beat U.S. ski team teammate Jared Goldberg by 0.26 seconds. U.S. ski team veteran Travis Ganong took third.
Local favorite Sam Morse finished fourth. He was fifth in the super G and first in the downhill at this month’s junior world championships.
U.S. ski team member Stacey Cook and Megan McJames tied for second, 1.05 seconds off the pace, in front of U.S. teammates Alice McKennis and Nina O’Brien.
SNOWBOARD: Chris Corning of the United States and Zoi Sadowski Synnott of New Zealand won the final World Cup snowboard slopestyle races of the season in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic.
Corning clinched the 10-man final with 92.34 points.
Fridtjof Tischendorf of Norway was second with 87.20, while Briton Jamie Nicholls placed third with 86.40.
Overall leader Redmond Gerard of the United States finished seventh to claim the World Cup slopestyle title.
The 16-year-old Sadowski Synnott dominated the women’s event with 87.32 points to beat Spencer O’Brien of Canada in second and Silvia Mittermueller of Germany in third.
Overall World Cup winner Jamie Anderson of the United States did not compete in the northern Czech resort.