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Skiers dominate the hill at freestyle championships in Wentworth

Sarah Johnson soared over the second ramp during her first round of the Women’s Slopestyle competition at Ski Wentworth on Saturday.
Sarah Johnson soared over the second ramp during her first round of the Women’s Slopestyle competition at Ski Wentworth on Saturday. - Cody McEachern

WENTWORTH, N.S.

Skiers took over the slopes at Ski Wentworth as they competed in a freestyle ski championship on Saturday.

Over 50 competitors pulled out their best tricks as Freestyle Ski Nova Scotia held their ski league provincial championships at Ski Wentworth over the weekend, starting with the Slopestyle competition on Saturday.

Male and female skiers from the ages of eight and up hit big jumps and long rails as they competed through two rounds of freestyle slope skiing, trying to rack up as many points as they could through a variety of tricks.

With the possibility of competing in the 2019 Canada Games, skiers weren’t holding anything back during the competition.

The championship continued Sunday with the Big Air competition, which saw skiers compete for points using huge air off jumps and freestyle air tricks.

Andrew Little pulled out a long grind to finish off his first round of the the U12 Men’s slopestyle competition at Ski Wentworth on Saturday.
Andrew Little pulled out a long grind to finish off his first round of the the U12 Men’s slopestyle competition at Ski Wentworth on Saturday.

Keagan Fraser pulled off a heel grab after catching some big air off the second ramp of the course during his first round of the U12 Men’s slopestyle competition at Ski Wentworth on Saturday.
Keagan Fraser pulled off a heel grab after catching some big air off the second ramp of the course during his first round of the U12 Men’s slopestyle competition at Ski Wentworth on Saturday.

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