South African top qualifier at Killington

The South African unicorn is triumphant on Day 1 at the Killington Downhill Throwdown on a fast dry track. 96 riders from as far as Brazil, France and Australia tackled this high speed resort road. With top speeds of 110km or 65 mph the largest ski area in the east USA did not disappoint.

On his first trip to America Decio Lourenco aka the Kloofnek Bomber scored the fastest time on the hill. Brazilian Thiago Lessa scored the 2nd fastest time followed by Californian Andrew Haiby with the 3rd fast time.

Decio Lourenco @ Killington - Photo by Marion J. Ross
Decio Lourenco @ Killington - Photo by Marion J. Ross

Quali Results

Open

Decio Lourenco 2:10.99
Thiago Gomes Lessa 2:11.22
Andrew Haiby 2:11.73
Tanner Morelock 2:12.31
Kyle Wester 2:12.33
Alex Charleson 2:12.35
Riley Harris 2:12.79
Joshua Evans 2:12.87
Aaron Hampshire 2:12.93
Connor Ferguson 2:13.10
Troy Fairbanks 2:13.34
Jimmy Riha 2:13.47
Max Wippermann 2:13.65
Zak Maytum 2:14.01
Dexter Manning 2:14.37
Aleix Gallimo 2:14.41
Charles Ouimet 2:14.87
Nicolas Desmarais 2:14.96
Matthew Deitch 2:15.42
Justin Rouleau 2:15.55
Jayden Mitchell 2:15.91
Max Vickers 2:16.10
Daina Banks 2:16.22
Lee Cation 2:16.26
Colin Martin 2:16.52
Garrett Creamer 2:16.67
Tyron Knight 2:17.43
Emily Pross 2:17.55
Matthew Noseworthy 2:18.28
Francis Côté-Tremblay 2:18.30
Louis-Philippe Déry 2:18.31
Norman Plante 2:18.64
Jared Roy 2:18.73
Logan Whyatt 2:18.86
John Barnet 2:19.04
Edward Kiefer 2:19.15
Kyle Connelly 2:19.21
Eric Chernushenko 2:19.25
Tim Smith 2:19.51
Cam Brickenden 2:19.65
Vincent Parenteau 2:19.80
Rodrigo Martinez De Tejada 2:19.82
Jonathan Rutherford 2:19.91
William Royce 2:19.99
Connor Posey 2:20.28
Mike Girard 2:20.54
Stephan Vaast 2:21.40
Stephen Dumaine 2:21.41
Samuel Blais 2:21.72
Lucien Topart 2:22.07
William Seal 2:22.18
Pier-Olivier Desmarais 2:22.36
Matthew King 2:22.66
Kevin Lefrank 2:23.34
Samual Ettorre 2:23.56
Ed Garner 2:23.62
Thomas Wilson 2:23.63
Dylan Jones 2:23.71
Kurt Lievenbruck 2:23.90
Madison Crum 2:25.19
Graham Mundy 2:25.42
Justin Barnes 2:25.82
Shawn Prier 2:25.88
Travis Davenport 2:26.02
Marie Bougord 2:26.81
Adam Gates 2:26.88
Garrett Gourley 2:27.01
Jesse Martin 2:27.99
Raphael Blais-Lanctot 2:28.21
Christophe Gagné 2:28.73
Cassandra Duchesne 2:30.50
Loryn Roberson 2:31.05
Dylan Walsh 2:32.37
Magdalena Blanc 2:33.24
Samuel D-Avignon 2:33.50
#N/A 2:35.61
Bryce Edwards 2:36.27
Jack Traynor 2:37.31
Andrew Young 2:39.62
Tristan Bell 2:43.68
Pascal Jean 2:46.58
Kalie Racine 3:16.46
Jean-Michel Cholette 3:27.62

Women

Emily Pross 2:17.55
Marie Bougord 2:26.81
Cassandra Duchesne 2:30.50
Loryn Roberson 2:31.05
Magdalena Blanc 2:33.24
Kalie Racine 3:16.46

Juniors

Alex Charleson 2:12.35
Colin Martin 2:16.52
Keenan Macartney 2:17.00
Tyron Knight 2:17.43
Logan Whyatt 2:18.86
Edward Kiefer 2:19.15
Connor Posey 2:20.28
Matthew King 2:22.66
Jesse Martin 2:27.99
Frédérick Kapune 2:29.02
Samuel D-Avignon 2:33.50
Tristan Bell 2:43.68

Luge

Mike Paproski 2:09.32
Tim Koch 2:12.57
Kolby Parks 2:13.81
Christopher Hicks 2:14.89
James Mallette 2:15.11
Joey Yates 2:16.08
Tim Novak 2:26.19
Darius Escandar 19:17.84