The skiing at the Florida State Championships this past weekend produced many record setting performances and personal bests for the competitors. Our thanks to the members of Ski Club of the Palm Beaches, for hosting a great tournament.
Records set this past weekend:
Boys 1 – Erick Macias-sedan set a new Trick record with a score of 3210, which beat the record set by Zack Worden with a score of 2660 set in 2001.
Conner Walsh set a new Boys 1 Overall record with a score of 2545.5 set by Cooper Tate last year at 2313.7
Men 5 – Tim Huston tied his slalom record at 1/2 buoy at 55kph on a 10.25m line.
Men 6 – Louis Alcamo set a new slalom record at 3 buoys at 55kph on a 11.25m line, exceeding the old record set in 2013 by Mark Bozievic with 2 buoys at 55kph on a 11.25m line.
Men 8 – Stan Switzer beat his record in Tricks of 1060 points, with a score of 2290 points.
Skip Dunlap set a new slalom record with a score of 2 buoys at 49kph on a 11.25 line, beating the old record of 1.5 buoys at 49kph on a 11.25 line, set by Phil Brodt in 2012 and then tied in 2013 by Phil.
Open Women – Samantha Dumala set a new slalom record with a performance of 1/2 buoy at 55kph on a 10.75 line, eclipsing the old record of 2 buoys at 55kph on a 11.25 line set by Brenda Baldwin in 2001and tied by her in 2003 and 2006. Rhoni Barton-Bischoff also tied the old record in 2009.
Girls 3 – Brooke Baldwin has moved up to Girls 3 this year and continued her record setting performances. She upped the Slalom record to 4 buoys at 55kph on a 11.25 line, exceeding the previous record of 2 buoys on a 11.25m line set last year by Samantha Dumala. In Tricks she scored 7520 points to overtake the record of 6620 set in 2000 by Tarah Benzel. She also upped the Overall record from 3634.8 set by Lauren Morgan in 2010 to 3826.6 points.
Women 1 –Julia Waitt set a new Overall record with score of 3046.2 eclipsing the old record of 3025 set by Beverly Abbott way back in 1995.
Women 6 – Cyndi Benzel moved her slalom record up from 2.5 buoys at 52kph on a 12m line with a score of 3 buoys at 52kph on a 12m line.
Women 8 – Margaret Carlisle set a new slalom record with a score of 3 buoys at 49kph on a 14.25m line that was set in 1999 by Francis Woofenden at 5 buoys at 37kph on a 23m line.
Master Women – Our newest division and Patricia Burt started it off with a bang, setting the inaugural slalom record with a score of 3 buoys at 55kph on the 13m line.
Congratulations to all of these new record setters and to all of you that set new personal best performances, great job!
The list of all of the Florida State Championship records is posted in the Florida State Records tab at the top of the website.
The scorebook is posted in the results section of the website.