Wolf Creek Ski Area hosted its third Fun Race for the season Sunday, Jan. 22. The modified grand slalom course was held on Lower Charisma with a nicely groomed course. The race brought with it an amazing turnout of 63 racers, with racers traveling in from Oklahoma, North Carolina and Arizona.
The overall winner for the day was once again Corbin Horrocks, of South Fork, with the fastest time of 25.29 seconds – a nearly two second improvement from his last winning race on Jan. 8, 2023. David Sciole of South Fork came in second with a time of 26.95. Third place went to Land Matthes of Sandia Peak, N.M. with his impressive time of 27.24 seconds.
The Ladies race also had outstanding results, particularly in the 50+ groups, with all race times coming in sub-50 seconds. Julie Church of Pinetop, Ariz. finished at 32.33 to take the fastest time of the Ladies race. Sandy Sharp of Fountain Hills, Ariz. took second place with her time of 32.75 seconds, and third place went to Elizabeth Kunz of Pagosa Springs with a race time of 33.53.
Wolf Creek is hosting its Giant Slalom Race Saturday, Jan. 28. Race registration is 8-9 a.m. at the Base Camp deck with course inspection 9-10 a.m. Race begins promptly at 10 a.m. with the first race running 10-11 a.m., the second 11 a.m. to noon. The award ceremony is 2:30 p.m. at the Base Camp Deck.