A day after Nate Smith had his Masters title taken away because of a missed gate at 41 off, he came back strong to win the Atlanta Pro Am with a score of 5 at 41 off.
Left to right: Thomas Degasperi 4th, Will Asher 2nd, Nate Smith 1st, Chris Parrish 3rd, Carlo Allias 5th.
Chris “The Tower” Parrish’s power load edging out of four ball at 39 1/2 off.
2013 Atlanta Pro Am men’s slalom champion Nate Smith pulls to five ball at 41 off for the win against Will Asher who scored 4 at 41 off.
Back-siding buoys and on point, Chris Rossi’s graceful technique delivered a top 10 placement.
Ranked third in the world on the Elite list, France’s Manon Costard ran 5 at 38 off to place second at Princeton Lake.
Chris Rossi, connected and ready for the swing up on the boat at 38 off.
Moving fast and ready to pounce on three ball, Jason McClintock’s Memorial Day performance of 4 1/2 at 39 1/2 off was good enough for sixth place.
Training only one week before the Atlanta Pro Am (last set was September 20, 2012), Jeff Rodgers successfully defended his title with a score of 2 at 41 off.
Skiing solid and agressive, Will Asher finished second at the Pro Am with a score of 4 at 41 the day after winning the Masters.
Young K.C. Wilson made the cut to finals and finished in seventh place with a score of 4 at 39 1/2 off.
Regina Jaquess’ powerful turn at 2 ball at 39 took her down course to four ball for her second victory of the season.
Left to right: Manon Costard, Regina Jaquess, Clem Lucine.
Almost a full pass ahead of second place skier Manon Costard, Regina Jaquess’ scored 4 at 39 1/2 off in the final round to put the exclamation point on her Memorial Day weekend tournament dominance.
Taylor Woosley edged out her mom (Jennifer Leachman-Lapoint) by a buoy in the preliminary round (5 at 35 off) to ski in her first pro final.
Two major event wins in two days, Regina Jaquess has a lot to be proud of after defending her Masters title and then claiming victory at the Atlanta Pro Am.
Regina Jaquess 4@39off
Manon Costard 5@38off
Clementine Lucine 2.5@38off
Nate Smith 5@41off
Will Asher 4@41off
Chris Parrish 2.25@41off
Jeff Rogers 2@41off
Dave Miller 0.5@41off
Greg Badal 3.5@39off