St. Michael snowboarders placed amongst the nation’s top competitors at this year’s recent USASA Nationals (United States of America Snowboard Association) snowboard competition at Copper Mountain, Colo.
Cheyenne Vavrina and Morgan Arseneau were top competitors in their Minnesota snowboard series this season qualifying them for a spot at the National Championships. Morgan Arseneau competed in the Women’s 16-17 age group were she placed 10th in Slalom and 8th in Giant Slalom. Fellow teammate Cheyenne Vavrina also competed in the Women’s 16-16 divisions. Cheyenne took 23rd place in Slopestyle and participated in the Women’s 14 and Older Rail Jam were she took 18th place.
Both riders have been training hard since early September with the Midwest’s premiere snowboard team, the G Team. The G Team works with riders of all ability levels and ages in competitive and non-competitive teams. Riders get to train with experienced and professional coaches to reach their desired goals in snowboarding. Watch for these riders to continue to push themselves in next year’s competition series.
For more information on USASA, visit www.usasa.org and for more information on the G Team, visit www.thegteam.com.