Athletes Set New Records at The National Sports Center for the Disabled 25th Annual Winter Park Open

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The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) recently wrapped up its 25th Annual Winter Park Open last week atWinter Park Resort.This year, 74 athletes fromnine countries, including theUS, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Iceland, Chile, Australia, Canada and Great Britain came to compete forspots on the US National or Paralympic National team.

Adam Hall NZL 1st place & Joel Hunt USA 3rd place men's standing SL

Adam Hall NZL 1st place & Joel Hunt USA 3rd place men's standing SL

Im very proud of all of the athletes who came out to this years Winter Park Open, said Erik Petersen, competition director for NSCD.It was a great success, every year Im amazed at the talent showcased at this event.

The NSCD had more than 15 additional athletes place in the events as well. Here are the following winners for the races:

Tuesday, Jan. 1 NorAm Super G

Men Standing

oAdam Hall, 2 first places

oJon Lujan, 2nd

oRalph Green, 2nd and 3rd

oJames Stanton, 3rd

Women Visually Impaired

oDanelle Umstead, 2 first places

oStaci Mannella, 2 second places

oAllison Jones, 1st and 3rd

Wednesday, Jan. 2 - NorAm Giant Slalom Race

Men Standing

oJamie Stanton, 1st

oRalph Green, 2nd

oJasmin Bambur, 3rd

Men Visually Impaired

oJeff Petersen, 2nd

Women Standing

oMeghan Erickson, 3rd

Women Sit

oAlana Nichols, 2nd

Women Visually Impaired

oDanelle Umstead, 2nd

Thursday, Jan. 3 - NorAm Slalom Races

Men Standing

oAdam Hall, 1st

Men Sit

oGerald Hayden, 1st

Men Visually Impaired

oLarry Martin, 2nd

oJeffrey Petersen, 3rd

Jonty O'Callaghan Jr. Men's 1st place - AUS (4th over all men's standing) SL

Jonty O'Callaghan Jr. Men's 1st place - AUS (4th over all men's standing) SL

The Winter Park Open isalso hosted by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing, USA Paralympics and the United States Paralympic Committee.

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