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It was a fun day at the first event in the 2022 Longboard Races. Even some pooches got into the festivities. Photo by Lisa Kelly

Longboard Races lift spirits!

By Lisa Kelly
Plumas Ski Club Honorable Scribe

The 2022 January Longboard Races were a success thanks to the efforts of the Plumas Ski Club and a cadre of volunteers! The course was groomed to perfection, the racers brought their “A game” with  a total of  28 men and 12 women racers.

 

In addition to the races, Eight Armed Chefs, running the Lost Sierra Grille, were dishing up burgers and dogs; the Intorf Lodge birdhouse (ala PondNesters) was raffled; the Brewing Lair was serving up cold brew and Simply Roots was delivering warm coffee.  We even had a Pooches on the Podium Photo Shoot (look for the dogs of Longboards calendar in the spring!).

 

Atop the podium were the winners:

Women

1st Place Wendy Antibus
2nd Place “Calamity” Abby Marshall
3rd Place Faith Bardet

Men
1st Place Eric McGrath
2nd Place Jackson Webster
3rd Place Greg Hinds

The next Longboard Race will be held on February 20th at the Plumas Eureka Ski Bowl!  For more information, go to www.plumasskiclub.org and check out our facebook page:  World Championship Longboard Races

From the left: Faith Bardet takes 3rd; Wendy Antibus places first; and Calamity Abby Marshall takes second. Photo by Chris Coughlin
1st Place winner Eric McGrath. Photo by Chris Coughlin
2nd Place goes to Jackson Webster. Photo by Chris Coughlin
3rd Place goes to Greg Hinds. Photo by Chris Coughlin
Nancy Gambell with the winner of the Intorf Lodge birdhouse, Cindy Wood. Photo by Lisa Kelly

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