Races 21 – 27 January – RAF Championships 2014

logoRAFThe Royal Air Force Championships are currently taking place in Saalbach-Hinterglem and some of the Hemel members are competing. The Slalom event was held on Friday 17 January.

In the Female Slalom competition congratulations to Claire Nixon and Claire Crichton who were placed 1st and 5th respectively.

 1 3 51587 Nixon Claire 1985 52.53 53.76 1:46.29 0.00

5 12 51737 Crichton Claire 1982 1:01.11 1:00.01 2:01.12 86.50

In the Men’s Slalom competition Gary Smith was placed 1st

1 26 51497 Smith Gary 1984 44.35 43.91 1:28.26 0.00

In the Super G, a much more specilised speed event, a mixture of GS and Downhill Clare NIXON was again placed first. In the mens race Gary SMITH was pipped into 2nd place. The following day saw the Downhill competition take place on the Zwolferkogel race course, a straight forward run from top to bottom as quickly as possible. Clare NIXON was placed 3rd in the females whilst in the mens event Gary SMITH came 7th.

DH and GS races were cancelled due to lack of snow on the homologated piste


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