Alpine skiing – Zaitsoff cracks top-10 in super-G

RMR’s Fry, Trivanovic also compete

Red Mountain Racer grad Sasha Zaitsoff finished seventh overall in Sunday’s men’s super-G at the Canadian ski championships in Nakiska, Alta.

Zaitsoff’s time of one minute 4.01 seconds was right behind overall winner Jeffrey Frisch of Quebec, who posted a time of 1:02.91.

Zaitsoff was in the mix in Saturday’s downhill that opened the Canadian championships.

The Balfour skier was 12th overall clocking a time of 58.66 seconds. Kelby Halbert of Ontario won the race with a time of 57.56 seconds.

Rossland’s Steven Fry was 43rd overall in Saturday’s downhill and 79th in the super-G.

Meanwhile in the women’s events, Una Trivanovic of the Red Mountain Races was 47th in Saturday’s downhill in a time of 1:07.54.

Britt Janyk of Whistler won the race for her 14th national title. Janyk blazed down the Nakiska course in a time of 59.41 seconds.

On Sunday, the women participated in the Super Combined race, which involved a slalom race and a shorter downhill race.

Trivanovic finished 40th overall 16.71 seconds behind winner Marie-Michelle Gagnon of Quebec, who also won the Canadian Super Combined title in 2009.

Racing continues today with the super-G for women and the Super Combined for men.

On Tuesday and Wednesday the men and women participate in their respective giant slalom races and the championships wrap up on Thursday with the slalom races.