Leif Zimmermann (BSF/Madshus) skiing through a snow squall on his way to victory in the 15km freestyle in West Yellowstone.
Leif Zimmermann (BSF/Madshus) and Morgan Arritola (SVSEF) skied to victory on Friday morning in West Yellowstone, Montana as SuperTour action continued with a 10/15km freestyle.
Zimmermann, a relative local, hailing from Bozeman, Montana, defeated Sylvan Ellefson (Team Homegrown) by 23 seconds on the three loop course. Mike Sinnott (SVSEF) winner of Wednesday’s Sprint Showdown, placed third, just three seconds in back of Ellefson.
Sinnott edged out teammate Matt Gelso by a mere .2 seconds to claim the final podium spot.
In the women’s race, Arritola, racing in West Yellowstone for the first time since the 08-09 season (when she also won the 10km freestyle), posted a 14 second win over Jessie Diggins (CXC/USST). Caitlin Gregg (CXC) continued her strong start to the 2012 season, placing third, + 27.9.
Complete Results – West Yellowstone SuperTour 10/15km Freestyle
West Yellowstone SuperTour 10km Freestyle - Morgan Arritola (SVSEF) 1st place.