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Waterville Valley, New Hampshire -  The U.S. Alpine Tech Championships will bring the nation’s top alpine racers to Waterville Valley Resort March 23-26 to compete in the slalom, giant slalom, and the new parallel slalom events.
 
Tommy Ford will look to defend his giant slalom title and Nina O’Brien will defend her slalom title from the 2018 U.S. Alpine National Championship in Sun Valley, Idaho. Other athletes to watch are Sam Morse, Ryan Cochran-Siegle, and Resi Steigler. Locals racing from the U.S. Ski Team are Alice Merryweather of Hingham, MA, Nick Krause of Northboro, MA, and Zoe Zimmerman of Gilford, NH who got her start at the Waterville Valley Academy and BBTS as a U12. 
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Schedule of Events: 
 
Saturday, March 23rd
8:15am: Women’s Slalom Run 1 - Upper Sel’s Choice & Tommy’s World Cup
10:00am: Men’s Slalom Run 1 - Upper Sel’s Choice & Tommy’s World Cup
12:30pm: Women’s Slalom Run 2 - Upper Sel’s Choice & Tommy’s World Cup
2:15pm:  Men’s Slalom Run 2 - Upper Sel’s Choice & Tommy’s World Cup
Awards immediately following the race in the Courtyard of the Base Area
3:00-8:00pm: Opening Apres Party in the Base Area
4:00-5:00pm: U.S. Team Athlete Signing
 
Sunday, March 24th
9:15am: Men’s & Women’s Parallel Slalom Qualifiers - Utter Abandon
12:00pm: Women’s Parallel Slalom Race - World Cup
1:00pm: Men’s Parallel Slalom Race - World Cup
Awards immediately following the race in the Courtyard of the Base Area
 
Monday, March 25th
9:00am: Women’s Giant Slalom Run 1 - White Caps & Sel’s Choice
12:00pm: Women’s Giant Slalom Run 2 - White Caps & Sel’s Choice
Awards immediately following the race in the Courtyard of the Base Area
 
 
Tuesday, March 26th
9:00am: Men’s Giant Slalom Run 1 - White Caps - Sel’s Choice - Tommy’s World Cup
12:00pm: Men’s Giant Slalom Run 2 - White Caps - Sel’s Choice - Tommy’s World Cup 
Awards immediately following the race in the Courtyard of the Base Area
 
“This will be the biggest race that Waterville Valley Resort has hosted since our last World Cup in 1991. The whole team is excited to be bringing elite racing back to Waterville Valley,” says Waterville Valley Resort’s President and General Manager, Tim Smith. 
 
Attached you will find the event logo. For media credentials or any other questions contact Stacie Sullivan, Waterville Valley Communications Manager at [email protected]
 
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About Waterville Valley
 
Waterville Valley is a four-season resort set on 540 private acres surrounded by 360° of National Forest. Sitting atop the 4,004-foot Mt. Tecumseh, “New Hampshire’s Family Resort” features 265 acres of skiable terrain, a vertical drop of 2,020 feet, 62 trails, 11 lifts, and 74k of groomed Nordic terrain nestled in the valley below.  Shuttles provide easy access to year-round events, shopping, and dining in the Town Square as well as a variety of lodging options, including country inns, condominiums, and all-suite hotels. This year Waterville Valley Resort continues on Phase II of a multi-year capital improvement and expansion project. For more information, visit waterville.com