Revelstoke athletes take top 5 in Freeride World Qualifiers

The event, held at Revelstoke Mountain Resort January 6, 9 and 10, features some of the best athletes in skiing and snowboarding

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Revelstoke athletes placed in the Top 5 during the Freeride World Qualifier held at Revelstoke Mountain Resort Jan. 6, 9 and 10. Photo: Hywell Williams

Several Revelstoke athletes placed in their categories during the Freeride World Qualifiers held at Revelstoke Mountain Resort last week.

During the qualifiers, some of North America’s gnarliest skiers and snowboarders compete for a spot on the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association’s Freeride World Tour.

Revelstoke riders placing in the two-star event held on Monday, Jan. 6 were:

Female Snowboard

3rd place – Ciara Michaluk

Male Snowboard

4th place – Maxim Lelek

5th place – Kyle van Yzerloo

Male Ski

5th place – Billy Lloyd-Blainey (From AUS but spends winters in Revelstoke)

Revelstoke athletes placing in the four-star event held Thursday Jan. 9 and Friday Jan. 10 were:

Male Snowboard

4th place – Kai White

A complete list of the winners from the Freeride World Qualifiers held at Revelstoke Mountain Resort is available here.