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Aspen Team Diva: Synchro champs
With matching uniforms, matching skis and matching turns, Aspen Team Diva ruled the synchronized skiing
competition this week on Aspen Mountain.
For the first time since their founding in 1998, Aspen Team Diva won the Aspen World Synchro
Aspen Team Diva rose to the top with their skiing choreography, topping seven other teams that competed in
the 12th annual contest featuring ski instructors from across the world.
This year, in addition to the synchro competition, races and bump contests were staged.
With their victory in the synchronicity phase, Aspen Team Devo won the 2014 event with the Telluride
Ghostriders finishing second.
The title for Aspen Team Diva also was the first title ever for an all-women’s team.
Here are the members of victorious Aspen Team Diva:
Coach Stephanie Brown
Aspen Demo Team, the Aspen men’s synchro team, finished third overall.
Beaver Creek Epic Chix finished fourth and second in the women’s division.
Team Beavo was fifth with the Southern Synchro Skiers sixth.
The Southern Synchro Skiers consist of ski instructors from the Southern Hemisphere.
Aspen Team Diva-ettes finished seventh.
The Aspen Team Diva-Lution team was eighth.
They are part of the Aspen Team Diva program, consisting of Aspen Skiing Co. ski instructors.
Judges for the 2014 contest were led by head judge Gregor Neal. He was joined by Stacey Gerrish, Kevin
Jordan, Rick Vetromile, Tom Jacobson and Linda Guerrette.
Bonnie’s Restaurant stayed open for the competition with a large crowd of spectators gathered on Bonnie’s
deck for the Monday synchro finals.
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The Ghostriders from Telluride collect a second-place finish
inthe 2014 Aspen World Synchro Championships, staged at
Aspen Mountain on Monday. Aspen Team Diva, an all-female
team, won the 2014 title.
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Competitors in the 2014 Aspen world Synchro Championships
work their magic on North American, just above Bonnie's
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