Another Week, Another Podium


More Top 10 finishes for Park City's women's ski jumpers

(Courtesy USSA)

Lindsey Van (Park City, UT) scored two podium finishes over the weekend in Falun, Sweden in the women's Continental Cup normal hill, HS98, event. Van was second on Saturday and third on Sunday, finishing ahead of Jessica Jerome (Park City, UT) in third and fourth.

Daniela Irashko of Austria grabbed both wins, posting the longest jump on Saturday, 97 meters, and the longest jump on Sunday, 102 meters. Van jumped 86.5 and 94.5 meters on Saturday moving her into second, with Jerome jumping 92.5 and 87.5 meters to take third.

Alissa Johnson (Park City, UT) and Abby Hughes (Park City, UT) rallied into the top 15 in eighth and 14th.

On Sunday, Iraschko led the field again, with fellow countryman Austria's Jacqueline Seifriedsbeger in second. Van posted a third place finish with 91.5 and 92.0 meter jumps.

Jerome landed in fourth, just shy of the podium. Johnson and Hughes finished in seventh and 14th, respectively.

The men competed in the Falun FIS Cup with Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, NY) finishing in second on Saturday and first on Sunday. For complete FIS Cup results, go to the FIS website.

OFFICIAL RESULTS
Continental Cup
Falun, Sweden
September 25, 2010
Women's Normal Hill HS98

1. Daniela Iraschko, Austria (97.0, 93.0) 244.5
2. Lindsey Van, Park City, UT (86.5, 94.5) 229.5
3. Jessica Jerome, Park City, UT (92.5, 87.5) 227.0
4. Melanie Faisst, Germany (93.5, 86.0) 224.0
5. Jacqueline Seifridsberger, Austria (92.5, 84.5) 221.5
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8. Alissa Johnson, Park City, UT (82.5, 80.5) 187.0
14. Abby Hughes, Park City, UT (70.5, 78.5) 157.0

September 26, 2010
Women's Normal Hill HS98

1. Daniela Iraschko, Austria, (102.0, 94.0) 258.0
2. Jacqueline Seifriedsberger, Austria (95.5, 95.5) 253.0
3. Lindsey Van, Park City, UT (91.5, 92.0) 235.5
4. Jessica Jerome, Park City, UT (86.5, 91.0) 222.0
5. Line Jahr, Norway (94.0, 83.0) 221.5
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7. Alissa Johnson, Park City, UT (84.0, 86.5) 206.5
14. Abby Hughes, Park City, UT (82.0, 77.5) 179.0