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Kevin Oand#8217;Meara runner-up on Kirkwood stop of Subaru Freeskiing World Tour

Sun News Service report
Courtesy of Josh Otto Squaw Valley skier Kevin O'Meara (bright orange pants) stands on the podium after placing second at the Subaru Freeskiing World Tour Kirkwood stop this past weekend.
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South Shoreand#8217;s Josh and#8220;Baby Jand#8221; Daiek stormed the Subaru Freeskiing World Tour Kirkwood stop this past weekend, topping the field just ahead of Squaw Valleyand#8217;s Kevin Oand#8217;Meara.

Daiek entered the finals in front of last yearand#8217;s Kirkwood champion, Dylan Crossman of Utah, and Coloradoand#8217;s Ted Davenport, both of whom fell in the final run to open the door for Oand#8217;Meara and third-place finisher Guerlain Chicherit of France.

The competition was forced into two hold days during last weekand#8217;s storm, but returned with deeper snow, cold temperatures and cloudless skies. It might have been the best conditions Daiek had ever skied at Kirkwood, he said.

and#8220;The consistency of the snow was unbelievable. It was hero snow,and#8221; he said.

The Subaru Freeskiing World Tour moves on to the final stop in Snowbird, Utah, March 8-13.

and#8212; Dylan Silver, Tahoe Daily Tribune


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