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Shannon Bahrke places 6th, 11th in moguls at Worlds

INWASHIRO, Japan – Shannon Bahrke of Tahoe City led the U.S. women with a sixth-place finish in moguls at the 2009 FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships in Japan on Saturday.

She followed with an 11th-place finish in the dual moguls event Sunday.

In the men’s competition, Sho Kashima of South Lake Tahoe took sixth on Saturday and 10th on Sunday.


1. Aiko Uemura, Japan, 24.71

2. Jennifer Heil, Canada, 22.88

3. Nikola Sudova, Czech Republic, 21.76

4. Miki Ito, Japan, 21.35

5. Kristi Richards, Canada, 21.20

6. Shannon Bahrke, Tahoe City, CA, 21.15

14. Hannah Kearney, Norwich, VT, 13.09

16. Michelle Roark, Denver, 12.52

17. Eliza Outtrim, Steamboat Springs, CO, 11.78


1. Pat Deneen, Cle Elum, WA, 23.41

2. Tapio Luusua, Finland, 21.89

3. Vincent Marquis, Canada, 21.66

4. Nobuyuki Nishi, Japan, 21.62

5. Maxime Gingras, Canada, 21.42

6. Sho Kashima, South Lake Tahoe, CA, 21.11

18. Michael Morse, Duxbury, MA, 17.07

33. Landon Gardner, Missoula, MT, 11.98


1. Aiko Uemura, Japan

2. Miki Ito, Japan

3. Hannah Kearney, Norwich, VT

4. Tae Satoya, Japan

5. Nikola Sudova, Czech Republic

11. Shannon Bahrke, Tahoe City, CA

22. Emiko Torito, Denver


1. Alexandre Bilodeau, Canada

2. Nobuyuki Nishi, Japan

3. Tapio Luusua, Finland

4. Vincent Marquis, Canada

5. Pat Deneen, Cle Elum, WA

10. Sho Kashima, South Lake Tahoe, CA

20. Landon Gardner, Missoula, MT

26. Michael Morse, Duxbury, MA

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