Ellie Schmidt of Central Catholic took second in slalom Saturday. Photo courtesy of Mikejulianaphotography.com

Skiers and snowboarders from West Linn, Hood River Valley and Lincoln racked up victories in a wild weekend of high school racing and freestyle action on Mount Hood.

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Overall winner Luke Musgrave of the Mt. Hood Race Team

Hundreds of youth racers of all sizes and levels charged through the slalom gates Sunday for this year's Cooper Spur dual slalom, which was moved to a higher elevation on Shooting Star Ridge due to the low snow season.

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Photo by John Gertlar

High school snowboarders will go head-to-head in slopestyle, banked slalom and boarder cross all weekend on Mount Hood.

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Know a high school-aged skier looking for a fun winter sport where you get to go as fast as you can? Ski racing is worth considering, as this video from Mount Hood coach and videographer Robin Cressy attests.

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Jackie Wiles grew up racing on Hood. Photo by Mich Gunn.

21-year-old local racing star Jacqueline Wiles has earned a spot on the U.S. Ski Team for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Emily Sarich of Parkrose won under the lights at Meadows Saturday night. Photo by Mike Juliana.

Three Rivers league racers shredded gates under the lights at Meadows Saturday night, and West Linn's boys and girls teams both emerged victorious.

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Michel Macedo of Cascade Winter Sports Club.

Up-and-coming racing stars Michel Macedo and Trevor Maxwell ripped through the gates on Pucci to finish first and second in the Super Bowl Slalom Sunday, narrowly beating out the legendary Master racer Timothy Hill.

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Andis Solomon of Jesuit won the Metro League GS Saturday. Photo by mikejulianaphotography.com

High school racers from three different leagues got to shred gates on Shooting Star Ridge and Gemini over the weekend, and Hood River Valley and Jesuit are looking like the teams to beat.

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Sutton Bell LaFevre of the Cooper Spur Race Team gets the kid racing season started at Skibowl.

More than 250 young racers and their families brought Multorpor to life on Sunday with a noisy and spirited season-opening Kids Kandahar race down Mt. Hood Lane.

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Lindsey is out of the 2014 Olympics, but Ligety is in top form. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Ted Ligety won the world Cup super combined race in Wengen, Switzerland today with the second-fastest slalom run and a solid run on the downhill.

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