Thursday, November 05, 2009

Hunter's own Jeremy "Worm" Transue named to the 2010 US Alpine Ski Team

Which of the below describes Jeremy Transue?
(a) local skier and fellow attendee of Hunter-Tannersville Central School
(b) son of Hunter snowmaking boss Bruce Transue
(c) member of the 2010 US Alpine Ski Team
(d) all of the above

If you guessed (d), right on!

Jeremy "Worm" Transue has been named to the 2010 U.S. Alpine Ski Team The Team includes four training groups competing at the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup, Europa Cup and Nor-Am Cup levels. Separate teams will also be named for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. 26-year-old Transue, who tore his ACL in the Europa Cup downhill in January last year, notched a handful of top 10's on the Europa Cup this January, won a FIS SG in Vermont, took bronze in this year's national DH race in Alyeska and took a couple of top 10's in Nor-Am on the Mammoth hill in February. He wrapped up his comeback season in top form, as proven by another win at the FIS Spring Series super-G race at Mammoth Mountain on April 15. On December 4 - 6, 2009 Beaver Creek will be hosting the Birds of Prey World Cup. Last winter a group from Hunter went out with a banner and to cheer and support him. On the day of the race, the Marco Sullivan fan Club showed up wearing green fan club hats and making a presence. Well, it's time to make a presence for Worm. Come on out to Beaver Creek and join the fan club to help support him! Follow Worm as he tries to qualify for the Vancouver Olympic Games in February on the U.S. Ski Team website

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