Sugarloafs Seth Wescott, the 2006 Olympic Snowboardcross Gold Medalist, won the first snowboardcross World Cup of his career today in
Wescott, who was raised in Farmington and lives at the base of Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley, beat out Markus Schairer of Austria and David Speiser of Germany to capture his first World Cup victory. Nick Baumgartner of
This is a good start to the season. Im riding good comparatively to everyone else in the world and I just feel like I need to take advantage of that, Wescott told www.ussnowboarding.com following the event. Ill hopefully get a few more World Cup wins in
After injuries hampered him during the past two seasons, Wescott is back at full strength and on top of the snowboardcross world to start the season.
Mainers will be able to see Wescott go for another World Cup victory when the US Snowboarding World Cup comes to
courtesy: SugarloafUSA and Sunday River