Men's GS Nor-Am Cup Finals Day 1

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NOR-AMEAST BURKE-  Round one of the Men's Giant Solemn (GS) North American Cup Finals took place Tuesday afternoon up on the Dipper Trails at Burke Mountain. Racers from all across the world are competing over the next 4 days in Giant Solemn and Solemn races.

Upper and Big Dipper feature steep and wide open trails with picturesque views. Tanguy Nef from Sweden was the big winner Tuesday, sliding by with a tenth of a second lead on the second place finisher, which was held by Dartmouth Ski Team's own Brian McLaughlin. In third place, Addison Dvoracek was just shy of second place by two tenths of a second. All three of them receiving season passes to the Kingdom Trails for their feats.

With day one behind them, racers have set their focus to tomorrows upcoming races. An important one for them as it caps off the season for NorAm in GS, and is the day they have been training for all year. Sweedish skier Zack Monson, despite starting in the back of the pack, was pretty happy with how today went. "I think the snow and the conditions were really good. I had a pretty high bib bit it worked really well, but hopefully I can make the flip, the top thirty in the first round." This way here, Monson "can have a good start number in the second one."