Two U16 Racers Train, Compete at Camp for Best in U.S.

The best U16 athletes in the country converged on Burke Mountain last week for the US Ski and Snowboard National Performance Series. Northwood racers Jadenlin Klebba ’21 and Benjamin DeGirolamo ’21 participated in the series, which brings the best American U16s together for training and racing. The purpose of the NPS camps is to stimulate long-term growth and prepare athletes for future international competition. Approximately sixty U16 racers from all over the United States participated in the camp, which entailed several days of training and two days of races.


Race results for Northwood’s athletes included:

1/7/2019 – U16 NPS Men’s SL 1

Ben Degirolamo – 6th

1/7/2019 – U16 NPS Men’s SL 2

Ben Degirolamo – 12th

1/7/2019 – U16 NPS Women’s SL 1

Jaden Klebba – 17th

1/7/2019 – U16 NPS Women’s SL 2

Jaden Klebba – 19th

1/9/2019 – U16 NPS Men’s GS 1

Ben Degirolamo – 15th

1/9/2019 – U16 NPS Women’s GS 1

Jaden Klebba – 15th


Complete results




The training and race hill at Burke Mountain in 2018 (Photo: Burke Mountain Academy).



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