Ski-Doo Race Report: Ski-Doo Hillclimbers find podium early, often

Ski-Doo riders captured a total of 13 podium finishes on the season’s opening weekend.

Rider competing in RMSHA Hillclimb.
Thanks to some cooperation from Mother Nature, the RMSHA Hillclimb race season got underway on the first weekend in March. Photo courtesy Ski-Doo Race Team Coverage

The RMSHA hillclimb race season finally got underway March 3-4 in Afton, Wyo. After several cancellations due to lack of snow, Mother Nature finally supplied the snow needed for Ski-Doo hillclimb racers to take advantage. Led by wins in the Women’s 600 Stock class by Sammi Rogers, and the Pro Senior Mod class by Mark Thompson, Ski-Doo riders captured a total of 13 podium finishes on the season’s opening weekend.

Unfortunately, it was not all good news for the team as top pro contender Blaine Mathews was injured during one of his last runs of the day, and will miss significant time due to a shoulder injury. He is expected to make a full recovery.

This past weekend at the Lost Trails Hillclimb, Ski-Doo hillclimbers took continued their podium binge with another strong showing on the women’s side from Sammi Rogers who took her second win of the season in the Women’s 600 Stock class, while Jadian Pfaff took the win in Women’s Stock. Jay Mentaberry led the way in men’s competition claiming second in the Pro 900 Stock and Pro Open Mod classes.

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