Two Gold Medals, One Silver, One Bronze and Outstanding Efforts by 17 Athletes and Crew
Thief River Falls, Minn. (Jan. 27, 2015) –Team Arctic proved that green is gold at the 2015 ESPN Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo., capturing two gold medals, a silver and one bronze, with outstanding performances by 17 athletes and crew members.
Tucker Hibbert kept his incredible win-streak alive, taking his eighth-consecutive gold medal after a dominant performance in snocross. Hibbert now has 13 overall medals in X Games competition dating back to his first appearance in 2000, at which he won his first of nine career gold medals. Joining Hibbert in snocross competition were Team Arctic racers David Joanis, Logan Christian, Cody Thomsen and Mike Bauer.
Ryan Simons scored his first career gold medal when he delivered a commanding the win in Hillcross competition, an event that combined elements of hill climb and snocross. His path to victory included competition from teammates Kyle Tapio, David McClure, Rob Kincaid, Nathan Zollinger, Trace Tupper and Taylor Meuwissen.
Cory Davis captured the most medals of any snowmobile athlete at this year’s X Games, with a Silver in Long Jump and a Bronze in Speed & Style. Willie Elam and Brett Turcotte were the other Team Arctic competitors in Speed & Style.
Jeff Tweet was a whisker from collecting a medal in Snocross Adaptive. He finished fourth overall, with teammate Chris Heppding taking sixth.
"Everyone at Arctic Cat is proud of the 17 athletes and crew members who made this the most successful X Games in recent memory," said Mike Kloety, Team Arctic Race Manager. "It takes a huge effort to just make it to X Games. With millions of viewers watching from all over the world, Team Green gave an outstanding performance that brought medals and great competition."
Excellent Arctic Cat results for the podium at the Arctic Cat Cup event in Sweden. First and third in stock and open classes!
The Arctic Cat Cup has a history over 30 years and is Europe’s biggest and oldest Snowmobile race where the best drivers in Europe participate.
As always though: Second place is first looser
Pro Open (Arctic Cat Domination!)
1. Petter Norsa Arctic Cat
2. Marcus Ogemar-Hellgren Lynx
3. Filip Eriksson Arctic Cat
4. Viktor Herten Lynx
5. Nisse Kjellstr öm Polaris
6. David Reponen Arctic Cat
7. Mathias Johansson Arctic Cat
8. Marcus Dorsch Ski-Doo
9. Albin Lundqvist Arctic Cat
Stock class (Arctic Cat Domination!)
1. Martin Moland Arctic Cat
2. Johan Eriksson Lynx
3. Alexander Berglund Arctic Cat
4. Marius Nord Ski-Doo
5. Jens Nordström Lynx
6. Robin Jonsson Lynx
7. Balder Nä äs Arctic Cat
8. Eetu Karjalainen Arctic Cat (Finland)
All of the Arctic Cat family is proud of it’s Snowmobile racers, shakes their hands for congratulations and wishes them all the best for the upcoming races – THANK YOU for sharing our passion
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Das Messeangebot für Jäger und Angler in Dortmund wird 2015 größer als jemals zuvor. Mit mehr als 770 Ausstellern aus 40 Ländern wird Europas größte Jagdmesse, die JAGD & HUND, zusammen mit der FISCH & ANGEL neue Rekorde aufstellen.