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Halcyon days

Liberty’s Olivia Racette rockets down the Giant Slalom course at Belleayre Mountain. She is one of a cadre of top local skiers who vied at the Section Nine Alpine Ski Championships at Hunter Mountain on February 11.
Photos by Richard A. Ross, sportsinsightsny.com

By Richard A Ross
February 12, 2014

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY—“Here, There and Everywhere,” the title of one of countless Beatles hits, aptly describes this writer/photographer’s sojourns documenting epic athletic milestones this past week. The winter season rushes headlong towards its stunning denouement just a few weeks hence. It all began with a trip to Belleayre Mountain on February 4 to photograph the skiers on the giant slalom course.