The 2017 Midwest Regional Championships held in Center City Minnesota saw 13 performance records broken or tied: two in Slalom, four in tricks and seven in Jumping.
-Julie Mishler kicked off the record spree by becoming the first Girls 1 skier to ski into 32 off in slalom with a score of 73 buoys (1@49k – 13m).
-Men 1 jump saw not one but two skiers tie for a new record. Brandon Schipper and Benjamin Leutz both soared 191 feet breaking a record set back in 2003 by Brody Reid.
-William Roberts jumped 165 feet in Boys 3 to handily breaking Brody Reid’s 2002 record of 141 feet set in 2002.
-Bruce Kunde matched his earlier National record performance with a jump of 101 feet. Bruce further commemorated his introduction into Men 10 by setting records in both slalom and tricks for a sweep of the categories.
-Cole Kalkbrenner jumped 189 in Men 2 to eclipse a record set 24 years ago by Brandon Meredith.
-Dean Chappell broke a 1999 Men 7 record with a 106 foot jump. The previous record was held by Lloyd Meredith who happens to be the father of Brandon mentioned above.
-Lisa Lamb improved her own record in Women 4 jumping with a leap of 102 feet.
-Cale Burdick tied the Men 2 trick record with a score of 4150 points.
-Buddy Piercy tied the Men 9 trick record with a run of 1670 points.
-James Olsen became the first Men 11 skier to hold a regional record with his trick run of 540 points.
Some of the above performance also qualified as records in the Midwest Skier and Midwest Tournament record categories. Consult the newly revised record sheets for details.