Carson City's Jason Strull is off to Sugarloaf, Maine where he will be competing in the Junior Olympics.
A member of the Heavenly freestyle team, Strull is completing a strong season in local competitions with a shot at competing nationally. Junior Olympics brings together the best young bump skiers and aerialists in the country for a week of competition. Strull will be competing in both moguls and big air.
On the local level, Strull has been competing in USSA sanctioned events throughout the Tahoe basin. He turned in his best result February 16 at his home mountain Heavenly, where he bashed the bumps of Gunbarrel to take first in the J2 age division, and seventh overall. Other notable results include fifth place in Squaw big air February 18th where he wowed the crowd with a 900, which is two and a half revolutions in the air. He landed it backwards.
Strull is an 11th grader at Carson High School. Besides competitive mogul skiing he is a member of the varsity cross-country team. In the off season, Strull enjoys rock climbing and bouldering. He has led many routes throughout the Sierra, including Cathedral Peak in Yosemite, and short subject, a test piece on the Donner Summit.
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