Tashi Townley performs a flat-five at a slopestyle event held last week at Silver Star.

Tashi Townley to compete at Junior Nationals at Marmot Basin

The Townley brothers recently returned from another successful B.C. series freestyle competition held at Silverstar on Feb. 17–20.

The Townley brothers recently returned from another successful B.C. series freestyle competition held at Silverstar on Feb. 17–20.

Shey, who is 11 years old, had a strong run in the single moguls coming in second in the super youth category just behind Todd Heard of Mt. Washington. On Sunday, he performed his first competitive 720 to win the bronze medal in the popular slopestyle event held at the terrain park.

Tashi, competing in the youth category, also did well in the single moguls, winning a bronze medal. He went into the second round just behind the leader but got bumped to third after Mitchell Wilson of Whistler tore up the course on his second run.

Tashi competed in two slopestyle events winning the silver medal on Saturday after performing a flat five off the first jump leading into a switch rodeo five off the second.

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PHOTO: Shey Townley and Tashi Townley

Tashi’s overall points standings in the moguls, big air and slopestyle events have qualified him for the Junior Nationals which will be held at Marmot Basin, Alberta on March 13-17.

Both Tashi and Shey will be finishing their competitive season at the B.C Championships to be held at Blackcomb April 1–3.

PHOTO: Shey Townley reels in a 360.

Contributed by John Townley


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