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Bill Jones' family album
by Bill Jones, Ski Instructor
Russell Jones--retired professional ski racer. Finished 17th overall on Pro Circuit best year.
Go to www.truckeeriverwinery.com for great pinot noir, merlot, zinfandel, malbec, chardonay and more from Truckee River Winery, in the Lake Tahoe area of California, made by Bill Jones' son Russell, graduate vintner from University of California/Davis with many award-winning bottlings.
Debra Plant--ex-junior racer, former ski instructor, former ski mom, here in the High Sierra of California
1st place, junior varsity girls, California/Nevada states championships, 2004
Katy Jones, 2005 National Junior Olympics
Meredith Plant. Alumnus of Sugar Bowl race team. Former competitor in western section Junior Olympics, 2005. Once on the Auburn, California, high school ski race team. Also triathlete and competive swimmer. In 2012, on University of California--Davis ski team.
Meredith at age 14, 2nd place in California/Nevada High School League, 2006
Meredith at age 16, in line for California State champion 2007 with wins in giant slalom and slalom. Raced for University of California--Davis.
Riley Plant, age 6--with 1st place medal;
Another win for Riley at Mt. Bachelor, Oregon, April 11/2014.
Riley, March 2015: on the Middlebury College ski team, selected for the National Collegiate Ski Association national championships. Also raced for Middlebury at NCAA in 2016 at Steamboat Springs. In the giant slalom race were the 34 best college ski racers in America (actually most were recruited from Europe). He finished the two runs in the race and was best of those in the under 21 year class (most of the racers were seniors), best of his Middlebury College team, and 14th best overall in America.
Riley skiing in the National Collegiate Athletic Association races
April 2016: Riley is now ranked for his age group (21 years) 3rd nationally in giant slalom and 29th in the world. Riley is 5th of all ages in the USA in slalom, 46th in the world.
at Stratton Mountain, Vermont, 2015, winning run:
September, 2016: Riley is now ranked 3rd best American ski racer in his age group in giant slalom (25th of all ages) and 29th best in the world in his age group. For slalom he is ranked 6th in the U.S. for his age group (37th of all ages) and 48th in the world for his age group:
Graeme Plant, Meredith's and Riley's father, Bill's son-in-law, heli-skiing in British Columbia.
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