There is Drew Inkster after a first place finish in the men's snowboard open at the Ruins Cup on Shames Mountain March 5. Second place is Colin Davis and third is Matt Kenny.

Riders rip it up at Ruins Cup

Shames Mountain turned into Shredville last weekend, March 5 and 6, with 55 skiers and boarders hitting the slopes.

Shames Mountain turned into Shredville last weekend, March 5 and 6, with 55 skiers and boarders hitting the slopes.

Saturday was the 12th annual Ruins Cup and was a family oriented occasion with contestants of all ages participating. Competitors lucked out with 22 cm of fresh snow on the mountain and clear calm skies for the event.

Sunday was a family day with fun activities, crafts and goodies for children.

A good number of volunteers also turned out for the event to help provide fun and safe racing.

This is the first Shredville weekend hosted at Shames. It was created to provide a fun weekend celebrating the areas local ski hill.

Results are as follows:




Men’s ski open

1.Wade Foster

2.Kylar Highe

3.Chase Hamilton


Men’s snowboard open

1.Drew Inkster

2.Colin Davies

3.Matt Kenny


Ski 14 – 17 mixed

1.Mitch Sabal

2.Kevin Smith

3.Tenille Lewis


Snowboard 14-17 boys

1.Fraser Bell

2.Andrew Martel

3.David Klie


Ski 13 & under mixed

1.Shania Sever

2.Joey Parkes

3.Jared Thornton


Snowboard 13 & under mixed

1.Tyler Milne

2.Justin Hickman

3.Lisa Nicholson


Women’s snowboard open

1.Cassie Wreggit

2.Stacey Blake & Lori Talstra




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