Course record set on Teton Pass
The 2019 Teton Pass Hill Climb crowned new cycling champions for its 6.1-kilometer race Sunday, with a new course record set as well. Chris Smithwick won the men’s title in 25 minutes, 53 seconds, five seconds ahead of Joshua Lebo in second place. The previous record belonged to Gabe Klamer at 26:05, set in 2016. Charlotte Baptiste won the women’s race in 33:33, and the junior race went to Bode Welch in 32:54.
Victor racer grabs Targhee win
The 24th Targhee Hill Climb went off Friday, with Trevor Garner, of Victor, Idaho, taking the title.
Garner covered the 12-mile, 2,200-foot climb in 42 minutes, 19 seconds. He edged Charlie Hagen, of Jackson, who finished second in 43:33.Loranne Ausley, from Tallahassee, Florida, won the women’s race in 1:08:46. Annie Mostkoff, of Tetonia, Idaho, was first in the women’s 60-plus age group in 1:30:57.