Pair of golds for boarder

Colfax High's Steinhoff competes in Colorado
By: By Mike Ray, Colfax Record Sports Editor
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Colfax High senior Nelly Steinhoff competed at this week’s United States Snowboard Association’s Nationals in Copper Mountain, Colo. and came home with a pair of gold medals and one bronze.

Steinhoff, the reining two-time CNISSF state girls snowboard champion, competed in the junior girls division for competitors ages 16-18.

Steinhoff captured firsts in both the bordercross and slalom events and placed third in the giant slalom.

These are the top three finishers in the competition that brought together snowboarders from across the nation


  1. Nelly Steinhoff, Colfax
  2. Mackenzie Lepps, Sandy Hook, Conn.
  3. Felicia Turcotte, Park City, Utah


  1. Nelly Steinhoff, Colfax
  2. Madeleine Veneziaro, Boulder, Colo.
  3. Kathleen Selhorst, Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Giant Slalom

  1. Celine Holland, Penn Valley
  2. Drew Bernadett, Grass Valley
  3. Danielle Steinhoff, Colfax