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MEET THE INDEPENDENCE RACERS

The 2018 Independence Team:



Baden Brenner
Baden Brenner Baden is passionate about skiing. His favorite events are Downhill and Slalom. Baden especially enjoys enjoys skiing the chutes and searching for the perfect jump to 360. Baden also enjoys mountain biking, hunting, backpacking and camping with his Boy Scout Troop 111.

Wesley Simko
Wesley Simko This is Wesley's 7th year on the team and he is now a U16 racer. As a Freshman at Clark Fork High School, he especially enjoys Math and Spanish. He attends Cedar Hills Church. During the offseason, Wesley likes to play soccer, bike, run, and anticipate the next ski season. He likes to have fun on the mountain and anywhere else that he can manage it.

Crosby Schmidt
Crosby Schmidt Crosby Schmidt is a U12 skier. This is his 7th year on Independence Racing Team. He is a sixth grader at Northside Elementary School. Crosby enjoys snow and water skiing, swimming, mountain biking, hiking, camping, and all other outdoor adventures.

Avery Edmundson
Avery Edmundson .

Erika Edmundson
Erika Edmundson .

Faith Stephany
Faith Stephany Faith will be starting her third racing season this year 2019-2020 competing in U10. Faith started skiing at 2½ years old in the mountains of Southern California and in September of 2017 her parents moved to the Idaho panhandle to fulfill her desire to become a ski racer. She currently attends Washington Elementary in the third grade where she likes to study math and music. Faith enjoys all outdoor activities, rain, snow or shine. You will find her riding around town on her bicycle, skooter, roller skates or walking. She enjoyed going to the Bulldogs football games this fall to watch her sisters (one “sister” is a foreign exchange student from Spain) perform with the Sandpoint Varsity Cheer Team.

Logan Johnston
Logan Johnston Logan is a U8 racer and this is his third year on the team. Logan is in the 1st grade at Stratton Elementary School in Newport, WA. He enjoys math and science as well as PE. Logan is an avid outdoorsman. When he’s not skiing, he enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, biking, and playing outside with his friends.

James Schriber
James Schriber James is a U12 racer and this is his 3nd year with the team. He is a fifth grader at Northside Elementary where art is his favorite subject. James enjoys skiing, snowmobiling, camping, swimming, fishing, pickleball, and most all other outdoor activities. He has a passion for cooking and loves to experiment in the kitchen.