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Ryan Shreve SIS Race 2011 results

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Provided to the TribuneThis year's ski race winners include: first place, Abe Neitling; second place, Matt Underhill; and third place, Mitchell Underhill.

Sierra-at-Tahoe once again hosted the annual Ryan Shreve Ski/Snowboard race, March 15, to raise awareness for second-impact syndrome (SIS). This is the sixth year this race has been held.

Ryan Shreve was born in South Lake Tahoe in 1979 and graduated from South Tahoe High School in 1997. He went on the get his fire science degree and his paramedic license, and worked for El Dorado Hills Fire Department.

He died in October of 2003 due to SIS after several wakeboarding concussions.

This year’s ski race winners are: first place, Abe Neitling; second place, Matt Underhill; and third place, Mitchell Underhill.

All three were close friends of Shreve.

For snowboarding, the winners were: first place, James Sommercamp; second place, Pierce Ackerman; and third place, Jasson Felcher.

The race entry fees and all proceeds from the race, ensure the ongoing reprinting and distribution of the SIS Brochure. This brochure was created by Dr. Terry Murphy, the Former Cal Director of EMS Agencies, El Dorado Hills Fire Department, the Shreve Family, and Gary Edwards. It has been distributed to all CIF High Schools in and Emergency Rooms all over the planet to educate other professionals, friends and families about this syndrome.

For a copy of the SIS Brochure, contact mshreve@edhfire.com.

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