BOONE — Boone local Ashley Winecoff placed second in the Women’s Downhill Skateboarding Championships hosted by World Skate — a competition featuring skaters from around the world.

Winecoff, a USA Downhill Skateboarding Team member, travelled to San Juan, Argentina in early November to race against 32 qualifying top-ranked women downhill skateboarders. The race involved riding just under a mile through hairpin bends on Punta Negra Dam Road.

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Boone local Ashley Winecoff places second at the international downhill skateboarding competition.

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Ashley Winecoff embraced fellow teammate Loryn Roberson.

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Ashley Winecoff celebrates her placement, held up by friends Nathaniel Chappelle, Daniel Minsky and Max Capps.

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Emily Pross and Ashley Winecoff from Team USA place first and second with Dutch competitor Lisa Peters coming in third.

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