Competitive young snowboarder Isabella Gomez, 11, who rides for the Snoqualmie Team, earned first place in the USA Snowboard Association’s 24th annual Nationals Tournament, held March 30 through April 4 in Copper Mountain, Colo.
Gomez competes in the Menehune Girls (10-11) division.
She took second place in the half pipe and giant slalom, third in slopestyle, fourth in slalom and fifth in boardercross. This is Gomez’s fourth national tournament in four years. She placed second overall last year and first overall in 2011. She is sponsored by Gnu, Snoqualmie and Snowcon. Learn more at www.usasa.org.