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Nick Alexander, Peter Frenette qualify for finals of large hill ski jumping

February 19, 2010 | 12:01 pm

Nick Alexander (Lebanon, N.H.) and Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, N.Y.) have advanced from the qualification round for large hill ski jumping.


Alexander had a score of 116.5, while Frenette recorded a 113.8.

Andres Johnson (Park City, Utah) posted a 95.6 and did not advance.

Noriaki Kasai of Japan was the top qualifier with a score of 143.5 points.

The first round of competition will begin at 11:30 a.m. PST Saturday.

-- Houston Mitchell in Vancouver, Canada

Photo: Nick Alexander. Credit: Matthew Stockman / Getty Images.