Mari Nakamura had a great season on the slopes, placing a solid 14th in the alpine ski racing event in the U14 age group at the New Hampshire state championships.
The finish led her to be named to the New Hampshire state team, which competed in the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Eastern Junior Championship held in Stowe, Vt., March 14 to 16.
Mari skis out of Waterville Valley in New Hampshire as a member of the Black and Blue Trail Smashers Ski Club.
She is a seventh-grader at the Pike School in Andover, plays on the girls varsity soccer team and also holds the sixth grade 50m track record at Pike.