EAU CLAIRE (WEAU)- Team Slovenia's Mikael Kveder set a Silver Mine ski hill record for the second night in a row as he soared 96 meters Saturday night to capture the 2014 US Cup at Silver Mine Hill.
Here are some of the highlights from Saturday night's competition:
1. Eau Claire's Nate Mattoon competing in the under-20 men's division, Nate with jumps of 73.5 and 75.5 meters to finish in sixth place with 173 points.
2. Next up, Eau Claire's Emilee Anderson, she placed fifth in the U.S. Olympic qualifying earlier this month. The Eau Claire Memorial senior finished second in the Women's Open division, jumps of 74.5 and 75.5 meters.
3. In the US Cup, Eau Claire's Nick Mattoon with an impressive first jump of 88 meters. Nick would add a second jump of 84 meters to finish in 7th place.
4. Finally, Slovenia's Mikael Kveder looking for another hill record and he would not disappoint the fans at Silver Mine. Mikael with a new record jump of 96 meters. Kveder is the 2014 US Cup champion and afterwards talked about winning at Silver Mine Hill. "It's my first record on any hill, and I'm really happy. I didn't really expect it but I'm in really good form at the moment, and I'm really enjoying my time here and happy about it. It's an old style hill, lovely, I like it because it gives you so much pressure on the take-off and I like it."