How many years have you been in competitive snowboarding? 8 years
What club and or snowboard camps have you participated with in the past? Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, 2010 USASA Team camp, three years of Project Gold Alpine Camp
Who were your past coaches? Steve Kwasniewski, Will Rivera, Adam Casanova, Nate Holland, Neil Sunday
What is your strongest/favorite discipline in your snowboarding? Slalom and Giant slalom
Results from last season?
7th in slalom at the 2011 Holimont FIS race
6th in slalom at Canadian Nationals
3rd in slalom at USASA Nationals
3rd in giant slalom at USASA Nationals
2nd in giant slalom at the 2011 Holimont FIS race
What are some of your past competition experiences?
I have competed in Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and Italy. I have been to three Junior World Championships and three World Cups.
What are your sponsors and or hook-ups? GoPro, Bonfire and USASA Team
What is your workout/stretch routine in the past? I do workouts that my coach Josh Banks gives me. There is a large variety, from cardiovascular workouts (like sprints) to weight workouts (like dead lifts) to balance exercises.
What are your goals for the season? I hope to qualify for the set of three World Cups in Europe in January, 2012.
Why are you STOKED to be on the USASA SNOWBOARD TEAM? I am excited to be on the USASA Snowboard Team because it will provide opportunities to represent USASA in a positive light as well as introduce myself to potential sponsors.
I’d like to thank my parents for being so supportive, as well as my coaches (Thedo and Josh) for giving such great advice and pushing me to become better. I’d also like to thank my sponsors for supporting me and providing me with discounts and great products.