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Julia

cunningham

BIRTH YEAR: 2007

DISCIPLINE: Alpine

HOMETOWN: Truckee, CA

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: U16 Nationals: 2nd in Super-G, 3rd (first run) GS, 2nd in Mixed Team Parallel, 4th in Skills Quest, 4th Overall, 1st in the West. Regular season: Won 3 downhills, 1 super-g, 1 GS, podiumed in all other races. Awarded the Bobby Mehrhof Award (sportsmanship, fast skiing), TK Award (fast speed skiing), and Sully Award (passion, fast skiing). GOALS: "Sub 50 points in all events, top 10 Nor-Am result, selected for the Youth Olympic Games, win at U18 Nationals, top 20 at US Nationals, and qualify for NDG. "

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Tate

Frantz

BIRTH YEAR: 2005

DISCIPLINE: Ski Jumping

HOMETOWN:  Lake Placid, NY

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 

Top 20 Ski Flying World Championships

2x US National Championship podiums

4x World Cup top 20 finishes

#3 Ranked Junior (U20) in the World

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NINA

O'BRIEN

BIRTH YEAR: 1997

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: San Francisco / Denver

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 8x US National Champion, 2x World Championship team member, Current rank 15th in GS WCSL, 10th place World Championship GS Cortina 2021

GEORGE

STEFFEY

BIRTH YEAR: 1997

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Lyme, NH

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

2022 US National GS Champion

6th Place European Cup GS Finish

9th Place European Cup SL Finish

18 World Cup Starts

3 time Junior National Champion

KEELY

CASHMAN

BIRTH YEAR: 1999

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Strawberry, CA

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 17th - Val d’Isere Downhill, 16th - Val d’Isere Downhill, and 10th - Val d’Isere Super-G.

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STORM

KLOMHAUS

BIRTH YEAR: 1998

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Boulder, Colorado

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2020 NCAA Giant Slalom Champion, 2021 US National Giant Slalom Silver Medalist, 2021 US National Super-G Bronze Medalist.

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AJ HURT

BIRTH YEAR: 2000

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Carnelian Bay, CA

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: World Junior Championship Medal, and scoring WC points in 4 events last season.

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BRIAN

MCLAUGHLIN

BIRTH YEAR: 1993

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Topsfield, MA

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2018 NCAA GS Champion, 2018 NorAm GS Title, 18th at Beaver Creek WC GS, 27th Alta Badia WC GS

ryder sarchett

BIRTH YEAR: 

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Sun Valley, ID

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 3rd place in Pannorama Noram slalom. 1st place Sun Valley Nationals GS U21. Won first run Beaver Creek Noram slalom. 1st Beaver Creek Noram junior in GS.

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BIRTH YEAR: 1997

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Buffalo, NY

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

2022 Beijing Olympics 11th Place Alpine Combined

2018 PyeongChang Olympics 9th Place Team Event

6-Time U.S. National Championships Top Three Finisher – 2016-2021 

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TRICIA

MANGAN

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aj ginnis

BIRTH YEAR: 1994

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Vouliagmeni, Greece

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Bronze Medal at World Junior Championships in Hafjel Norway, World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland in 2017, 11th place finish in Flachau, Austria (1st ever World Cup points for Greece)

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lila

lapanja

BIRTH YEAR: 1994

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Lake Tahoe

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

3x US National Champion 2021 -

Giant Slalom & Alpine Combined;2023 Slalom

4x NorAm Slalom Champion,

2015 World Championship Team,

6-year member of US Ski Team,   2011-17

ava

sunshine jemison

BIRTH YEAR: 2002

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Edwards, CO

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

-NorAm Overall Title
-Silver Medalist SG World Junior Ski Championships
-ANC Overall Title

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Erik 
lynch

BIRTH YEAR: 1994

DISCIPLINE: Nordic Combined

HOMETOWN: Steamboat Springs, CO

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 4th place at U.S. Nordic Combined National Championships

  • 7th place in Continental Cup 

  • 2 starts in summer Grand Prix, 3 starts on World cup

  • Currently ranked 56th in the International FIS Continental Cup standings

Eric Lynch
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dasha romanov

BIRTH YEAR: 2003

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Colorado

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

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tanner
perkins

BIRTH YEAR: 2001

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Crested Butte, CO

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 10th in the US Nationals Super-G at Aspen Highlands 2021

KAILA

KUHN

BIRTH YEAR: 2003

DISCIPLINE: Aerial

HOMETOWN: Boyne City, MI

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

Ruka Finland World Cup 4th
US Nationals 3rd
US Nationals Junior Championship 1st
Yaraslovl Russia World Cup 7th
Yaraslavl Russia World Cup 3rd
Deer Valley Utah World Cup 3rd

Currently ranked 3rd on USSA Aerial Rankings

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novie

mccabe

BIRTH YEAR: 2001

DISCIPLINE: XC Skiing

HOMETOWN: Methow Valley, WA

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BIRTH YEAR: 2000

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Waitsfield, VT

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

World Championships 2021: 13th Slalom

Juniors World Championships 2021: 1st Slalom

1st Slalom ranking 2019/20 NorAm Cup

4x Golden ski award winner

2021 Ski Racing Media Junior of the Year

Cheyenne Brown

cheyenne

brown

BIRTH YEAR: 1999

DISCIPLINE:  Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Donner Summit, CA

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

3rd at US Nationals Downhill in Copper Colorado 2 years in a row 

4th in NorAm Downhill standings 2022-2023 season

Three top 10 results at Lake Louise NorAM Downhill

Two top 15 results at Lake Louise Super G 

2nd and 3rd place at season Opener NorAm Super Gs at Copper mountain 

Currently top 5 in DH and SG NorAm standings

ben

ritchie

Haley 

Cutler

BIRTH YEAR: 1997

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Sun Valley, ID

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 

2018-2020 NCAA All-American 

2022/23 NorAm overall DH 3rd place, SG 4th place

2023 Crans Montana Europa Cup top 30 finishes

Sub 150 World Rank in three events; DH, SG, & GS

Haley Culter

Patrick 

Kenney

BIRTH YEAR: 1997

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Hingham, MA

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 

2020 First Team NCAA All-American

2019 Second Team NCAA All-American

3rd place in 2020 US Nationals GS

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Bridger Gile

BIRTH YEAR: 1999

DISCIPLINE:  Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Aspen, CO

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

2020 Nor-Am Cup overall title

2020 Nor-Am GS Title 

2020 Nor-Am Alpine Combined title

2022 Top 15 Europa Cup GS standings 

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Chris Delbosco

BIRTH YEAR: 1982

DISCIPLINE:  Ski Cross

HOMETOWN: Avon, CO

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: World Champion 2011
26 World Cup podiums (10 gold, 10 silver, 6 bronze)
5 X-Games podiums (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
3 Olympic Games

bridger

gile

BIRTH YEAR: 1999

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Aspen, CO

Bridger Gile

Wiley Maple

BIRTH YEAR:  1990

DISCIPLINE:  Alpine Skiing

HOMETOWN: Aspen, CO

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 

Back-to-back National Champion

North American Downhill Champion

A Europa Cup Champion

2018 Olympian 

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Tyler

Wallasch

BIRTH YEAR:  1994

DISCIPLINE:  Ski Cross

HOMETOWN: Mammoth Lake, CA

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

6 times US National Champ 

2022 US Olympian 

2015 Jr. World Champion 

2 Top 5 World Cup finishes 

13 World Cup top 15’s 

6 European cup Podiums.

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Myles Silverman

BIRTH YEAR:  1997

DISCIPLINE:  Snowboarding

HOMETOWN: Brunswick, ME

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 

5x Collegiate National Champion

5x First Team All-American

6x National Champion

5x FIS World Cup Starts

 Lulu shaffer

BIRTH YEAR:  1999

DISCIPLINE:  Freestyle Skiing

HOMETOWN: Fairfield, CT

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 

5th in Almaty, Kazakhstan WC

 7th in Val St. Come WC

MEGAN SMALLHOUSE

BIRTH YEAR:  2001

DISCIPLINE: Aerial Skiing 

HOMETOWN: Reno, NV

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:  2019 NorAm Overall Title, 7th 2021 World Championships, 6th Yaroslavl, Russia World Cup 2021, 9th Moscow, Russia World Cup 2021, 9th Moscow, Russia World Cup 2020, 13 World Cup starts, 2019 Jr. World Championship Team

Kira

Thomas

BIRTH YEAR: 2007

DISCIPLINE: Alpine

HOMETOWN: Ogden, UT

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 

Sweeping the three u16 IMD Super G qualifiers at Bogus Basin

•Finishing 5th in the National Performance series Slalom at Burke

•Finishing 5th in Super-G at u16 Nationals at Mission Ridge

GOALS: "My goal is to lower my points to a competitive level as well as qualify for u18 Nationals."

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caiyu
demaggio

BIRTH YEAR:  2008

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing 

HOMETOWN: Sugar Hill, NH

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:  Ranked number 1 U16 in US going into Opa Cup. 2023 U-16 Overall Junior National Champion

1st U-16 JNC SG, 3rd GS, 1st Skills Quest

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Arthur
Schwartz

BIRTH YEAR:  2005

DISCIPLINE: Free Ski

HOMETOWN: Lenox, MA

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:  

Kyan 
Hopke

BIRTH YEAR:  2006

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing 

HOMETOWN: New Prague, MN

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:  Getting third at Junior Championships. Getting invited to the Men's NDG Europe trip. Winning my first FIS Slalom race.

Kyan Hopke

Mattias
Wilson

BIRTH YEAR:  2006

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing 

HOMETOWN: Jackson Hole, WY

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:  1st For U18 SuperG 1st for U18 Downhill at World Juniors. Ranked 3rd in the world for 2006 downhill points 

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Cailin 
Apple

BIRTH YEAR:  2005

DISCIPLINE: Alpine Skiing 

HOMETOWN: Morristown, VT

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:  VARA Team Member 2019, 2020, 2022
Invited to US Ski Team Development Team Projects at Mount Hood and Park City
Competed in U18 Nationals, U16 Nationals

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