CROSS COUNTRY TO MOGULS TO SLOPESTYLE
She competed in cross-country skiing growing up before switching to moguls as a teenager. After moving to slopestyle, her first international victory came at the 2007 US Freeskiing Open. "Each stage was a progression to the next. I owe a lot to mogul skiing, it gave me my first taste of real success, but also how to deal with pressure and expectations."
What bindings do you use?
Griffins for park and the F12 for adventuring
Why do you like this binding?
I like both bindings because they are light, but still strong enough to keep me attached to my skis when I’m skiing hard.
Where do you mount them?
I mount my griffins core center
What DIN do you have your bindings on?
Favorite skier: Eric Pollard
Ski hero growing up: Sarah Burke and Kristi Leskinen
Ideal day in the mountains: A Blue Bird pow day with my boyfriend
How would you describe your style: fun and playful
Your biggest breakthrough in your skiing career: Winning the slopestyle event at the 2007 US Freeski Open
Favorite place to ride: Breckenridge, CO and Thredbo in Australia
Best snow trip: A road trip through Colorado, Utah and Wyoming with Chillfactor magazine in 2011. It was an awesome crew combined with some epic days of skiing along with a few crazy nights.
What age did you start to ski: 4
Home mountain: Breckenridge, CO and Thredbo, Aus
What cant you live without: My family
Favorite phone App. Whole foods recipes
Goals and plans: Make it to Sochi 2014 in good shape and put down the run of my life.