Meet Colorado’s Olympic hopefuls.
Started Skiing: Age 2
Top Finish: Back-to-back gold medals (2012 and 2013) at Winter X Games in Europe
Preferred Mountains: Snowmass, Whistler
Go-To Trick: Cork 540 with a tail grab (one-and-a-
Favorite (Other) Winter Olympic Sport to Watch: Hockey
Quick Start: He was first invited to the Winter X Games at age 15.
No Net: “I do a lot of trampoline work. I practice or train tricks on the tramp and then bring them to snow. I’m not the biggest fan of air bags. I prefer [trying tricks] on a slushy day in the spring when there’s a little give in the snow so it’s not quite as scary if you think you’re going to fall.”