Date of birth
August 17, 1988
Age (as of Dec. 1, 2012)
Place of birth
Freestyle discipline and team
Halfpipe – Group A
Years on National Team
Trennon Paynter and Marc Mcdonell
Personal career highlights
1st at the AFP World Championships 2011
2nd at the Euro X Games 2011
Freestyle club affiliation
Silver Star Freestyle Club
Favorite TV series, movie or book and why
Twin peaks, Dexter and Boardwalk Empire
Riding bikes, music and hanging out in the woods
Favorite professional sports team
I don’t really watch team sports.
I never leave home without…
What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome?
All of my injuries
Goals outside of sport
To have goals outside of sport!
Advice to young athletes
Enjoy what you’re doing and stay hungry.
How did you get into freestyle?
I watched Matchstick Production’s SKI MOVIE and I immediately knew I wanted to be one of those guys.
It would surprise you to know that…
I absolutely hated skiing until I was 12.
If I wasn’t an athlete I would be…
Favorite World Cup / AFP stop
Anything in Japan
What’s the craziest thing you’ve done to support your passion for skiing?