Photo courtesy NBC Olympics/USOC
Steamboat Springs, CO-
do you like to relax?
A. With my iPad Mini.
on your warm-up playlist?
A. I do not use music.
your favorite career moment so far?
A. Wining the world championships, and training in Steamboat.
you weren’t a professional athlete, what would you want to be?
A. I would be riding horses.
drew you to your sport at a young age?
A. My parents started me skiing at 11 months. We lived in a ski area and loved any minute of it.
your favorite junk food?
A. Dried mangos.
the craziest dream you’ve ever had?
A. I sleep hard....no dreams.
the best movie you’ve seen in the past year?
A. “Iron Man 3.”
you could speak any language fluently, what would it be?
you had three wishes, what would they be?
A. Stay healthy, train well, and compete the best I can.
Q. Describe the
longest day of skiing you’ve ever had.
A. A World Cup in Japan that was fogged out. I was one of the next to go, but stood there most of the day.
do you see yourself in 10 years?
A. Riding horses in the summer, skiing in the winter.
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