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Our Mission is to empower young ski racers
to approach their careers with champion-grade passion,
genuine curiosity, and formidable tenacity.

The Base Camp for Speed Ski Racing

This is American Downhiller – where the best current and former downhill ski racers and coaches band together to create a speed-skiing platform for the future generation of ski racers. Our mission is to empower young ski racers to approach their careers with champion-grade passion, genuine curiosity, and formidable tenacity. This is the base camp for becoming the fastest in the world. We offer different camps of the highest coaching quality and caliber.

The shared knowledge and passion that this world-class group of coaches and racers share for ski racing is unmatched. Normally, a camp of this quality is only offered at the highest levels of ski racing. American Downhiller offers the best coaching to the next generation to help continue the legacy of American Speed skiers. To attend a world-class National Team caliber ski camp is the opportunity of a lifetime!

Below is a list of our coaches. A compilation of ski racing knowledge of this caliber has never before been offered in one camp –  with a combined total of 64 WC Podiums and 27 Olympic Games!

Marco Sullivan

4 x Olympian racer who has raced more World Cup Downhills than any other American male. 1 World Cup Victory & 4 WC Podiums.

Alice Mckennis

Current World Cup racer and member of 2018 Olympic Team.

2 x Olympian, 2 World Cup Podiums, 1 World Cup Victory.

Leanne Smith

Recently retired 2 x Olympian, over a hundred World Cup starts and two podiums in her career.

Stacey Cook

Current World Cup Racer and member of 2018 Olympic Team.

3 Time WC podium, 4 time Olympian.

Johno Mcbride

Current head Men’s speed coach for the US Ski Team

Daron Rahlves

Most World Cup Downhill victories of any American male ski racer. 4 x Olympian, 12 WC Victories & 28 WC Podiums!!!

Chris Brigham

Former head coach of the Men’s World Cup Speed Team. Maybe the most passionate  coach in the country who it comes to teach youngsters how to rip!

Steven Nyman

3 x Olympian & 11 WC Podiums, 2 WC Victories.

Travis Ganong

Olympian, 2 x WC Victories & 4 WC podiums.

Larisa Yurkiw

Olympian and 4 x World Cup Podiums.

AJ Kitt

4 x Olympian, 6 WC Podiums & 1 WC Victory.

Wiley Maple

2018 Olympian and Current World Cup Racer.

Dane Spencer

Former Word Cup racer, Olympian, and World Cup Coach.

Bryon Friedman

Former Word Cup downhill racer, entrepreneur, and video/photo guru.

Anna Sullivan

Olympian and former World Cup Slalom racer – cheffing it up for the AD camp!

Tommy Eckfeldt

US Ski Team World Cup Coach.

 

I was one of those kids that sat in school at a young age and just daydreamed out the window thinking about skiing

Tommy Moe

We have a lot of legends who have come before us and we want to continue to carry that on

Steven Nyman

We like to be ourselves; skiing gives us an opportunity to do that and to represent an image we all believe in

Bryce Bennett

I was always intrigued by that ultimate rush

Daron Rahlves

We are going to come over there, into your house, and we are going to try and be the fastest guys

Marco Sullivan

The ultimate goal is to win the overall downhill title

Travis Ganong

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