Team Profiles

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Lizzie Larkins

Age: 14 Hometown Truckee, CA School: Truckee High School Team: Truckee High School Nordic Ski Team Age first skied: 5 Favorite Book: Pretty Little Liars Favorite Nordic Athlete: Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall Favorite Off Snow Sport: Soccer Favorite Athlete in that sport: Alex Morgan Most Memorable Far West Experience: My most memorable Far West […]

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Sam Zabell

Age: 15 Hometown Truckee CA School: Sugar Bowl Academy Team: Sugar Bowl Academy Age first skied: 1.5 Favorite Book: Anthem Favorite Nordic Athlete: Jessie Diggins Favorite Off Snow Sport: Cycling Favorite Athlete in that sport: Andy Schleck Most Memorable Far West Experience: My most memorable Far West experience was after the skate sprint at the […]

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Dylan Syben

Age: 15 Hometown Mill Valley School: North Tahoe Team: Unleashed Coaching Age first skied: 9 Favorite Book: Favorite Nordic Athlete: Emil Jonsson Favorite Off Snow Sport: Biking both Mountain and Road Favorite Athlete in that sport: Thor Hushovd Most Memorable Far West Experience: My first year racing at Junior Nationals in Minneapolis, Minnesota Best Racing […]

Casey Jobe
Casey Jobe

Age: 14 Hometown Lexington, Virginia School: Sugar Bowl Academy Team: Far West Age first skied: 11 Favorite Book: Lord of the Rings Favorite Nordic Athlete: Jeff Schloss Favorite Off Snow Sport: Basketball Favorite Athlete in that sport: Ty Lawson Most Memorable Far West Experience: Going to Soldier Hollow for the first time this year was […]

Elise Hardy
Elise Hardy

Age: 16 Hometown Norwich, VT School: Sugar Bowl Academy Team: Sugar Bowl Academy Age first skied: 1.5 Favorite Book: The Hunger Games Favorite Nordic Athlete: Liz Stephen Favorite Off Snow Sport: Horse Back Riding Favorite Athlete in that sport: Steffen Peters Most Memorable Far West Experience: Best Racing Experience: The Classic Sprint at a JNQ […]

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Bria Riggs

Age: 16 Hometown Truckee, CA School: Sugar Bowl Academy Team: Sugar Bowl Age first skied: 3 Favorite Book: Sherlock Holmes Favorite Nordic Athlete: Jessie Diggins Favorite Off Snow Sport: Cycling Favorite Athlete in that sport: Andy Schleck Most Memorable Far West Experience: Soldier Hollow Super JNQ 2012 and Minneapolis Junior Nationals 2012 Best Racing Experience: […]

Peter Carroll
Peter Park Myung Ho Carroll

Age: 16 Hometown Truckee, CA School: Sugar Bowl Academy Team: Far West Nordic, Sugar Bowl Academy Nordic, Team “KnuckleHead” Age first skied: 13 Favorite Book: Anything that is good! Favorite Nordic Athlete: Jesse Diggins Favorite Off Snow Sport: Ultimate Frisbee, Running, Road Biking, Rock Climbing Favorite Athlete in that sport: I don’t know any pro […]

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Camille Hartley

Age: 17 Hometown Truckee School: Sugar Bowl Academy Team: Sugar Bowl Academy/ Far West Age first skied: 6 Favorite Book: The Book Thief Favorite Nordic Athlete: Jeff Schloss Favorite Off Snow Sport: Ultimate frisbee Favorite Athlete in that sport: Most Memorable Far West Experience: Every trip and fundraiser ever! They’re all so amazing! Best Racing […]

Skyler Mullings
Skyler Mullings

Age: 14 Hometown Truckee, CA School: Sugar Bowl Academy Team: SBA Age first skied: 2 Favorite Nordic Athlete: Jessie Diggins Favorite Off Snow Sport: Mtn. and Road Biking Most Memorable Far West Experience: I have so many great memorable experiences with Far West. So many that i cant make out a best experience. One Experience […]

Brandon Herhusky
Brandon Herhusky

Age: 14 Hometown Brockway, Ca School: Incline High School Team: Auburn Ski Club Age first skied: 3 Favorite Book: If You Give a Moose a Muffin Favorite Nordic Athlete: Dario Favorite Off Snow Sport: Mountain Biking Favorite Athlete in that sport: Mark Weir Most Memorable Far West Experience: Opening cerimonies of my first jns last […]

Patrick McElravey
Patrick McElravey

Age: 18 Hometown Tahoe City School: North Tahoe High School Team: Age first skied: 1.75 Favorite Book: Power of One Favorite Nordic Athlete: Andrew Newell Favorite Off Snow Sport: running Favorite Athlete in that sport: Steve Prefontaine Most Memorable Far West Experience: The giant snowball fight in Presque Isle or da FUNK we bust on […]

Joelle Romo
Joelle Romo

Age: 19 Hometown Mammoth Lakes School: Sugar Bowl Academy Team: Sugar Bowl Academy Age first skied: 3 Favorite Book: The Help Favorite Nordic Athlete: Kikkan Randall Favorite Off Snow Sport: running Favorite Athlete in that sport: Most Memorable Far West Experience: The epic snowball fight against Team Alaska at the Presque Isle JO’s. Best Racing […]

Peter Holmes
Peter T. Holmes

Age: 17 Hometown Tahoe City School: North Tahoe Team: North Tahoe Age first skied: 6 Favorite Book: Flat Stanley Favorite Nordic Athlete: Marcus Nash Favorite Off Snow Sport: Various Activities Favorite Athlete in that sport: Most Memorable Far West Experience: Soho Best Racing Experience: Super JNQ If you could have one superhero power, what would […]

Katrin Larusson
Katrin Larusson

Age: 18 Hometown Truckee School: Sugar Bowl Academy Team: Sugar Bowl Academy and Farwest Nordic Age first skied: 5 Favorite Book: “Where the Wild Things Are” Favorite Nordic Athlete: Jessie Diggins Favorite Off Snow Sport: Soccer Favorite Athlete in that sport: David Beckham Most Memorable Far West Experience: So many memorable experiences… I love the […]

Shane Christian
Shane Christian

Age: 17 Hometown Tahoe Vista, CA School: North Tahoe High School Team: Farwest Age first skied: 4 Favorite Book: Enders Game Favorite Nordic Athlete: Petter Northig Favorite Off Snow Sport: Baseball Favorite Athlete in that sport: Pablo Sandoval Most Memorable Far West Experience: Going to the Timberwolves game with Mark Nadell and fellow J2s during […]

Evan Vomund
Evan Vomund

Age: 16 Hometown Incline Village School: Incline High School Team: Far West!!! Age first skied: 2 Favorite Book: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Favorite Nordic Athlete: Andy Newell Favorite Off Snow Sport: Biking Favorite Athlete in that sport: Chris Horner Most Memorable Far West Experience: Road Biking in Sierraville with the comp team, and […]

Raylene Chew
Raylene Chew

Age: 17 Hometown San Jose School: Presentation High School Team: Auburn Ski Club Age first skied: 4 Favorite Book: Harry Potter Series Favorite Nordic Athlete: Magdalena Neuner Favorite Off Snow Sport: Speed Skating Favorite Athlete in that sport: Apolo Ohno Most Memorable Far West Experience: Playing vile pranks on each other in West Yellowstone 2010 […]

Savannah Blide
Savannah Blide

Age: 15 Hometown Truckee CA School: Sugar Bowl Academy Team: Far West Age first skied: 3 Favorite Book: Harry Potter Favorite Nordic Athlete: Kris Freeman Favorite Off Snow Sport: Either running or football Favorite Athlete in that sport: Probably Aaron Rodgers . Most Memorable Far West Experience: Any of the trips really…. Best Racing Experience: […]

Ben Grasseschi
Ben Grasseschi

Age: 20 Hometown Idaho School: sum Team: Far West Far Best Age first skied: 5 Favorite Book: Buford the Little Bighorn by Bill Peet Favorite Nordic Athlete: Far West Team skiers Favorite Off Snow Sport: No Snow!!!??? Favorite Athlete in that sport: snow bunny Most Memorable Far West Experience: Coaching… Best Racing Experience: 2012 Junior […]

Branden Deeter
Branden Garrett Deeter

Age: 18 Hometown Truckee California School: Truckee High School Team: Far West Age first skied: 5 Favorite Book: A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson Favorite Nordic Athlete: Kris Freeman Favorite Off Snow Sport: Baseball Favorite Athlete in that sport: Clayton Kershaw Most Memorable Far West Experience: This would have to be going to […]