Possible Athletes In Attendance

Resi Stiegler

Olympian and daughter to Olympic gold medalist Pepi Stiegler, Resi (RAY-zee) Stiegler has represented the United States at every level of alpine ski racing-Topolino, Whistler Cup, Junior Worlds, World Cup, World Championships and the Olympics. She's won Junior Worlds medals and U.S. titles and has stood on the World Cup podium. Following back-to-back injuries, Stiegler was not renamed to the team and entered the 2015 season as an independent. She battled back to what ended up being the best comeback season of her career, grabbing seven top-15 finishes, two top-10 finishes and was ranked 13th in the world in slalom. Stiegler may only be 30, but she has more experience than most people double her age. 

Stacey Cook

Stacey Cook, of Mammoth CA, is a force to be reckoned with in speed events, holding US Championship titles in SG and DH in 2008 at Sugarloaf, and SG in 2006. Cook captured back-to-back World Cup podiums at Lake Louise in 2013.
Career Highlights Include:
Olympic Teams 2006, 2010, 2014
World Cup Teams 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013
2004 Nor-Am Overall Downhill Champion

Laurenne Ross

After her debut on the World Cup circuit in 2010, Lauren Ross captured her first WC podium in 2013. With a slow start to the 2014 season, Ross gained momentum in the races leading up to the Sochi Olympics, and posted a season best11th in the Olympic DH. In the off season when she's not practicing music, Ross is continuing her education at the University of Oregon.
Career Highlights Include:
Olympic Team 2014, US Championship Title 2013 SG

Tim Jitloff

At the age of 20, Jitloff stepped up to the U.S. Development Team in 2005 and the same year he captured a Junior World Championship title.  Now with seven US Championship titles to his name-including two here at Sugarloaf-he is one of the best giant slalom skiers in the world, which is a tremendous accomplishment considering that his biggest competitor is none other than Ted Ligety.

Career Highlights:
Olympic Teams 2010, 2014
World Championship Teams 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
US Championships Titles (7): GS 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016; Combined 2009

Andrew Weibrecht

New England Native, Andrew Weibrecht, commonly known as the "Warhorse" grew up in the shadows of four older brothers who has staked their claim on alpine ski racing in White Face NY. Two Olympic SG medals later, Weibrecht's name garnishes the list of elite two-medal male athletes alongside Miller and Ligety.
Career Highlights Include:
Olympic teams 2010 & 2014

Travis Ganong

Ganong launched his World Cup career in 2010 and has quickly become an icon in speed events. Ganong started the 2016 season off with a bang in Lake Louise, finishing 3rd in downhill and 4th in super G. He would go on to snag six top 10 World Cup finishes and looks forward to finding the podium again in 2017.

Career Highlights include:
World teams 2011, 2013, 2015
5th place Olympic Downhill, Sochi 2014

Drew Duffy

Drew Duffy earned a spot on the C Team after a stunning upset in the 2015 US Alpine Championships Super G where he skied from the 30th start position to first place-ahead of US veteran Steve Nyman. With four US Alpine Championships titles under his belt, Duffy made his World Cup debut in 2016.

Career Highlights:
Junior World Championship Teams 2014, 2015, 2016
US Championship Titles: Super G 2015; Junior Super G 2015; Junior Combined 2015; Junior GS 2016

Tommy Ford

Olympian Tommy Ford is one of the fastest movers in ski racing. The U.S. Ski Team took notice after he locked four gold medals at the 2006 U.S. Junior Championships. Ford went on to score World Cup points in his rookie season and then grab a spot on the 2010 Olympic team for giant slalom. After sitting out the 2014 Olympic season for injury, he came back in 2015 to earn a top 20 result at World Championships, two top 30 results—one each at Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Kranjska Gora—along with a 2nd place finish in the GS during the U.S. Alpine Championships here at Sugarloaf.

Sam Morse

Carrabassett Valley local and CVA alumnus, Sam Morse, is following in Bode Miller's footsteps after an incredible 2014 season earned him a spot on the US Ski Team. After obliterating the FIS race circuit to become the number one downhill skier in his age group in 2014, Morse went on to place in the top 30 in both GS and SL at the US Alpine Championships in Squaw Valley. Morse possesses the talent and technique unparalleled by any racer his age, and promises to be a strong contender on the slopes during the 2014-15 season.