BCA Pro Athletes

  • Adam U

    A skier, marine biologist and musician Adam U is a true global powderhound. Photos of his big mountain descents have appeared in ski mags worldwide including Powder, Ski, Skiing, Backcountry, Telemark Skier, Off-Piste, Men’s Journal, SBC Skier, Ski Canada, Outdoor Japan, Åka Skidor, Skieur, Fri Flyt, and others

  • Anna Orlova

    Russian snowboarder Anna Orlova is the #3 Freeride World Tour overall athlete in 2018, with 2nd place in Canada, 3rd in Austria and 2nd in Verbier Xtreme. Not bad for her rookie year! She rides light with a Float 8 avalanche airbag.

  • Andrew Pollard

    Raised on the slopes of Alta’s ski mountain with a family who shreds, Andrew lives and breathes skiing. With his love for vertical feet and bottomless powder, he earned his spot in this past year’s FWT competition as a rookie alongside his sister Jackie.

  • Ashley Chaffin

    Ashley has been on the Valdez Search and Rescue team for 8 years. She was the first girl to hit a ramp at competition level, have an extreme snowmobile cover shot, is a female backcountry expert for Ski-Doo team. Ashley has rode in the Slednecks film series, 2 Stroke Cold Smoke film series and the Turnagain Hardcore 5.

  • Colter Hinchliffe

    Colter Hinchliffe is a pro skier out of Aspen, CO. He have travelled the world skiing and filming and his favorite place to be is in the backcountry with awesome partners and great snow! Colter is featured in the BCA Backcountry Basics video series.

  • Corey Seemann

    “Born and raised in Vail Colorado. Skiing and flying is my passion in life along with having fun. I am always on the hunt to boost into pow and get airborne. Whether it’s the park to AK spines I love it all!” Corey is a prolific pro skier who has been featured on the cover of numerous ski mags.

  • Daron Rahlves

    The most decorated male American Downhill and Super G skier in history, Daron’s won 12 World Cup races, 7 US National Titles, and was the 2001 Super G World Champion. Rahlves is now a big mountain movie star.

  • Davey Baird

    Davey Baird is a 23-year-old snowboarder from Homer, Alaska with an impressive melon grab. His passion and commitment to snowboarding qualified him into the FWQ and rained him the champion in 2016. Catch him fishing and hiking when the snow is gone.

  • Grifen Moller

    Grifin is a big mountain skier from Edwards, CO and ski for Team Summit (Arapahoe Basin). He competes in the IFSA Jr. Freeskiing comps and last year qualified for the Freeride Junior World Champs in Andorra 2016. He reports: “I am so honored to have K2 on my feet and BCA on my back.”

  • Francesca Ace Pavillard-Cain

    Francesca Ace Pavillard-Cain debuts in Warren Miller Entertainment’s 69th ski and snowboard film, Face of Winter in 2018. A PSIA-AASI Alpine Level III instructor and big mountain freeride competitor, watch her on the rise.

  • Isaac Freeland

    Freeland is always about the fun and is down to add some new tricks to his bag. A combo of ability and creativity earned Issac 4th in the 2018 FWQ.

  • Jack Nichols

    Born and raised in Vail, Colorado while currently living in Bozeman, Jack is a passionate skier with major skill. He has been competing in the IFSA freeride competitions since age 13 and this past winter took 3rd place in the Freeride World Qualifiers placing him in the FWT 2020.

  • Jacqueline Pollard

    A forceful skier from Alta with a slopeside upbringing, Jacqueline has worked her hardest to make it into this past year’s FWT. With her humble skiing persona, she is shredding the slopes as a child enjoys the mountain alongside her brother Andrew.

  • Jim Phelan

    Jim Phelan is the founder and owner of Thunderstruck Films, the preeminent producer of snowmobile action films worldwide.

  • Kevin Nichols

    A Colorado native with an ambitious mindset to win, Kevin traveled religiously across North America competing in the IFSA Junior Freeskiing Tour and qualified a spot in the Freeride Junior World Championships in 2016. When he’s not competing you can catch him at Montana State University pursuing his education.

  • Miles Clark

    Co-Founder of SnowBrains based in Lake Tahoe, CA. Skiing, surfing, guiding, travel, writing, and language float my boat.

  • Owen Leeper

    Owen competed in half-pipe and slopestyle through college at the University of Colorado. Since then, he’s been honing his big mountain lines in Aspen and Jackson, where he skis most the Tetons, including the Grand, Middle, and South.

  • Riley Leboe

    Freeskier, powder hound, pickup driver and outdoorsman, Riley’s motto is: “If you want high alpine, you can go to the coast, if you want steep trees, you can shred the interior, snow quality is as good as anywhere in the world.”

  • Robin Van Gyn

    Robin is a Canadian backcountry snowboarder dedicated to getting women out in the backcountry. She guides for Baldface Lodge, BC during the winter and for SASS Global Travel in Argentina in the summer. Robyn teaches the S.A.F.E. A.S. women’s avalanche clinics.

  • Stephanie Santeford

    Stephanie Santeford is a back-country snowmobiler and photographer. A back-country survivor, who has a passion for helping others learn about back-country safety and avalanche awareness.

  • Sophia Rouches

    A Washington state native, Sophia is a freeskier, environmental educator and self-proclaimed wolverine expert who loves big lines and long walks in the mountains. You can find her on the skin track, or on the pages of magazines across the globe.

  • Tess Golling

    Tess likes shredding powder, skiing big lines, traveling with her ski bag, finding her way to the top of big mountains then making as few turns as possible on the way down, making pretty turns for the camera, and poking dead things with sticks.

  • Thunderstruck Crew

    Montana-based BIG SKY X-TREME TEAM with a reputation for being crazy and doing just about anything on their monster turbo sleds.

  • Tim Eddy

    “A life lived upside down is a life well lived. Backflip a day keeps the doctor away. Flip till ya hit. All reasons why I snowboard. A powder turn is pretty dang cool too!” Find Tim Eddy airing it for K2 Snowboarding, Transworldsnowboarding and more.

  • Tony Jenkins

    Tony teaches Ride Rasmussen Style backcountry snowmobile clinics and works with Ski-Doo Mountain. He has been featured in Sledheads, SnoWest, American Snowmobiler, Mountain Mod Mania, Crazy Canadian Adventures, 208 productions, 509 and Schooled films.

  • Tony Ryan

    From Wisconsin, Tony represents the Midwest as a back-country snowmobiler riding the western mountains and the U.P. of Michigan. He founded the “Spring Loaded Snowmobile Bumper” and has been featured in Sled’Diction 4 & 5 and on Joydigger.com.

  • Wiley Miller

    Big lines, soft pillows. Super playful spines, with lots of natural take offs and great transitions. Deep and dirty. Asulkan, Revelstoke, Yellow Mountain, Cooke City. Sledding and Shredding. Find him at YLESKI.

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