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

  • Amie Engerbretson

    Like daughter like father, Amie is a professional skier and one of the most sought after action models for big mountain and mainstream ski magazines. She’s featured in the Warren Miller’s upcoming Iceland ski movie.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ben Goertzen

    Ben Goertzen is a Big Mountain skier living out of Bozeman, MT. He also competes in big mountain comps and travels the world in search of the best snow. He is an ace filmmaker with Red Yeti Productions.

  • Benny Schmitt

    Living in South Lake Tahoe, California, Schmitt has been skiing since the age of 6 in the north woods of Washington and Idaho. Nicknamed ‘Gentle Ben’, Benny competes on the FWT. His favorite places to ride are Japan and Alaska.

  • Berkeley Patterson

    Berkeley Patterson has come from the epic terrain of Crystal Mountain, Washington to now slaying lines on the Freeride World Tour as a top ten freerider on the circuit.

  • Cam Hicks

    Cam spent years as the token snowmobiler in snowboard movies produced by Tyler and his crew. Today, the two run Hickshow Productions, a mix of sled-assisted snowboarder and snowmobiler films shoot in the wilds of British Columbia.

  • Carter Snow

    BCA athlete, Vermonter Carter Snow is a big mountain rider at Montana State. Carter shows his skills in Ski the East films and promotes East Coast freeskiing. BCA was an original sponsor of Meathead Films, Ski the East’s predecessor in the early 2000’s.

  • 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.

  • Dash Longe

    With the mountain as their babysitter, Dash and twin bro Hunter rode out their childhood on the freestyle team at Alpine Meadows. Today, Dash is known for tricking massive airs and technical lines with fluidity and ease for TGR films and at the Red Bull Cold Rush.

  • Drew Petersen

    Drew Petersen is a passionate skier, writer, and eater of burritos. He grew up at ABasin in Colorado and has since moved westward to the Wasatch mountains to ski pow at Alta and to study marketing at the University of Utah. He writes for Powder.com. @drewpeterski.

  • George Rodney

    A fierce competitor on the Freeride World Tour, Rodney crushes big mountain lines in Alaska and around the world. He frequents the podium and scored the fourth position #FWT18 on the top 5 Crash Reel at Kicking Horse.

  • 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.

  • Hannah Follender

    “I’m a Jersey Girl who’s committed myself to skiing for as long as I can remember. The big mountains were never close, and the ones that were… well, just picture the rolling hills of Mahwah, New Jersey.” – Follender

  • 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.

  • Jim Phelan

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

  • Josh Bibby

    Bibby is a legend of the ski world. Professionally skiing since 17, he has made amazing appearances in Level 1 Productions, Poor Boyz and Warren Miller Entertainment.

  • Linden Ladouceur

    From Dunster, BC Linden is one incredible deep powder riding, cliff dropping sledder featured in Thunderstruck films.

  • Luke Smithwick

    Headed to the Kashmir or Gulmarg? Contact Luke Smithwick, founder of Himalaya Alpine Guides and Himalaya Education and Outreach. Skier, snow safety, alpine climber and grassroots activist for education, Luke is a backcountry leader in the Himalayas.

  • Martin Lentz

    Martin was the 2014 IFSA North American Junior champion. Martin will competing on 2016 Freeride World Tour during the 16/17 season, and taking professional-level avy courses with the Canadian Avalanche Association.

  • 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.

  • Pep Fujas

    Braden “Pep” Fujas’ skiing is a multi-faceted reflection of his exploratory approach to life in general. Alpine, backcountry, side country, park, pipe, moguls, groomers — all are fair game.

  • 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.

  • Stu Edgerly

    “STU-S-A” is a young big mountain ripper out of Bozeman, MT. He is currently a student at Montana State University and spends the rest of his time skiing, traveling, and competing on the FWQ events.

  • 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.

  • Tanner Rainville

    Tanner tears it up! A Slopestyle Open and Games competitor, Tanner pushes the limits on powdery steeps and backcountry lines in Alaska, BC, Japan and Switzerland while filming with Level 1 Productions.

  • 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.

  • Trace Cooke

    Trace grew up skiing and stomping Whitewater Ski Resort in Nelson, BC. A product of grassroots Canadian Junior Freeride Competitions, he won overall Jr. IFSA Tour title as 15-18 year male, 2* Freeride World Qualifier wins at Chamonix and Verbier, and is looking forward to the 2016 FWT.

  • 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.

  • Xander Guldman

    Xander grew up in Truckee, California. This is where he learned the art of sending. Xander has been featured in MSP movies and competes in Freeride World Qualifier events. This kid is the king of “blow your mind ” 360s. @xanderfire

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