Where are you from? What club do you ski for?
Eau Claire WI. Flying Eagles Ski Club
How old were you when you started ski jumping?
5 years old
Is this your first year on Junior World Championships team? If not, how many years have you competed?
This is my second year.
What grade are you in?
Senior in high school.
How is school going right now?
Not really sure, I haven’t been in a while.
What is your favorite ski jumping or nordic combined memory?
The first day jumping the 30 meter.
Describe the feeling of ski jumping in your own words.
Sticking your head outside of an airplane window.
What is the result you are most proud of and why?
Qualifying for my first junior nationals in Alaska in 2015. That was my turning point and it made me really want to be good at this sport.
What is one thing which you have been focused on improving which will help you meet these goals?
What is something new that you have added to your training repertoire this year?
Wearing long socks while jumping.
Who is your role model in the sport?
To you, what does it mean to be on the Junior World Championship team?
It means that all the hard work really does pay off.
What do you hope to learn or accomplish at this year’s Junior World Championships?
Top 30 in the individual.
What are your hobbies outside of skiing?
Mowing lawn and cribbage.
What is your favorite post workout meal?
Magic Tree House
A Netflix show you would recommend to others?
What is your spirit animal?
Who do you think would win in a fight between a taco and a grilled cheese sandwich, and why?
Grilled cheese because the taco would crunch under the pressure.