Luke Winters

US Alpine Ski Team




Gresham, OR

Primary sport:

Alpine Ski Racing - Tech with a focus on Slalom

Sports background:

Baseball, Football, Soccer.

Other INTERESts:

I like to fish, hunt, surf, and fly planes.

Your favorite thing about skiing/ski racing:

The relationships I’ve made over the years, places I get to go, the competitive nature and opportunity to be the best in the world at something.

What has your sport taught you?:

It has taught me independence, structure, and commitment.

What inspires/motivates you?

All the people who I have met over the years that support me. The feeling I get when I have the green light.

Power fuel of choice:

Clif energy chews.

Favorite workout/exercise:

Agaton, its an eccentric leg machine we have in the COE.

Your most valuable mental skill & why?:

Confidence. Without confidence you won't be able to perform your best. Believe you can.

Favorite ski resort in the US:

Mt. Hood Skibowl

Favorite Race Venue in the world:

Wengen, Switzerland

My Advice to Jr Athletes:

I was not a good skier growing up. You don't need all the fancy technical skills to make it in this sport. Figure out your way of doing things and trust that it's the right thing for you.

My Motto:

You are who you hang out with.

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