USSA

Athletes Set To Celebrate Season in NYC

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USSA
2015-10-23 10:59
 

New York (Oct. 23, 2015) – Athletes of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing will join their families, friends and supporters for a night of celebration at the 49th annual New York Gold Medal Gala on Thursday, October 29 at the American Museum of Natural History. Hosted by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Foundation, the gala is dedicated to raising funds to support the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s (USSA) elite teams and members.

Over 20 athletes are scheduled to attend the event, including Olympic medalists Bode Miller, Kelly Clark and Gus Kenworthy, 2015 World Cup champions Kiley McKinnon and Mac Bohonnon, and Team alumni Trace Worthington, Picabo Street and Jonny Moseley. Athletes will also be attending a season kick-off celebration hosted by Bomber on October 28 as well as a pre-gala style session with Paul Mitchell at Raika Studio on the 29th.

Held annually since 1967, the New York Gold Medal Gala has become the team’s traditional pre-season kickoff, each year featuring a veritable who’s who of top Olympic, World Cup and Grand Prix champions. More information and tickets for the New York Gold Medal Gala can be found at foundation.ussa.org.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Athletes of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing will celebrate a successful 2014-15 season at the 49th annual New York Gold Medal Gala on October 29 in New York City.
  • Over 20 athletes are scheduled to attend, including Olympic medalists Bode Miller, Kelly Clark and Gus Kenworthy, 2015 World Cup champions Kiley McKinnon and Mac Bohonnon, and Team alumni Trace Worthington, Picabo Street and Jonny Moseley.
  • Athletes will also attend a season kick-off celebration hosted by Bomber on October 28.
  • Paul Mitchell will treat athletes to a pre-gala style session at Raika Studio on October 29.

 

Athletes Expected to Attend

Shannon Bahrke - Moguls Alumni
Nick Baumgartner - Snowboardcross
Mac Bohonnon - Aerials
Sophie Caldwell - Cross Country
Dave Chodounsky - Alpine
Kelly Clark – Halfpipe Snowboarding
Alex Deibold - Snowboardcross
Ryan Dyer - Moguls
Kaitlyn Farrington - Halfpipe Snowboarding Alumni
Taylor Fletcher - Nordic Combined
Bryan Fletcher - Nordic Combined
Tommy Ford - Alpine
Faye Gulini - Snowboardcross
Simi Hamilton - Cross Country
Sarah Hendrickson - Ski Jumping
Gus Kenworthy - Halfpipe and Slopestyle Skiing
Kiley McKinnon - Aerials
Bode Miller - Alpine
Tommy Moe - Alpine Alumni
Jonny Moseley - Freestyle Alumni
Steven Nyman - Alpine
Laurenne Ross - Alpine
Morgan Schild - Moguls
Resi Steifler - Alpine
Picabo Street - Alpine Alumni
Seth Wescott - Snowboardcross
Trace Worthington - Freestyle Alumni

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