Owen Wood – Profile

Hometown: Pepperell, MA
Home Ski Hill/Resort:  Waterville Valley Resort, NH
Birthplace: Concord, MA
Year of Birth:  2006
Education: 6th grade at Nissitissit Middle School

USTSA Sponsors:  Karbon, Global Rescue,  Saucer Wax, Minus33, Telemarkdown, 22 Designs

My Skiing History:
-First time on skis at age 2. With Mom practically holding me up.
– Started skiing on my own the following year…spending many years practicing on the “magic carpet” at Wachusett Mountain
– Started skiing in the Waterville Valley Junior Seasonal program at age 7.
– Started telemark skiing at age 8– Started competing in telemark races at age 9
– This year is my first year on the USTSA Development Team
My Goals and Motivation:
Go faster and beat my WV coaches in the course.

Interesting Facts About Myself:

Joined my Middle School XC team in 5th grade.
I’ve played defense in our town’s lacrosse league for the past 4 years.
I play saxophone in my middle school band.During the summer I love to go to golf camp and play golf with my Dad whenever he will take me.

 

Competition Results:

2017-18 Season:
Junior Men’s 1st and 2nd Place at Waterville Valley in 2 days of sprint classic competitions; Junior Men’s 1st Place at Crotched Mountain sprint classic.

2016-17 Season:
Junior Men’s 1st Place at Suicide Six; Junior Men’s 3rd Place at Wildcat Mountain; Junior Men’s 1st Place at Waterville Valley

2015-2016 Season:
Placed 2nd in my first ever telemark race in the junior men’s division at Crotched Mountain in March 2016.