Peter McMahon – Biography
Hometown: Whitefish, MT
Birthplace: Plymouth, MN
Birthdate: September 6, 1970
Education: English, Creative Writing, University of Montana, 1994
USTSA Team Sponsors: Karbon, Global Rescue, CW-X Conditioning Wear, Saucer Wax, Smartwool Socks, Back Country Access
Personal Sponsors: Elan Skis, Crispi Boots, Rottefella Bindings, Scott Goggles, Poles, Whitefish Mountain Resort, me
My Skiing History:
I have been skiing for 35 years, telemarking for 16 years, and telemark racing since 1996.
My Goals and Motivation:
Recently my motivation has been to return to the A team , my goal is still to win that first ski race!
Why do I Telemark race:
I telemark race because I love it , I love jumping, I love skating and I love to turn. I love the people that I have met racing here in the USA and around the world. I have made true friends for life. I like to challenge myself and never take the easy road.
Interesting facts about myself:
Those are my legs, I am not riding a chicken ! Small hands like a carni.
Competition Results – Highlights:
2010 US National Championships – 9th place overall
2009 World Cup, 3 top 20 Finishes:
16th – Classic, Thyon Switzerland
11th – Sprint Classic, Kobla Slovenia
15th Sprint Classic, Valdescary Spain
2009 US National Championships – 5th place overall
3rd – Dual Slalom
3rd – Sprint Classic
4th – Classic
DNF – Giant Slalom
2008 US National Championships – 4th place overall
Sugarbush World Cups – 17th Sprint Classic, 18th Classic