Keith Rodney – Profile

Hometown: Wilmington, VTKeith 2017 headshot
Home Ski Hill/Resort:  Mount Snow, VT
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Birthdate: 1970
 
Personal Sponsors:  Rossignol, Sheerness Wood Works

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

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My Skiing History:

I raced 2 years in College and then moved to racing in the local master’s races in alpine as well as coaching and teaching Alpine Nordic and Telemark skiing. I am currently working full-time in the ski industry based out of Mount Snow, VT.

My Goals and Motivation:Keith 2017 action

Continue working as assistant coach for the US Team helping athletes achieve their goals. Also a motivating factor is being on the Board of Directors for USTSA as the Vice President.

What I Love About Telemark Racing:

I love the adrenalin that comes from standing in the start waiting for your turn to run the course.

Interesting Facts About Myself:

I have been teaching and coaching full time for 26 ski seasons. This season I competed for a positions with PSIA National Demo Team, although I was not selected it was educational and an honor to represent the east as one of their top instructors.

Competition Results:

2016 Highlights
Continuing coach with the team
US Nationals – 8th in sprint, 10th in classic, round of 8 in the parallelKeith 2017 free ski
2015 Highlights
I moved in to a coaching roll in 2015 and coached the east coast training camps.

 

2014 Highlights
US Nationals – 10th in Giant Slalom, 14th in Sprint Classic
Kare Andersen Race – 8th in Sprint Classic
2013 Highlights
US Nationals – 14th in Classic, 13th in Sprint Classic, Round of 16 for Parallel Sprint