We are pleased to announce Grant Howard as “The Unofficial Pick” for this week.  Every week from January to April,  IFSA, and Unofficial Networks will feature an athlete, freeride program, or coach who earns their mark in the competition sport of big mountain freeskiing.

Athlete Name: Grant Howard

Freeride Program & Head Coach: AltaBird Freeride; Head Coach Rob Greener

“Grant is an amazing athlete and a phenomenon in junior big mountain skiing.  His dedication and outgoing personality is an inspiration for his team and peers.  I look forward to watching him develop as an athlete in the AltaBird program over the upcoming years.” Rob Greener


Read MoreNickname: G

Age: 15

Years skiing: 12

Highlights: 2012- 1st JFT Squaw Valley, 2nd JETA Taos 2011- 1st JFT Crystal, 1st JFT Snowbird, 1st overall JFT 12-14 age group

Favorite Skier:  Dane Tudor

Favorite Run: West Rustler

What would you buy for $50?  Bike stuff

Pre-ski breakfast?  Cereal or eggs

What’s your gear? Salomon skis & outerwear, Gordini gloves, Lightpole clothing

Any scars?  NOPE

Goals for 2012:  Win overall

Other hobbies?  Downhill biking

Who do you want to high five?  Jim Jack

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  1. TPratt says:

    Fuck yeah G!!!

  2. erik hilb says:

    woo hoo yeah grant!


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