PARK CITY, Utah (June 4) – The U.S. Ski Team named 24 athletes to its alpine development squad Monday. The list includes eight women and 16 men.
The development athletes are considered part of the U.S. national team program. They primarily compete in events just below the World Cup level, including the Europa Cup, Nor Am (which includes the Chevy Truck Super Series) and FIS circuits.
The women’s U.S. Ski Team includes A, B, C and development levels, while the men’s Team goes with A, B and development levels.
The 2002 U.S. Alpine Development Ski Team (with age, hometown and club):
Men: Wade Bishop (21; Winter Park, CO; Winter Park); Adam Cole (18; Park City, UT; Park City Ski Education Foundation); Brett Fischer (24; Winter Park, CO; Winter Park); Kevin Francis (18; Bend, OR; Mount Bachelor Ski
Education Foundation); Bryon Friedman (20; Park City, UT; USSA); Greg Hardy (17; Stratton Mountain, VT; Stratton Mountain School); Jeff Harrison (17; Steilacoom, WA; White Pass Ski Club); Brad Hogan (21; Holmes, NY; Stratton Mountain School); Andre Horton (21; Anchorage, AK; Mount Bachelor Ski Education Foundation); T.J. Lanning (16; Park City, UT; Park City Ski Education Foundation); Geoff Stephenson (22; Wilson, WY; USSA); Travis Svensrud (23; Bozeman, MT; Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club); Jeremy Transue (17; Hunter, NY; Green Mountain Valley School); Josh Transue (20; Hunter, NY; Green Mountain Valley School); Evan Weiss (17; Seattle, WA; Stevens Pass Alpine Club) and Jake Zamansky (19; Aspen, CO; Aspen Valley Ski Club).
Women: Kristen Bybee (19; Wilson, WY; USSA); Megan Hughes (17; Killington, VT; Burke Mountain Academy); Jessica Kelley (18; Starksboro, VT; Mount Mansfield Ski Club); Bryna McCarty (18; Barnet, VT; Burke Mountain Academy); Kaylin Richardson (16; Edina, MN; Team Gilboa); Rachel Roosevelt (17; Storrs, CT; Stratton Mountain School); Ashley
Spina (16; Guildhall, VT; Burke Mountain Academy) and Resi Stiegler (15; Jackson, WY; Park City Ski Education Foundation).