OVWSF Welcomes New Freeski Team and Head Coach to Snowbasin

The OVWSF and Snowbasin are proud to introduce the Snowbasin Freeski Team development program. The program, a partnership between the OVWSF andSnowbasinSnowsportsLearningCenter, is designed to take skiers into the realm of freeride skiing.  Not only will students hone in on advanced skiing skills, they will also receive training in the terrain park, halfpipe, big mountain skiing, as well as mountain safety.  Gordon Perry OVWSF Director said, “The foundation has had a demand for freeskiing for the past couple of years and with the addition of a new head coach Jake Seipel, he will bring the quality of coaching and guidance people have grown to expect of the OVWSF and Snowbasin.”

 

Jake Seipel originally fromPennsylvaniabrings 10 + years of instruction and coaching to Snowbasin.  Jake’s qualifications include PSIA Level 1 Alpine, PSIA Freeride Accreditation, and a USASA Level 2 Coach.   “I am really hyped at this opportunity to add a freeski element to Snowbasin and the OVWSF as well as progress the vast amount of local ski talent already at Snowbasin.”  Jake Said

 

Jake continues, “We already have a large interest in the program and look to establish ourselves as one of the premier freeski programs in northernUtah.”  Gordon Perry OVWSF Director adds, “The foundation can’t wait to start this expansion into the freeski community and continue the pursuit of excellence in the development of young athletes.”

 

For inquiries about OVWSF Freeride Ski Team Please contact Head Coach Jake Seipel jakeseipel@yahoo.com or Jen Leininger jleininger@ovwsf.org or Gordon Perry gperry@ovwsf.org

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