The U.S. Ski Team has announced its nominations for the 2016-17 season including familiar faces like Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, Laurenne Ross and Julia Mancuso. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection criteria in the prior season.

Each athlete accepting the nomination to U.S. Ski Team receives a high level of world class program support, along with access to the USSA Center of Excellence, as well as athletic benefits including an elite coaching, sport science, sports medicine and high performance staff, and education opportunities.

An official team announcement will be made in the fall.

David Chodounsky (Crested Butte, CO; Crested Butte Ski Team; 6/25/1984)
Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA; Squaw Valley Ski Team; 7/14/1988)
Tim Jitloff (Reno, NV; Park City Ski Team; 1/11/1985)
Ted Ligety (Park City, UT; Park City Ski Team; 8/31/1984)
Bode Miller (Franconia, NH; Carrabassett Valley Academy; 10/12/1977)
Steven Nyman (Sundance, UT; Park City Ski Team/Sundance Ski Team; 2/12/1982)
Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY; New York Ski Education Foundation; 2/10/1986)

Stacey Cook (Mammoth Mountain, CA; Mammoth Mountain Ski Team; 7/3/1984)
Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA; Squaw Valley Ski Team 3/9/1984)
Alice McKennis (Glenwood Springs, CO; Rowmark Ski Academy; 9/19/1989)
Laurenne Ross (Bend, OR; Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation; 8/17/1988)
Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO; Burke Mountain Academy; 3/13/1995)
Leanne Smith (North Conway, NH; Mt. Washington Valley Ski Team; 5/28/1987)
Resi Stiegler (Jackson, WY; Jackson Hole Ski Club; 11/14/1985)
Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO; Ski & Snowboard Club Vail/Buck Hill Ski Team; 10/18/1984)

Michael Ankeny (Deephaven, MN; Buck Hill Ski Team; 1/17/1991)
Bryce Bennett (Squaw Valley, CA; Squaw Valley Ski Team; 7/14/1992)
Tommy Biesemeyer (Keene, NY; New York Ski Education Foundation; 1/30/1989)
Ryan Cochran-Siegle (Starksboro, VT; Cochran’s/Mount Mansfield Ski & Snowboard Club; 3/27/1992)  

Tommy Ford (Bend, OR; Mt. Bachelor Ski Education Foundation; 3/20/1989)              
Jared Goldberg (Holladay, UT; Snowbird Sports Education Foundation; 6/15/1991)
Nolan Kasper (Warren, VT; Burke Mountain Academy; 3/27/1989)
Wiley Maple (Aspen, CO; Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club; 5/25/1990)

Breezy Johnson (Victor, ID; Rowmark Ski Academy; 1/19/1996)
Lila Lapanja (Incline Village, NV; Diamond Peak Ski Team/Sugar Bowl Academy; 12/3/1994)
Anna Marno (Centennial, WY; Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club; 11/23/1992)
Jacqueline Wiles (Aurora, OR; White Pass Ski Club; 7/13/1992)

Erik Arvidsson (Woodside, CA; Squaw Valley Ski Team; 9/3/1996)
Drew Duffy (Warren, VT; Green Mountain Valley School; 6/1/1995)
Mark Engel (Truckee, CA; Sugar Bowl Academy; 10/1/1991)
AJ Ginnis (Vouliagmeni, Greece; Green Mountain Valley School; 11/17/1994)
Nick Krause (Northboro, MA; Stratton Mountain School; 5/12/1993)
Sam Morse (Carrabassett Valley, ME; Carrabasset Valley Academy; 5/27/1996)
Brennan Rubie (Salt Lake City, UT; Snowbird Sports Education Foundation; 4/8/1991)
Kipling Weisel (San Francisco, CA; Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation; 3/26/1995)

Cecily Decker (Saranac Lake, NY; New York Ski Education Foundation; 5/16/1998)
Patricia Mangan (Derby, NY; Holimont Race Team; 3/7/1997)
Alice Merryweather (Hingham, MA; Stratton Mountain School; 10/5/1996)
Galena Wardle (Basalt, CO; Aspen Valley Ski Club; 4/24/1998)


Patrick Kenney (Hingham, MA; Burke Mountain Academy; 2/13/1997)
River Radamus (Edwards, CO; Ski & Snowboard Club Vail; 2/12/1998)
George Steffey (Lyme, NH; Stratton Mountain School; 8/8/1997)
Florian Szwebel (Avon, CO; Ski and Snowboard Club Vail; 9/4/1996)

Keely Cashman (Strawberry, CA; Squaw Valley Ski Team; 4/4/1999)
Nina O’Brien (Edwards, CO; Burke Mountain Academy; 11/29/1997)
Nellie-Rose Talbot (Vail, CO; Ski & Snowboard Club Vail; 8/24/1999)

National University Team
Griffin Brown (North Fayston, VT; University of Vermont; 2/8/1995)
Garret Driller (Tahoe City, CA; Montana State; 8/24/1996)
Alex Leever (Vail, CO; University of Denver; 7/6/1995)
Brian McLaughlin (Topsfield, MA; Dartmouth; 6/24/1993)

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