sally steeves
  • Date of Birth: Oct 1, 1995
  • Hometown: Rossland, BC
  • Occupation: Electrical Engineer
  • Sponsors: Red Mountain Resort
  • Accomplishments: 1st Crystal Mountain FWQ 2* 2019, many podiums results in Junior Freeski Competitions that are too old to count
  • Bio: I grew up following my ski patrol parents around Red and learning all of their favourite stashes, then later discovering some of my own. My formal ski training started with Nancy Greene Ski League at age 6, then transitioned into Freeride at 11. I spent highschool skiing 5 days a week with the Red Freeski Academy and competing in Big Mountain Freeski Competitions all across Western North America, which lead to a hard transition when I moved to Calgary to start university. I wrapped up my degree last year and now I get to spend all of my extra time skiing, climbing, biking and enjoying the beautiful world around us.

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How old were you when you started skiing?

2 years old

Who are your mentors/influencers?

Ingrid Backstrom, Leah Evans, Sparky Steeves!

Any nicknames?

No…

What’s your favourite thing about RED?

360° fall line, tight trees and community

What movie/video gets you most amped for the winter?

Attack of La Nina and Red Sucks!

What’s your favorite run at RED

Link’s Line

Do you listen to music when you shred? (what’s your go-to?)

Just the sounds of the forest…

When not skiing/riding, what else do you like to do?

Biking, Running, Climbing and Math

What’s the best trick name?

Splaffy

Do you have any preseason rituals leading up to the winter?

Running stairs, gym and snow dancing

If you could be any animal, what would it be?

Arctic Fox

What’s your favorite saying?

Why wouldn’t you?

Describe your perfect apres.

Nachos with extra guac and live music in Rafters.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Shredding Red with all my friends, helping support renewable energy and going on new adventures.

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