Simon Hillis
  • Date of Birth: April 24, 2002
  • Hometown: Rossland, BC
  • Occupation: Big mountain skiing
  • Sponsors: Red Resort, Helly Hansen, K2skis, Marker bindings, Intuition, Dalbello, Oakley, Hestra, BCA, Powder Hound, Big Red Cats, Shred Posse, Boot Doc
  • Accomplishments: 2013 North American overall jr. free ski champ , 2016 North American overall jr. free ski champ, 2018 Warren miller Face Of Winter, 2019 The Mountains Are Calling, 2019 4th at junior world Championship.
  • Bio: Simon Hillis is 17 years young. He was Born in Bali Indonesia and moved to Rossland BC at age 3, he’s been skiing at Red resort ever since. In 2013, Simon won his first North American Overall Jr Freeski Championship in the under 12 category, as well as the overall championship again in 2016 in the 12-14 category. Simon has also had multiple magazine features, including a front cover of Ski Magazine in 2010 and a six page article in the winter 2017 SBC Skier magazine. In 2018, at the ripe old age of 15, he was presented the opportunity to film with Warren. He currently represents RED Resort, Helly Hansen, K2 skis, Oakley, Dalbello, Marker, Hestra, Intuition liners, Boot Doctor, Backcountry access, Big Red Cats, Powderhound, Shred Posse.

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How old were you when you started skiing?

3 years old

Who are your mentors/influencers?

 

Any nicknames?

 

What’s your favourite thing about RED?

My favourite thing is that theres no traversing, you just get off the lift and go down.

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

Numinous

What’s your favorite run at RED

Link’s Line

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

Definitely, my go to is Guess again by Plan B

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

I Mountain bike, white water kayak and play with a camera.

What’s the best trick name?

Crispy mango flip.

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

Train all the stomping Muscles.

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

A bird, so I could fly

What’s your favorite saying?

Go big or go home

Describe your perfect apres.

Some good Poutine after a day of the deepest snow ever!

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Skiing

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