Name Heather Paul
Who taught you how to ski?
My Mom and Dad at Mt. Snow, VT
What's your home mountain?
Crested Butte, CO
Favorite place to ski?
Something you never get on the mountain without?
My Marmot Randonee gloves. No matter the temps, I am warm & dry!
Do you have any notable accomplishments in skiing? Awards?
2 time national telemark champ, bronze medalist - world championships, X-Games finalist in women's skier cross (alpine), 24 Hours of Aspen 2nd place, Elk Mountain Grand Traverse women's champs, founder of Ultimate Groove Women's Ski Camps
Who is/are your hero(s) in life outside of skiing?
My mom (for taking care of my kids all the time so I can ski and teaching me everything I know about being a mom)
If you weren't a professional athlete, what would be your dream job?
A surgeon...I have always been interested in medicine but I spent too much time skiing for all the extra schooling
Any final thoughts?
I feel very fortunate to have grown up skiing - skiing has brought me to interesting places all over the world, introduced me to inspiring people and fed my soul. I am extremely grateful to have been able to follow my dreams and now to share that passion with my children and hope they'll become surgeons!!