NAME: Hannah Jones
HOMETOWN: Cooma NSW
WHAT IS THE EVENT YOU ARE BEST KNOWN FOR? Mogul skiing
WHAT OTHER EVENT/S DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN? Inter-schools Alpine skiing, Skier-cross, Snowboard GS and this year trying Snowboard Cross for the first time
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE AUSTRALIAN RESORT AND WHY? Perisher. It has a great moguls’ programme with lots of good coaches.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE INTERNATIONAL RESORT AND WHY? Sun Peaks because that’s the only place I can remember going to.
DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER SPONSORS? IF SO, TELL US ABOUT THEM! My brother Bryn is a carpenter and he owns Level Constructions Co. He reckons he is going to give me a jumper.
WHAT IS YOUR FUNNIEST STACK STORY? That has to be when I went off the jump in training and landed perfectly then skied away thinking about what a good jump it was….but I wasn’t concentrating on where I was going and ran into a pole. My helmet flew off and my skis and poles went everywhere. My coach laughed and laughed.
WHEN DID YOU START SKIING? My first try was when I was about 2 years old. I started Milo kids when I was 3. I didn’t like it much then but now I absolutely love it.
WHEN (AND WHAT!) WAS YOUR FIRST COMPETITION? July 2010. I was in kindergarten and went in Alpine GS Div 5. Came 33rd
GIVE US YOUR OVERALL TOP 5 RESULTS! 2015: ABOM (Youth 13 yrs and under) 3 rd Qualification, 4 th in Duals (youngest qualifier) Interschools Moguls Div 4 Nationals 2 nd Place Individual Interschools Moguls Div 4 State 1 st Place Individual NSW junior Series Perisher (Youth 13 and under) 4 th Qualification, 5 th Duals 2014: Interschools Moguls Div 5 State 1 st Place Individual
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVOURITE SUMMER ACTIVITIES? Swimming (all year, but lots more in summer), knee-boarding, playing Minecraft.
WHO IS YOUR FAVOURITE ATHLETE AND WHY? Don’t have a favourite because there are so many awesome athletes I can’t pick just one. But I guess I would pick a mogul skier. All mogul skiers are great
WHAT IS YOUR ALL TIME FAVOURITE RUN? WHERE IS IT AND TELL US WHY IT IS YOUR FAVOURITE! Cold Shoulder at Blue Cow. That’s where our mogul training course is and I just love mogul training.
FINISH THESE SENTENCES….. “I WOULD NEVER GO TO THE SNOW WITHOUT………….” my buff. It’s lucky. It keeps me warm on cold days and keeps the sun off my face on sunny days. “WHEN I RIDE I LISTEN TO…………….” my coach and my friends.
WHO IS SOMEONE THAT YOU THINK WE SHOULD ALL KEEP OUR EYES ON THIS SEASON? WHY? Matt Graham. He is a mogul skier and he is number 2 in the world. He should be number 1.
ANY LAST MINUTE WORDS OF WISDOM? :D Do it like a boss.
Check out Hannah's instagram to keep updated with all her many days training and competing! @hannahjones_moguls