born: Westminster, Colorado, USA
home mountain: Arapahoe Basin
weight: 150 lbs
Facebook Profile: Ian Borgeson
Sponsors: Faction Skis, Full Tilt Boots, Smith Optics, Strafe Outerwear, Surefoot Bootfitters, Discrete Headwear
- 1st 2013 Region 2 FWQ overall standings
- 1st 2013 Snowbird 4* FWQ
- 1st 2013 Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships at Taos, NM
- 3rd 2013 Castle Mtn, Canada 3* FWQ
- 4th 2011 World Heli Challenge, Wanaka, New Zealand
Competing since: Age 10
First time on snow: The winter of 1994 was my first time on snow.
Favorite maneuvers on snow: Cork 360’s and cork 720’s have got to be my favorite maneuvers on snow.
What does it mean to be part of the FWT? : Being a part of the FWT is a dream come true for me. It’s also an opportunity to ski with the world’s best and prove myself.
Motto: High Hopes, Low Expectations
Are you involved in anything besides the FWT (i.e. career, nonprofit, other sport, etc.)? Not really, all my effort is directed towards the FWT right now.
Shout out: Thanks to my family, friends, sponsors, and Team Summit for helping me become the skier I am today!
Favorite mountain to ride: Arapahoe Basin
Why is it the best place?: There’s no place like home.
Best Rider of all time: Candide Thovex
Best Rider today: Adam Delorme
Favorite Movie: Afro Samurai: Resurrection
Favorite Music/song: I’ve been really into the hip-hop group CunninLynguists lately.
Favorite Book/Magazine: The Redwall series by Brian Jaques
If you had one wish what would it be: I know it is cliché but world peace; then we would be able to focus on more important problems.
Perfect riding day: Any pow day or a day snowblading with the homies.
Hike or Helicopter: Heli
Beer or Wine: Wine
Pasta or Burger: Burger
Anything else: nope