"I knew I was capable if I skied my best, and that second run was definitely some of my best skiing all year, so that felt really good – not only for the result but just to finish the season off like that."
4 Things You Didn't Know About Aj Hurt
- 1. AJ has been a skier her whole life. At only age four, she entered the Squaw Valley Ski Team and fell in love with the sport.
- 2. As a first-year FIS racer in the 2016-17 season, she was the top junior for birth year 2000 in NorAm qualifying race points—not only in the speed disciplines but also the technical disciplines.
- 3. She has two national titles: one each in alpine combined and giant slalom (Sun Valley, Idaho, 2018).
- 4. She traveled with the C and D Team during the 2018 season, starting in her first World Cup in Killington on U.S. home soil as a 16-year-old, just shy of her 17th birthday.
Junior World Championships
Teams: 2018, 2019 • 5 top-10 career finishes • Best finish: 2nd, TE, Val di Fassa, ITA, 2019
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