Four NorAm podiums and a sixth place finish at National Championships in 2014 landed Harrison Smith a spot on the U.S. aerials ski team for the 2015 season. He's also got a junior world championships gold medal and two national titles. After battling back from injury, Smith secured the NorAm title and is looking to land more top results.
Q: What is your earliest memory of being on snow?
A: My earliest memory of skiing is when I would ski this little hill a few minutes away from my house in New York. I was two years old and the hardest part for me was just holding on to the tow rope without falling off!
Q: What are your pre-competition rituals/superstitions?
A: One of my rituals for training and competitions is always putting my right boot on first and then left boot and buckling them in the pattern same way every time.