Jon Lillis moved to the World Cup circuit full time in 2014, earning a career-best fourth at the pristine Deer Valley site in addition to three other top-20 results in 2014. He stayed consistent in the 2015 season, posting five top-10 finishes on the World Cup circuit, helping secure the Nations Cup for the aerials team at World Cup finals. In 2016, he landed his first career World Cup podium with a second place finish in Moscow, and in 2017 he claimed his first major international win at the FIS Freestyle World Championships.
An avid snow sports enthusiast, Jon began skiing at Bristol Mountain in Rochester, NY when he was eight years old. He progressed through the various junior development programs That Bristol Mountain had to offer. He finally settled in on the aerials program, which suited his passion for going big. At age 14 Jonwas named to the Elite Aerial Development Program (EADP). He moved to Lake Placid, NY to live in the Olympic Training Center to perfect his talent. In 2011, at 16 years old, Jonathon was one of the youngest athletes to be named to the national team.
- Bristol Mountain Freestyle Team
- Years on Team: 6
OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES
Teams: 2013. 2015, 2017
1st, AE, Sierra Nevada, ESP, 2017
7th, AE, Kreischberg, AUT, 2015
24th, AE, Voss, NOR, 2013
4th, AE, Moscow, RUS, 2017
5th, AE, Lake Placid, USA, 2017
9th, AE, Pyeongchang, KOR, 2017
6th, AE, Beida Lake, CHN, 2016
2nd, AE, Moscow, RUS, 2016
7th, AE, Minsk, BLR, 2016