In his first year on the U.S. aerials team, Zach Surdell put up impressive results on the NorAm and World Cup tours. He had seven top-10 NorAm finishes, including two wins. In his first World Cup competition at Deer Valley, he finished seventh. Surdell capped off a very successful season with a third-place finish at U.S. Championships. Surdell has been battling injuries since the 2016 season, but is looking to come back strong in the pre-Olympic year.
Q: Name your favorite music artist(s) that motivates you?
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Q: Are you involved with any nonprofits, charities or social causes?
A: Paws For Life. Me and my family are huge animal lovers and we foster dogs. We have already adopted 2 dogs from the foundation!