SKI Magazine Gear Tester – Gordy Megroz

A former ski racer, coach, and great freelance writer.

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Name: Gordy Megroz

Gordy Megroz
Gordy MegrozPhoto credit: Keri Bascetta

Tests Participated in during 2018:

  • SKI Test at Deer Valley, Utah


  • 5’7″, 155 lbs, 42 years old.

Home Mountain

  • Jackson, Wyo.

Skiing Background

Gordy grew up in South Londonderry, Vermont, ten minutes from Stratton Mountain where he learned to ski. He went to the Stratton Mountain School, then Boston College. Gordy has lived everywhere from Santa Fe, NM to NYC. Now he lives and skis in Jackson, Wyo. When he was in grad school at Emerson College in downtown Boston, Gordy was a coach at Boston College (where he went to school for undergrad and ski raced). 

Professional Background

After studying journalism at Emerson, Gordy went on to be an editor at Outside, then Men’s Journal, and am is a contributing editor at Outside. He also does freelance work for other magazines, including SKI.

Years of Testing for SKI Magazine

  • 14 Years.

Skiing Style

  • Agressive.

Feedback About Other Testers

  • Mark Elling is a trove of filthy jokes. 

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