Tester Bios


Edward Arriola

32, 5'10, 160 LBS.

A hotshot firefighter and patroller at Deer Valley, Utah, Ed helps organize Telemark Freeskiing Competitions.

BJ Brewer

26, 5'11, 160 LBS.

A frequent star in Unparalleled's telemark movies, BJ won the 2001 National Telemark Freeskiing Championship.

Sarah Clemenson

26, 5'10, 160 LBS.

This Snowbird native won the first-ever Telecross at Crested Butte in 2002. Look for her in this year's Warren Miller film, Impact.

Dylan Crossman

24, 5'11, 150 LBS.

After sticking a 40-foot huck to win his second National Telemark Freeskiing Championship, Dylan spent the rest of the winter at Alta, where he lives in a lodge halfway up the mountain.

Molly Douma

33, 5'9, 130 LBS.

The 2001 National Telemark Freeskiing Champion, Molly is also the co-founder of TELE Kids, a ski program for underprivileged youths in Salt Lake City.

Shawn Edmondson

30, 5'8, 155 LBS.

A resident of Nederland, Colorado, Shawn skis with his two boys, Scout and Hatcher, several times a week. He recently took 11th place in the 2004 Wasatch Powderkeg recreation division at Alta, Utah.

Decker Jory

22, 5'8, 150 LBS.

Decker has won Winter Park's Bud Light Halfpipe Jam in '03 and '04, and took eighth at the 2001 World Heli Challenge Big Air comp in Wanaka, New Zealand.

Greg McFadden

35, 6'3, 190 LBS.

Formerly the snow safety director at Berthoud Pass, Greg is now a professional artist and whitewater guide on the Salmon River in Idaho.

Tracy Ross

33, 5'5, 130 LBS.

A six-year Winter Park resident, Skiing's associate editor won the 1999 Berthoud BadAss Competiton (everyone else dropped out), and still considers Berthoud her home hill.

Evelyn Spence

28, 5'6, 135 LBS.

Skiing's articles editor grew up straight-lining in front of her dad, a doctor and part-time patroller at Crystal Mountain, Washington. Now she's training for the Elk Mountain Grand Traverse.

Heather Schultz

40, 5'9, 125 LBS.

An alpine ski instructor at Vail, Heather authored our 2004 Women's Alpine Ski Test reviews. Even so, she swears telemarking is her first love.