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Hi, I’m Ashley, here’s my story


Ashley was born to ski. She grew up in Chicago, and she’s the second of four children who all enjoy the same passion. An avid skier since the early age of 18 months, she was first put on skis and continued to evolve with and for the sport of Freeskiing. It wasn’t preferable skiing almost all of her youth life in the Midwest where flat landings and ice are nothing but all there is to work with. But from her small, 200ft vertical home hill in Wisconsin, she eventually had the fortitude and mental strength to turn her passion into a profession. She was regularly active throughout her and competed in other activities outside of skiing. Growing up, she was involved in gymnastics, track, cheerleading. Ash was also commonly seen sliding handrails and gapping stair sets in downtown Chicago on skates. She agrees that her active youth and ability to adapt quickly to new activities has shaped her distinctive style of skiing.

Ashley was fortunate enough to leave the Windy City and surrounding Midwest ski resorts and move to Park City, Utah in 2002. During this time she was able to ski at least 50 or more days in the winter and later attended the Winter Sports School where the number of days on snow only increased. A former student at Westminster College for Aviation then transferred to the University of Utah to study Exercise Sports Science for Athletic Training.

Ashley Battersby, paper writer, has been a force to reckon with on the women’s slopestyle competition circuit with her fluid and technical rail skills, progressive jump tricks, and her determined attitude. A local of and team rider for Park City resort in Park City, Utah, Ashley spends most of her time on the slopes either training for her next national or international events. Ashley skis year round and has traveled all over the world to compete, train or film in places such as New Zealand, France, Austria and many more. When not skiing, the Chicago native likes to stay in shape by working out at the gym, trampolining, rollerblading, cycling and yoga. She also loves to coach at Windell’s Ski Camp in Mt. Hood, OR where she has many returning campers. While being a homebody, she has started her own line of clothing A-bomb TM apparel and showing her creative side by sewing hoodies, taking photos and making web edits.

Ashley has undeniably inspired many people to ski and to push themselves in the sport, especially women. She has also been a canadianpharmacyking.com review been injured as she has had two ACL reconstructions and bounced back for the podium. Throughout her career she has accumulated many trophies and medals including (but not limited to) a first place at the Winter Dew Tour in Breckenridge, X-Games Europe medalist, first at AFP World finals women’s big air and a third place at the AFP World Finals women’s slopestyle event as well as an Olympic hopeful. Ashley is a bubbly, very dedicated and independent athlete who doesn’t give up until she accomplishes her goals

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Ashley Battersby 2013

Ashley Battersby 2013

 

My Resume

 2012 Competition results

1st, Nine Queens, Big Air, Austria 2012
5th, Winter X-Games 16, Slopestyle, Aspen 2012
7th, Snowbasin Dew Tour, Slopestyle 2012
7th, European X-Games, Slopestyle, Tignes, France 2012

2011

3rd Overall 2011 in AFP Results for Slopestyle Women
1st, Winter Dew Tour, Slopestyle, Breckenridge CO
1st, WSI Big Air, Whistler BC
2nd, WSI Slopestyle, Whistler BC
4th, Winter X-Games 14, Slopestyle Aspen, CO
6th, World Champs, Park City, UT
6th, Dew Tour Snowbasin, Ut
6th, X-Games (European), Slopestyle, Tignes, France

2010

4th, Winter X-Games 14, Slopestyle Aspen, CO
3rd, X-Games (European), Slopestyle, Tignes, France
1st, Aspen Freeskiing Open, Aspen, CO
1st, European Open, Rail Jam, Laxx Switzerland

2008

1st, U.S. Freeskiing Open, Slopestyle, Copper Co.
1st, World Skiing Invitational, Big Air, Whistler
1st, Nippon Freeskiing Open, Slopestyle, Japan
1st, New Zealand Freeskiing Open, Slopestyle, Snow Park, NZ

2007

1st, World Skiing Invitational, Cola Rail Jam, Whistler, BC
2nd, European Freeskiing Open, Laax, Switzerland
1st, Big Bear Open, Slopestyle, Big Bear CA
3rd, Aspen Open, Slopestyle, Buttermilk CO
1st, Queens Cup, Slopestyle, Park City UT

2005

1st, Vermont Open, Rail Jam,
1st, Vermont Open, Slopestyle,
1st, Annual Cammy Potter Memorial Park City, UT
3rd, US Open Freeskiing Championships Vail, CO

2004

1st, Utah Winter Games Big Air
1st, Vertical Vibe Big Air, UT,
1st, Utah Winterfest Big Air

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