Ross Powers

Ross had been a snowboarding legend - long before winning in Salt Lake City. He won a bronze medal in the half-pipe at the Olympics in Nagano and won four medals at the X Games. Ross started boarding when he was seven. His mom would take him to the mountain near their home in Vermont. While his mom would go skiing, Ross would spend the day riding in the half-pipe. In 2001, Ross formed the Ross Powers Foundation to help under-funded kids from Vermont become competitive riders.

 

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