Life as a pro skier with Erik Read and Trevor Philp

Life as a pro skier with Erik Read and Trevor Philp

I chat to Olympic and world cup Skiers Eric Read and Trevor Philp where they tell me about the road to the top of the slopes and they share some similarities with tennis.

We cover

- Growing up / choosing skiing over Tennis
- Junior Skiing scene
- Joining the National Team
- NCAA Champions
- Expenses as Skier / The Team
- Team sport or individual sport?
- The different skiing events
- Olympics versus the World Cup
- Typical Ski Day
- Shutting off
- Can you make money?
- Planning for the Future
- Canada V The States/Europe/Russia
- Accidents

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