CHAOS/CTR Headwear Announces Official Pro-Winter Sport Team 2012/13
in Snowboard and Freeskiing
Chris Anthony official Chaos Spokesperson
Steamboat Springs, CO, November 17th, 2012- CHAOS headwear in the US and Canada, has elevated four of their top performing athletes to their Chaos PRO-TEAM. This new refinement will allow Chaos to support these athletes with greater capacity as they reach their athletic landmarks. The NEW PRO Team members this year include, Suzanne Graham- Big Mountain-Basejumping, Logan Banning and Colin Spencer in Snowboard and Penn Lukens in Skier Cross/Freeski, with Chris Anthony as our official spokesperson.
“These are world-class competitors and we are honored to have them in Chaos and CTR- Chaos Thermal Regulation headwear this season as young driven ambassadors in their sport,” expresses Gary Supple, Director of US Operations.
Expert Chaos spokesperson Chris Anthony, of Anthony Adventures, will guide the teams energy for another successful season. Be sure to look for Chris’ Quick Tips at TV8 all winter with CTR- Chaos Thermal Regulation. For the last 22 years Anthony has traveled as a member of the Warren Miller Film Team, where he will emcee over 60 events, nationwide. This includes various Live FOX televised tips for the latest in skiing. His resume of expertise includes: writing for several publications, co-authoring a guidebook, screen writing, hosting television programming, being a Heli- guide and motivational speaker. He has launched his own youth initiative program, which supports kids participation in winter sports, as well as his worldwide extreme terrain adventure ski trips. www.chrisanthony.com In 2009, Anthony partnered with "SOS Outreach" www.sosoutreach.com, to best fulfull his programs goals and support their goals! As a spokesperson and mentor, Chris visits schools throughout the state and utilizes a multimedia presentation from his Warren Miller Film, which guides them on a global journey.
The Chaos Pro Team and Development Flow Team along with Chris Anthony, represents the brand nationwide in events and films.Chaos is proud to sponsor this team so they can achieve and advance in the world of snow sports. This year the official sponsored PRO TEAM members and supporting flow team members in snowboarding, freeskiing, telemark and base-jumping are listed below along with their biographies. Look for Chaos this winter on TV 8 Vail and PLUM TV.
Colin Spencer, from Golden, Colorado, now living in Breckenridge, has been with Chaos for four seasons. Colin gets stronger and wiser every season- and the results show. Most recently he was a coach at High Cascade Snowboard Camp on Mt. Hood in Oregon. This season Colin will be featured in both film and winter publications; look for him in Snowboarder Magazine, Snowboard Magazine, Frequency and Snowboard Colorado. His films include:“Role Model Films,” “Cockfight,” “SixEleven productions, "It’s Our Fault," and “YES”.His sponsors are: Billabong, YES Snowboards, Keystone and Jammy pack. Long time supports are: Dakine, Spy, Yea Nice and Vitamin Water and Chaos. Colin is a top ranked rider and his contests this season will include: Dew Tour in Breckenridge to Killington Vermont and Snobasin Utah. He plans on competing in the Burton Open series, (invite only) as well as the Ride Shakedown's. Between riding in contests and filming all over the U.S. to overseas to Japan, Colin has a full season and we are proud to be one of his fans and supporters.www.nowsnowboarding.com www.facebook.com/colinspencersno, twitter.com/colinspencersno
Penn Lukens is from Steamboat Springs, Colo. and is the current Nor-Am URTUR Halfpipe Grand Prix National Champion. The win of the whole tour last season earned the 16-year-old freerider an invitation to the World Cup Finals in Men’s Halfpipe in La Plagne, France. Penn grabbed his coach and they booked it to Europe, where Penn finished 29th in the first World Cup competition and then 10th in the final World Cup Championships this past season. Penn also represented the United States at the Junior World Championships in New Zealand where he finished 19th in SkiCross,.
Penn competes across the country and now internationally primarily in Freeride, The year after he graduates from high school, he’s hoping he’ll make a visit to Sochi, Russia, to represent the United States in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Sponsors: Penn skis on Armada, and wears their gear, and is also sponsored by SureFoot, Fleischer Sport, OnTheSnow.com, PARKA Apparel, and Chaos Headwear.
Suzanne Graham, from Salt Lake City, Utah is a Pro Big Mountain skier and Base Jumper. At the age of 25, she has her Bachelors of Science in Health Promotion and Education from the University of Utah, is a licensed Wilderness-EMT and Yoga Instructor. She loves filming and shooting and product development. She is focusing on competition, exposure, and generally aiding to the progression of women’s freeskiing, as well as freeskiing in general. Suzanna is the only female in the world performing ski-BASE jumps. Sponsors- Chaos, Oakley, Fischer, SixSixOne, Alta Ski Resort, Full Tilt Boots, UFO Plast, Cole Sport, Red Bull. Check out her website, www.suzgraham.com, for her full biography, pictures and events.
Logan Banning, from Steamboat Springs, CO, holds the first overall in the 2012 USASA National Championship. This previous season results include a 1st place, two 2nd place, two 3rd place and one 4th place finish in Skiercross in the Rocky Mountain Series of USASA. He had 6th, 9th and 13th place finishes in Slopestyle. At USASA National Championships at Copper Mountain in April 2011, Logan finished 7th in Skiercross in a field of 45. This season Logan plans to add Halfpipe and Big Mountain competitions to his schedule. His goals are to excel in both slope style and half pipe competitions and he plans on competing in Revolution Tours and USASA competitions. He expects to qualify for USASA National Championships and will be moving up to open class. Sponsored: Chaos Hats, Fits Socks Honey Stinger and Duck Tape.
Spencer Keirnes, from Fort Collins and Breckenridge, Co. is a Slopestyle and Free Ride Skier.
Results 2011-2012: 1st Place Jib King Absolut Park, Flachauwinkl, 3rd Place Livingroom Slopestyle Hochkonig
3rd Place Pop’n’Drop Slopestyle Absolut Park, Flachauwinkl, 2nd Overall Absolut Series, 2nd Place Haus Masters Big Air, Hauser Kaibling. He has won the Best Trick DNA Evolution Tour -- Denver Stop, placed 1st Oakley Showdown Rail jam , 1st Vans King of The Grommets, 3rd Bonfire Slope style- Winter Park, Colorado, 3rd DNA Evolution Tour finals and 4th in the Electric Rail Jam- Snowpark, New Zealand. I am originally from Colorado, but I am currently living in Schladming Austria. Alongside training and competing I will be a freeski Instructor at Absolut Park Flachauwinkl. You can follow my season with video and photo updates, at spencerkeirnes.blogspot.com and www.facebook.com/SWKeirnes. Sponsors- Chaos, Volkl, Camtrol, Adidas, Absolut Park, Blue Tomato
CHAOS FLOW TEAM
Lorin Paley, originally from Colorado Springs,is a member of the US National Telemark Team. Paley is now an Outdoor freelance editor and writer and attending Dartmouth, her competing is on hold due to injuries, Her achievements include 2nd place Telemark Classic, 3rd place Sprint, Espot Spain World Cup, 2nd place Sprint, Steamboat Springs World Cup, 3rd place Classic, Bjorli, Norway World Cup. She is an outdoor national ambassador, loves SUP and attends Dartmouth College. Sponsors: Chaos Hats, Steamboat Ski & Resort, Osprey Packs, Nordic Naturals, Sore No More, Climb On!, SUPERfeet Insoles, NUUN active hydration, Smith Barney Financial. Check out her site and blog: www.lorinpaley.com
James Hillier- alias Mowgli is a Freeskier, Adventure Entrepreneur who lives in Vancouver/Whistler, BC. Hillier is a pioneer in outdoor adventure whether it is on the snowy mountain or luscious rain forest of BC. He has a directive to promote a lifestyle of social and physical engagement. To assist others discover adventure, he has developed a treasure map of adventure zones in BC on his website: www.mowgli.ca with GPS locations, videos, and directions. He is also the Operations Manager of AcroBag, a safe crash pad landing used to train athletes and which can be seen at www.acrobag.org. He is an original delegate ad too original a person not to have on board. Sponsors: Chaos
Justin Senecal, from Whistler, BC, is a piper and big mountain skier. His events include US Freesking Open and World Skiing Invitational. Sponsors: Volkl, Marker, Tecnica, Chaos.
Jesse lee Delgado lives part time in Alta, Utah as well as Chula Vista, CA. He is an amateur Big Mountain Snowboarder. He focuses on Big mountain lines, competing, mountaineering, and filming. During the off-season Jesse dedicates his time and efforts into mentoring and inspiring youth through snowboarding, surfing, and rock climbing.Sponsors: CHAOS, The North Face, Gramicci, and Vans.
Michael Stoeger, from Portland, Or, is an avid Amateur Board Sports athlete. He placed 7th in OISA Slopestyle, 9th in OISA Slopestyle 2, and 12th in OISA halfpipe. He is involved withFriday night features rail jams, OISA competitions, and filming with FTK productions. Sponsors: Chaos Hats Flow, illusive snow wear flow.
About Chaos Headwear
Based in Steamboat Springs, Colo., Chaos Headwear offers a broad range of knitted hats and accessories for a multitude of outdoor activities such as skiing, riding, climbing, mountaineering, training and just looking good. Owned by Do-Gree fashions, a Canadian-owned and operated mill with three generations of experience, Chaos designs vary from winter to four-season, urban to alpine, casual to high fashion for men, women and kids, and feature merino wool, mohair, acrylic blends, cottons, angora, and fleece. Chaos also offers a line of technical extreme weather condition headwear and accessories called Chaos Thermal Regulation or CTR. (www.chaoshats.com).
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