Michael Ankeny

Skier, Student | Vail, Colorado

Although he didn't start skiing until age nine, Michael Ankeny won his first junior race by age 10. Soon, he was traveling the U.S. and competing in regional and national age group races. During his senior year of high school Michael was named to the U.S. Ski Team, where he remained a member for six years. Michael is a two-time member of the Junior World Championships Team, and was a junior gold medalist in the 2008 and 2011 U.S. Championships for slalom. This year, Michael joined Team America, where he continues to work towards his dream of competing in the 2018 Olympics. When he's not skiing or training in the gym, Michael attends classes at Dartmouth College during the spring semester to work his way towards an engineering degree. www.alpine.usskiteam.com