Freeskiing Program Coaches Bios

2015/16 Coaches

Colin Gordon, Freeski Coach – Park
Colin.gordon907@gmail.com
(907) 947-0924

  • Hometown/Ski Team: Anchorage
  • Off-Season Training Regiment? Skateboarding
  • What was the Last thing you watched on Netflix? The great escape
  • Where else have you lived? Norway
  • Coffee? Yes
  • Best Line you have Ever Skied? Libraries, Tincan, AK
  • What Age did you Start Skiing? 2
  • Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings? Lord of the Rings
  • Summer Job? River/glacier guide
  • What do you want to be when you Grow Up? No Clue
  • Favorite Athlete: Luke Tanaka
  • What is interesting about You? I used to play the cello
  • How Long have You been Coaching? 6 Years
  • Nickname? Gordo
  • Favorite Skiing Memory: February 2012

Alex Else, Freeski Coach - IFSA
Alexander.else@westernalum.org
(603) 986-9603

  • Hometown/Ski Team: Conway, NH
  • College? Western State College; Gunnison, CO
  • Graduated 2011 with a BA in Ecology
  • Off-Season Training Regiment? I play Rugby in the off season
  • What was the Last thing you watched on Netflix? Trailer Park Boys
  • Where else have you lived? I've lived in Maine at Sugarloaf, in NH near Attitash,
    and in Gunnison / Crested Butte, CO
  • Coffee? Yes
  • Best Line you have Ever Skied? Bermuda Triangle at CB
  • What Age did you Start Skiing? 2
  • Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings? Lord of the Rings
  • Summer Job? I am a Digger Pilot
  • What do you want to be when you Grow Up? The Incredible Hulk
  • What is interesting about You? I have a titanium femur
  • How Long have You been Coaching? I coached in NH for 3 years, CO for 3 years,
  • Freeride coach at WSC for 2 years, Freeride coach at Alyeska for 2 years
  • Favorite skiing memory? Tough one. The Freeskiing comps at Snowbird I think.