Summer Athlete Team
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Summer Dream Team
The Jackson Hole valley is an outdoor recreationalist’s dream location for a huge variety of activities. From mountain biking to climbing, endurance running to kayaking, from paragliding to rodeo roping, the valley offers up endless possibilities for adventure. Meet the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Dream Team, an elite group of local athletes representing the best of the best from a variety of adventure sports. Throughout the summer months stay tuned on the Jackson Hole blog and social channels to get the athlete’s tips on training, route suggestions, gear, and follow their many adventures across the valley’s rivers, lakes, mountains and trails.
Eric Orton | Trail Running
Eric Orton is a performance guru and running coach, recently gaining acclaim as the coach of Born to Run author Christopher McDougall. Eric has also authored his own book The Cool Impossible, is heading a running camp in Jackson Hole this summer and has a long list of athletes that he trains. Orton is also a competitive runner in his own right and the Jackson Hole valley is the perfect venue for him to work on his own fitness and adventure-lifestyle.
Andrew Whiteford | Mountain Biking
Andrew Whiteford exemplifies what it means to be a year-round athlete in Jackson Hole. A professional skier and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort athlete in the winter, Whiteford is also a pro mountain biker. In the summer months you can expect to see Andrew on his mountain bike enjoying all aspects of riding, from techy downhills on Teton Pass, to flowy laps through the Jackson Hole Bike Park and exploratory cross-country missions in undisclosed locations.
Crystal Wright | Rodeo
Crystal Wright is a professional skier and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort athlete in the winter as well, but keeps the activity going 365 days a year,. Crystal's primary summer sport is rodeo, but she also runs her own gym and understands the importance of year-round fitness.
Will Taggart | Kayaking
While focusing on snowkiting in the winter, Will Taggart spends his summers kitesurfing and kayaking the rivers of Jackson Hole and beyond. Will is passionate about filming and photography, so keep your eyes out for some great summer video content.