Laurenne Ross mixes up her on snow summer training with a little rock climbing mostly around her home in Bend, OR (photo courtesy of Laurenne Ross)
BEND, OR (July 25) — U.S. Speed Team member Laurenne Ross conquers mountains in both directions. Delivering her first World Cup podium at the end of last season, Ross clearly knows how to make a quick descent. She spends her summers, on the other hand, fighting gravity — rock climbing, mostly in her home state of Oregon.
This is part of an ongoing series of articles following elite USSA athletes and their offseason endeavors. Read the full Summer Side Projects story on Ross at SkiRacing.com.