Rocco Jones

Wallingford, VT


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Rocco’s Bio

Rocco Jones is twelve years old who lives in Wallingford, VT and attends Mill River Union High School. He is proud to be the youngest and the smallest caddie at the Ekwanok in Manchester, VT. He likes snowboarding, skiing, mountain biking, wrestling, soccer, rock climbing and running 5Ks and Spartan Races. In 2019 he won the Kids’ 2-mile competitive Spartan Race as well as the Killington Triathlon (during a snow storm!). He won the Woodward Fastest Ninja Challenge in his age group both for Killington Mounain and across the country. After suffering a few snowboarding accidents he has become a strong advocate of wearing a helmet and will be using his award to advance his education in competitive snowboarding and safety by attending the Killington Mountain School Boost Snowboard program. His dream is to become a competitive snowboarder and compete in the X Games.

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My Core Values

  1. Always follow your dreams
  2. Be the best you can everyday
  3. Live everyday a good day
  4. Be positive
  5. Be a leader not a follower
  6. Be a risk taker
  7. Look out for others
  8. Be a good friend
  9. Be independent
  10. Challenge yourself to be the best you can be
  11. Leave behind a legacy