Owen Lyster

Underhill, VT

Owen’s Bio

My name is Owen Lyster, I’m 14 and I live in Underhill Vermont. My favorite hobby and passion is skiing. I have been skiing my entire life and started my competition career when I was 8. My home mountain is Smugglers Notch and I am part of the Smuggs freeskiing team. I have learned most of my freeskiing skills from the team and have become part of the eastern competitions because of the team. I have been able and lucky enough to attend the Norams at kicking horse in 2019. I have learned valuable friendships and lessons through Smuggs and the freesking community. My goal for this year would be to qualify for Norams so I can be part of the team that travels to Big Sky. Although my main passion is skiing I also enjoy playing soccer and mountain biking.

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My Core Values

  1. Persevere
  2. Always go on adventures
  3. Live life to the fullest
  4. Be selfless
  5. Be the best friend I can be
  6. Be the best son I can be
  7. Treat others the way I would like to be treated
  8. Never stop doing what I love
  9. Try as hard as I can in everything I do
  10. Be honest
  11. Be loving and caring
  12. Take chances and risks
  13. Be thoughtful

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