Two-time World Champion skier Chris Davenport is widely regarded as one of the premier big mountain skiers in the world today. Among his many ski mountaineering achievements, in 2007 Chris became the first person to ski all fifty-four of Colorado's 14,000-foot peaks in less than one year. He is currently aiming to finish skiing the 100 highest peaks in Colorado, the Centennial Peaks. He has numerous first descents of peaks around the globe under his belt, and recently guided and skied on Mt. Everest. Chris has been featured in more than thirty ski films by Warren Miller and Matchstick Productions. He is also a TV commentator for ESPN, ABC sports, and Outside Television, and is an Olympic and World Cup announcer for ski racing events. Chris is a professional speaker who often lectures on risk management as it relates to business and mountain sports. Chris is the author of two beautiful coffee-table books that celebrate North America's mountains, Ski The 14ers and Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America. When not traveling the globe Chris resides in Aspen, Colorado with his wife and three boys.
Nick Name: DAV
Date of Birth: Jan 4, 1971
Where were you born: Massachusettes
Current Location: Aspen/ Snowmass
Hobbies: Mountain sports- all of them, and photography
Motto: A goal without a plan is just a wish.
Discipline: Big mountain skiing/ Alpinism
Favorite SCARPA product: Well of course the Freedom SL boot, but the new F1Evo is quickly becoming a favorite also.
What other SCARPA product do you use: I love the Spark trail running shoes and the Mojito's for the apres-scene, which I am quite famous in.
Your biggest influence growing up: Anyone who could do something I couldn't.
Biggest idol in your sport growing up: Scot Schmidt and
What age did you start: I started skiing at 4- kinda late bloomer.
How would you describe your style: Fast, fluid, and efficient.
What can't you live without: Water and Red Bull
What keeps you motivated: I think it's passion. I frickin' love skiing.
If you could be a super hero who: Obviously
Superman. He can FLY!
Strangest medical issue: Not being able to pee fast after riding my bike thousands of miles. FIXED!
Favorite junk food: Chips
Favorite post activity drink: Cold pilsner
Best excuse to skip training: The weather
Go-to dance move: The dork
Favorite ice cream: Pistachio or Cherry Garcia
Coffee or tea: Coffee unless it's bad, then tea
What do you do on off days Work: There are no off days.
Last movie to make you cry: Oh man I can't remember.
Favorite classic movie: Matrix or Bourne franchises
What's on your ipod: Everything from dance beats to the Dead.
Hidden talent/party trick: disappearing.... it's amazing.
What kind of car do you drive: a Ford Pickup and an Audi Allroad
Personal Website: Chris Davenport