Alix Wilkinson learned to ski in California, for the famed Palisades Tahoe team. Wilkinson won the national championships giant slalom in 2018 and has multiple NorAm cup wins and podiums to her name. She scored her first FIS Ski World Cup points with a top 20 (18th place) finish in the Cortina d’Ampezzo downhill in just her seventh career World Cup start. She followed that up with some more World Cup points and a solid finish in 24th in Saturday's Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany downhill. Wilkinson was named to the 2022 U.S. Olympic Team too.
Alix's favorite memory as a competitor is winning the Junior Nationals giant slalom in Sun Valley.
When she is not ripping down the mountain, you can find her mountain biking, hiking or paddling.
"One of my goals for this season is to be ranked in the top three for the overall NorAm standings at the end of the season. I also think it would be cool to learn how to do a front flip on skis."
5 Things You Didn't Know About Alix Wilkinson
- 1. Three things Alix wants the world to know: 1) She would never dare to travel with less than six pairs of shoes, 2) She wants to be good at surfing one day, and 3) She's half Canadian.
- 2. Her favorite athlete is Ricky Bobby, because "plain and simple he's the best there is."
- 3. When Alix isn't skiing, she's usually mountain biking, hiking, or paddling.
- 4. Her favorite memory as a competitor is winning the Junior Nationals giant slalom in Sun Valley. "It was my first FIS win so it felt pretty cool to feel like the hard work was paying off and to do it at Junior Nationals."
- 5. Her future career ambitions include: winning an overall World Cup globe, as well as becoming the Queen of Corbet's in the Kings/Queens of Corbet's competition.