Cooper Puckett hails from Colorado where he learned to ski from his legendary family of skiers. The Puckett family includes his father Chris and uncle Casey (aka "Five-Time" as in five-time Olympian)—both former Olympians and U.S. Alpine Ski Team alumni, and Casey a current U.S. Alpine Ski Team Europa Cup women's coach. Puckett too shares the speedy skiing genes, he competed at the 2022 FIS Junior World Ski Championships, finishing fourth in the team parallel and ninth in the Super-G. In 2021 at the Junior World Championships in Bansko, Bulgaria, Steamboat Springs’ Cooper Puckett finished an impressive 24th in the men’s super-G. The field consisted of U20 and U18 athletes, and Cooper had the best finish among all U18 competitors. He hails from the legendary His brother, Cole, skis for the University of Denver. When he's not ripping turns on the mountain, Cooper is a student at Dartmouth College.
"My goal is to have fun and ski fast"
3 Things You Didn't Know About Cooper Puckett
- 1. Cooper's favorite movie is Alien: Covenant.
- 2. If he could chose anyone to play himself in a biographical film, it would be Ryan Gossling.
- 3. Cooper is born and raised in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He has an older brother who skis for Denver University.