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Ski With Olympian Wendy Fisher
World Champion and Olympian, Wendy Fisher is an icon in the sport of big mountain freeskiing, also known as extreme skiing. Her successful freeskiing career has included traveling the globe to film with production companies including Matchstick Productions and Warren Miller.
Prior to her film career, Fisher was a member of the U.S. Ski Team, competed at the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France, won the 1991 U.S. Nationals overall, in addition to taking home two Extreme Freeskiing world titles.
Fisher is a full time resident of Mt. Crested Butte, CO along with her husband and two sons.
Don't miss the 67th annual Warren Miller film Here, There & Everywhere featuring Crested Butte Mountain Resort ambassador Wendy Fisher
2017-18 Wednesdays With Wendy
Yes, you can ski with an Olympian!
Wendy Fisher, local Olympian and freeskiing expert is again hosting her Wednesday ski clinics at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.
You don’t have to ski like an Olympian to ski with and learn from one. Wendy will lead two separate learning options based upon ability level: One for intermediate and the other for advanced skiers.
Find Your ‘Fearless’
For each lesson level, Wendy will help you improve your skiing skills and style, as well as work with you to overcome any inner fears you might have. For many, fear can be the biggest obstacle restricting the advancement of one’s skiing level.
Wendy will start with terrain that everyone in the group is comfortable with. Terrain selection is tied directly to terrain that you can comfortably handle. Wendy will determine when your group is ready for their next challenge and be at your side to guide you there.
Whether you are familiar with Crested Butte’s terrain or not, Wendy’s goal with every participant is to build self-trust while tapping into every participant’s mental and physical capabilities.
Learning to read terrain while improving technique will leave you with a greater level of confidence and skills that will enhance your skiing experience at Crested Butte Mountain Resort and beyond.
Intermediate Skiers: January 3, February 7 and March 7
Lesson Time: 10 am – 12:30 pm
This clinic is geared toward building confidence. Participants should not plan to get out to the famed Crested Butte Extremes on that particular day. This depends entirely on whether the whole group is comfortable and ready.
The Intermediate Clinic prepares skiers to move up to the Advanced Wednesday Clinics on another day. If Wendy feels you are ready to advance, she will be sure to let you know!
Advanced Skiers: January 10, February 14 and March 14
Lesson Time: 10 am – 12:30 pm
This lesson is ideal for the skier who have experienced or are ready to experience the famed Crested Butte Extremes.
The terrain destination for this clinic is determined by the group level. Most likely the first few runs will be to prepare everyone for CBMR’s Extreme Terrain. When Wendy feels the group is ready to advance, she will ease you into more challenging terrain.
- Clinics are 2 ½ hours
- Limited to 6 people per session
- All clinics are $150 each.
- Register in the Adventure Center or call (970) 349-2211.
As always feel free to give Wendy a call! If you have questions regarding ability level or which lesson is right for you she is happy to help. Wendy can be reached at (970) 209-0256 or visit fishski.com for details.
Private Lessons With an Olympian
This is the perfect opportunity to ski privately with one of the biggest icons in the skiing world. If you are looking to explore Crested Butte’s intermediate to most challenging and technical lines, with an extreme ski star, or get advice from a pro - this is an exclusive opportunity that is hard to pass up. Private Lessons are limited to 5 people per session.
“I had become a complacent no risk skier that hadn't fallen in years. I wanted to take my skiing up a notch. Wendy is a marvelous teacher. She taught me a more efficient way to ski. It is easier on my knees. Wendy helped me explore the mountain.” – Therese Nagem, Private Lesson Student
Full Day $875 | Hours 9 am – 4 pm
1/2 Day $650| Hours 9 am – 12 pm or 1 pm – 4 pm
2-Hour Session $550
For reservations call (970) 209-0256 or visit fishski.com