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Ski With Olympian Wendy Fisher
World Champion, 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
Wendy Fisher, local Olympian and freeskiing expert, is again hosting Wednesday ski clinics at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.
She will lead two separate learning options based upon ability level: One for intermediate and the other for advanced skiers. The goal for each lesson level, will be to help you believe you can become a better more confident skier. Her clinics focus on improving each skier’s technique and style and are designed to help participants thoroughly enjoy their skiing experience at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.
"Wendy helped me find my strength and belief in myself with my skiing.”
- Kathy Napoli, Clinic Participant
Below are the dates and times.
Intermediate Skiers: January 16, February 10 and March 2
Time 10 am – 12:30 pm
The Intermediate lesson is to prepare skiers to move up to the Advance Wednesday lesson. She will explore Crested Butte’s main mountain to help individuals gain confidence and adjust their technique to become more fluid and effortless. The ski runs we ski are based upon the comfort level of the group.
Advanced Skiers: January 20, February 24 and March 16
Lesson Time: 10 am – 12:30 pm
The goal is to explore Crested Butte’s Extreme Terrain. This lesson is ideal for the skier, who is ready to move up from the Intermediate lesson or already skies Crested Buttes Extreme Terrain, but is not comfortable and lacks the skill to do it efficiently.
Participants will gain the confidence to ski terrain they didn’t feel they could before. They will learn the skills to become more fluid and learn to read the terrain to enhance their comfort level and experience. The comfort level of the group will determine the day’s destinations.
Clinics are 2.5 hours and limited to 6 people per session. All clinics are $130 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.
“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 $475
For reservations call (970) 209-0256 or visit fishski.com