Shane McConkey

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Basics

  • Date of Birth: December 30, 1969
  • Home: Squaw Valley, CA
  • Sponsors: Oakley, Red Bull, K2, Sessions clothing, Dalbello ski boots and Marker bindings.
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Film Appearances

  • Steep (2007)
  • Push (2006)
  • The Hit List (2005)
  • Warren Miller's Higher Ground (2005)
  • Yearbook (2004)
  • Ski Movie III: The Front Line (2002)
  • Ski Movie 2: High Society (2001)
  • Ski Movie (2000)
  • There's Something About McConkey (2000)
  • 1999
  • Walls of Freedom (1995?)
  • Focused - Season One (unknown)
  • Immersion (unknown)

Competition Results

2000:

  • Nea Award Winner - Freeskiing Male
  • Bridge Day Championships - 5th.
  • 3rd Exit Style Winner of Judges Choice Award
  • Gravity Games Big Mtn. Champion, Gravity Games Skiercross - 6th
  • Gravity Games Big Air - 7th
  • X-Games Skiercross - 5th
  • Japan Core Games Skiercross Champion- 3rd.
  • Jonny Moseley Invitational - 3rd.

1999:

  • ESPN X-Games Skier Cross - 2nd.
  • IFSA World Tour of Freeskiing - 5th.
  • US Freeskiing Nationals - 5th
  • World Tour event at Andermatt - 3rd.

1998:

  • IFSA World Tour of Freeskiing Champion- 2nd.
  • European Freeskiing Champion- 2nd.
  • U.S. Freeskiing Nationals - 2nd.
  • Canadian Freeskiing Championships-4th.

1996:

  • IFSA Overall World Tour Champion - Unofficial tour- 4th.
  • European Freeskiing Champion
  • U.S. Freeskiing Championships-4th.
  • World Extreme Skiing Championships-6th.

1995:

  • U.S. National Freeskiing Champion
  • South American Freeskiing Champion
  • Pro Mogul Tour Overall - 16th.
  • 1st seed and Japan Super Mogul - 7th.

1994:

  • South American Freeskiing Champion
  • World Extreme Skiing Championships-2nd
  • Pro Mogul Tour Overall-8th
  • 1st seed and Pro Mogul Tour Event at Copper Mtn. - 1st.

Growing Up

Accomplishments

2005: Nominated for Laureus World Sport Award - World Alternative Sportsperson Of The Year, Ranked #1 Powder Magazine Reader Poll and Won Powder Magazine’s Full Throttle Award again.

2004: Ranked #2 again in Powder Magazine’s Reader Poll, Won Powder Magazine’s Full Throttle award, Won Powder Magazine’s Best Helmet Cam award, Went ski base jumping all over Europe and even got to bust a double front off the Eiger and Got Married in Thailand!

2003: Ranked #2 in Powder Magazine’s Reader Poll, Won the Chinese Fruity DH at my own event! (Beat Daron Rhalves!) and Skied bitchen lines that closed out to 500ft cliffs and then aired off em with my parachute!

2002: Ranked #1 in Powder Magazine’s Reader Poll and Invented world’s greatest powder ski! The Volant Spatula with reverse camber and reverse sidecut!

2001: ESPN Action Sport Awards Skier of the Year, Red Bull Ultra Cross’s Big Air Comp - 1st and Ranked #1 in Skiing Magazine’s Top 25 skiers in North America.


Injuries

Video & Photos

Insane McConkey - Extreme Free Mountain Skiing & The Hit List

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