We love supporting local talent at Christy Sports. Recently we got to catch up with The Ladd Boys, Noah (16), Dylan (14), and Connor (12), after they won a rail jam in Denver, CO for a little Q & A.
Q: How long have you been skiing & competing?
Noah: I’ve been skiing since I was 1 1/2
Dylan & Connor: We’ve been skiing since we were 3, and have been competing for 4 years.
Q: What’s your favorite mountain?
The Ladd Boys (TLB): For skiing park, Breckenridge, but for big mountain, Taos.
Q: What’s your favorite part about skiing?
Dylan: Being alone, freeness, flying through the air.
Connor: Same [as as Noah and Dylan].
Q: Do you push each other to progress?
Dylan: Especially on trampolines. Sometimes we’re critical of each other.
Noah: We prefer to ski together.
Q: Are you from Colorado?
Noah: We’re from Lakewood, CO, but Winter Park is our home mountain.
Q: Did your parents get you into skiing or did you find it on your own?
TLB: Mostly our parents, but we wanted to start riding park.
Q: What’s your favorite trick?
Noah: Cork 720
Dylan: Dub Flat 720
Connor: Misty 1080
Q: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Noah: Happy and maybe an engineer.
Dylan: Happy and maybe a pro skier.
Q: What’s the best part about skiing with your brothers?
Noah: Being able to hang out, relax, and equally enjoy the same sport.
Q: Who’s your favorite skier?
Noah: Tom Wallisch or Banks Gilberti
Dylan: Banks Gilberti and David Wise
Connor: David Wise and Banks Gilberti
Q: What skis are you guys rocking this year?
Noah: Salomon Rocker 2
Dylan: K2 Domain
Connor: Volkl Step
Check out The Ladd Boys’ season edits…