Photo courtesy of Cl!X Portrait Studios
School: USSA Team Academy
Harrison is an aerial skier, currently living at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Facility and the Utah Olympic Park in Park City, Utah. He trains 5 to 6 days per week all year long (on snow and water) while attending school at night and keeping a 3.95 GPA. He was the youngest male skier to compete at the World Cup event prior to the Sochi Olympics. Harrison is the current North American Grand Prix Champion and this spring became an official member of the United States Ski Team (Freestyle, Aerial Division). He is working toward representing the United States of America at the 2018 and 2022 Winter Olympics.
What the judges had to say:
“Harrison is one of Rochester’s rock stars, who gets their start in our community and goes on to wow the entire world with their talents. I am impressed with the commitment he and his family have made to his sport and I will be among the many in Rochester cheering him as he continues in his career, with the Olympics in sight.”