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McKenna Peterson

Name: McKenna Peterson

Birthdate: October 7

Specialty: Big Mountain Freeskiing

Nationality: USA

Home Mountains: Alta, UT & Sun Valley, ID

Athletes talk

Was there any particular experience that made you consider pursuing skiing professionally?

Realizing that skiing is the most fun thing in the world and wanting to share the sport with as many people as possible.

Who were/are your idols on and off the hill?

My parents 

What does skiing mean to you personally?

Freedom and flow 

Do you have any specific goals for your skiing in the future?

To be continuously learning and progressing

What aspect of skiing thrills you the most?

Climbing big mountains in order to earn my turns. 

In what conditions and what terrain do you most enjoy riding?

All of it! 

Any activities that aren't ski related?

Rock climbing, mountain biking, trail running, yoga, golf

How do you manage to combine family/friends and job?

Fortunately, all of those things revolve around skiing.


Please answer, if possible, with one word only.

Drink: Water

Food: Burritos

Country: USA

Resort/place to Ski: Alta

Car: Something fast

What do you like about SCOTT products?


What are your favorite SCOTT products?

LCG Compact goggle, Explorair Pro GTX jacket and pants