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Height
5-6
Weight
145
 

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This Bristol Mountain Race Club product is now a veteran on the national team. After strong performances on the NorAm and World Cup circuits in 2013, Jon moved to the World Cup full time. He continued to progress and earned a career-best fourth at the pristine Deer Valley site in addition to three other top-20 results in 2014. Jon stayed consistent in the 2015 season, posting five top-10 finishes on the World Cup circuit, helping secure the Nations Cup for the aerials team at World Cup finals. In 2016, he landed his first career World Cup podium with a second place finish in Moscow

FIRST TRACKS
An avid snow sports enthusiast, Jon began skiing at Bristol Mountain in Rochester, NY when he was eight years old. He progressed through the various junior development programs That Bristol Mountain had to offer. He finally settled in on the aerials program, which suited his passion for going big.  At age 14 Jonwas named to the Elite Aerial Development Program (EADP). He moved to Lake Placid, NY to live in the Olympic Training Center to perfect his talent. In 2011, at 16 years old, Jonathon was one of the youngest athletes to be named to the national team.

OFF THE SNOW
Jon loves spending time with his two younger brothers, fishing, long boarding and of course skiing. He also plans on pursuing a career in sports marketing.

 

Highlights

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Teams: 2013. 2015
24th, AE, Voss, NOR
7th, AE, Kreischberg, AUT

WORLD CUP
2nd, AE, Moscow, RUS, 2016
7th, AE, Minsk, BLR, 2016
9th, AE, Minsk, BLR, 2015
8th, AE, Moscow, RUS, 2015
5th, AE, Lake Placid, 2015
8th, AE, Deer Vally, 2015
4th, AE, Deer Valley, 2014
7th, AE, Changchun, CHN, 2013
9th, AE, Sochi, RUS, 2013

FIS Junior World Championships
2nd, AE, Valamenco, ITA, 2012

OTHER
Ranked second in the NorAm aerials standings (7 top fives, 3 podiums and 1 victory),  2011

Eight-time NorAm podium finisher including three wins