Girdwood local Callan Chythlook-Sifsof was named to the U.S. Olympic team after some solid performances in the past few weeks. Callan will represent the United States in Snowboardcross at the Vancouver Winter Games, beginning on February 12. You can also watch Callan compete in the Winter X Games on January 29 & 30 in Aspen, broadcast live on ESPN.
Callan earned her spot on the U.S. Snowboard team in 2006, and posted some great results in World Cup competition, including a U.S. National Championship title. Sidelined at the start of the 2009 season with a knee injury, Callan spent the past year rehabilitating, staying focused and training hard to get back in top form before resuming the World Cup circuit. Learn more about Callan at her blog.