Professional Skier and Olympic Hopeful David Wise Joins Northstar California™ Resort Pro Team

18 July 2013
Northstar California Resort announced today that is has bolstered its already strong Pro Team with the addition of Reno, Nev. native and rising freeskiing superstar, David Wise..Wise, 23, has trained at Northstar for the last decade and credits some of his success, which includes  the 2013 FIS World Champion title, to the impeccable design and builds of Northstar’s parks and pipes. 
“I feel honored to be a part of the Northstar Pro Team,” Wise said.  “As I head into this season, I am grateful for the support of the Northstar family.  My own family loves skiing here, it’s close to home, and I can rely on some of the best and most reliable ski conditions in the West.”
A member of the US Freeskiing Team, Wise lit up the competition circuit last season with gold medal performances at the Winter X Games, US Grand Prix and WIS World Championships. The devoted father and husband, who lives with his family in Renosays Northstar creates a unique opportunity to stay close to his family while training on some of the best conditions in the world.    Wise is the only skier on the Northstar Pro Team, which features some of the world’s top snowboarders including Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White, Chas Guldemond, Elena Hight, and Eero Ettala. 
“Wise is pushing the limits of what’s possible and we believe he will be a top competitor in the Olympic Winter Games,” said Northstar Marketing Manager Ally Gonzalez.  “He couldn’t be a better fit for the Northstar Pro Team.  His perseverance, positivity and incredible talents are admirable and we cannot wait to support him through the Olympic year, and cheer him on in Russia.”
Aspiring athletes and fans of Wise can expect to see him training at Northstar throughout the season and competing for a spot atop the podium when the Sprint U.S. Snowboarding & Visa U.S. Freeskiing U.S. Grand Prix visit the resort in early January.  Wise offers a glimpse into his life of year-round training through several social media outlets.  Follow him on:
For more information on David Wise, visit his website at  Details on Northstar California Resort’s parks and pipes and pro team athletes can be found at

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About Northstar California Resort
One of the finest year-round mountain resorts in North America, Northstar is host to a base area village featuring unique shops and restaurants, a conference center, 9,000 square foot outdoor skating rink, movie theaters, on-site lodging, special events and more. A winter sport enthusiast’s paradise, Northstar offers 97 ski trails spread across 3,170 acres, award-winning terrain parks and snow sports including alpine and Telemark skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and tubing. Summer activities include mountain biking, golfing, scenic lift rides for sightseeing and hiking, fly-fishing and more.
Northstar is located on Highway 267, just six miles north of Lake Tahoe and six miles south of downtown Truckee. For more information, call 1.800.GO.NORTH (1.800.466.6784) or visit

About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is


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