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Speaker: Chris Anthony

Chris Anthony

2011

For the last 21 years, Chris Anthony has traveled as a member of the Warren Miller Film Team, freelanced for several publications, co-authored a guide book, been commissioned to write a screenplay, hosted and produced television programming, started a consulting and guide business, and given substantial time to a variety of charities. In 1991 Chris was named a youth Ambassador for the State of Colorado. As a youth Ambassador Chris was sent on a cultural exchange to the Prefecture of Yamagata, Japan.

Chris travels around the world with the Warren Miller film crew, which has taken him from Iran to Ecuador to China, with numerous stops in between. The experiences have been amazing, and sometimes border on the unusual especially for a civilian and most definitely for a professional skier. During his travels, Chris has spent time training with the U.S. Marine Corps at their training facility in Bridgeport, Nevada, has been shipped off with the U.S. Navy on the USS Nimitz as it was being deployed to the Persian Gulf.

On snow since the age of one, Chris broke away from skiing long enough to reach the international ranks of the cycling world, received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado, studied for a period of time at USC film school, as well as wrote two screenplays. These accomplishments opened many exciting doors for Chris. In 1994 he found himself training and serving as motivator to three-time Tour De France Champion Greg Lemond. He also had the opportunity to work with producer/director and actor Michael Douglas. Chris interned with Mr. Douglas and his partner Steven Reuther as they laid the groundwork for Douglas/Reuther Productions, a major film production company at Paramount Studios.

In 1997 Chris was appointed to the Colorado Speakers Bureau. In October of 1998 Chris was hired to design, direct and select athletes for the first nationally syndicated speedcross race aired on CBS. The inaugural event took place successfully in Mammoth, California on January 9th 1999.

This season Chris will continue to work with Warren Miller Entertainment, promoting and serving as emcee for the 61st annual film as well as appearing in various documentaries, television and instructional DVDs.

Additionally, Chris will continue his roll for a ninth year as a spokesperson for the “5th Grade Passport Program”, a product of Colorado Ski Country. His obligations for the program include visiting schools and speaking to youth about setting goals and achieving their dreams through an adventure oriented, multi-media presentation. Recently Chris utlized these school visits to assist another a local nonprofit, SOS OUTREACH, a, which is focused on building character in youth through adventure. This year, Chris will also team up with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Denver and numerous other youth oriented programs.

Presently, Chris continues to conquer new mountainous terrain while evolving his commitment to his Youth Initiative Project, in addition to writing, film projects, and managing adventure camps. Chris shares his adventurous and outdoor lifestyle with the world by passing on innovative ideas as a heli-skiing guide, journalist, consultant, and motivational speaker through Chris Anthony Adventures.

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