The Pret Team

Meet our athletes. They’re Olympians, world champions, and all-around trailblazers — an impressive group of pro skiers and snowboarders to say the least. See where their adventures take them and which Pret helmet they choose to rock on every run.

OFFICIAL HELMET SUPPLIER

Caroline Gleich

Discipline: Ski Mountaineering & Backcountry Skiing

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Favorite Helmet: Lyric X2

Projects: 1st Woman and 4th Person to Ski all 90 lines in “The Chuting Gallery”, Follow Through, Successful summit of Everest/Chomolungma, The Caroline Gleich Show

Links: carolinegleich.com, Instagram

Kyle Smaine

Discipline: Freeride / Soul Skiing / Just Likes to Ski Everything

Hometown: South Lake Tahoe, CA

Favorite Helmet: Fury X

Bio: Former World Champion Halfpipe skier turned soul skier.  After years on the contest circuit I now search for new adventures and challenges in the mountains.  Constantly in awe of the dramatic and powerful forces of nature.

Links: TikTok, Instagram, YouTube

Tess Johnson

Discipline: Freestyle Mogul Skiing for US Ski Team

Hometown: Vail, CO

Favorite Helmet: Cynic X2

Bio: Professional freestyle mogul skier on the US Ski Team. I’m a 2018 Olympian, 6x World Cup podium skier, World Cup Winner, 2022 National Champion and 2019 World Championship Bronze Medalist. I love skiing so much and can’t wait to keep having fun with my friends on the snow.

Links: tessmogulskiing.com, Instagram, Facebook

Kai Owens

Discipline: Freestyle Mogul Skiing for US Ski Team

Hometown: Vail, CO

Favorite Helmet: Cynic X2

Bio: I am a freestyle mogul skier. I attended this past Winter Olympics in Beijing, placing 10th. I am a World Cup skier and I love jumping!

Links: Instagram, Facebook

Giray Dadali

Discipline: Freeski

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Favorite Helmet: Fury X

Snow Goal for 2023: I am planning a 1 month excursion to ski the mountains of Turkey & Georgia in March for a fall 2023 episode series and film to be released in winter 2023/24

Links: Instagram

Kilian Echalier

Discipline: Freeride & Ski Mountaineering

Hometown: Châtel, France

Favorite Helmet: Cynic AT2

Bio: I grew up in the French alps where I learned skiing really early with my family. When I was a teenager I started freeriding with my friends. I participated to the FWQ for 5 years, then stopped to do more mountaineering skiing to reach steep and wild lines.

Links: Instagram

Jack Hessler

Hometown: Lincoln, MA to Salt Lake City, UT

Favorite Helmet: Epic X

Bio: I see the mountain as a canvas. I loves to explore new powder-filled areas and find obscure takeoffs and transition. I varies between trying to stay on my feet in narrow chutes and throwing freestyle tricks in natural terrain.

Links: Instagram

Helena Hoppenrath

Hometown + Resort: Bowen Island, BC

Favorite Helmet: Epic X

Bio: Born and raised in the sea to sky, I've spent my whole life between the ocean and the mountains. Skiing is deeply ingrained in my family's roots, and has (naturally) become one of my biggest passions in life. 

Links: Instagram

Cole McDonald

Discipline: Freestyle Mogul Skiing for US Ski Team

Hometown + Resort: Park City, UT - Deer Valley

Favorite Helmet: Cirque X

Bio: I am a 19 year old Freestyle mogul skier for the US Ski Team. I am a 2022 Olympian and ranked 7th in the world on the World Cup tour. My goal is to get more World Cup Podiums and a Cork 1440 in a mogul competition.

Links: Instagram

Tami Razinger

Hometown: Born in Argentina, grew up in Vermont, now in Jackson, WY

Favorite Helmet: Vision X

Bio: I grew up in the ski racing world and then transitioned to freeride/big mountain. In 2015 I won the overall STEFT title. I competed on the Freeride World Tour Qualifier circuit and now pursuing film goals as well as various ski mountaineering objectives in the Tetons and beyond. This past spring, I reached the highest point in North America while summiting Denali!

Links: Instagram

Vanessa Chavarriaga Posada

Discipline: Ski Mountaineering

Hometown: Medellín, Colombia

Favorite Helmet: Vision X

Projects: Environmental Sociologist, Writer for Melanin Basecamp, Woman of Color taking up space in snow sports!

Links: Instagram

Christopher Noone

Hometown: Whitefish, Montana

Favorite Helmet: Cirque X

Bio: I have been skiing since I was 2 and love to ski more then anything else. If im not skiing, I am in the gym or doing school work. I also love to travel and learn about different cultures. 

Links: Instagram

Trish Bromley

Hometown: Learned the pizza and french fry basics on the Kids Buel rope tow at Caledon Ski Club in Ontario, now calling Whistler, BC home

Favorite Helmet: Vision X

Bio: I am one part cheerleader, one part peer-pressurer, two parts safety police, and probably your biggest fan. Too many parts? Math isn’t my strong suit, but I know that you plus two skis is bound to add up to a good time.

Links: Instagram

Vicente Katz

Hometown: Santiago, Chile, currently in Steamboat Springs, CO

Favorite Helmet: Cirque X

Bio: I grew up in Santiago, Chile and moved to Steamboat Springs, Colorado to pursue my dreams of becoming a professional skier and backcountry ski guide. I can happily say my passion has become my life's work. I couldn't be more excited to grow my professional relationships, push the boundaries of my skiing ability, and continue to spread the stoke!

Links: Instagram

Jay Rawe

Hometown: Tahoe City, CA

Favorite Helmet: Fury X

Bio: I like long hikes off piste, strolling through the park, and seeing new places from peculiar angles.

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Born and raised in Florida, but (semi) recently found out I have snow in my veins. What was supposed to be one winter in Tahoe is coming up on 6 years. Seems like the Eagles may have been onto something…

Links: Instagram

Kevin Nichols

Hometown: Vail, CO currently living in Bozeman, MT Big Sky Resort

Favorite Helmet: Epic X

Bio: As a skier I've spent the past few years competing on the Freeride World Tour alongside my brother. As a person I am finishing up a bachelors degree in Secondary Education, Social Studies Broadfield and hope to be a high school social studies teacher in the next few years.

Links: Instagram

Jack Nichols

Hometown: Vail, Co. Currently residing in Bozeman, MT skiing a Bridger Bowl

Favorite Helmet: Epic X

Bio: I am going on my third season on the Freeride World Tour. I spend my spare time flying airplanes, snowmobiling, biking and golfing.

Links: Instagram

Dylan Marcellini

Discipline: Freestyle Mogul Skiing for US Ski Team

Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA to Park City, UT

Favorite Helmet: Cynic X2

Bio: Hi y’all, my name is Dylan Marcellini I’m a 19 year old Professional Freestyle Mogul skier from California. I love to freeski, ride motocross, and fly fish in my free time. I’m currently a student at the University of Utah living in Park City to pursue my professional skiing career.

Links: Instagram