Meet our athletes.
Meet the Auclair crew! These amazing athletes are all about the outdoors and don't let cold hands stand in their way. Each athlete brings their own unique flair and expertise, and we couldn't be prouder to have them on board. Together, they represent the Auclair brand with dedication, style, and authenticity.
Alex Beaulieu-Marchand, also known as ABM, is definitely one of the world's top Freeskiers. He's the only one who's won medals in all the big Freeski events: Olympics (got a Bronze in Pyeongchang), XGames (nailed both Slopestyle & Big Air), Real Ski, World Championships, World Cup, and the Dew Tour. After doing great with the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team, ABM started doing broadcasting, giving his take on the 2022 Beijing Olympics for CBC. Right now, his amazing moves that seem to beat gravity are making people watch and talk as he tries his hand in movies, videos, and online stuff.
In the world of freestyle skiing, it's tough to stay true to yourself. Being on a team, listening to coaches, having a packed schedule, and seeing the same places over and over can make skiers feel like they should all be the same. But Max Moffatt is different. This 23-year-old, who grew up on a farm in Caledon, Ontario, always does things his own creative way. And with his big wins on the world stage, it's clear: Max is ready to be a leader in the freestyle ski world, doing it his way.
Jimmi Ryan is a professional big mountain skier and adventure writer based out of Jackson Hole Wyoming. Since 2018, Jimmi has starred in four Warren Miller Entertainment films and in 2021 Jimmi will be making his debut appearance in Teton Gravity Research's annual ski film. He has had his work published in Ski, Ski Journal, Backcountry, Powder, Freeskier, and Hemispheres Magazines.
Known as T-Sizzle, or simply "Sizzle", he hails from Avon, Colorado and has graced the halfpipe skiing scene as a professional for 15 years. Now, at 32, he's seamlessly transitioning from halfpipe competitions to showcasing his skills in backcountry film shoots. He's already made a mark with appearances in two acclaimed ski films: 'The Book of Pow' and 'Must be Nice'. In 2020, he elevated his game, securing a private pilot’s license, followed by an IFR certification. Sizzle's skiing style is reminiscent of the 90’s hip-hop vibe and pays homage to legendary skiers like Tanner Hall and Candide Thovex.
Kim Lamarre had a front-row seat to the first-ever Olympic Slopestyle competition -winning Bronze in Sochi. She has competed and medaled in the X Games, World Championships, Dew Tour and the AFP (Association of Freeskiing Professionals) World Tour. Fully bilingual, her knowledge-base and radiant personality won her accolades as a Radio-Canada broadcaster during the Beijing Olympics. Currently, she coaches the Next Generation of Quebec Slopestyle athletes, and is training to become a World Champion Poker player. Fun Fact: Her grandmother Ginette Seguin was a 1956 Olympian competing for Canada at Cortina d’Ampezzo.
Sander, a self-made skier with internet fame, made waves in 2014 with his self-produced POV videos. These captivating clips quickly grabbed the spotlight from industry giants like MatchStick Productions, ESPN, and the now-defunct Powder Magazine. Today, Sander remains in the limelight, flaunting his distinctive playful style both in-resort and, with unwavering dedication, in the foot-powered backcountry.
Hanna Faulhaber took to skis almost as soon as she took her first steps. Hailing from Aspen, Colorado, she was inducted into the Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club (AVSC) at a mere 4 years old, diligently ascending its ranks. Her yearly exposure to the X Games, hosted in her hometown, fueled her passion for the sport. Today, as a standout halfpipe freeskier and a 2022 Olympian, Hanna's trajectory has been nothing short of remarkable. She's not only competing with, but also inspiring, the very athletes she admired in her formative years.
Elizabeth, or "Liz" as most people know her, rocks the halfpipe with two Olympics appearances in her pocket. She hopped on a snowboard at just 6, all because she thought her brother looked cool doing it and wanted to be just like him! When she's not shredding the snow, you'll find her cycling, camping, or hitting the trails. Bottom line? Liz is all about outdoor vibes, especially with some good company by her side.
Brendan, hailing from Calgary, proudly represents the Canadian Halfpipe Team. His participation in the 2022 Winter Olympics marked a significant milestone in his skiing journey. Beyond the competitive circuit, Brendan has a deep appreciation for the outdoors. Winters are dedicated to avid ski touring, while summers are consumed by his passion for climbing. In between these pursuits, he's committed to academic excellence, studying Math and Physics at the esteemed University of Calgary.
Jess grew up in the Ruapehu area, considered as the “skiing central” of New Zealand’s North Island. Her talent and aptitude got noticed and a US freeride coach encouraged her into competitive freeride skiing. Right away she started competing in the Freeride World Qualifier Series, doing back-to-back seasons in Europe and Canada, GAINING ENTRY TO THE WORLD TOUR IN 2019. She became ROOKIE OF THE YEAR in 2020 and after the COVID 19 Break in 2022 she slayed it, winning at Ordino-Arcalis and Fieberbrunn, and finishing 2nd at Kicking Horse which got her crowned with the overall Freeride World Tour title in Verbier, Switzerland.
At 22, Tess Johnson is making waves as a freestyle mogul skier for the US Ski Team. Rocking titles like 2018 Olympian, World Cup winner, World Championship Bronze Medalist, 6x World Cup podium finisher, and the 2022 Singles and Duals US National Champion, she's been slaying the FIS World Cup Tour for seven years. Plus, she landed a spot on the US Ski Team at just 14, setting records as the youngest freestyle skier nominated then. Vail, Colorado is her hometown, where her fam got her on skis by age 2. Off the slopes? She's all about mountain biking, camping, fishing, and strumming the ukulele.
Emma is a dedicated endurance athlete who thrives on ultra trail running and mountaineering. Through her adventures, she seeks to inspire others to chase their passions and unlock their true potential. For Emma, running and alpinism are more than just sports; they're gateways to profound connections with nature and deep, unparalleled experiences.
Want to be part of the team?
While we might not be on an active hunt, we always values the initiative of those who live and breathe the alpine spirit. Think you align with the Auclair spirit and could be our next ambassador? Give us a shout! Sometimes, the best collaborations are the ones we don’t see coming.😎