Forrest Jillson

Forrest Jillson

Home Mountain?

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Hometown? 

Jackson 

Name a person who inspires you to be a better skier?

Kent Krietler.

What would you do if you won the lottery?

Move off the grid, setup an ice cream truck business.

What would you do if you won the lottery?

Give a lot of it away. Mo' money mo' problems.

Breakfast of champions?

Meal? Breakfast. Dish? Salmon poke bowls.

Favorite chairlift and why?

Sublette! It serves the best upper mountain powder buffet ever!

The most interesting thing you’ve read or seen this year? (books, podcasts, TV shows)

Joe Rogan featuring Tom O’Neil, Helter Skelter and the Charles Manson MK ultra connection.

 
Ideal down day?

Hot springs, breakfast a few times and a half day of skiing. Half days are rest days.

Fictitious character you most identify with from a book, movie, etc. and why?

Wayne Szalinski from 'Honey I Shrunk the Kids,' because I often feel like the world is just SO DAMN BIG!

Favorite classic ski film and why?

Salad Days from TGR for the soundtrack and Cast. Skiing was doing a pivot during that time and things were progressing so fast, it was so fun to see.

Highlight memory from filming with WME for this year's film?

Skiing Buddy Love Spines.

How do you think the year 2020 will shape the future of skiing?

I think people will branch out and learn to love skiing the way I love skiing and skiing will change their lives the way skiing changed my life. Skiing for the win.

Gear you are loving right now, on or off the ski slopes, and why? 

Kate’s Realfood dark chocolate and cherry bars, because everything is more fun with snacks.

What is your vision for the future of skiing?

My vision now is 20/20 and hopefully it’ll be 20/20 in the future too, but when I’m submarining through mid February Wyoming pow my vision is much much worse in fact, I can’t see anything but white and no amount of spectacles can help me.

What is a cause you care about that you'd love to share with the Warren Miller audience?

A cause? A global increase in awareness, critical thinking, open mindedness, adaptability and compassion. Be like water.

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