CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Two second-place finishes at a World Cup event in December helped him secure a trip to Vancouver. ... Finished first in moguls and third in duals at the national championships in California from March 27-29. Placed eighth in his latest World Cup event, in New York on Jan. 21. … A former junior national world champion, he’s renowned for his advanced tricks in competition. … Began freestyle skiing when he was 12 years old.