Riders Alliance

At its core, Protect Our Winters is an athlete-led community, within which athletes are a powerful leverage point.

If we’re going to create the social movement we need, it starts with professional athletes. Athletes can impact our entire community and industry with incredible effectiveness by taking a complex issue and making it understandable and inspiring, then using their influence to mobilize millions. Our priority is to provide them with a platform to do that.

The POW Riders Alliance is a community of the most accomplished professional athletes in the world, all committed to environmental leadership. We support each athlete’s environmental activism and provide them with opportunities throughout the year to leverage their influence to create a social movement while serving to unite the snowsports community under once voice.

quote4We work with each athlete in a way that’s genuine and consistent with their interests and goals and we give them the tools and opportunities they need to create positive change.

For example, Riders Alliance athletes have met with over 50,000 high school students, written numerous national newspaper op-eds, spoken to large groups, created inspiring content and have continually visited Washington, DC to speak to  lawmakers asking for their support of a strong climate policy.

We also work closely with the team to help amplify POW actions and campaigns across their media and social networks, generating millions of impressions.

For more information, please contact: chris@protectourwinters.org

Jamie Anderson

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Jamie Anderson

Lake Tahoe, CA

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Ingrid Backstrom

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Ingrid Backstrom

Seattle, WA

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Ralph Backstrom

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Ralph Backstrom

Squaw Valley, CA

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Adrian Ballinger

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Adrian Ballinger

Truckee, CA

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Chris Benchetler

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Chris Benchetler

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Maddie Bowman

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Maddie Bowman

South Lake Tahoe, CA

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Hana Beaman

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Hana Beaman

Big Bear, CA

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Jake Black

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Jake Black

Breckenridge, CO

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“Many people around the world are passionate in fighting climate change, but need the knowledge and information available to them so they can be educated on protecting the environment. The POW Riders Alliance is a group of athletes with the passion and capabilities to spread this knowledge and information globally and ultimately impact the media and their communities in the best way possible.”

Danny Davis

Gretchen Bleiler

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Gretchen Bleiler

Snowmass, CO

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Kjersti Buaas

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Kjersti Buaas

Trondheim, Norway

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D. Carrier-Porcheron

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D. Carrier-Porcheron

Squamish, BC

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Julian Carr

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Julian Carr

Salt Lake City, UT

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S. Cattabriga-Alosa

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S. Cattabriga-Alosa

Salt Lake City, UT

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Jimmy Chin

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Jimmy Chin

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C. Chythlook-Sifsof

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C. Chythlook-Sifsof

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Kelly Clark

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Kelly Clark

Mammoth Lakes, CA

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Angel Collinson

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Angel Collinson

Snowbird, UT

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Johnny Collinson

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Johnny Collinson

Salt Lake City, UT

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Chris Davenport

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Chris Davenport

Aspen, Colorado

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Danny Davis

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Danny Davis

Highland, MI

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Alex Deibold

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Alex Deibold

Manchester Center, VT

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Lucas Debari

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Lucas Debari

Bellingham, WA

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Kit Deslauriers

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Kit Deslauriers

Jackson Hole, WY

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Lexi Dupont

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Lexi Dupont

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Lynsey Dyer

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Lynsey Dyer

Sun Valley, ID

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Kaitlyn Farrington

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Kaitlyn Farrington

Sun Valley, ID

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Benji Farrow

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Benji Farrow

Ludlow, VT

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Kimmy Fasani

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Kimmy Fasani

Mammoth Lakes, CA

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“As an Olympian, I realize I have a platform to speak out and make a difference on issues I really care about. Working with the POW Riders Alliance has given me opportunities to use my voice effectively – speaking to young students, publishing content and visiting Washington to speak directly to lawmakers about climate policy.”

gretchen Bleiler

Bryon Friedman

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Bryon Friedman

Park City, UT

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Marie France-Roy

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Marie France-Roy

Whistler, BC

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Pep Fujas

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Pep Fujas

Ashland, Oregon

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Alison Gannett

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Alison Gannett

Paonia, CO

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Caroline Gleich

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Caroline Gleich

Salt Lake City, UT

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Arielle Gold

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Arielle Gold

Steamboat Springs, CO

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Roz Groenwoud

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Roz Groenwoud

British Columbia, Canada

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Moss Halladay

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Moss Halladay

Tahoe City, CA

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Simi Hamilton

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Simi Hamilton

Aspen, CO

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Emily Harrington

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Emily Harrington

Berkeley, CA

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Seth Hill

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Seth Hill

Breckenridge, CO

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Elena Hight

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Elena Hight

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Nate Holland

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Nate Holland

Truckee, CA

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Hilary Hutcheson

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Hilary Hutcheson

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John Jackson

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John Jackson

Truckee, CA

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Jeremy Jones

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Jeremy Jones

Truckee, California

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Jordie Karlinski

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Jordie Karlinski

Aspen, CO

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Eric Larsen

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Eric Larsen

Boulder, Colorado

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Iris Lazzareschi

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Iris Lazzareschi

Squaw Valley, CA

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Wang Lei

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Wang Lei

Beijing, China

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Brody Leven

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Brody Leven

Salt Lake City, UT

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Devin Logan

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Devin Logan

West Dover, VT

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Nick Martini

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Nick Martini

Boulder, CO

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Ian McIntosh

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Ian McIntosh

Pemberton, CA

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Kt Miller

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Kt Miller

Bozeman, MT

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Jack Mitrani

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Jack Mitrani

New York City, NY

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Nicolas Muller

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Nicolas Muller

Switzerland

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Andrew Newell

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Andrew Newell

Bennington, VT

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Steven Nyman

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Steven Nyman

Sundance, UT

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Meg Olenick

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Meg Olenick

Aspen, CO

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Hilaree O’Neill

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Hilaree O’Neill

Telluride, CO

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Sarka Pancochova

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Sarka Pancochova

Sarka Pancochova

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Michelle Parker

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Michelle Parker

Squaw Valley, CA

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Leanne Pelosi

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Leanne Pelosi

Whistler, Canada

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Megan Pischke

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Megan Pischke

Squamish, BC

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Griffin Post

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Griffin Post

Jackson, WY

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Kikkan Randall

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Kikkan Randall

Anchorage, AK

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Anna Segal

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Anna Segal

Melbourne, Australia

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Forrest Shearer

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Forrest Shearer

Salt Lake City, UT

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Chanelle Sladics

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Chanelle Sladics

Breckenridge, CO

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Mark Sollors

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Mark Sollors

Whistler, British Columbia

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Kaya Turski

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Kaya Turski

Montreal, Canada

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Seth Wescott

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Seth Wescott

Sugarloaf, ME

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Alex Yoder

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Alex Yoder

Jackson Hole, WY

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