Episode 12: Langely McNeal – #1 Ranked Female Skier and X Games Champ
Langely McNeal is most well known for her phenomenal accomplishments as a pro skier on the US Ski Cross World Cup Team. She was the top American Ski Cross female in 2008/2009/2011/2012/2013, has appeared in 4 Winter X GAMES and was the 2012 Winter X GAMES National Champion. She’s been featured in top publications such as Ski Magazine, Shape Magazine, Powder Magazine, and Eddie Bauer. Through all of this, she served as her own manager and agent, mastering the business side of sports marketing and social media.
On this episode we discuss how Langely fell in love with skiing, how she turned skiing from a hobby into a profession, the story of how she got to the X GAMES (After not skiing for months and having only 1 week to train), and we get a behind the scenes look at the mental/physical/emotional aspect of being a professional skier.