Jackson attends every training and competition with determination to give his best effort. He keeps a positive attitude while working hard toward his goals and is fun to be around. He's a natural leader who is happy to mentor younger athletes, demonstrate a skill or aerial. He always goes the extra mile both on and off-hill by cross-training, taking an extra run, and speed hiking a jump. Jackson's efforts will take him far in life.
The Mikaela Matthews Award for Excellence in Mogul Skiing
A Team Summit Alumni, Mikaela joined Team Summit when she was 7. She has always been a very balanced skier, precocious young lady, and mature beyond her years.
Mikaela was an excellent student who graduated a year early and was one of the youngest skiers on the NorAm Mogul Tour. She worked hard, climbed up the ranks, and competed on the World Cup for 9 years with the US Freestyle Team. Mikaela, frequently guest coached for Team Summit. She is now married to Silver Medalist, Bryon Wilson, resides in Park City, and continues to give back to the sport as a coach and mentor.
The recipients of this award are a positive, hard-working individual who will go far in Mogul Competitions and life beyond.