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Hadley Hammer

GU Athlete

Nickname Sledgehammer
Birthdate August 19, 1986
Birth City Jackson, Wyoming
Current City Jackson, Wyoming
Sport Freeskiing
Doing sport since age? 2
Proudest athletic accomplishment of 2011? 2nd place in Moonlight Basin Montana on the Freeskiing World Tour.
Most memorable moment participating in your sport? Cat Skiing on my birthday in Chile.
Plans and goals for 2012? Ski in a new country, compete on the Freeskiing World Tour, and to spend the spring skiing in Alaska.
What’s your go-to GU product? GU Chomps, also known as gummy bears for athletes!
How do you use it? Eat them before a work out, or multiple times during a long ski or hike.
What characteristics do you most respect in your competitors? Humbleness.
What drives you to keep going? The feeling of complete elation after a day of skiing.
What do you enjoy most about your sport? The people you meet and the unmatchable feeling of skiing powder.
Favorite city you’ve raced in? Revelstoke, Canada.
Do you have any words of advice, or tips and tricks for aspiring skiers? Dream big and practice till those dreams become a reality.
Three things people don’t know about you? I am a certified sommelier, I like miso soup and sushi for a pre-comp breakfast, I wanted to be a marine biologist growing up, but can barely swim.
Top 5 hobbies when you’re not skiing? Climbing, cooking, floating rivers, hiking, reading.
What personal causes are you involved in? Jackson Hole Ski Club-Getting as many local kids as possible into any form of snow sports.

Hadley Hammer