Hometown: Holderness , N.H.
Sport: Alpine skiing
About her: Born in Concord, Mass., Julia Ford has been a lifelong New Englander and has been on the US Ski team for seven years. She won two US Championship titles in downhill – in 2011 and 2012 – and also won the 2012 NorAm overall and downhill titles. Ford took home the NorAm downhill, super G, and super combined championships in 2011; captured the ESWA Golden Ski Award from 2008-10; was the top women’s junior in slalom, giant slalom, and downhill at the 2010 US Championships; and was named 2009 Ski Racing Junior of the year.