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Wed, 10 Oct 2018

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

Clair Bidez is an environmental scientist who graduated from Westminster College in Salt Lake City with a degree in Environmental Biology.

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

She then attended graduate school at the University of Utah and received a Master of Science in Geography.

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

She is a former professional snowboarder who just missed competing at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

She was a halfpipe specialist from Colorado.

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

 

Clair started competing at age 10, after realizing that her brother, Dylan, was having more fun as a snowboarder than she was as a skier.

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

She competed with great results in contests all over the world.

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

When she was 16, she placed 5th at the US Open at Stratton Mountain, VT.

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

She was asked to join the US Snowboarding team soon after.

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

In 2006, she became the Halfpipe Junior World Champion in Vivaldi Park, South Korea.

Photos – The Clair Bidez Story

At the 2006 Winter X Games, she was a 4th place finisher in halfpipe.

 

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