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he stands on the world stage. In between travel to race train, Robby pumps iron and sweats it out at Cochran’s lush “Field of Excellence” (a playful nod at the US Ski Team’s $24 million Center of Excellence training facility). Robby may embrace his fierce independence, but he is also extremely grateful and quick to say that he is not alone, even as an independent racer. In addition to the financial, logistical and emotional support of friends, fans, sponsors and MMSC, he is also welcomed by Vermont’s nearby premier ski academies Green Mountain Valley School (Sugarbush) and Burke Mountain Academy. “Everyone has been very supportive of me since I’ve been racing for Redneck Racing, even the US Ski Team,” said Robby. “They’ve been very helpful and supportive during the World Cup season.” Once the World Cup season starts in the fall, Robby folds back in with the US Ski Team on the World Cup circuit. Then it’s pedal to the medals, and the race to Pyeongchang. “It’s always an honor to make the World Championships or Olympic team,” said Robby’s mom, Lindy. Robby will be aiming for one of the two top spots for his event which would

All the right angles. Robby tops the field at the Annual TGFS Race.

guarantee a start at the games “That’s how you want to make it,” said Lindy. We’ll be watching for his signature style— complete with red flannel, camo and serious scrap— to get him there. Follow Robby and Redneck Racing’s journey on social media @snooprobbyrobby, @redneckracingskiteam and wherever else you see fast, scrappy skiers dressed in flannel and driving cheap rental cars. ❄

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