FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cooper Spur Alpine Team Welcomes Accomplished Freeride Director, Wynn Berns
Hood River, OR – May 22, 2023 – Cooper Spur Alpine Team is delighted to announce the
appointment of Wynn Berns as our new Freeride Director. With an exceptional background in
high-level competitions, including NorAms, X-Games, and the Olympics, Berns brings a wealth
of expertise to establish our new snowboard program and elevate our freeride ski programs to
Berns, a Plymouth State University graduate, boasts nearly two decades of coaching
experience, guiding athletes from USASA and USSA regional events to World Cups and the
X-Games. Previously, he held key positions such as Windell’s WyEast Academy Athletic
Director and Head Freeride Coach at Windells. Berns also served as the Director of Freeski at
the Killington Mountain School and Head Freeride Coach at Waterville Academy.
“I am thrilled to be joining Cooper Spur Alpine Team, one of Mt. Hood’s premier ski programs,
and look forward to providing our local communities with the best skiing/snowboarding
opportunities possible,” expressed Berns.
Under Berns’ dynamic leadership, Cooper Spur Alpine Team is poised to become a force to be
reckoned with in the freeride sports arena. We are confident that his expertise, passion, and
dedication will inspire our athletes to reach unprecedented levels of achievement. Berns’ vision
for CSAT’s Snowboard and Freeski program aligns perfectly with our team values.
Cooper Spur Alpine Team is excited to welcome Wynn Berns as our new Freeride Director and
embark on an exciting chapter of excellence in freeride sports. For media inquiries and further
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