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JJ has taken his role as a leader, mentor, and coach to US Ski and Snowboard to help build the future gold medalists on the US Snowboard Halfpipe Developmental Team. He continues to mentor other high-performing individuals through public speaking and one-on-one performance coaching.

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In the Snow since 1992.

Professional Career

A trailblazer from the start, helped establish the current culture that produces high-performing professional athletes.

Olympics, X-Games, & More.

Coaching Success

Coach for multiple medal-winning Olympic US Snowboarders and a mentor to the US Ski and Snowboard Halfpipe Development Team.

Handling Pressure & Success

Speaking Engagements

Mentor to other high-performing individuals through public speaking and one-on-one performance coaching, consulting, & guidance.

2002 Olympic Bronze Medalist

Park City, Utah, Winter Olympics. JJ shared the podium with fellow US teammates, Ross Powers (gold) and Danny Kass (silver).

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Mammoth Mountain Halfpipe
Mammoth Mountain Halfpipe
JJ Thomas Swamis Shaka
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Looking south
JJ Thomas Shaun White

Coaching Professional Athletes

JJ Thomas has been a professional snowboarder since he was 15 years old and currently serves as the Head Coach of the US Snowboard Halfpipe Developmental Team. He is a former coach to multiple medal-winning Olympic US Snowboarders, is an X-Games Gold Medalist himself, and in 2002 was awarded the Olympic Bronze Medal in the Halfpipe Competition (first Snowboarding Olympics)

As Shaun White's personal coach, JJ helped to ensure Shaun went down as one of the greatest and most accomplished Extreme Athletes in history.

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