Scholarships and Awards
Bjorn Thorsen Memorial Scholarship
Bjorn Thorsen was a ski racer turned freestyler who loved training in freeride.We were fortunate to have Bjorn as a member of our team if only for a short time. He passed away in January 2007 while sleeping. To help keep his freestyle dream alive, we started a scholarship in his name that is presented annually to an Axis Freeride athlete with the following qualities that also represented Bjorn:
LOVE OF THE SPORT
HUNGER TO GROW AND IMPROVE
A CARING ATTITUDE TOWARD OTHERS
2007 Recipient Chloe Lee
2008 Recipient Justin Schmaelzle
2009 Recipient Jack Graham
2010 Recipient Jon Jon Drain
2011 Recipient Mickey Moran
2012 Recipient Jack Severson
If you would like to support the Bjorn Thorsen Memorial Scholarship, you can contribute a tax deductible donation in any amount.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to do so.