Meet Our Team

Gary Black Jr.

Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer

Sun Valley, ID

gblack@skiracing.com

Gary Black Jr. is the Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder of SkiRacing.com

Claire Brown

Publisher and Chief Executive Officer

Park City, Utah

cabbe@skiracing.com

A Minnesota native, Claire Brown grew up bashing gates under the lights at Buck Hill before joining the University of Denver Pioneers where she earned NCAA All-American honors and helped her team win two National Championships. After graduating with a degree in finance and marketing, she relocated to Park City and now enters her sixth season at Ski Racing. Contact her for further information on partnerships, online advertising, mobile application, and sponsored content.

Christine J. Feehan

Editor in Chief

Burlington, Vermont

cfeehan@skiracing.com

As a USSA Level 300 alpine coach and official, Christine J. Feehan spent more than a decade training elite athletes at some of America's preeminent ski academies – Burke, Sugar Bowl, and Killington – prior to joining the staff at Ski Racing in 2011. She is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Skidmore College and has also completed advanced certificates at the University of Vermont and the University of Texas at Austin. Contact her with article leads, feedback, corrections, and general editorial concerns.

Gabbi Hall

Digital Content Editor

Manchester, New Hampshire

gabbi@skiracing.com

A California native, Gabbi Hall moved to Vermont to compete on the NCAA ski circuit for St. Michael’s College, where she served as team captain and studied journalism. Before joining Ski Racing, she worked as a broadcast TV producer and social media manager in higher education. Contact her with breaking news, press releases, and concerns related to women’s alpine or domestic coverage.

Sean Higgins

Associate Editor

Salt Lake City, Utah

shiggins@skiracing.com

A Lake Tahoe native and University of Vermont graduate, Sean Higgins was a member of the Catamounts' 2012 NCAA title winning squad and earned first team All-American status in 2013. Prior to coming joining the staff at Ski Racing, he coached U14s for the Squaw Valley Ski Team. Contact him with leads or concerns on men’s alpine and domestic coverage.

Hank McKee

Senior Editor

Duxbury, Vermont

hmckee@skiracing.com

The veteran of the staff, Hank McKee started with Ski Racing in 1980. Over the seasons he has covered virtually every aspect of the sport, from the pro tours to junior racing, freestyle and World Cup alpine competition. He has written the first national stories for many U.S. team stars, and was still around to report on their retirements. “Longevity has its rewards,” he says, “but it’s a slow process.” Contact him with leads or concerns on statistics and World Cup history.

Susie Theis

Director of Visual Content

Park City, Utah

stheis@skiracing.com

Although born and raised in the Midwest, Susie Theis knew it was only a matter of time before she would live in the mountains. She’s been obsessed with visual storytelling since the first time she set foot in a darkroom and can’t say no to an adventure. You’re sure to find her traveling, skiing or sailing whenever possible. Contact her for further information on video production and editing, classifieds, subscriptions and online advertising (including camps and academies).

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