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Youth Initiative Project
Youth Initiative Project

The Mission of the Chris Anthony Youth Initiative Project is to improve quality of life through introducing all youth to educational enrichment opportunities in the Arts, Athletics and Academics, as well as providing financial support to youth that need help to explore such opportunities.

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Adventures with Chris
Adventures with Chris

Book a ski or bike trip with Chris Anthony:

– Biking Italy, Slovenia, Austria
– Cordova Alaska Heli Skiing
– Skiing in Italy, Austria and Slovenia

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YOUTH

“Colorado has always led the way in quality of life, fitness, adventure and outdoors. The Chris Anthony Youth Initiative Project has taken the unique outdoor assets we have across the state and created a program that will further enhance youth education.”

John Hickenlooper, Governor of the State of Colorado
Chris Anthony

Speaking engagements, Adventures, Youth Initiative Project and more.

Speaking Engagements

Chris Anthony is available for corporate, public, private or charitable speaking engagements. With over 27 years of traveling and filming with the iconic documentary film company Warren Miller Entertainment, Chris’s library of content is filled with engaging and entertaining material.

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Youth Initiative Project

The Mission of the Chris Anthony Youth Initiative Project is to improve quality of life through introducing all youth to educational enrichment opportunities in the Arts, Athletics and Academics, as well as providing financial support to youth that need help to explore such opportunities.

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Events

Come join us at our next event on November 16th, 2017 at the BlueBird Theater in Denver, CO. Inspire 5 “Austria” featuring Streif.

Bid on an incredible auction item with all proceeds going to the Youth Initiative Project.

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Adventures with Chris

Take a ski or bike trip with Chris Anthony to one of these amazing destinations:
– Biking Italy Slovenia Austria
– Cordova Alaska Heli Skiing
– Skiing in Italy Austria and Slovenia

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School Visits

Chris has three school presentations:
– A Geographical, Cultural and Scientific Journey
– Climb to Glory
– Dealing with Peer Pressure and Group Think Dynamics
– The Glide Project

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Chris Anthony’s Bio

– 27 Warren Miller Film Titles
– Veteran of 9 World Extreme Skiing Championships
– Former Alaskan Extreme Skiing Champion
– Executive Director and founder of the Chris Anthony Youth Initiative Project

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Chris Anthony

Professional Skiier & Entrepreneur

Chris Anthony is a Colorado native, University of Colorado graduate and longtime Vail resident.  For a good portion of his life Chris has competed at an international level in both cycling and skiing.  For more than 27 years, Chris has traveled as a member of the Warren Miller film team as both an athlete and host of the nationally acclaimed film tour.  During his career Chris has free-lanced for several publications, co-authored a guidebook, commissioned and wrote a screenplay, and hosted and produced several television and film projects.  Chris has been booked for hundreds of speaking engagements and started a consulting and guide business. He has also volunteered thousands of hours for a number of charitable organizations and along the way, raised over a million dollars on their behalf prior to building his own youth outreach project that has impacted over 70,000 students to date.

Chris has received a number of accolades, some of which include being named Youth Ambassador for the State of Colorado in 1991 by the sitting Governor, which sent Chris on a cultural exchange to the prefecture of Yamagata, Japan, and in 1997 Chris was appointed to the Colorado Speakers Bureau. 

One of his prouder moments was receiving the 2014 St. Jude Children’s Hospital Sarah Burke Spirit Award for his work with youth.

In 1998 Colorado Ski Country named Chris the spokesperson for their 5th & 6th Grade Passport Program. The Passport Program served as a platform for him to design his own school-mentoring curriculum now operating under the Chris Anthony Youth Initiative Project.  

In 2013 Chris was inspired by a mentor to create a 501c foundation to honor his desire to impact youth. His most powerful resource came from his position as a professional skier. Chris has engaged more than 70,000 students over 19 years through school programs. Since the creation of his 501c status in 2013 Chris has been able to take this to a next level by actually introducing youth to the sport. The collateral benefit of his mission is that not only is he introducing the next generation to the sport but getting them out of the city and outdoors. Further more by working close with the teachers they are now tying the sport to science and mathematics. More recently Chris expanded his Youth Project back into the mountain communities by underwriting a Snow Science education curriculum for youth. A much-needed program in areas where kids are playing in the winter environment that is right in their backyard.  

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