Steamboat Springs Winter Sports club snowboarder receives national kindness award |

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarder receives national kindness award

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Alpine snowboarder Nate True races down a slope. (Courtesy photo)

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Mountain School senior and Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athlete Nate True received the U.S. Amateur Snowboard Association’s National Kindness Award.

The award highlights an athlete that shares kindness both on and off the mountain. Athletes are awarded based on nominations from series directors.

True, originally from New Hampshire, moved to Colorado this season to train in Alpine snowboarding with the Sports Club.

True is a Junior World Championship Team member, two-time USASA Nationals Champion and a part of the Project Gold Development Program where athletes are chosen each season to train with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard team.

To reach Leah Vann, call 970-871-4253, email or follow her on Twitter @LVann_Sports.

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