Derek Krueger, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, is a talented skier who recently joined the U.S. team. Prior to his involvement on the U.S. Ski Team, Derek was in the Elite Aerial Development Program. Along with his busy training schedule, Derek currently takes classes at the University of Utah and takes part in fly fishing and powder skiing. He has been involved in various competitions such as the U.S. championship, the World Cup, the World Championships, and the NorAm Cup, where he has had many good placements and a solid number of podiums.