KUSA - The ski areas are closed and the snow is melting, but winter athletes getting reading for the 2014 Olympics are training as hard as ever.
Among those training is a Winter Park mogul skier, who at 17 years of age has just found out he's on the U.S Ski Team and on track to Sochi.
Bruce Perry Jr. isn't yet old enough to vote, but he's earned the points needed to make the U.S. Ski Team. He has is the youngest member on the mogul team.
He was born in Leadville and started skiing competing in moguls at the age of 5. After living in Summit County, his family moved to Winter Park to work with U.S Ski Team Mogul coach Chris Seeman where he's made big strides working on the trampoline in the summer months.
He 's number one in the country under the age of 18, and a month ago he made the U.S. Ski team.
"When I was younger I always thought about that. My biggest dream was going to the Olympics now just knowing the opportunity is there to go next year and bring a medal home to Colorado, it's so surreal to me. It's nuts," Perry said.
Perry is training on the trampoline at the Winter Park Recreation Center to fine tune new tricks, but in two days he will be moving to Park City to train at the U.S Ski Teams Center of Excellence for the summer.
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