Buddy Werner Director
Shannon Francis-Pienaar is a native of the Roaring Fork Valley, growing up in Aspen. She competed in ski racing during her youth, later to become a professional Boardercross and Skiercross athlete, competing in qualifiers for the X-Games. Shannon also taught skiing for the Aspen Skiing Company for 10 years before relocating to Glenwood Springs in 2006. Shannon began working with the SWSC when her son, Garret, started the Buddy Werner program in 2012.