In this Conversations with Ski Champions, Chad Fleisher, owner of Fleischer Sports in Steamboat, Colorado shares his experiences on the World Cup and what it takes to be a ski champion. Chad Fleisher was born in 1972 in Columbus Nebraska. He is a past US Ski Team member and was on the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympic Team. He was a two time national downhill skiing champion. He was also named to five world championship teams and three Olympic teams. His best result was at World Cup Finals winning the silver medal behind Lasse Kjus of Norway. Chad and his wife Renee Fleischer, ex Denver Broncos Cheerleader have 2 boys and reside in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.