JT Holmes Joins Peak Ski Company

JT Holmes Joins Peak Ski Company

Welcome JT Holmes

Peak Ski Company is excited to announce renowned big mountain skier, aerial sports athlete, award winning professional stuntman joining the company’s leadership team as Senior Director of Business Development & Innovation.

  • JT has made a name for himself in a great many industries, not the least of which is the world of big mountain skiing, BASE jumping, sky diving, desert racing and speed riding. He’s even established himself as one of the preeminent stunt coordinators and stuntmen in the film industry. Above all, he’s consistently been a true innovator and pioneer.

    Bode Miller Cofounder & Chief Innovation Officer

  • I’ve known JT for over a decade. We’ve spent a great deal of time working together on various projects and spent a quite a bit of time skydiving, skiing and more. It’s with this exposure, I am confident of his ability to add substantial value to the Peak organization, the brand and what we’ve been able to develop relative to Peak’s inertia.

    Andy Wirth Cofounder & CEO

  • It’s a great opportunity for me to work with Bode and Andy on Peak’s leadership team. The decision to join the Peak Ski Company team was based on a shared ethos of innovation, performance, precision, and grit. This truth, coupled with Andy’s and Bode’s venerated position in the industry and their drive to innovate are what bring me here.

    JT Holmes Senior Director ofInnovation and Business Development

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About JT Holmes

JT’s Emmy-nominated “The Birdmen” feature is one of 60 Minutes’ most-watched segments.  In 2015, JT completed a high-speed multi-sport descent of the Eiger in Switzerland that was documented by 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper. JT has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, CBS This Morning, The CBS Early Show, Discovery Channel’s Adrenaline Lab, Sports Illustrated Now, and ESPN SportsCenter.

His speedriding was showcased at COP 26 Climate Summit in Glasgow immediately preceding Barack Obama’s keynote speech. That segment lives online as a YouTube Original with 2,500,000 views.

JT’s athletic career segues into work with the Hollywood film industry, commercial production, corporate hosting and public speaking. In addition to being a published writer, JT is an award-winning executive producer in television.

Holmes began his ski career at Palisades Tahoe on the race team and then the freestyle ski team. By 17, he was a sponsored big mountain skier appearing in ski films. He quickly became a top competitor in the Freeride World Tour. His background includes skydiving, B.A.S.E. jumping and wingsuit flying.  He has 12 years of speedriding experience. “It`s fourth dimension skiing,” says Holmes. Speedriding combines skiing with use of a high-speed parachute to fly down mountains and ski terrain and jump off cliffs that otherwise would not be accessible.

Holmes continues to be at the leading edge of the human flight movement. He pushes his sports to new heights.He is a member of the Screen Actors Guild. His leadership of a climactic stunt scene in Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon earned a Taurus World Stunt Award for Best Specialty Stunt. JT’s work has been featured in movies including Fast and Furious 7, Godzilla, Hangover 3, The Amazing Spiderman 2, Running with the Devil and The Mustang.

Keep an eye out for JT’s work in Netflix’ 2023 release Heart of Stone starring Gal Gadot. Holmes also competes internationally in off-road racing. He has won the prestigious Baja 500 and the SCORE Desert Challenge.