Ross Powers Awarded USSA’s Team Athlete Giving Back Award
April 30, 2014
Level Field Fund founder and Olympic gold medalist Ross Powers was recently awarded the Team Athlete Giving Back award by the US Ski & Snowboard Association. Powers and the Level Field Fund were recognized for their efforts to help bridge the gap in funding for uniquely talented athletes. The award is given to the US Team athlete that demonstrates a dedication to giving back to his or her sport. Since the Level Field Fund was established in 2002 (initially as the Ross Powers Foundation), the organization has funded 136 athletes with 238 grants totaling more than $437,000. Recent grant recipients include 2014 Olympic medalists Alex Deibold, Nick Goepper and Devin Logan.