Kipling had a highly productive 2016-2017 ski season, with highlights including:
- 4th overall in standings for the 2016-2017 season
- Podium 5 times including winning the last Super G
- Won the overall title for Alpine Combined giving him automatic World Cup starts in Alpine Combined in 2017-2018
- Was 3rd in Super G, 17 points out of 2nd and 5th in Downhill
US National Championships was 3rd in Alpine Combined and 5th in Super G
Cut his FIS points in half in Super G, Slalom and Alpine Combined
Kipling’s points in Super G and Alpine Combined placed him approximately 50th in World Rankings.
Kipling also raced in the NorAm series in the 2015-2016 ski season. He finished 16th in the NorAm overall rankings that year, scoring 4 disciplines, with 287 points and had 6 top 10 finishes.
In addition, he had two first-place, three second-place and two third-place finishes in FIS and University races. For the 2015-2016 season overall, he lowered his Downhill points by 30%, Super G points by 20% and Super combined points by 23%.
Kipling was a member of the 2015 World Junior Team, was U.S. National U18 Slalom Champion in 2013, and is a Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation alum. He is currently a Sophomore at Dartmouth University.
Member US Ski Team