Get to Know Chris Semon

Chris SemonChris Semon
Director of Sales and Membership



How long have you worked for SIA?  17 years

Where did you grow up?  Pittsburgh, PA

Sports team: 6x SB Champions, Steelers; Penguins; Pirates
Board game: Shut the Box
Food: Pizza
Color: Black & Gold
Skiing or riding destination: Anywhere with good snow, perfect weather and friends.

Best SIA Snow Show memory: The night of the Minus5 Ice Bar in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas in 2009

What’s something that not many people know about you? Indian Leg Wrestling Champion, 6th Grade, Samuel Nixon Elementary School, Carnegie, PA

Who are your favorite bands or musicians? Foo Fighters, Train, Green Day, Eagles, Van Halen

Coolest place you have ever been: Breathtaking stops along the road to Hana, HI.

Top three off-snow activities: Following Pittsburgh sports teams, the latest Tony Horton workout,coaching my daughter’s softball team, and family fun time when not at home.

What’s your favorite candy bar? Kit Kat

I would like to meet . . . Tony Horton

What’s your best snow sports memory? 2011 Family ski/ride day at Beaver Creek, CO.  Kid’s area at top of Cinch Lift.  Perfect Spring weather & snow. The day my kids seemed to “get it” about how much fun sliding on snow really is. This day should have hooked them for life.

What’s the first ski/snowboard shop you visited? Willi’s Ski Shop, PA

First area I skied/rode at… Boyce Park, PA