Kevin Quinn

EXPERIENCE

  • Owner / Operator of Points North Heli-Adventures Inc., Cordova, Alaska (17 years)
  • 20 years in the Chugach Mountains Helicopter Skiing
  • President of US Heli Ski Association (2013-current)
  • Lead Helicopter Ski Guide for Points North (17 years)
  • Director of all operations for Points North – 28 employees
  • Avalanche Forecaster for Points North (17 years)
  • Secretary for US Heli Ski Association (08-2012)
  • Level 3 Mechanized Guide US Heli Ski Association
  • Co-founder of the US Heli Ski Association Mechanized Guide School
  • Director of Safety for Ice Axe Expeditions – Antarctic Ski Cruise Expedition (2009, 2010, 2011)
  • First person to utilize the long-line (short haul) capabilities with a helicopter to access Alaskan peaks
  • ISSW comity chair Squaw Valley (2010)
  • Professional Skier / Athlete
  • Athlete Ambassador for Squaw Valley USA (2000- current)
  • P.S.I.A. / U.S.S.A. / AMSP – Ski Instructor – Level 3 P.S.I.A., Level 2 USSA Race coach
  • Professional Hockey Player (1991-95)(ECHL, WPHL, IHL)
  • Created, Owned and Operated Pacific Coast School of Hockey for 8 – 17 year olds (1993-96)
  • Professional Whitewater River Guide (1990- Current)
  • Professional Licensed Big Game Guide, State of Alaska (1990-Current)
  • Member of the Alaska Professional Hunters Association
  • Commercial Pilot / Instrument Rated (over 4000 hours)
  • EAA Lifetime Member and Young Eagles Pilot
  • Sky Diver (USPA certified) (over 1100 jumps)

CERTIFICATIONS & COURSES

  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, Certified EMT 1996
  • WFR – Wilderness Medical Associates (03, 06, 09, 12)
  • Rope Werks High Angle Rescue Technician (2012)
  • International Snow Science Workshop (98, 00, 02, 04,06,10,12)
  • American Avalanche Institute Heli-Ski Guide Level lll Avalanche Certified
  • US Heli Ski Association Level 3 Mechanized Ski Guide
  • Butte County Sheriffs Dept. Certified in helicopter short-haul rescue
  • All Mountain Ski Pro’s Certification
  • P.S.I.A. Instructor, level lll
  • U.S.S.A. Race Coach, Level ll
  • U.S.H.G.A. Certified Paraglide Pilot
  • U.S.P.A. Certified Sky Diver
  • Swift Water Rescue Technician
  • Licensed Big Game Guide, State of Alaska (Dept. Licensing & Transportation 1994)
  • American Technical Rescue Institute, Ropes & Rigging for Rescue
  • Rope Works Industrial rigging for Helicopter Ski Guide
  • Department of Transportation – FAA Commercial / Instrument Rated Pilot
  • Level 2 Crossfit Trainer (Olympic Lifting, Mobility, Strongman)

FILMS & EXPOSURE

  • 2014 Warren Miller’s – No Turning Back
  • 2012 Warren Miller’s – Flow State
  • 2011 Warren Miller’s – Like Theres No Tomorrow
  • 2010 Warren Miller’s – Wintervention
  • 2009 Warren Miller’s – Dynasty
  • 2008 Warren Miller’s – Children of Winter
  • 2007 Warren Miller’s – Play Ground
  • 2006 Warren Miller’s – Off the Grid
  • 2005 Warren Miller’s – Higher Ground
  • 2004 Warren Miller’s – Impact
  • 2003 Warren Miller’s – Journey
  • 2002 Warren Miller’s – Storm

Kevin has had a lot of additional film, TV and print exposure dating back to the early 90’s. Examples are, ads from sponsors to International editorials about him and his business. Cosmo Magazine gave him the title of “Mr. Alaska” in 2004. He has been featured in photos and editorials in almost every action magazine available.

Quinner has given more people the chance to live out their dreams than almost anyone else on the planet.

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