On Veenis: 2006 GS National Champion ... four-time NCAA Championships qualifier ... three-time All-American (two giant slalom, one slalom)... spent fall 2008 training in New Zealand.
2009: NCAA qualifier for the fourth straight season, finishing 11th in the GS and 13th in the slalom in his final NCAA meet ... qualified 10th in the giant slalom and 14th in the slalom ... finished in the top 10 in four GS races and was not out of the top 15 in any race that he finished ... best meet of the year was the RMISA meet, finishing sixth in the giant slalom and seventh in the slalom ... three sixth-place GS finishes on the year (Seawolf Invitational, Denver Invitational and RMISA Championships) ... eighth in the slalom and ninth in the GS at the CU Invite ... 10th in slalom at the Seawolf.
2008: Qualified for the NCAA Championships for the third-straight season ... just missed All-America honors, finishing 11th in the GS and 29th in the slalom at NCAA's ... only Utah qualifier to place in the top-10 in both the final slalom and giant slalom standings ... fourth in both the slalom and GS at the Western Regional ... sixth in the slalom at Western State ... fifth in the GS at the Utah Invitational ... placed sixth in the GS and 13th in the slalom at New Mexico ... ninth in the makeup GS race ... awarded the C.D. Reddish Memorial Award and the inaugural Jerry Dixon Scholarship.
2007: NCAA Nationals qualifier ... first-team slalom All-American and second-team GS All-American ... fourth in the slalom at the NCAA Championships ... posted a sixth-place GS finish at the NCAA Championships ... seventh in the GS at the Denver Invitational ... earned a fifth-place finish in the GS at the New Mexico Invitational.
2006: Won the giant slalom at the NCAA Championships ... earned first-team All-America honors as a freshman ... earned the Alf Engen Sportsmanship Award and David Novelle Outstanding Skier Award ... runner-up finish in the GS at the West Regional Championships ... named RMISA MVP ... earned Academic All-America honors ... won the GS and finished third in the slalom at the Alaska-Anchorage Invite ... named Skier of the Week for the week of Alaska-Anchorage Invite ... earned first-team all-conference honors ... Dean's List recipient.
Beyond Utah: Raced to a 12th-place finish in the GS at the `06 U.S. Alpine National Championships ... skied 11th in the GS and 12th in the SL at the `05 U.S. Nationals ... earned two third-place podium finishes in Europe in `05 ... recipient of the Skier of the Year award from the Park City ski team in `05 ... competed in the Eastern Cup FIS races in 2005.
Personal: Son of Jay and Cindy Veenis ... major is international studies ... born May 20, 1984.