Sylvan Ellefson was born and raised in Vail, CO. After many awards including being named an All-American at Bates College, Sylvan pursued Nordic skiing professionally. Sylvan has placed in numerous podiums on the SuperTour, raced in 23 World Cups, and won the US National Cross Country Championship this past year. He is now switching gears and pursuing an entrepreneurial opportunity in a start-up craft distillery in Vail, Colorado called 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Co.
Looking around me…these are all the guys I watch on TV, and right now, I am terrified.
The 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company is an extension of the mountain lifestyle, bringing together the old with the new. Generation after generation, men and women alike, all share this same passion, enjoying it for a day, a weekend, a lifetime, or somewhere in between. No matter how long it’s embraced the combination of friends, mountains, memories and spirits, bring people together like no other.