Dan Egan, first known as a world-renowned extreme skier he is now considered a pioneer of extreme sports. He appeared in 12 Warren Miller Ski Films from 1985-1995 with his brother John and is known for skiing the most remote regions of the world. In 2001 Powder Magazine named him one of the most influential skiers of our time and he was inducted into the US Skiing & Snowboarding Hall of Fame in 2016.
His skiing exploits chronicled the geopolitical landscape of the late 80's and 90’s which
played a critical roll in moving the word “extreme” from the mountains to Madison
Fifth Avenue creating the foundation for today’s Youtube and GoPro culture.
As film producer he was awarded a Telly Award in 1991 and he is a 3X New England EMMY award nominee for his TV series Dan Egan’s Wild World of Winter. He is a three time NASJA Harold Hirsch award winner for excellence in journalism, authored two books and has covered three Olympics as a contributor to the Boston Globe. His "Edging the Xtreme" radio show is currently featured on RadioBDC.com.
In the sailing industry he has produced video for the US Sailing Team at two Sailing World Championships and his company Degan Media represented Sperry shoes during the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda and has been the commercial sponsorship agency for the US Sailing Olympic Team.
As a ski ambassador, coach and guide and can be found at Big Sky Montana, Valle Nevado Chile and Val D Isere France. He is sponsored by Leki, Big Sky, Elan and Alp & Meters.