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Chief of Sport Anouk Patty Honored in Outsports Power 100

By Leann Bentley
June, 28 2023
Anouk Patty
Anouk Patty inside the USANA Center of Excellence in Park City, Utah. (Cam McLeod)

Anouk Patty, U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Chief of Sport, has been selected as one of Outsports' top 100 most powerful and influential LGBTQ people in sports in the prestigious 2023 Outsports Power 100

The Outsports Power 100 recognizes influential LGBTQ people in sports in the U.S. Executives, college and pro athletes, coaches, members of the media and people from every professional sports league were considered. 

This significant accolade highlights Patty's unwavering commitment to both her career and the LGBTQ+ community, making her a trailblazer in her field. As Chief of Sport at U.S. Ski & Snowboard, Patty has been instrumental in promoting diversity, inclusion and equality within winter sports, fostering an environment that welcomes athletes of all backgrounds and identities.

Patty's recognition as one of Outsports' most powerful and influential LGBTQ individuals in sports is a reflection of her tremendous impact on the industry. As the sporting world continues to evolve, leaders like Patty play a crucial role in driving progress and shaping a more inclusive future. Her selection in the 2023 Outsports Power 100 not only recognizes her individual achievements but also highlights the collective efforts of LGBTQIA+ individuals who have worked tirelessly to create a more inclusive and accepting sporting community.

Patty was also named among Out Magazine's Out100 Honorees Changing the Game in Sports in 2022.

U.S. Ski & Snowboard and the broader sporting community are fortunate to have leaders like her leading the way, blazing a trail towards a more inclusive and equitable future for all.