Top Career Slalom Finish: 20th (2010 Utah Invitational)
Top Career Giant Slalom Finish: 10th (2012 RMISA Giant Slalom Qualifier)
Career at Colorado—Burrows is entering her senior season as part of the CU ski team and has seen action in 35 races so far in her career, finishing 23 of them. She has seven top 20 finishes in giant slalom action in her two years. She will captain the alpine team her senior year.
2012 (Jr.)—Burrows took part in all 13 races through the regular season and RMISA Championships and finished 10 of those competitions. She broke through late in the season for her first top 10 finish, bringing home 10th place in the GS race at Montana State in a RMISA Qualifier race ahead of the RMISA Championships. She had two other top 20 finishes in GS races, opening the season with a 19th place finish in a RMISA Qualifier race ahead of the University of Colorado Spencer Nelson Memorial Invitational in Eldora. She also finished 20th at the RMISA Championships. Her top slalom performance was 22nd place at the Alaska Anchorage Invitational.
2011 (Soph.)—Burrows was continuing to recover from an injury and saw action in 10 races, finishing five and claiming one top 20 finish, an 19th place finish at the Utah Invitational in the first race of the season. She finished both races at the Denver Invitational, taking 25th in the giant slalom and 21st in the slalom in her final races of the season.
2010 (Fr.)—Burrows took part in all 12 races through the RMISA Championships last season, finishing eight of them and compiling four top 20 finishes. She showed consistency, finishing between 15th and 21st in six of those eight races. Her best giant slalom performance came with a 15th place showing in the RMISA Giant Slalom qualifier that led up to the Montana State Invitational while her season best showing in the slalom came in the first such race of the season at Utah.
Club—Burrows skied for the Winter Park Ski Team growing up.
High School—Burrows attended Middle Park high school in Granby, Colo., and was the individual state champion in both the slalom and giant slalom as a senior in 2009 while earning first-team All-State honors. She was named the citizen-athlete of the year for Middle Park as a senior and also earned the award for the Best Season and Best Comeback. She fractured her skull in 2008 and was not able to participate. In her sophomore season in 2007, she earned first-team All-State in skiing. She was member of the school’s Gold Honor Roll all four years in high school and also played forward in soccer and was a sprinter for the track team. She earned first-team All-State in track & field in 2007 as a sophomore, qualifying in the 1,600-meter relay. She earned the Offensive MVP as a freshman and was a first-team All-League soccer player for Middle Park, as well.
In the Classroom—Burrows is majoring in integrative physiology at Colorado and is also interested in Spanish as a potential double major or minor.
Personal—Khyla Burrows was born on October 3, 1990 and is the daughter of Jeff and Lynn Burrows of Winter Park, Colo. Burrows has a younger sister, Rylee. She chose to pursue her collegiate skiing career at Colorado because it’s close to home, a great school. After college, Burrows hopes to be a neurologist at Children’s Hospital.