BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — In the third winter edition of “Taylor’s Trials,” 17 Sports Director Taylor Schaub tries to avoid the trees and traverse his way through the frozen terrain at Alta Sierra Ski Resort.

After his first-ever ski lesson, Taylor takes on the bunny slopes for a shot at glory in the Golden Empire.

Click the video above to see how he compared to those competing for gold in Beijing.