Columns

Don’t let outside forces influence your confidence

By Jim Taylor - Contributor

Confidence is the most important mental “muscle” in ski racing. Read more...

6 phrases that weigh you down on race day

By Jim Taylor - Contributor

Take off the metaphorical weight vest that's keeping you down. Read more...

Lindsey Vonn’s hard-earned tears

By Tom Kelly - Contributor

Even when you're one of the winningest skiers of all-time, victories are never guaranteed. Read more...

Is live timing good for parents (and racers)?

By Jim Taylor - Contributor

Live Timing can be useful, but like most technologies, has its downsides. Read more...

How media use hurts ski racers

By Jim Taylor - Contributor

Having cell phones on the hill could be hurting your training. Read more...

Are timed runs in training good for ski racers?

By Jim Taylor - Contributor

My answer, as with most complex questions, is “It depends.” Read more...

4 keys to consistently fast skiing

By Jim Taylor - Contributor

These concepts can help you ski fast time and time again. Read more...

10 laws for optimizing your training

By Jim Taylor - Contributor

How you use your training time may very well determine how fast you ski and whether you achieve your ski racing goals this winter. Read more...

Behind the gold: Julie Parisien’s win at Waterville Valley

By Tom Kelly - Contributor

A quarter century ago, a 19-year-old Maine native made history at Waterville Valley, NH. Read more...

5 ways to get coaches and parents on the same side

By Jim Taylor - Contributor

Both parties can work together to help athletes be successful Read more...