Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Letter: A wake up call to NCAA athletes, coaches, parents

24
This in no way represents the US Ski Team's position, this is my opinion and my personal experience from years of competing...

Rokos: The problem with the US Ski Team and college

16
College programs operate with solid financial resources and typically excellent facilities, staff and support systems, thanks to the presence of collegiate funding. For the NGB, this is an opportunity to broaden the developmental base.

Mangan: On or off the team, ideas for the future

12
Strengthening and supporting our college programs benefit the development of our national teams. Or so one would think.

Letter: My perspective on USST, NCAA

4
The United States Ski Team and their view on college skiing has been a very controversial topic for years. From my perspective...

Letter: Choices are always difficult

4
I am writing to express my opinion on the recent articles about the development differences between the USST and NCAA. I am...

Letter: History of American Independents

0
Thanks to Edie Thys Morgan for writing and to Ski Racing for publishing, on June 17, the article, American Independents: Class of...

Letter: Collegiate skiing and the U.S. Ski Team

4
Collegiate skiing has a long and storied history in the United States, from the Dartmouth Outing Club hosting the country’s first ski race on the slopes of Mt. Moosilauke in 1927 to Bob Beattie moving from CU to coach the National Team in 1961, and then starting the World Cup in 1967.

Fall Line: USST never gave college skiers a chance

25
In his Fall Line column, Ski Racing Media Chairman Dan Leever addresses lack of coordination between U.S. Ski & Snowboard and collegiate programs as evidenced by dialog in the Alpine Collegiate Working Group. Leever takes a deep dive into the issue, discussing some of the history, challenges and ideas for how to make the system better.

Letter: US Ski Team myopia

6
Thank you for this opportunity to speak to the USST for its lack of cooperation with the collegiate system.

Letter: USST’s failure to American athletes

7
The article “USST, NCAA butt heads over NorAm schedule” is nothing new to me, but the arrogance surrounding Tiger Shaw is appalling....

Letter: Chip is right

16
In my opinion Chip (Knight) and Todd (Brickson) are on the right track when it comes to managing the number of starts for our developing athletes.

Read: Our culture is community. Time for us … to shine.

12
When you combine smart and passionate people with a shared vision, an openness to change, a culture of innovation, and a spirit...

Haber: My favorite American performances of the 21st Century

1
From Daron Rahlves and Lindsey Vonn to Mikaela Shiffrin and Tommy Ford.

Letter: Accessibility is key to ‘Best in the World’

1
There is no doubt ski racing is too expensive even for many affluent families. I became hooked on ski racing as a...

Knight: Working together to make the best decisions for ski racing in our country

0
The Health of Sport Task Force was created during the 2019 U.S. Ski & Snowboard Congress, and charged with looking into...

Letter: Give our most dedicated athletes the best chance to succeed

1
This is offered in unapologetic support of those who have found a love of ski racing. Those who have discovered the joys...

Letter: Great article and discussion on proposed number of FIS starts

1
Great article and discussion on the proposed number of race starts for FIS racers. The dialog was interesting for sure... lot of...

Letter: Limiting starts is not the job of a committee

4
After reading the article on the arguments over race starts it is nice to see we still have coaches capable of making...

Taylor: Use the COVID-19 crisis to become a better ski racer

0
Let me begin with a question: What does the COVID-19 crisis have in common with a ski race?

My retirement story: It’s not always easy

0
Hanging up the race skis is an inevitable point in any skiing career.

Taylor: Use mental imagery to replace the on-snow training during COVID-19

0
With ski season coming to an abrupt end, use mental imagery to continue to develop your skiing technically, tactically, and mentally away from the hill.

Letter: USSA should buy Burke

0
My suggestion is forUSSA (alpine only) to buy Burke Mt. Ski Area from the government and turn it into  a major eastern...

Letter: Do we want to limit races or increase participation?

0
Do we want to limit races or do we want to increase participation? I have no idea the magic bullet but I do think that somehow limiting the arms race of parental spending would be a start to increasing participation.

Taylor: Ski racing meets COVID-19: what to say, what to do

0
We humans don’t like disruptions in our lives. We like to feel safe, secure, and comfortable. That’s not necessarily a bad thing; in fact,...

Privacy Preference Center

Necessary

Used to track your paywall subscriptions & status, process coupons on the server, etc..

subscriptionCookie, issuem_lp, leaky-paywall-coupon,__stripe_mid, __stripe_sid

Advertising

Displaying Google Ads.

__gads

Analytics

Other

Pin It on Pinterest