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

There is no doubt ski racing is too expensive even for many affluent families. I became hooked on ski racing as a little kid competing in NASTAR and our weekly Sunday club races at our local ski...

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

This is offered in unapologetic support of those who have found a love of ski racing. Those who have discovered the joys and understand the benefits of pursuing excellence. It includes athletes and all the everyone who...

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

Great article and discussion on the proposed number of race starts for FIS racers. The dialog was interesting for sure... lot of good points on all sides.If I may, I'm certainly not a high level College coach,...

Letter: Limiting starts is not the job of a committee

After reading the article on the arguments over race starts it is nice to see we still have coaches capable of making great decisions in Ski Racing. Casey Puckett has a great mind set...

Letter: USSA should buy Burke

My suggestion is forUSSA (alpine only) to buy Burke Mt. Ski Area from the government and turn it into  a major eastern training and racing venue with multiple competitions all winter with racers traveling west only once....

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

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.

Letter to the Editor: Skicross Could be the Engagement Boost FIS and U.S. Skiing Needs

Skicross combines head-to-head excitement with a myriad of skills also found in alpine racing. Should we be giving it a better look?

Letter to the Editor: A Fresh Proposal for Parallel Paneled Slalom

Richard Rokos thinks outside the box for growth and evolution in ski racing.

Letter to the Editor: Advocating for Accessibility in Ski Racing

A long-time college coach chimes in on the development discussion.

Letter to the Editor: Current Troubles with US Skiing Stem From Decades Old Issues

"The lack of depth we are experiencing today...is an outcome of Marolt’s focus from about 2002-2015."
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