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WVBBTS announces new coaching hires

WVBBTS, home of Waterville Valley Academy, is excited to announce the addition of three new coaching hires. Meaghan Costello, Justin Sperry, and...

Money in the bank, baby: Start making confidence deposits this summer

In one of my final post this past season, I exhorted you to buy into the notion that Next Season Starts…NOW! With...

Letter: NCAA skiing as a pipeline – a single experience

Articles that have come out surrounding this issue all have one thing in common: they have some serious truths. However, I think...

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021 in Cortina confirmed

In a conference call meeting today, the FIS Council confirmed that the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Cortina, Italy will take place as originally scheduled from February 9-21, 2021.

Austrian, German associations ready to stage World Cup events

The Austrian and German ski associations have communicated their readiness in staging the planned FIS World Cup events in the coming winter season.

Letter: US Ski & Snowboard is responsible to all

The outpouring of emotion and passion from the heart of young athletes is awesome. I encourage more young athletes to speak out about their experiences.

Former Ski Racing columnist, editor Bill McCollom dies unexpectedly

Ski racing has lost another good one. In the hills of Vermont, long-time Ski Racing contributor Bill McCollom passed away unexpectedly on June 28 from a heart condition.

Charles Christianson: Finding success on and off the snow

Charles Christianson's life experience is a story of persistence, adaptation, and improbable achievement. A four-time All American and retired World Cup athlete, he is currently chief of staff at Alterra Mountain Company and a member of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Foundation's Board of Trustees.

Letter: Why the U.S. Ski Team is not the dream team

The day I joined the National Training Group was the day I began to question my love for ski racing. My entire...

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

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

Two coaches and one athlete from Italian women’s team test positive

AP News reports that the women's World Cup team will return home to quarantine.

Video: Shiffrin back on snow

Mikaela Shiffrin shares an inside look at her first time back on snow at Copper Mountain in early June.

Gould Academy hires Alex Norden

Gould Academy is pleased to welcome Alex Norden as the new head women’s alpine coach for the school’s competitive On Snow program.

Rokos: The problem with the US Ski Team and college

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.

Thoughts from frantic college skiers

In response to Ski Racing Media's story on the NCAA, 12 women who are currently competing or have competed on the NCAA circuit gathered to respond.

Video: World Pro Ski Tour Race Brakes with Otto Tschudi

Listen and learn about Otto's most memorable race, how he pioneered racing equipment and what life was like on the World Pro Ski Tour in the '70s.

Paula Moltzan: collegiate unique

"I had new reasons to be excited," said Moltzan. "After five years of paying to be a member of the U.S. Ski Team, I had become a scholarship athlete, and in addition to having someone paying for my ski racing, they would pay for my education."

Video: Behind the scenes featuring Leif Nestvold-Haugen

FIS Alpine takes a behind the scenes looks at Haugen's come-up on the World Cup circuit.

USCSA holds summer conference, announces Mammoth as championship host

The United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) held its annual Summer Conference on Saturday June 13, with over 30 coaches, athletes, coordinators and board members connecting to review the 2019-20 season and discuss plans for 2020-21.

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

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

SYNC Performance launches 2nd annual $50,000 SYNC Athlete Fund

SYNC Performance, the ski apparel and race equipment company based in Vail, Colo., recently launched its second-annual $50,000 grant program to help...

Make your mind stronger every time you do conditioning

If you’re at all committed as a ski racer, with the past winter well behind us, you have begun a rigorous physical conditioning program the goal of which is to have you in the best shape of your life when the new season starts later this year.

Green Mountain Valley School looks to future with new T-bar

Progress on the new T-bar on the Inverness Trail at Sugarbush Resort continues unabated through the pandemic.

Ski racing on Arrakis

The purpose of this article is to present my view on how to become a better ski racer. My approach is not complicated: If athletes read more books they will become better ski racers.

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