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Ted Ligety to Join World Pro Ski Tour

By Mackenzie Moran – Staff Writer

Does Mr. GS have the star power to help reinvigorate the historic dual format tour that sparked love for ski racing across America?

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Sweating It Out

By Edie Thys Morgan – Contributor

New York and Vermont U-14s team up for low-tech, high-energy training.

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Bryce Bennett Chooses His Own Destiny

By Sean Higgins – Senior Editor

For America's new top downhiller, a lifetime of hard lessons shaped him into the skier he is today.

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Skiing Into the Unknown

By Mackenzie Moran – Staff Writer

For Canadian alpine racer, Erin Mielzynski, her first turns in the backcountry came in the heart of Chamonix, accompanied by a few legendary athletes that would teach her a thing or two about trust.

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Tips and Tales: Team X’s Coley Oliver

By Sean Higgins – Senior Editor

Former NCAA standout turned coach talks about coaching independent athletes and helping them return from injury.

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Wax Buying 101

By Graham Lonetto – Contributor

With an easy formula and by looking ahead at where you'll be skiing this season, Backshop contributor, Graham Lonetto, helps you figure out all your waxing needs.

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For The Love of The Sport

By Mackenzie Moran – Staff Writer

Female coaches in ski racing may be few and far in between, but the women on the mountain doing the work are making a big impact on the sport through hard work and dedication to their athletes.

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Turn Up the Volume

By Edie Thys Morgan – Contributor

How college skiers get their snow days, and how the skiing community helps.

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Ski Racing on a Budget

By Mark Wolcott

Although ski racing is a costly sport, there are ways to be creative and use the systems and resources available to keep costs down and construct a quality program for your junior ski racer.

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Tips and Tales: Jaqueline Wiles and Her Return to the World Cup

By Sean Higgins – Senior Editor

U.S. Ski Team veteran talks recovery, her World Cup return, and her future in aviation.

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