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Portillo Through the Ages

By Mackenzie Moran – Staff Writer

Ski Portillo is not just a summer training hotspot. The legendary ski area is also the only venue in the Southern Hemisphere to have ever hosted the Alpine World Championships.

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What’s The Deal With Fluoro Wax?

By Sean Higgins – Senior Editor

Skiers have used fluorocarbon wax for that extra bit of speed on race day for years, can you still buy it in the United States?

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From the Mouth of a Boot Service Man: Don’t Over Tinker

By Monica Huebner – Contributor

Florian Watschinger, an experienced boot service man, shares his point of view about the current trend toward intensive equipment testing for young athletes and the potential trap that comes with it.

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Spinning Cotton Candy into Colorado

By Edie Thys Morgan – Contributor

How one young skier earned his turns this summer.

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Tips and Tales: World Championship Medalist Dustin Cook

By Sean Higgins – Senior Editor

Canadian star talks breakthrough, injury, and comeback in our latest podcast episode.

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Marcel Hirscher Changed Ski Racing Forever

By Sean Higgins – Senior Editor

In his 12 years on the World Cup, the Austrian legend took the sport to new heights.

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Nicole Schmidhofer Reflects on Career Best Season

By Mackenzie Moran – Staff Writer

The Austrian speed skier has been pushing for a crystal globe since her World Cup debut in 2007. At 30-years-old, she finally reached the top.

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Hirscher’s Peers Pay Tribute

By SR Staff

As Austrian phenom, Marcel Hirscher, retires from ski racing athletes on the World Cup say farewell to one of the greatest of all time.

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Quick Recipes to Fuel Up for Training with USSS Chef, Tanya Alexander

By Mackenzie Moran – Staff Writer

Since 2013, Alexander has been working with the Men's U.S. Ski Team to keep the athlete's fueled up while on the road. Here she gives us a few quick recipes that any athlete or parent could whip up before a race or day of training.

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Project Apollo and U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s Push for Coach’s Education

By Sean Higgins – Senior Editor

Innovative United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee initiative aims to help national team coaches become better communicators and advocates for their athletes.

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