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Backshop: Hot Scraping Tips for Spring Skis

By Todd Carroll – Contributor

If you scratch your head as to when, why, how, or even IF you need to hot scrape, read on to get the lowdown on this often misunderstood process.

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Behind the Gold: Finding the Wave

By Tom Kelly – Contributor

You don’t become a world champion without perseverance.

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What Can We Learn From Austrian Ski Academies?

By Jory Macomber – Former USSA TEAM Academy Head of School

In January, I had the chance to visit Schigymansium Stams, one of the leading ski academies in Austria.

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Racer Next: The College Try

By Edie Thys Morgan – Contributor

Beyond the crockpots and face painting, Carnival races serve up high-level competition, with top-ranked juniors and former D-team skiers generating minimum point penalties.

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Why USSA Needs Regional Teams

By Mike Savage and Doug Williams – Carrabassett Valley Academy Alpine Program

Most junior ski racers in the U.S. come to a fork in the road where they must decide what the rest of their career is going to look like.

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Behind the Gold: Seizing Opportunity

By Tom Kelly – Contributor

In a raging, wet Swedish snowstorm, three athletes shivered in the cold of the finish stadium in Falun.

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Can Nevada Regain NCAA Affiliation?

By Sean Higgins – Senior Editor

UNR’s Winter Sports Club seeks to bring back the Wolf Pack.

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Kitzbuehel — For Kids?

By Jessica Kelley – Contributor

U.S. junior coaches reflect on the January race at the hallowed Hahnenkamm.

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A “Phenomenal” Job: How the Talon Crew Pulled Off the World Champs

By Geoff Mintz

An exclusive look at the exhaustive work behind two world-class race hills in Beaver Creek.

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Pop Stars: Korbel Legends Race Brings Back Big-Name Racers

By Jessica Kelley – Contributor

The biggest collection of stars during the two-week stretch of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships couldn’t be found on the Birds of Prey or Raptor courses.

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