U.S. Ski Hall of Fame inducts eight new members

BEAVER CREEK, CO (April 9) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame inducted a class of eight athletes and sport builders Friday at a ceremony in Beaver Creek. Among the inductees were two of the greatest Paralympic athletes of all time, Chris Waddell (Park City, UT) and Sarah Will (Edwards, CO). A crowd […]


Local racers prevail in Mission Ridge super G

MISSION RIDGE, Wash. – In spite of several inches of freshly fallen snow, the Spring Series super G races at Mission Ridge went off on Friday. In an effort to ramp up FIS points before the season finishes, the Spring Series races are typically spotted with World Cup racers and skiers from other nations. Friday’s […]


Whistler Cup: Canadians go two for four in opening races; American Shiffrin third

The 18th running of the Whistler Cup, acclaimed as the most important international race for North American alpine racers ages 11-14, kicked off today (April 9) with men’s and women’s super G and combined races featuring the brightest young talent from 24 countries. The K2 girls (ages 13-14) were up first on the super G […]


Hoedlmoser named U.S. women’s alpine head coach

PARK CITY, UT (April 7) – Following one of the U.S. Ski Team’s most successful seasons to date, Alex Hoedlmoser will take the role of women’s alpine head coach after spending six seasons leading the program’s speed athletes. “Alex is a highly skilled coach with a deep knowledge of the sport, and a great understanding […]


Universal Sports names Sternberg CEO; Miller named COO

David Sternberg, former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Emerging Networks for Fox Cable Networks, has been named Chief Executive Officer of Universal Sports and Perkins Miller, formerly Senior Vice President, Digital Media for NBC Sports and Olympics, has been named Chief Operating Officer of the company, it was announced today (April 5) […]


Russian National Champion Recives Two Year Suspension

The troubles affecting the Russian National Cross-Country ski team seem to know no end. The latest incident involved twice Russian champion Liliya Stepanova who has just received a two-year ban for manipulating a drug test, in another stunning announcement from their cross-country ski federation last week. Just one day prior to this announcement Russian President […]


Tracy steps down as U.S. Women’s alpine head coach

PARK CITY, UT (April 2) – After two successful seasons that included four Olympic medals and multiple Audi FIS World Cup titles, veteran U.S. Ski Team coach Jim Tracy will step down as the team’s women’s alpine head coach. The former women’s head speed coach from 1996-2004, Tracy returned to lead the U.S. women’s alpine […]


Vail gives Vonn warm welcome home

VAIL, Colo. – Trying to find a place to park on Wednesday before Lindsey Vonn’s homecoming celebration in Vail was evidence enough that the world’s best skier racer is well-loved at her home resort. Vail’s Lionshead was literally wall-to-wall with locals and tourists of all ages waving “Lindsey is Epic” posters and signs. There were […]


NASTAR champions wrap up in Winter Park

WINTER PARK, Colo. – Those racers who excelled the most through NASTAR gates at 100 ski areas across the country this winter all took their speed to Winter Park, Colo. last weekend for the NASTAR National Championships. Olympians and World Cup racers Steve Nyman, Kaylin Richardson and Jimmy Cochran were pace setters, taking one run […]


European National Championship Report

Swiss Nationals Junior racer Justin Murisier made a big statement in taking the men’s super combined rather handily over Mauro Caviezel and Marc Gisin.  Patrick Kueng and Beat Feuz rounded out the top five in races at Stoos. In the women’s combined event it was Nadja Kamer for the title with Marianne Abderhalden second, Tamara […]


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