Camerota grabs first career national title

Olympic silver medalist nordic combined skier Brett Camerota out lasted his U.S. teammates, and fellow Olympians Bill Demong and Todd Lodwick today (Aug. 1) for his first career national title at the 2011 backcountry.com U.S. Nordic Combined Championships held in Park City, Utah. Lodwick and Demong joined Camerota on the podium in second and third, […]


Frenette, Van take Large Hill National Titles

The 2011 backcountry.com U.S. Ski Jumping Championships wrapped up Sunday (Aug. 1) morning with the large hill competition. Both Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, NY) and Lindsey Van (Park City, UT) won their second U.S. Championships title of the weekend. This marks Van’s 15th U.S. Championship title and Frenette’s second. The men’s competition was eventful, with […]


Ferguson, Cook Take Summer Splash Aerials Event

PARK CITY, UT (July 31) – The 2010 FIS Summer Splash lit up the blue sky Saturday at the Utah Olympic Park with U.S. Olympians Ryan St. Onge and Emily Cook joining the open  FIS event. The athletes competing participated in two events, the 2010 FIS Summer Splash and a head-to-head competition. USA’s Dylan Ferguson […]


USA Ski Jumping hosts Nationals Press Conference

With a backdrop of the famed Utah Olympic Park (UOP) and amid the excitement of the U.S. National Ski Jumping&Nordic Combined Championships, the exciting new program, USA Ski Jumping was officially introduced to the world today (Friday, July 30) at a press Conference and open meeting. USASJ top team athletes taking part at the event […]


Frenette, Van Crowned U.S. Normal Hill Champs

The 2011 backcountry.com U.S. Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Championships got underway Friday morning (July 30) with athletes jumping on the Olympic K90. Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, NY) and Lindsey Van (Park City, UT) were crowned 2011 Normal Hill U.S. Champions. The men’s competition was tight with Olympic silver medalist Brett Camerota (Park City, UT) […]


Mancuso set to compete in World Heli Challenge

U.S. Ski Team on-snow summer camps in New Zealand begin early next week, but three-time Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso arrived a few days ahead of schedule to compete in the 2010 World Heli Challenge. The World Heli Challenge, sponsored by Mancuso’s new equipment providers Volkl/Marker, brings together 60 of the top skier and snowboarders from […]


Canadian aerialist Omischl moves to coaching

One of the world’s most decorated skiers is hanging up his skis … for now. Canadian aerialist Steve Omischl has had a remarkable career. He has earned four FIS crystal globes in aerials, two FIS freestyle overall championships, four World Championships medals, including a first place in 2005, and 40 FIS World Cup medals. Notably […]


Canadians start on-snow camps in New Zealand

Canada’s Alpine Ski Teams are officially training on snow for the first time in the 2010/2011 season, skiing in New Zealand in preparation for the start of the FIS World Cup season and the upcoming 2011 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. Canada’s men’s teams, as well as some high-potential prospects, began on snow training at […]


Dane Spencer joins alpine staff

Olympian Dane Spencer, a member of four Alpine World Championship Teams dating back to 1997 has been added to the men’s U.S. Alpine Ski Team staff as a Europa Cup/World Cup coach announced Head Coach Sasha Rearick. Spencer retired from racing following the 2010 season after 13-year career with the U.S. Ski Team that included […]


Longtime Sun Valley Coach Palmer steps down

After 11 years of coaching for the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation (SVSEF), Tyler Palmer has decided to step down from his position as J1-J2 coach due to long-term health issues.    Palmer, who in 1971 became the first American man to win a European World Cup race (a slalom in St. Moritz, Switzerland), collected two […]


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