This season, a group of 11 athletes from six different countries have teamed up under the direction of Global Racing’s founder and coach, Paul Epstein. These athletes are hoping to claim or reclaim a spot on the World Cup tour.
With trusted partner Nordica in her corner, Andreja Slokar is ready to build off last season's success.
In developing their latest junior race skis, Marker Dalbello Völkl tapped into the expertise of former World Cup athletes in the MDV family who are now raising the next generation of ski racers.
These programs are proving you don't need a big budget — or a big vertical drop — to make a big impact.
After first being exposed to the sport at Snowy Range, a tiny ski area 30 miles west of Laramie, Wyo., Anna and Max Marno put all their eggs in the ski racing basket and came out ahead on the other side.
Nellie-Rose Talbot proves you don't need to have the "latest everything" to be successful in ski racing — you just need a strong community to back you up.
For Olympians like Jackie Wiles, it's not just about finding speed; it's about finding cash.
Steve and Dana Hurt knew nothing about ski racing when they put their kids, Brett and AJ, in Mighty Mites at Squaw Valley. Because Steve was a patroller at Squaw, the program fees were half price.
"As a single mom who headed up the youth ski lessons at Cochran’s, Barbara Ann literally raised her kids on the mountain. One race in which this Olympic champion never tried to compete was the arms race."
Author's note: The good news in this conversation about cost — and there always is some
“I am a firm believer that a kid from a small program can make it without breaking the bank,” says USST alum, ski parent and part-time coach Kyle Wieche. “It involves talent and hard work, but most importantly patience and confidence in doing your own program, your own way.”
Photos courtesy of Anna Sullivan/American Downhiller Among the ski camps restarting after last year’s COVID
Sponsored Many ski racing parents knew the annual, late-January ritual: Fire up your computer and
In contrast to last spring’s contentious atmosphere surrounding the relations between collegiate racing and U.S.
On March 18, U.S. Ski and Snowboard issued this brief update to help define its
COVID-19 turned the world upside down over the past year, but its effect was felt
When Richard Rokos officially steps down as CU’s head ski coach he does so as
Day 3 of the 2021 NCAA Championships was slalom day, or, what CU coach Richard
“Money.” That was the term many athletes used to describe the snow surface on Baron’s
It was a dreary, foggy afternoon when Katie Hensien prepared to take her first run
NCAA racers are well-represented in this year’s world championships tech events, as they have been
Three of the Norway’s top competitors are not competing in the 2021 World Alpine Championships,
As ski races get canceled and postponed, states tighten restrictions on schools and sports, and
From the couch potato perspective, the show from Lech/Zürs was a win for ski racing.