"While working at the very highest level of sport, what ultimately mattered most to him was simply getting kids on snow to enjoy the same feeling he had as a young boy growing up in St. Moritz."
Dave Gorsuch, whose memorial service will be held Monday in Vail, was a true pioneer of alpine ski racing in the '40s and '50s. The Colorado native passed away June 26.
In January, 1973, the World Pro Skiing Tour came to Collingwood, Ont. for the
In ski racing, just like in life, friendships and personal relationships go a long way.
It was a busy night at Adolph’s, the legendary gathering place for the ski racing
The flanks of Åreskutan in central Jämtland sweep down from its treeless peak through dense
One of the most fascinating dynamics in ski racing is the cohesion of a team
The snow was pelting down on the podium in the Red Tail finish area at
The careers of many world-class athletes culminate with an Olympic gold medal. Ted Ligety did
Two decades is a long time to do anything. Under the lights of the Night
Six years ago two aspiring young ski racers were killed in an avalanche during a
In January, 2015 a group of U.S. Ski Team athletes took a freeskiing break after
Author’s note: When I was seven, mom put the 1960 Olympics from Squaw Valley on
AJ Kitt’s decade-long career with the U.S. Ski Team was a vital piece of U.S. Ski Team history, bridging from the success of downhill stars Bill Johnson and Doug Lewis to a new cast of characters who were soon to command attention. His take-charge attitude helped launch American Downhillers into one of their longest and deepest periods of sustained success.
After sustaining a season-threatening Achilles tendon injury while training at Mount Hood earlier this week, Steven Nyman is looking ahead and mapping out another comeback.
At 67, Andy Mill still has that swashbuckling look that helped him stand out as an Olympic downhill ski racer, network sports commentator and star of his own television series. Time has been good to the top American downhiller of the mid 1970s to early ‘80s, who used the skills he learned as a ski racer to carve out a remarkable life.
Norway’s Finn Christian Jagge was a journeyman slalom skier whose career spanned eight World Championships and four Olympics. His passing this week at the age of 54 has brought back memories not just of a ski racer who rode the evolutionary wave of slalom technique in the 1990s, but of a friend who brought charisma and caring for others to the white circus.
In a career that spanned 43 years, Janez Kocijančič was one of the most influential leaders in sport.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard wrapped up its 2020 awards, with gold and silver level recognition for a variety of officials.
U.S. Alpine Ski Team Coach Forest Carey (Park City, Utah) and Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club U16 Coach Ben Brown (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) picked up Alpine Coach of the Year honors from U.S. Ski & Snowboard.
Stratton Mountain School and the Franconia Ski Club were top winners.
Dexter Paine recognized with Blegen Award - U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s highest honor.
Howard Peterson has passed away at 69.
The Beck International Trophy is the highest honor from U.S. Ski & Snowboard, recognizing the top athletes in international competition for the year. It’s also the organization’s oldest, dating back to 1931.