Ski academies and clubs are doing everything they can to adapt to the pandemic — from weekly COVID tests to independent travel. But among it all is a silver lining: increased enrollment.
Bridger Gile jokes that he hit his high point when he was a kid. Indeed, his accomplishments on skis were jaw-droppingly bountiful for someone barely out of kindergarten.
Ski Racing Media's 2020 Junior of the Year (women's) Keely Cashman is ready to juggle college and World Cup racing. Hear what she had to saying about winning bronze at World Juniors and plans to race in college this coming season.
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.
Not only has the multi-resort corporation built what is widely considered the world’s top speed and tech training venues and shined as a World Cup host, but it goes the extra mile for racers whenever it can, surmounting melting snow and COVID-era obstacles to provide superb summer training.
In his 52 years, he lived twice the life of most, and the stories, the epic tales, are too many for any one person to catalogue. Please fill the ether and pages below with your tales and memories.
Having been involved in the World Cup, the NCAA, and the World Pro Ski Tour, the Norwegian star knows one thing is for certain, the current conflict between skiing institutions in North America will take the sport nowhere.
Ski racing has lost another good one. In the hills of Vermont, long-time Ski Racing contributor Bill McCollom passed away unexpectedly on June 28 from a heart condition.
Charles Christianson's life experience is a story of persistence, adaptation, and improbable achievement. A four-time All American and retired World Cup athlete, he is currently chief of staff at Alterra Mountain Company and a member of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Foundation's Board of Trustees.
In response to Ski Racing Media's story on the NCAA, 12 women who are currently competing or have competed on the NCAA circuit gathered to respond.
"I had new reasons to be excited," said Moltzan. "After five years of paying to be a member of the U.S. Ski Team, I had become a scholarship athlete, and in addition to having someone paying for my ski racing, they would pay for my education."
In light of COVID-19 some brands will still provide summer testing options for the summer.
The top names in U.S. skiing you won't see on the national team
In an ongoing disagreement over the lack of coordination between NorAm and NCAA schedules, U.S. Ski & Snowboard says it's "hyper-focused on the pathways we have most control over," frustrating many collegiate representatives.
Camps training at Mt. Hood have adapt their programs so that kids can still get on snow in June and July.
The Oregonian couple continues to follow strict COVID-19 protocols. But, recently, a sliver of hope emerged: skiing at Mt. Bachelor.
Dexter Paine recognized with Blegen Award - U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s highest honor.
Howard Peterson has passed away at 69.
Alpine program director and former Olympian Will Brandenburg has been working hard to encourage a transition.
When she arrived back in the States, everything seemed normal. Then things changed, fast.
The American Downhiller has been spending most of his quarantine diving into dad mode.
Kelley and Doug Lewis have developed a “complete athlete” program that brings all of the best elements of ELITEAM summer camps to your doorstep.
The soon to be 24-year-old has hunkered down in Salt Lake City.
The 18-year-old, who is currently in her third round of treatments for Stage IV CIC-DUX4, a rare form of cancer, has launched the SkiFastFoundation.com to help other youth who have been diagnosed with sarcoma-type cancer return to their extracurricular passions in sports, the arts, music, and science, both during and post-treatment.