Saturday, February 27, 2021

Racing under the radar

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As ski races get canceled and postponed, states tighten restrictions on schools and sports, and the racing calendar becomes more like a Magic 8...

Tommy Ford reflects on Santa Caterina podium, talks strategy for season

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Tommy Ford is back in the spotlight following the second GS stop of the season in Santa Caterina, Italy. At the age of 31,...

Amid lockdowns, European travel and training have become more challenging

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How do World Cup teams get on with their lives when most of Europe is now under lockdown? It has meant a lot of...

Brian McLaughlin turns to Global Racing for independent season

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Brian McLaughlin is heading into an unpredictable 2020-21 season with a new perspective after being cut from the U.S. Ski Team in the spring....

Battling injury, anxiety and working on her mental game, Breezy Johnson is ready for...

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Breezy Johnson once considered herself lucky. Johnson recalls, as a new member of the U.S. Ski Team, many of her teammates' careers were sidelined...

Paula Moltzan recounts her career-first World Cup podium

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Paula Moltzan may have been considered a slalom specialist coming into the season, but with a second-place result in the parallel GS, which comes...

Teammates propel Laurence St-Germain into World Cup spotlight

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Ski racing is an individual sport. Racer against the clock. Fastest to the finish wins. But in Laurence St-Germain’s world, competitive teammates are the difference-makers...

One of the world’s most ambitious skiers is planning on charging harder than ever...

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Looking ahead to a race schedule riddled with “ifs” and unknowns, Ryan Cochran-Siegle is planning to “let it all hang out” this season. One...

Avalanche safety a growing priority for clubs

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In January, 2015 a group of U.S. Ski Team athletes took a freeskiing break after heavy snow canceled gate training in Sölden. They headed...

UNDER THE HELMET with Sarah Bennett, Quebec ski team

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Welcome to the first installment in an exclusive athlete profile series for Ski Racing Media. "Under the Helmet" will provide a first-hand perspective from...

Allie Resnick battles through injury to get World Cup nod

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Photo: Max Hall/US Ski & Snowboard After a strong performance at national championships last week, in which she finished third in the giant slalom, Allie...

Cortina boss Alessandro Benetton strives for World Championship, Olympic glory

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The world’s premier downhillers were eagerly anticipating getting a first taste of Italy’s newest downhill course, Vertigine (which translates to Vertigo), as last season’s...

New, streamlined World Cup parallel format to debut this week

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After a tumultuous 2019-20 season characterized by crapshoot results and public complaints from athletes, the World Cup parallel season returns with men’s and women’s...

With strong results at nationals, Middlebury’s Erik Arvidsson prepares for speed comeback

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Middlebury skier Erik Arvidsson is ready to shift gears from college racing and get back into speed. Finishing fourth and sixth in the super...

After long break, Shiffrin grateful to be racing again

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Set for a return to ski racing after 300 days away, Mikaela Shiffrin is looking for the answer to a question she has been...

National GS title catapults Radamus into season

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On Tuesday, River Radamus executed his plan and added a new title to his resume: U.S. national champion in giant slalom.  Knowing Ryan Cochran-Siegle was...

Canadian women’s slalom team readies for Levi, navigates uncertain season

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When race organizers in Levi received the green light by FIS for this weekend’s World Cup women's slalom opener, the slalom-focussed Canadian women’s team...

Mentors matter

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In life, we often get our breaks by being in the right place at the right time. We also get them by being with...

Ledecka poised for downhill title chase

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Over 54 seasons of FIS World Cup skiing, no Czech ski racer has ever hoisted a discipline title globe, a feat that Ester Ledecka...

Alice Merryweather embraces mentorship on U.S. Ski Team

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It’s been an unusual prep period for all athletes this year. Alice Merryweather would normally spend her spring and summer attending Dartmouth College, but...

Cutting edge innovation

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A slalom race at Whiteface, N.Y. has forever changed U16 Jonathan Davis’ perspective on ski racing. In late March of 2018, the Green Mountain...

Despite COVID obstacles, Storm Klomhaus hopes to make a run at World Cup

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Fully recovered and homework out of sight, Klomhaus is hoping to set the stage and ski her way into World Cup spots.

Racers focus on ‘the skiing part’ as international travel gets complicated

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Everyone in the international ski race community is aware that several scenarios could derail their season. But at the moment, such thoughts lie at...

Laurenne Ross returning strong from injury, ready for 20-21

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It’s been a long road to recovery after Laurenne Ross crashed in 2019 sustaining a broken tibial plateau. Her prescription was to rest and...

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