Thursday, October 22, 2020

Top 3 Lower-Body Strength Exercises for Skiers

Make sure these three tried and true exercises are part of your gym training this summer.

After a Life-Threatening Injury, Leyton Sheppard’s Future is Looking Bright

Young ski racer's story is is one of hope and how family and community are ever present in this sport.

Which Summer Camp is Right for You?

Looking to ski some gates this summer or get in tip-top shape before next season rolls around? We've got you covered in our 2019 summer camp feature.

Looking for the perfect academy? Let’s take a look at the East

The eastern region has multiple east coast and international academy options that offer full-time student status and winter term options.

Health of Sport task force assembled to reduce ski racing cost

The Alpine Sport Committee in 2019 established the Health of Sport task force, which is looking into ways of cutting cost.

There Must Be Something in the Water

What’s behind Lake Tahoe’s embarrassment of ski racing riches?

A parental advantage?

Parent coaches are an exception but those who fight their way onto the World Cup tour produced countless winners.

Kelly Brush Foundation Wants to “Stop the Bleed”

After two life-threatening accidents on the slopes, it's time to get real about on-hill first aid.

How to find a USCSA college to match academic, ski racing goals

When it comes to collegiate alpine ski racing, NCAA Division I is not the only game in town. Find the right USCSA college to match your academic and ski racing goals.

Vonn Talks Life After Ski Racing

The winningest female skier of all time has her eyes set on new ventures and aims to grow and learn in the wake of her impressive athletic career.

Erik Guay, new board set direction for Alpine Canada as ‘shocked’ Ben Thomsen looks...

Erik Guay joins a movement along with a group of high-profile business leaders who replaced the Alpine Canada board of directors last fall. The former athlete is seeking to influence change and reshape the national ski racing landscape with the mission of becoming a top-three skiing nation by the 2026 Olympics.

Shiffrin 2.0 Steps In To the Spotlight

At 23, the American phenom is finding a place for stardom as she keeps her focus laser-like on snow and aims for overall title number three.

Then & Now: Penny Pitou’s Olympic silvers led to a lifetime of gold

Author’s note: When I was seven, mom put the 1960 Olympics from Squaw Valley on television for me. I was hooked. I...

Hans Standteiner: The Heart of the Mountains

Remembering a Squaw Valley legend.

Then & Now: Lessons from ski racing serve downhiller Andy Mill

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.

American Downhiller Eric Keck, as remembered by friend, teammate Steve Porino

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.

Stuck at home? Stay in shape with these race-specific workouts (videos included)

The recent pandemic leaves most of us without access to a gym. Despite this inconvenience, one can choose to throw in the towel all together or attempt to make oneself better through daily in-home workouts.

Former Ski Racing columnist, editor Bill McCollom dies unexpectedly

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.

A Mountain of Talent

Before Juli Furtado was the Queen of Mountain Biking, she was the “Future of Ski Racing.”

High Fives to the Rescue

Eva Twardokens gets a boost from the safety net of the outdoor sports community.

From Missouri to the National Team, Ainsley Proffit Aims High

She got her start in Nastar at the age of six. Now, the 18-year-old U.S. development team member has her sights set on reaching the top of the sport.

The Slipstream of a Star: Vonn Says Goodbye to Racing After Storied Career

On Sunday, in Are, Sweden, the greatest skier of the modern era closed out her career with a bronze medal at the World Championships. Her impact on the sport will undoubtedly be indelible.

The parallel controversy: Where does it stand?

FIS had intended on hosting a meeting to discuss grievances around the parallel format at World Finals in Cortina, Italy. Due to the coronavirus, that meeting has yet to be held. Here's what we know about where the controversy stands.

Daron Rahlves: Hahnenkamm Sieger

Daron Rahlves’ Hahenkamm win in 2003 changed the game for the U.S. Ski Team. Behind the Gold author, Tom Kelly, reminisces with Rahlves about that historic day 16 years ago in ski racing’s Super Bowl.

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