Thursday, September 24, 2020

Holderness School, Franconia Ski Club break ground on Mittersill Performance Center

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Holderness School and Franconia Ski Club (FSC) broke ground last week on the Mittersill Performance Center, a lodge at the base of the Mittersill slopes of Cannon Mountain.

US Ski & Snowboard: 20-21 season will require more flexibility; less travel likely

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As fall approaches, officials from U.S. Ski & Snowboard are beginning to speculate about what the domestic alpine race season could look like — with the caveat, of course, that anything and everything could still change.

University of Alaska athletes rally to save the ski team

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On Aug. 25, Nicole Mah, a sophomore alpine skier for the University of Alaska-Anchorage, rallied with the support of her coaches and team to fight against ski team elimination from the UAA athletics department, once again.

University of Alaska axes ski team

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The University of Alaska Anchorage announced it will reconfigure UAA athletics in order to preserve the program's long-term viability, according to the school. Significant reductions in state funding have dramatically shifted the university's fiscal situation.

Lindsey Vonn bids farewell to Vail Valley — for now

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Lindsey Vonn officially bid farewell to the Vail Valley, her longtime home and site of the latter half of her club career. Vonn recently sold her East Vail home, the first home she ever purchased, and offered her gratitude to the community with a full-page ad that appeared in the Vail Daily.

Luke Winters makes switch to Dynastar

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Luke Winters, who stunned fans and commentators alike, finishing second — from bib 40 — in the first run at Val d’Isere in 2019, is changing things up ahead of the 2020-21 season.

Buffs’ Richard Rokos to retire after 2021 season

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Richard Rokos, the University of Colorado head ski coach for the last 30 seasons, who has led the Buffaloes to eight NCAA championships, has announced that the 2021 season will be last at the reins of the program.

Zimmermann, Ritchie earn 2020 Golden Ski Awards

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Each season, the New England Ski Museum presents the Golden Ski Award to the most promising male and female junior alpine racers...

Ted Ligety and wife Mia Pascoe welcome twin boys

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The couple celebrated the birth of their twins early Saturday, July 18.

Briko and Level gloves announce sponsorship program

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The brands have teamed up for the second year to support U12 to FIS age athletes in alpine, nordic, freestyle, snowboard, and freeride disciplines.

Bode Miller announces new winter sports academy

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In partnership with the Institute for Civic Leadership (ICL) Academy, Miller plans to launch a program designed for ski racers, snowboarders, cross-country skiers, and any other sports enthusiast from grades 7-12.

Ted Ligety breaks wrist in mountain biking crash

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On Wednesday, July 15, Team USA's Ted Ligety took a hard fall while biking at Deer Valley Resort.

NCAA Skiing Committee submits response to proposed championship cuts

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These cuts would inherently affect the integrity of NCAA skiing, both alpine and cross country, although they are intended to create financial boundaries for all participating leagues in the NCAA.

Video: Ted Ligety and Jonny Moseley catch up on Instagram Live

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The two skiing legends sit down for a hour long chat that offers some helpful insight for any fan or interested athlete.

Casey Puckett returns to USST as coach

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Puckett’s primary role with the ski team will be in working with the newly formed Europa Cup group that includes AJ Hurt, Katie Hensien and Alix Wilkinson, alongside coach Katie Twible.

American Downhiller Eric Keck dies suddenly at 52

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He is survived by his wife, four children, and two grandchildren.

Video: Shiffrin back on snow

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Mikaela Shiffrin shares an inside look at her first time back on snow at Copper Mountain in early June.

USCSA holds summer conference, announces Mammoth as championship host

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The United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) held its annual Summer Conference on Saturday June 13, with over 30 coaches, athletes, coordinators and board members connecting to review the 2019-20 season and discuss plans for 2020-21.

SYNC Performance launches 2nd annual $50,000 SYNC Athlete Fund

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SYNC Performance, the ski apparel and race equipment company based in Vail, Colo., recently launched its second-annual $50,000 grant program to help...

Green Mountain Valley School looks to future with new T-bar

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Progress on the new T-bar on the Inverness Trail at Sugarbush Resort continues unabated through the pandemic.

Julia Mancuso reveals new podcast ‘Just Be Yourself’

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The 33-year-old USST alum took to Instagram on Friday to announce the launch of her very own podcast

Ski Racing Media opposes discrimination, makes donation to Winter4Kids

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Over the past week, we have been listening and have engaged in conversations about the lack of diversity in our sport. We know we can do better.

Green Mountain Valley School honors class of 2020 with athletic challenge

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Over 220 Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS) students, staff, and alumni honored their 32 student member Class of 2020 with a unique athletic challenge.

Tyler Shepard joins Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club as Alpine Competitive Director

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Tyler Shepherd will join the SSWSC as its new Alpine Competitive Program Director beginning July 1st.
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