Thursday, October 1, 2020

WPST’s Race Brakes catches up with CEO Jon Franklin, Ed Rogers

World Pro Ski Tour Race Brakes brings us words from the CEO. Watch this week's episode to find out how Jon Franklin...

FIS alpine World Cup to kick off one week early

In an official communication Wednesday, FIS announced that the alpine World Cup opening races in Soelden, Austria will take place one week earlier than originally scheduled.

Ski Racing Media expands editorial coverage into Canada

Ski Racing Media (SRM) is pleased to announce expanded editorial coverage into Canada through a newly formed partnership with Fresh Air Productions,...

Lindsey Vonn bids farewell to Vail Valley — for now

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.

Streif start house gets upgrade, new look coming in 2021

Sometimes referred to as the "gate to hell," the start house of the Hahnenkamm descent will get a significant makeover this summer with a more modern look set to debut in 2021, Kitzbühel Ski Club announced.

Luke Winters makes switch to Dynastar

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.

Olympic organizing committees highlight preparation progress to IOC session

The organizing committees of the upcoming Olympic Games shared positive progress reports on their preparations with the 136th IOC Session earlier this month.

Longtime Holderness coach Craig Antonides is onto ‘new adventures’

After a storied 36-year coaching career that produced countless elite skiers for Holderness School, Director of Eastern Alpine Craig Antonides (Class of...

Buffs’ Richard Rokos to retire after 2021 season

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.

Alpine Canada announces Therese Brisson as president & CEO

The Alpine Canada Alpin’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Therese Brisson as president & chief executive officer. Brisson brings decades of experience as an athlete and builder of sport in Canada.

Zimmermann, Ritchie earn 2020 Golden Ski Awards

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

Ski Racing Media seeks editorial staff

Ski Racing Media is currently searching for qualified applicants to round out its editorial staff ahead of the 2020-21 competition season.

Ted Ligety and wife Mia Pascoe welcome twin boys

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

Briko and Level gloves announce sponsorship program

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

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

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

FIS considers several options for upcoming WC season

Among those race changes would be substituting a super G in Wengen for the slalom, which may be held in Schladming to keep speed and tech circuits separated.

NCAA Skiing Committee submits response to proposed championship cuts

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

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

Video: GBR slalom star Dave Ryding joins Chemmy Alcott in new Facebook show

The three-time Olympian chats with Alcott about his competitors on the World Cup, his relationship, and how he's been spending quarantine.

Casey Puckett returns to USST as coach

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

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

Finn Christian Jagge, 1992 Olympic slalom champion, dies at 54

The Norwegian Sports Federation received the sad news Wednesday that Finn Christian Jagge has died at the age of 54. 

Three athletes make the switch to Fischer

The Fischer Race Family is pleased to welcome highly promising new recruits for the coming season. Swiss Luca Aerni, Englishman Dave Ryding...

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