Monday, October 26, 2020

Letter: US Ski & Snowboard is responsible to all

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The outpouring of emotion and passion from the heart of young athletes is awesome. I encourage more young athletes to speak out about their experiences.

Letter: Ski Racing in America is expensive

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"My family lived in Switzerland for a year where my son skied on a regional U14 team. ... Since we are not Swiss it was explained to us that we would have to pay a rather expensive fee - the charge for the full year was $600."

Letter: NCAA skiing as a pipeline – a single experience

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Articles that have come out surrounding this issue all have one thing in common: they have some serious truths. However, I think...

Letter: Developing talent

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I have seen a greater and greater emphasis on more and more gate training at the expense of free skiing. The end product is a racer who can ski. My observation over many years is that a skier who can race will always beat a racer who can ski.

Letter: Why the U.S. Ski Team is not the dream team

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The day I joined the National Training Group was the day I began to question my love for ski racing. My entire...

Letter to the Editor: Current Troubles with US Skiing Stem From Decades Old Issues

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"The lack of depth we are experiencing today...is an outcome of Marolt’s focus from about 2002-2015."

Letter to the Editor: Advocating for Accessibility in Ski Racing

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A long-time college coach chimes in on the development discussion.

Letter: Why the pandemic could spur needed reform of the North American ski industry

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I think a lot of ‘ski’ people dream of replicating the atmosphere and winter culture of the Alps with the countless surface...

Letter: Abuse in ski racing

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This should be posted as a point of public service. I have just come across a veryInteresting new film...

Letter: A wake up call to NCAA athletes, coaches, parents

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This in no way represents the US Ski Team's position, this is my opinion and my personal experience from years of competing...

Letter: The problem with speed events

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I enjoyed the article written by Kirk (Dwyer) and he brings up many valid points as it relates to speed vs tech....

Letter: Limiting starts is not the job of a committee

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After reading the article on the arguments over race starts it is nice to see we still have coaches capable of making...

Letter: Keep the upbeat news coming!

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Thank you Ski Racing Media for sharing Todd Firestone’s letter: Why the Pandemic Could Spur Needed Reform for the North American Ski...

Letter: Protective gear has to change to protect athletes

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I was involved in a serious crash at Stoneham Quebec where I clipped a GS gate causing my right ski to launch with me spiraling into the air and landing with the ski close to my body(chest) and cutting the peak of my helmet along with my chin.

Letter to the Editor: A Fresh Proposal for Parallel Paneled Slalom

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Richard Rokos thinks outside the box for growth and evolution in ski racing.

Letter: USST, NCAA: Don’t fix the problem, remove the problem.

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I imagine now is as good a time as any to elaborate further on several of the recent responses to the ongoing...

Letter: Great article and discussion on proposed number of FIS starts

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Great article and discussion on the proposed number of race starts for FIS racers. The dialog was interesting for sure... lot of...

Letter: Give our most dedicated athletes the best chance to succeed

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This is offered in unapologetic support of those who have found a love of ski racing. Those who have discovered the joys...

Letter: Collegiate skiing and the U.S. Ski Team

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Collegiate skiing has a long and storied history in the United States, from the Dartmouth Outing Club hosting the country’s first ski race on the slopes of Mt. Moosilauke in 1927 to Bob Beattie moving from CU to coach the National Team in 1961, and then starting the World Cup in 1967.

Letter: Are ski domes the answer?

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Where are the Europeans training this summer? Check out the article on FIS Alpine about how the Germans, French, Petra, etc. are...

Letter: Being good at everything

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"It's Not About Tech VS Speed" got my attention and made me compare what I was reading to my own experience as...

Letter to the Editor: U.S. Ski & Snowboard Plans For Future Success

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Leadership at the national governing body speaks out on U.S. development projects.

Letter: Talent isn’t everything

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In Mr. Leever’s essay, Exploring North American development — what are we missing?, he points out that North American junior racers are...

Letter: USSA should buy Burke

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My suggestion is forUSSA (alpine only) to buy Burke Mt. Ski Area from the government and turn it into  a major eastern...
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