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How to Watch the World Cup in the United States

NBC Sports, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, and NBC Sport's Gold's "Snow Pass" will combine to air every alpine skiing World Cup race this season in the United States.

Porino: There’s a financial crisis in junior ski racing

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles Ski Racing Media will publish on the rising cost of alpine ski racing and the lack of fundamental skill development in the U.S.

Missing home, Mikaela Shiffrin ponders skiing future

VIENNA (AP) — A year that turned Mikaela Shiffrin’s world upside down has left the American standout wondering how much time she has left...

Tough day for Norwegians takes out Braathen, McGrath

The season is over for Norway's Lucas Braathen, who crashed through the finish in Adelboden on Friday. Braathen lost his balance when his skis appeared...

What’s The Deal With Fluoro Wax?

Skiers have used fluorocarbon wax for that extra bit of speed on race day for years, can you still buy it in the United States?

Tommy Ford airlifted from course after crash

ADELBODEN, Switzerland - American skier Tommy Ford was airlifted to the hospital after crashing in a World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. Ford crashed three...

Ski Racing’s Unspoken Savior

Marcus Caston is unknowingly making ski racing cool again.

What young ski racers need and don’t need

What makes a great foundation for U12 and younger athletes?

Cutting Edge: How one ski racer survived a life-threatening ski laceration

Victor Wiacek tells the harrowing story of a routine ski crash and how it led to a life-threatening ski laceration. Victor almost lost his life, saved by coaches, ski patrol and medical staff who were trained and ready to respond. Now he's working on a solution to try to prevent future accidents. More photos included (strong stomach required).

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

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

In the nick of time, US Ski & Snowboard announces Soelden broadcast option

On Friday evening, just hours before the races were set to begin, U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced a broadcast plan for the Soelden opening...

Ski Racing Media presents ‘American Downhiller’

Ski Racing Media is proud to present "American Downhiller," a feature film on the history of the U.S. men’s downhill team. The story of American Downhillers goes...

How much money do ski racers make?

Top professional dart players surpass prize earnings of the world's best ski racers.

American Downhiller Eric Keck dies suddenly at 52

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

Shiffrin to skip Soelden opener, flying home

Mikaela Shiffrin postponed her return to World Cup skiing for at least another month on Friday, pulling out of next week's season-opening giant slalom in Austria with a back issue.

Top 3 Lower-Body Strength Exercises for Skiers

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

Mikaela Shiffrin wins emotional GS in Courchevel

An emotional Mikaela Shiffrin won her first World Cup ski race since the death of her father nearly a year ago. Shiffrin protected her first-run...

Marcel Hirscher training gates, comeback rumored

Marcel Hirscher, the eight-time overall champ who retired in 2019, caused a stir this week when he was seen training gates in Reiteralm. While...

Shock win for Martin Cater, bib 41, at downhill opener in Val d’Isere

Long after most broadcasters had switched to other programs, unheralded No. 41 starter Martin Cater won the first downhill of the World Cup season...

Sam Coffey, Aspen Local and Ski Racing Insider, Dies at 29

Colorado native spent last winter traveling the World Cup.

FIS issues update for Val d’Isere World Cup

On Friday, FIS issued an update for the Val d'Isere races, which are scheduled to host both men's and women's events in December. "At...

NBC Sports will commence World Cup broadcast in Levi; Soelden not on calendar

The opening Alpine World Cup races in Soelden, Austria this weekend are not expected to be broadcast on NBC Sports or any of its...

The Top Four Core Exercises for Ski Racers

When it comes to your core, simple exercises done perfectly are a real challenge.

Looking for the Right Academy? Here are Some Winter-Term Options

If you or your athlete is looking for an academy with full-time and/or a winter term option, look no further.

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