Monday, April 19, 2021

Utah crowned NCAA skiing champions

The NCAA skiing championships came to a close following the Nordic Freestyle in New Hampshire. Following an outstanding performance across four days of alpine...

Tefre, Smart take NCAA slalom crowns

Day 3 of the 2021 NCAA Championships was slalom day, or, what CU coach Richard Rokos calls, "the great equalizer.” The script can rewrite...

NCAA champs blast off at Cannon Mountain

“Money.” That was the term many athletes used to describe the snow surface on Baron’s Run, where the 2021 NCAA Ski Finals kicked off Wednesday....

UVM dominates Boston College carnival

In back-to-back carnivals for the EISA circuit, University of Vermont (UVM) climbed the podium once again to capture the EISA overall team ranking heading...

UVM on top at SLU carnival

The EISA college teams returned for their second carnival ahead of NCAA championships, which will commence in early March. University of Vermont (UVM) came out...

Ahead of RMISA champs, Utah expands lead

The RMISA regular season came to a close following two days of GS racing at Park City Mountain Resort. Utah expanded its lead on...

College racers descend on tech events at Cortina worlds

NCAA racers are well-represented in this year’s world championships tech events, as they have been at every world champs and Olympics in recent years....

DU back on top with refreshed roster, but Utah pulls ahead in overall standings

The NCAA circuit resumed in Utah for back-to-back RMISA Invitationals hosted by Westminster and University of Utah on Monday and Tuesday. Following a pair...

EISA, UNH host small-scale carnival

The Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) kicked off its season with doubleheader slaloms at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) carnival at Mittersill, Cannon...

University of Alaska ski team reinstated after successful $628K fundraising campaign

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The University of Alaska Board of Regents has reinstated the university alpine ski team after the program raised enough money to...

Westminster, Utah, MSU get off to fast start at NCAA races in Aspen

The NCAA circuit kicked off with two successful days of racing, starting the season on a positive note with four giant slalom races at...

DU, CU set to host first NCAA races of season

For the first time since March, seven colleges will join together for four days of elite domestic racing across two venues. The NCAA circuit...

Erik Read navigates a winding road to ski racing excellence

When Paul McCartney wrote the “The Long and Winding Road” he described an indirect path towards the unattainable. It’s too bad the Beatles music legend...

Campaign to save UAA ski team reaches cash goal, pledges still needed

A fundraising campaign to support the threatened University of Alaska Anchorage ski team reached a significant milestone this week securing all needed cash donations...

Racing under the radar

As ski races get canceled and postponed, states tighten restrictions on schools and sports, and the racing calendar becomes more like a Magic 8...

With strong results at nationals, Middlebury’s Erik Arvidsson prepares for speed comeback

Middlebury skier Erik Arvidsson is ready to shift gears from college racing and get back into speed. Finishing fourth and sixth in the super...

USCSA announces cancellation of 2021 National Championships

The U.S. Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA) has canceled the 2021 US Collegiate Ski & Snowboard National Championships. Citing concerns from its membership...

Fall Line: What a discussion it has been!

Ski Racing Media Chairman Dan Leever chimes in on the college ski racing discussion, officially concluding our series on this issue. As Dan says, we have been inspired by broad engagement from the community demonstrated by hundreds of thousands of visitors to, hundreds of comments and letters to the editor. Thank you to all who participated.

Otto Tschudi: Looking back and ideas for the future

Having been involved in the World Cup, the NCAA, and the World Pro Ski Tour, the Norwegian star knows one thing is for certain, the current conflict between skiing institutions in North America will take the sport nowhere.

Letter: NCAA skiing as a pipeline – a single experience

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

Letter: US Ski & Snowboard is responsible to all

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.

Charles Christianson: Finding success on and off the snow

Charles Christianson's life experience is a story of persistence, adaptation, and improbable achievement. A four-time All American and retired World Cup athlete, he is currently chief of staff at Alterra Mountain Company and a member of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Foundation's Board of Trustees.

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

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

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...

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