Pointless ski racing

"Expanding the use of the flip-seed format would level the playing field for all our junior racers and discourage point chasing. The bottom line is the USST doesn’t need more kids with low points, they need athletes who can ski fast regardless of the course conditions."

By |2021-09-15T07:12:11-06:00September 15th, 2021|7 Comments

How big-resort clubs can max the bang for your buck

In addition to the skiing benefits that go along with the mountains themselves, bigger programs can offer things like discounts and trade-outs to resort employees, not to mention extensive public and private resources. Here's how some of the bigger-resort clubs are getting more bang for their buck.

By |2021-08-26T08:58:43-06:00August 26th, 2021|2 Comments

Patience! Cost control starts with a culture shift off the fast track

“I am a firm believer that a kid from a small program can make it without breaking the bank,” says USST alum, ski parent and part-time coach Kyle Wieche. “It involves talent and hard work, but most importantly patience and confidence in doing your own program, your own way.”

By |2021-07-26T15:56:21-06:00July 26th, 2021|8 Comments

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