Monday, November 30, 2020

Hurt, Winters top slalom podium to close out US nationals

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The 2020 U.S. Alpine Championships came to a close this weekend with women's and men's slalom on Saturday and Sunday. The the weeklong series,...

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

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

McKennis Duran takes US national SG title ahead of mentee Cashman

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The 2020 U.S. Alpine Championships continued Friday with Alice McKennis Duran taking the top spot with her teammate and mentee, Keely Cashman, 0.47 seconds...

Cochran-Siegle 3rd, bested by Jocher, Baumann in men’s SG

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Once again the 2020 U.S. Alpine National Championships featured an international field with German national team athletes finishing in the top 10 at Friday's...

Katie Hensien wins US Nationals GS opener

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Kaite Hensien kicked the season off with a bang, claiming the U.S. national women's giant slalom title at Copper Mountain on Monday. The weeklong...

Ivy League cancels winter sports

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On Thursday, the Ivy League, home to Dartmouth College and Harvard University ski teams, canceled all winter sports as a result of the COVID-19...

Keely’s Camp for Girls accepting applications for ‘Girl on Fire Sponsorship’

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Keely’s Camp for Girls, Blizzard, Tecnica, Stio, and Shred Companies are excited to announce their eighth annual Girl On Fire Sponsorship. The purpose of...

Eastaugh: The importance of college racing in Alaska

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Editor's note: Ski Racing Media, in collaboration with the Team America Foundation, has announced an up-to $50,000 matching donation to support the University of...

Despite COVID obstacles, Storm Klomhaus hopes to make a run at World Cup

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Fully recovered and homework out of sight, Klomhaus is hoping to set the stage and ski her way into World Cup spots.

GMVS expands campus by 45%

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Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS) in Fayston, Vt., has announced the purchase of a residence and additional 6.4 acres adjacent to the campus, expanding...

Flagstaff Ski & Snowboard Team achieves U.S. Ski & Snowboard podium club certification

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When people think of Arizona their minds automatically picture blazing desert sunsets and stately saguaro cacti, however contrary to popular beliefs, Arizona has a...

Letter: U.S. Ski & Snowboard views Buck Hill FIS venue, Chuck Stone Memorial as...

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Upon hearing about the new FIS Homologation at Buck Hill earlier this Summer, I was very excited about the opportunities it would present. More...

A 3-run FIS race? Buck Hill’s answer to COVID

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Buck Hill announced in October that they are hosting the club's first-ever three-run FIS race. Considering the lack of vertical at Buck Hill, it is...

Vail racer leads hundreds in CureFest walk

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Photos courtesy of Nick Junker / Capture the Action Ski & Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV) athlete and coach Campbell Sullivan led more than 200 people...

Don’t worry, NASTAR is still happening

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NASTAR management has changed hands numerous times over the years, particularly over the last few months, when U.S. Ski and Snowboard handed it back to SKI owner Active Interest Media. Shortly thereafter, AIM sold it along with its entire Outdoor Group to Pocket Outdoor Media.

Development in the US … not a new discussion

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Following the 1950 FIS World Championships in Aspen, journalist and Alta Ski Area founder James Laughlin took to the papers to write a compelling...

Development through the ages: What went right? (Part 1)

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Many factors go into each athlete’s development, especially in a sport like ski racing that has a mind-boggling array of uncontrollable elements. When they all come together it is a minor miracle.

As fall approaches, clubs and academies begin to reimagine the season

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Ski academies and clubs are doing everything they can to adapt to the pandemic — from weekly COVID tests to independent travel. But among it all is a silver lining: increased enrollment.

Ski Racing Media’s male Junior of the Year: Bridger Gile

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Bridger Gile jokes that he hit his high point when he was a kid. Indeed, his accomplishments on skis were jaw-droppingly bountiful for someone barely out of kindergarten.

Ski Racing Media’s female Junior of the Year: Keely Cashman

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Ski Racing Media's 2020 Junior of the Year (women's) Keely Cashman is ready to juggle college and World Cup racing. Hear what she had to saying about winning bronze at World Juniors and plans to race in college this coming season.

Then & Now: Lessons from ski racing serve downhiller Andy Mill

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At 67, Andy Mill still has that swashbuckling look that helped him stand out as an Olympic downhill ski racer, network sports commentator and star of his own television series. Time has been good to the top American downhiller of the mid 1970s to early ‘80s, who used the skills he learned as a ski racer to carve out a remarkable life.

Fresh off Copper camp, POWDR quickly becoming ski racing’s best friend

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Not only has the multi-resort corporation built what is widely considered the world’s top speed and tech training venues and shined as a World Cup host, but it goes the extra mile for racers whenever it can, surmounting melting snow and COVID-era obstacles to provide superb summer training.

American Downhiller Eric Keck, as remembered by friend, teammate Steve Porino

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In his 52 years, he lived twice the life of most, and the stories, the epic tales, are too many for any one person to catalogue. Please fill the ether and pages below with your tales and memories.

Otto Tschudi: Looking back and ideas for the future

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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.
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