Monday, April 19, 2021

Thoughts from frantic college skiers

In response to Ski Racing Media's story on the NCAA, 12 women who are currently competing or have competed on the NCAA circuit gathered to respond.

What’s the Right Ski for Masters Racing?

A peek at what top athletes across the age groups are using for lengths and sidecuts.

Vail racer Campbell Sullivan, resilient in battling rare form of cancer, dies at 19

After a four year battle with CIC-DUX4 sarcoma, Campbell Barrett Sullivan died Monday, Feb. 22, after suffering a brain hemorrhage brought on by the...

Health of Sport task force assembled to reduce ski racing cost

The Alpine Sport Committee in 2019 established the Health of Sport task force, which is looking into ways of cutting cost.

How to find a USCSA college to match academic, ski racing goals

When it comes to collegiate alpine ski racing, NCAA Division I is not the only game in town. Find the right USCSA college to match your academic and ski racing goals.

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

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.

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

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...

An Argument For USCSA

The U.S. Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association is a more than viable option for any young athlete who wishes to keep ski racing a part of their lives during their college careers. Take it from an alumnus, like me.

USST, NCAA butt heads over NorAm schedule

In an ongoing disagreement over the lack of coordination between NorAm and NCAA schedules, U.S. Ski & Snowboard says it's "hyper-focused on the pathways we have most control over," frustrating many collegiate representatives.
Lisa Densmore Ballard races to first overall in super-G at the 2016 U.S. Alpine Masters Championships on 33m-radius super G skis.

The Right Skis for Super-G

Should you use FIS-radius skis even if you don’t have to?

Two ski racers use pandemic to solve a problem, start a company

What started as a road trip to Florida during the start of the pandemic turned into an entrepreneurial dream. Cam Smith and his dad,...

Independent racer Alex Leever secures first World Cup starts

Team America athlete Alex Leever is looking to prove that self-belief and persistent, steady improvement can get you to the highest level of alpine...

Welcome to the USCSA: college ski racing for everyone

Take a deep dive into the world of USCSA racing with an update on this season's competitions and options available to racers.

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

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.

Alpine national champs at Aspen: Who’s racing?

Two national championships in the same season? Perhaps it's a fitting way to close out an unconventional season. After the 2020 U.S. nationals were...

American Independents: Class of 2020

The top names in U.S. skiing you won't see on the national team

NorAms are canceled. So, now what?

While the U.S. Ski Team and Alpine Canada have yet to make an announcement, sources tell Ski Racing Media that the 2020-21 NorAm season...

When Should Kids Start Ski Racing?

A groundbreaking new study reveals whether early achievers or late bloomers find greater success.

No sticker, no start: U14 and older athletes need this FIS helmet sticker

If your helmet doesn’t have the FIS-approved label, your race may never start this season.

Former racer Hig Roberts comes out as gay, paves way for LGBTQ+ community in...

Former U.S. National Team athlete and Team America member Hig Roberts is ready to choose happiness after coming out as gay over the weekend....

Former Ski Racing columnist, editor Bill McCollom dies unexpectedly

Ski racing has lost another good one. In the hills of Vermont, long-time Ski Racing contributor Bill McCollom passed away unexpectedly on June 28 from a heart condition.

US Ski & Snowboard President and CEO Tiger Shaw to step down after Beijing...

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced the pending resignation of its President and CEO Tiger Shaw effective March 1, 2022 following the Beijing Winter...

High Fives to the Rescue

Eva Twardokens gets a boost from the safety net of the outdoor sports community.

Husband-wife duo Anna, Marco Sullivan to lead Squaw Valley Ski Team

The Squaw Valley Ski Team is proud to announce the addition of former Olympians and husband-wife duo Anna and Marco Sullivan to team leadership...

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