Doug Lewis takes a look back at the journals he kept as a young racer, and reflects on how they helped shape his ski racing career.
Amid the extensive travel, early mornings, long days on the hill, racing, more travel, more
FIS racing can be intimidating when you first start, but don't let that mindset bring you down when you step in the starting gate.
The ELITEAM Journal aims to help coaches, parents, and athletes learn the skills that give them confidence on the ski hill and in life.
We all know that ski racing isn't fun ALL the time, but here's how you can use fun to help you out of those tough times.
Just because you're phasing into on snow training doesn't mean gym time should be over. In-season training will help you stay fit and healthy through the season.
Making the right choice about what to eat after you work out will boost recovery and performance.
There's always something positive to take away from each day of training.
A strong team dynamic teaches everything from respect, to pushing limits, to never giving up - all skills that correlate to physical success.
Even though ski racing is an individual sport, team culture can be critical to athlete success.
How Sprongo's new SIVA intelligent video analysis platform looks to change sport analysis forever.
Being a ski racing parent is definitely not an easy path to take when it comes to your child's athletic career.
Second only to the coach-athlete relationship, the relationships between coaches and parents should never be neglected, either.
The time is now for your final preparations before race season.
It's almost winter, don't let up in the gym!
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?
With summer now over, winter is fast approaching and the fall becomes more and more critical for your success this season.
Florian Watschinger, an experienced boot service man, shares his point of view about the current trend toward intensive equipment testing for young athletes and the potential trap that comes with it.
If you want to ski like everyone else, be like everyone else.
Since 2013, Alexander has been working with the Men's U.S. Ski Team to keep the athlete's fueled up while on the road. Here she gives us a few quick recipes that any athlete or parent could whip up before a race or day of training.
Can changing your eating habits, and working on eating quality food every day help boost performance on the race hill? You bet!
Ski racers can learn a lot from Olympic lifters.
To ski your fastest this winter, you must trust yourself and your abilities.
When it comes to your core, simple exercises done perfectly are a real challenge.