Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Finding the right academy Out West

As the 2019-20 ski season kicks off, it’s time to consider if a ski academy could be the next step for athletes next season....

Then & Now: AJ Kitt pioneered a new era for American Downhillers

AJ Kitt’s decade-long career with the U.S. Ski Team was a vital piece of U.S. Ski Team history, bridging from the success of downhill stars Bill Johnson and Doug Lewis to a new cast of characters who were soon to command attention. His take-charge attitude helped launch American Downhillers into one of their longest and deepest periods of sustained success.

Letter: Protective gear has to change to protect athletes

I was involved in a serious crash at Stoneham Quebec where I clipped a GS gate causing my right ski to launch with me spiraling into the air and landing with the ski close to my body(chest) and cutting the peak of my helmet along with my chin.

Ted Ligety breaks wrist in mountain biking crash

On Wednesday, July 15, Team USA's Ted Ligety took a hard fall while biking at Deer Valley Resort.

Gould Academy hires Alex Norden

Gould Academy is pleased to welcome Alex Norden as the new head women’s alpine coach for the school’s competitive On Snow program.

Ski racing on Arrakis

The purpose of this article is to present my view on how to become a better ski racer. My approach is not complicated: If athletes read more books they will become better ski racers.

Can the USST Utilize Collegiate Ski Programs to Achieve Goals?

This article first appeared in Ski Racing Magazine on May 7th, 1999.

Summer ski testing updates

In light of COVID-19 some brands will still provide summer testing options for the summer.

Alpine Canada announces 2020-21 national team, introduces new program

In total, 15 athletes met A and B level criteria and are named to the World Cup team.

FIS and U.S. Ski & Snowboard Equipment Guidelines & Rules

EQUIPMENT GUIDELINES U.S. Ski and Snowboard Alpine equipment regulations 18/19U.S. Ski and Snowboard Alpine FIS Competition Suit RegulationsUS Ski and Snowboard Alpine Helmet RegulationsSpecifications for...

Video: Checking in with Mikaela Shiffrin

An interview with NBC Sports reveals how Shiffrin has been coping with an abrupt end to the ski season, the loss of her father, and quarantine in Colorado.

Bingaman: How to nail your pre-race dryland routine

What should you do the day before a race? Should you rest completely? Take the day off? Ski a couple runs? Full length training? Hammer...

Davis: Beer league made me love ski racing again

This Valentine's Day, an ex-ski racer gives his long-lost love one more chance, in the name of beer and victory.

Bingaman: Pre-skiing warm-up strategies

A large majority of our lives are run on habits. The habits we form, whether consciously or unconsciously, will often dictate our long-term outcomes. Reaching for...

Brignone, Goggia lead Italian speed charge in Sochi super G

The first successful World Cup competition since the 2014 Olympics is held at Rosa Khutor.

BREAKING: Zan Kranjec Leads the Pack in Adelboden

Under perfect conditions Saturday, Slovenia's Zan Kranjec topped a tight field in the men's giant slalom World Cup in Adelboden. Ligety was seventh.

Val d’Isere Women’s Downhill Rescheduled

The race will now be held on Friday, January 24th, in Bansko.

Arctica Men’s Ranger Featherlyte Down Packet

Product Features: DURALITE shell and lining 650-fill power Goose Down (farm raised geese raised for consumption and are not force-fed or live-plucked)Micro snow cuffInternal chest...

Arctica Adult Blossom GS Speed Suit

Product Features: Exclusive RACEFLEX 3 layer micro polyester fabricCarries newly required FIS mark to insure legalityMeets FIS 30ml air porosity requirementsAll new fit using anatomic...

Artica Men’s Gate Master Down Jacket 4.0

Features Include: Strategically located Flex10 stretch fabric in gate strike areasRemovable insulated hood with adjustable openingInternal storm flapWaterproof two-way center front zipperWaterproof hand, chest and...

Nordica Dobermann WC 100 LC

Specs 93 mm last 100 Flex Sizes: UK 3-8 Race Price: $600  

Your Ultimate Dryland Bag Full of Gear

From the field to the gym, we've got you covered.

Camp Guide Slide 3 – New Zealand/Zermatt

New Zealand and Zermatt For more adventurous skiers seeking a cultural experience coupled with a ski camp, opportunities abound on European glaciers and in the...

Camp Guide Slide 2 – Whistler

Whistler Site of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Whistler in British Columbia has summer skiing on the Blackcomb Glacier that is accessible via two T-bars....

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