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Ski Racing Media Chairman Dan Leever chimes in on the college ski racing discussion, officially concluding our series on this issue. As Dan says, we have been inspired by broad engagement from the community demonstrated by hundreds of thousands of visitors to SkiRacing.com, hundreds of comments and letters to the editor. Thank you to all who participated.
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.
Articles that have come out surrounding this issue all have one thing in common: they have some serious truths. However, I think many points...
Charles Christianson's life experience is a story of persistence, adaptation, and improbable achievement. A four-time All American and retired World Cup athlete, he is currently chief of staff at Alterra Mountain Company and a member of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Foundation's Board of Trustees.
The day I joined the National Training Group was the day I began to question my love for ski racing. My entire life leading...
This in no way represents the US Ski Team's position, this is my opinion and my personal experience from years of competing in this...
College programs operate with solid financial resources and typically excellent facilities, staff and support systems, thanks to the presence of collegiate funding. For the NGB, this is an opportunity to broaden the developmental base.
"I had new reasons to be excited," said Moltzan. "After five years of paying to be a member of the U.S. Ski Team, I had become a scholarship athlete, and in addition to having someone paying for my ski racing, they would pay for my education."
FIS Alpine takes a behind the scenes looks at Haugen's come-up on the World Cup circuit.
As a boy growing up in Lommedalen, Norway, Leif Nestvold-Haugen started skiing on cross-country skis as soon as he could walk. It's an activity...
Collegiate skiing has a long and storied history in the United States, from the Dartmouth Outing Club hosting the country’s first ski race on the slopes of Mt. Moosilauke in 1927 to Bob Beattie moving from CU to coach the National Team in 1961, and then starting the World Cup in 1967.
In his Fall Line column, Ski Racing Media Chairman Dan Leever addresses lack of coordination between U.S. Ski & Snowboard and collegiate programs as evidenced by dialog in the Alpine Collegiate Working Group. Leever takes a deep dive into the issue, discussing some of the history, challenges and ideas for how to make the system better.
This article first appeared in Ski Racing Magazine on May 7th, 1999.
Ali Nullmeyer has overcome multiple injuries to get back on her skis and skiing at the World Cup level.
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Petra Vlhova won her third World Cup race in six days Thursday, beating unheralded Paula Moltzan of the United States in a floodlit parallel...
Photo: Max Hall/US Ski & Snowboard After a strong performance at national championships last week, in which she finished third in the giant slalom, Allie...