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Deer Valley and Lake Placid Set To Host U.S. Freestyle Olympic Qualifiers

09/22/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (Sept. 22, 2017) – U.S. Ski Team moguls and aerials athletes will be looking to secure the final results needed to compete at 2018 Olympic Winter Games during this season’s FIS Freestyle World Cups at Deer Valley Resort, Utah and Lake Placid, New York. Deer Valley will host the Visa Freestyle International Jan. 10-12 and Lake...

Where in the World is Mikaela Shiffrin?

09/19/2017

As a World Cup ski racer on the U.S. Ski Team, Mikaela Shiffrin travels the world to chase World Cup wins and Olympic medals. The New York Times travel section published a Q&A with Shiffrin, exploring her favorite...

Podiums Abound in Winter Games NZ Cross Country Races

09/08/2017

WANAKA, New Zealand (Sept. 8, 2017) – The U.S. Ski Team collected podium spot after podium spot through two solid days of cross country racing at New Zealand’s Snow Farm as a part of the Winter Games NZ.

Temperatures were cold on Thursday, with fresh snow dusting the 2.5k track. Ben Lustgarten (Burlington, VT) raced to the win in the men...

Killington World Cup Tickets On Sale

09/06/2017

You don’t necessarily need tickets—there’s plenty of free general admission viewing areas around the base of the Superstar Trail—but if you want the best views of the fastest women alpine skiers in the world, head over to Killington’s website and grab up your...

Shiffrin Nominated for Sportswoman of the Year

08/23/2017

The Women's Sports Foundation announced that Mikaela Shiffrin (Vail, CO) is a finalist for its 2017 Sportswoman of the Year award. Recent past winners of this prestigious honor include Ashleigh Johnson, Claressa Shields, Serena Williams, Carli Lloyd, Simone Biles, Missy...

Medals Hotly Contested at U.S. Champs

07/29/2017

PARK CITY, UTAH (July 28, 2017) - Will Rhoads (Park City, Utah/Park City Nordic) and Nita Englund (Florence, Wis./Kiwanis Ski Club) came away with gold at the 2018 U.S. Ski Jumping Championships Saturday on the HS134 meter hill at the Utah Olympic Park in one of the most hotly contested Championships in recent history. It was the fourth career...

Olympic Trials Coming to Park City

07/28/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (July 29, 2017) – Utah's 2002 Olympic venues will play a key role in determining the first skiing athletes nominated to the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team to compete in PyeongChang. The U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined will be held Dec. 30-31 at the Utah Olympic Park in a winner-take-all event where the...

Strong Field Expected for U.S. Ski Jumping Championships

07/25/2017

PARK CITY, UT (July 25, 2017) – Park City's Olympic ski jumps will kick off the Olympic season with the first U.S. Championship of 2017-18. A full contingent of the top men's and women's ski jumpers will compete in the large hill event of the U.S. Ski Jumping Championships on Saturday, July 29. Fans can...

New Coaches Join Nordic Teams

06/29/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (June 29, 2017) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard partner organizations USA Nordic Sports and Women’s Ski Jumping USA have both announced new head coaches for the 2017-18 season. Martin Bayer will serve as the new head nordic combined coach and Igor Cuznar will be the World Cup coach for the women.

Ashley Caldwell Speaks Up on Striving for the Best

06/29/2017

Ashley Caldwell (Ashburn, VA) isn't concerned with being the best female skier, or showing up her male counterparts. She wants to be the best, regardless of gender. In Media Planet's Women in Sports...

Olympian and Pioneer Tom Corcoran Passes

06/29/2017

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (June 29, 2017) - Olympian Tom Corcoran, an early U.S. Ski Team pioneer and founder of the New Hampshire's Waterville Valley ski resort, passed away Tuesday (June 27) at his home in Seabrook Island, S.C. at the age of 85. Corcoran was one of the most decorated skiers of his era, moving on to become a pioneer in the ski...

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Announces Eight Stop SuperTour

06/27/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (June 27, 2017) – Top U.S. cross country athletes will race in seven cities across North America in the 2017-18 iteration of the SuperTour. The tour is a series of International Ski Federation (FIS)-sanctioned cross country events across America produced by U.S. Ski & Snowboard together with its divisions and clubs.

How to Train Like Andy Newell

06/15/2017

Andy Newell (Starksboro, VT) is one of seven U.S. Ski Team cross country athletes that spend the summer training with the Stratton Mountain School Elite Team in Vermont. He recaps his first training segment of the summer and talks about his favorite workouts, including the double-pole test and...

Brandenburg Named Western Region Development Coach

06/12/2017

PARK CITY, UT (June 12, 2017) — U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced U.S. Ski Team alumnus Will Brandenburg will assume the role of western region development coach.

Brandenburg, who officially retired from the U.S. Ski Team with one final...

How You Can Ski With Jackie Wiles

06/09/2017

Jackie Wiles (Aurora, OR) has an impressive resume. In the 2016-17 season alone, she nailed the top 10 in two FIS World Cups, including standing on the podium in the Altenmarkt-Zauchensee downhill. Now, the Olympian is hosting her first ski camp, the Jackie Wiles White Pass Summer Race Camp—three days of skills and drills and three days of gate...

Skiing the Killington World Cup Run…in June

06/06/2017

We may still have 172 days until the World Cup returns to Killington, and it may be a women’s World Cup, but Redneck Racing’s Robby Kelley and Tucker Marshall—both born and raised in Vermont—wanted to train on the esteemed track. On June 4, Kelley...

Shiffrin Nominated for Favorite Female Athlete

06/02/2017

Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) had a ridiculous year—six slalom victories, three giant slalom wins and one alpine combined victory on the World Cup, her third straight World Championship slalom title, a silver in the World Champs giant slalom, her fourth career World Cup slalom title and her first-ever overall World Cup title. Wow.

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Travis Ganong Recaps His Season

05/26/2017

Two World Cup victories, four World Cup podiums and a World Championship medal are accomplishments to be proud of, but Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA) is looking for more. He talked with FIS about his highs and lows throughout his career, the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics and why he loves...

Mancuso Battles Hip Injury

05/26/2017

Since she was 18 years old, Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) has battled issues with her hip. One of the most successful female alpine ski racers in American history, she's gearing up for the 2018 Olympics, but isn’t sure how the pain—and two and a half years off the World Cup circuit—will affect her pursuit.

2017-18 U.S. Ski Team Alpine Nominations

05/25/2017

PARK CITY, UT (May 25, 2017) – The U.S. Ski Team has announced its alpine nominations for the 2017-18 season. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection...

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