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Olympic Trials Set for Park City

06/03/2013

PARK CITY, Utah (June 3) – Spots for Sochi will be on the line Dec. 28-29 when the 2014 U.S. Olympic Trials for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined come to the Utah Olympic Park in Park City, site of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. The events will be broadcast on NBC including live coverage of ski jumping featuring the historic first Olympic Trials...

Tryout Camp for Future Olympians

05/21/2013

PARK CITY, UT (May 21) – Do you want to fly? The United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is looking for future Olympic acrobatic athletes ages under the age of 19 to participate in the Elite Aerial Development Program (EADP) in Lake Placid, NY or the Western Development Aerial Program "Fly Freestyle" in Park City, UT. The EADP has...

Chasing Ligety at Mammoth Mountain

05/16/2013

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (May 15) - The tech team of the men's U.S. Ski Team recently concluded a productive training camp at Mammoth. Coach Forest Carey, recently promoted by the team, ran the early portion of the camp and Ski Racing Magazine caught up with him between planes to a surfing excursion.

Women's Speed Camp Wraps at Mammoth

05/14/2013

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (May 14) - The athletes still have their ski legs under them, not their beach legs, according to Women's Speed Coach Chip White, which makes the May training block at Mammoth unique compared to other off-season camps.

Freestyle Athletes Ride for a Cause

05/13/2013

PARK CITY, Utah (May 13) - Freestyle aerial athletes Allison Lee (Manchester, CT) and Maddie Gorelik (Park City, UT) are participating in a century ride on May 19th. The 100-mile bike ride is a fundraiser with 100 percent of the proceeds going to One Fund Boston, a charity dedicated to those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings on April...

2014 Men's Alpine Staff Announced

05/10/2013

PARK CITY, UT (May 10) – High performance, conditioning and teamwork will be the focus of the staff assembled by men's alpine Head Coach Sasha Rearick for the 2014 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup and Sochi Olympic Winter Games season. Notable additions include the addition of a World Cup Multi Team comprised of overall skiers Ted Ligety (Park City,...

Freestyle Generations Join Together at Camp

04/29/2013

WHISTLER, BC (April 29) - Mogul Logic, one of the premier summer mogul camps at Whistler-Blackcomb, is no stranger to U.S. Freestyle members. David Babic (Washington, VT), former eight-year member of the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team, has owned and operated Mogul Logic’s summer camps since 2006. Head Freestyle Coach of Winter Park and U.S.

Alpine Champs Return to Squaw in 2014

04/23/2013

OLYMPIC VALLEY, CA (April 23) – Following an incredibly successful Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships that brought thousands of fans to Squaw Valley this spring, the annual event is returning to the 1960 Olympic Mountain to close the 2014 Olympic Winter Games season. The March 19-23 championships will feature Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley,...

Johnny Spillane Retires

04/23/2013

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (April 23) – World Champion Johnny Spillane (Steamboat Springs, CO), who set the pace for the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team over more than a decade, is closing the chapter on an historic career that saw him win a World Championship and three Olympic silver medals. After 13 seasons, Spillane made the retirement decision...

Alpine Adds Two Key Positions

04/17/2013

PARK CITY, UT (April 17) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has added Martin Guyer and Michelle Demschar to vital positions within its alpine development staff, announced Alpine Director Patrick Riml. Guyer, who spent the last 10 years with Green Mountain Valley School, has been named Eastern Regional Alpine Coach. Additionally Demschar...

U.S. Produces Historic Alpine Season

04/16/2013

PARK CITY, UT (April  16) – As the U.S. Alpine Ski Team turns their focus to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games,  a look back on the historic 2013 season has the team poised for success in Sochi. The U.S. Ski Team, anchored by a golden hat trick from Ted Ligety (Park City, UT), captured five World Championship medals to become the first non-European...

Freeman Wins Distance National

04/11/2013

NORDEN, California (April 11) – Kris Freeman (Andover, NH) ended the competition season on a high note Thursday by becoming the men’s 2013 U.S. Distance National Champion. He set the pace for the majority of the 50k classic mass start race, but broke away in the last 10k lap and finished 30 seconds ahead of teammate Andy Newell (Shaftsbury, VT...

Stephen Wins U.S. Distance Champs

04/10/2013

NORDEN, California (April 10) – Liz Stephen (East Montpelier, VT) endured the warm spring temperatures Wednesday and finished first in the 30k classic mass start race, becoming the women’s 2013 USSA National Distance Champion at Royal Gorge Ski Area. Stephen led all three laps but broke away during the final lap. She finished over a minute...

Under 16 Alpine Champs Hosted in Park City

04/08/2013

PARK CITY, Utah (April 8) – A parallel slalom race at Park City Mountain Resort on Friday wrapped up the first-ever Under 16 National Championships for young alpine athletes from across the country. Sky Kelsey of the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club captured the boys’ title with Storm Klomhaus of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association...

Ligety and Shiffrin Dominate USOC Award

04/05/2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (April 5) - World Championships gold medalists and Audi FIS Alpine World Cup champions Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) and Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) have again been honored by the U.S. Olympic Committee as Athletes of the Month, this time for March. It is the fourth time in the last six months that Ligety has been voted...

U.S. Freestyle Wins Junior Worlds

04/04/2013

VALMALENCO, Italy (April 4) – At the FIS Freestyle Junior World Championships last week, U.S. junior freestyle and freeskiing athletes won the overall medal count for the USA with nine medals. Topping the list was 17-year-old Keaton McCargo (Telluride, CO) with two gold medals in single and dual moguls. The tremendous performance by all the U.S...

Park City to Celebrate Ted Ligety

04/01/2013

PARK CITY, UT (April 1) – Park City Mountain Resort will welcome home World Champion and four-time Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant slalom champion Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) on Saturday, April 6 with a free...

Cook Claims Sixth U.S. Title

03/31/2013

HEAVENLY, CA (March 30) – With a band playing and a rocking crowd on the hill, Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) claimed her sixth U.S. aerials title at the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships Saturday night. Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA) took the title for the men, scoring a U.S. Champs three-peat. Kiley McKinnon (Madison, CT) and Alex Bowen (...

Discoe Wins Third U.S. Title

03/30/2013

HEAVENLY, CA (March 30) – Joe Discoe (Telluride, CO) won his third U.S. title Saturday in the dizzying dual moguls competition at the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships. In the women’s duals, Sophia Schwartz (Steamboat Springs, CO) won her first ever U.S. Championship title on the soft course at Heavenly. Local favorite Sho Kashima (South Lake...

McCargo and Rowley Jr. World Champs

03/30/2013

VALMALENCO, Italy (March 30) - USSA club team members Keaton McCargo (Telluride, CO) and Thomas Rowley (Telluride, CO) topped the podium Saturday, becoming Jr. World Champs in dual moguls at the 2013 FIS Junior Freestyle Skiing World Championships. Fellow USSA club team member Kaitlyn Harrell (Westminster, CO) took silver. The FIS Junior...

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