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USSA Club Development Announces New Podium Certified Clubs

05/13/2015

PARK CITY, UT (May 13, 2015) – Sixteen additional clubs engaged in the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) podium certification process this season as part of the USSA’s new club development program. The clubs will be recognized on May 13 at the annual USSA Club Excellence Conference in Park City, UT. The podium level certification...

Keller Leaves USSA Development Position

05/08/2015

PARK CITY, UT (May 8, 2015) – Dr. Lester Keller, who has served in a variety of domestic alpine program positions over the last 24 years, is leaving his position as U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Western Region and RockyCentral Alpine Director to go into private consulting with clubs. Keller, who came to the USSA from a coaching position at...

High Performance Director Leaving USSA

04/24/2015

PARK CITY, UT (April 24, 2015) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s (USSA) high performance director Troy Flanagan, who lead the integration of high performance services into the USSA’s elite teams which achieved to back-to-back record Olympic performances, will be leaving the organization this month. Flanagan has overseen high...

Abominable Labs Signs On With USSA

03/12/2015

LAKE OSWEGO, OR (March. 12, 2015) – U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing athletes will have access to best in class optics in the coming seasons thanks to a new partnership with Abominable Labs and their line of fog proof goggles. With patented KLAIR technology that heats the goggle lenses just above dew point to melt away fog,...

Athletes/Clubs Pass $1 Million on RallyMe

03/11/2015

PARK CITY, UT (March 11, 2015) – U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association member athletes and clubs from around the nation have collectively raised more than $1 million for their ski and snowboarding goals through RallyMe.com, the No. 1 online sports funding platform.

USSA Hosts Navy and Air Force Military Mentors

03/10/2015

After two U.S. podium sweeps at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix in Park City, UT, U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding athletes gathered at the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA)’s Center of Excellence to share a meal and inspiring stories with two military mentors.

USSA to Celebrate National Club Day

02/09/2015

PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 10, 2015) – On February 14, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) will celebrate its second annual USSA National Club Day, recognizing over 400 ski and snowboard clubs across the nation. National Club Day recognizes all clubs for the important role they play in sport development and helps clubs gain exposure and...

Westminster’s Student Athletes Prosper Post-Olympics

01/28/2015

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 28, 2015) – When elite athletes aren’t training for the Olympic Games or competing in World Cups, many focus their attention on pursuing a college degree. This school year, 48 U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association national team athletes are enrolled at Salt Lake City’s Westminster College, the official education partner of the...

World Cup Supply Extends Partnership With USSA

12/10/2014

PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 10, 2014) – U.S. Ski Team athletes and U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association events will continue to have the on-hill equipment and safety related support they need in the coming years thanks to a unique partnership with Word Cup Supply Inc. (WCS) and its European partner SPM.

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Tempur-Pedic Announces Sponsorship With USSA Through 2016

12/02/2014

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 3) – The most elite skiers, snowboarders and freeskiers in the United States will soon be able to experience the impact a great night’s sleep has on athletic performance as Tempur-Pedic North America, LLC announces its sponsorship with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) through 2016. The partnership makes Tempur-...

USSA Announces Medical Committee Changes

12/01/2014

PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 1) – U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Medical Director Kyle Wilkens has announced several changes to the USSA Medical Committee for the 2014-15 season. Dr. Vern Cooley (Park City, UT) and Dr. Randy Viola (Vail, CO) will act as Head Team Physicians for the men’s alpine Program. Dr. Cooley has been a member of the Medical...

World Cup Supply Expands Safety Offering

11/21/2014

FAIRLEE, VT (Nov. 21) – World Cup Supply, Inc. (WCS), a supplier for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), announced today that it has acquired 300m (984 ft.) of inflatable air pads from SPM s.p.a. of Italy. This safety system, used for primarily for alpine ski racing and super moto-bike racing, will be available for rent throughout...

HKD Snowmaking Re-Signs With USSA

11/21/2014

PARK CITY, UT (Nov. 21) – USSA athletes and clubs will continue to have world class training conditions thanks to HKD Snowmakers who re-signed as the official snowmaking supplier of the U.S. Ski Team through 2019. HKD is responsible for snowmaking at the U.S. Speed Center in Copper, CO. The Speed Center provides athletes with early season...

Play It Safe

11/03/2014

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PRINOTH Supports USSA As Official Snowgroomer Through 2018

10/29/2014

PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 29) – Athletes will have world class snow conditions during upcoming training camps thanks to PRINOTH snow groomers, who has signed on as the official snow grooming machine for the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding. North American resorts using PRINOTH snow grooming equipment consistently rank as the top...

Ski Racing: Hirscher Wins on Austria Day

10/26/2014

SOELDEN, Austria — If Saturday night was any indication, Monday morning will come too soon for Oetztal Valley partygoers who will no doubt litter village sidewalks with broken glass and cigarette butts after Marcel Hirscher set the tone for the 2014-15 season by claiming a decisive victory in the opening World Cup giant slalom on the national...
uvex Sports Re-Joins USSA Pool

10/20/2014

Narragansett, RI (Oct. 2, 2014) – uvex sports Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of German-based uvex sports GmbH & Co. KG, announced today that it has signed an agreement with the United States Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) to officially make uvex ski goggles and helmets available to athletes on the elite and development...

New Global Rescue Service for USSA

09/22/2014

PARK CITY, UT (September 22) – All U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association members in every membership category now have access to Global Rescue’s travel hotline service, providing emergency travel support and consultation worldwide. This new membership offering is an extension of the USSA’s partnership with Global Rescue. USSA members can also...

Recap of USSA Congress 2014

05/29/2014

USSA CONGRESS 2014 

USSA Congress is the annual meeting of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, held each May, this year in Park City, Utah. The USSA Congress is open to all USSA members, regardless of committee participation. USSA Congress 2014 was a huge success. Sport committees, subcommittees and the USSA Board of...

Prepare For The Unexpected

04/07/2014

In sports, there is one given – expect the unexpected.

As fans, this excitement of not knowing what will happen next is a big reason why we attend, watch and talk about sporting events. For athletes, the unexpected, while thrilling, demands proper preparation to be successful.

From in-season practices to offseason cross training,...

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