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Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows to Host 2018 NASTAR National Championships

05/31/2017

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. (June 1, 2017) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced today that Squaw Valley will host the 2018 Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR National Championships. It is the first time since 1981 the event will be held west of the Rocky Mountains. The Championships are scheduled for March 21-25.

Four Athletes Nominated for Team USA Award

03/31/2017

PARK CITY, UT (Mar. 31, 2017) – Four U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association athletes have been nominated for the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Team USA Awards, Best of March. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from the month of March.

The athletes included in the nominations are U.S. Freeskiing’s McRae Williams...

Trustee John Bloomberg Passes

02/28/2017

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Foundation is fortunate to have many dedicated and passionate supporters. Sadly, John Bloomberg, a Park City-based trustee and avid USSA Masters Racer, passed away last week.
 

USSA to Engage in Marketing Leader Search

01/05/2017

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 5, 2017) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, long regarded as one of the most innovative of Olympic sports organizations, will be engaging in a search for a new chief marketing officer. According to USSA President and CEO Tiger Shaw, Chief Marketing Officer Michael Jaquet will be leaving the Park City-based...

USSA Announces Partnership With Blue Diamond Almonds

12/20/2016

SACREMENTO, CA (Dec. 20, 2016) – Today, The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), in conjuction with Crown Sports United, announced an extended partnership with Blue Diamond Almonds, the world’s leading almond brand. Crown Sports United will serve as an agent for USSA’s major events, including the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix, the Putnam...

USSA Announces New Licensees and Suppliers

12/07/2016

PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 7, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has announced the addition of nine new partners to its pool of suppliers and licensees.

The USSA has partnerships with over 60 suppliers and licensees that support the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing as well as USSA’s member clubs. USSA...

Liberty Mutual Insurance Signs On as Title Sponsor of NASTAR

11/16/2016

PARK CITY, UT (Nov. 16, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced today that Liberty Mutual Insurance, the fifth-largest auto and home insurer in the U.S., has renewed its relationship as the official insurance partner of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing through the 2019-2020 season. With the...

World Cup Supply Sponsors USSA Eastern Series

11/07/2016

PARK CITY, UT (Nov. 7, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced today that World Cup Supply, INC. (WCS) will be signing on as the main sponsor for the 2017 FIS Eastern Cup series. WCS will be supplying race collateral and prize money as well as event safety educational materials...

Shaw Featured in Dartmouth’s Alumni Magazine

11/03/2016

Tiger Shaw has been president and CEO of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association for the past three years, but he kicked off his career at Dartmouth College, where he attended school and raced on their NCAA ski team.

Looking at America's Gold Medals

10/26/2016

One by one, they placed their Olympic gold medals on the chair. Some showed signs of age. Others gleamed brilliantly. They came in all shapes and sizes, most with colorful ribbons attached. Each one marked a point in the history of sport. And every medal represented a lifetime of hard work, sacrifice and achievement.

USSA Partners with Experticity for Member Benefits

10/25/2016

PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 26, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Experticity, the world’s largest community of influential category experts, have partnered to give USSA members exclusive access to top brands in the ski and snowboarding industry and beyond.

USSA Announces 2016-17 National Performance Series

10/13/2016

PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 13, 2016) – The best U19 and U16 racers in the country will have the opportunity to compete in a head-to-head training and racing environment as part of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s (USSA) National Performance Series (NPS). The USSA will host three events across the country for U19s and two events for U16s,...

USSA Announces Sport Education Staff Changes

10/06/2016

PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 6, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced today the addition of Ellen Adams and Chris Packert to its Sport Education department. Adams will be taking on the role of club development manager while Packert will join the staff as coach development manager.

New Leadership and Programming in Athlete Career and Education

07/06/2016

PARK CITY, UT (July 6, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has announced the promotion of Julie Glusker to head of athlete career and education (ACE). Glusker steps into this role after George ‘Jory’ Macomber’s departure this spring to become head of school at Burke Mountain Academy.

Casson Promoted to Director of Sport Education

07/06/2016

PARK CITY, UT (July 6, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced today the promotion of Jon Casson from coach development manager to director of sport education. Casson comes in to the new role with the departure of Brian Krill,...

USSA Congress Set for May 11-15 in Park City

04/18/2016

PARK CITY, UT (April 18, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) will conduct educational workshops, host sport committee meetings and recognize some of the organization’s top coaches, volunteers and athletes at the 2016 USSA Congress. Stakeholders from around the country will attend the week-long annual meeting alongside USSA...

7 Inducted Into Hall of Fame

04/15/2016

ASPEN, CO (April 15, 2016) – Seven stars of skiing and snowboarding were officially inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Saturday (April 9) in a sold out ceremony at the St. Regis Aspen.

Park City Events a Test for 2019 Worlds

02/05/2016

PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 5, 2016) - Some of the world’s best freestyle, freeskiing and snowboarding athletes are taking to the slopes in Park City this week for two of the year’s biggest events, the Visa Freestyle International at Deer Valley Resort, and the U.S. Grand Prix at Park City Mountain. Over the weekend, 270 athletes from 26 nations are...

USSA Introduces New Partnership With Buff Inc.

01/18/2016

SANTA ROSA, CA (Jan. 19, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is proud to announce its partnership with Buff, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of BUFF®, creators of versatile performance headwear for snow and outdoor enthusiasts. BUFF® has developed a new collection featuring the logos and colors of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S....

USSA Partners With TriggerPoint™ Performance

01/12/2016

AUSTIN, TX (Jan. 12, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has announced a partnership with TriggerPoint™ Performance, a division of the Implus Corporation and leading performance, therapy and education product innovator, to be the “Official Self-Massage Therapy Devices” of the U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding. 

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