Westminster’s Student Athletes Prosper Post-Olympics


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


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.


Tempur-Pedic Announces Sponsorship With USSA Through 2016


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


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


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


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


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PRINOTH Supports USSA As Official Snowgroomer Through 2018


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


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


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


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



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


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,...

Responsible Sports Download: Brush off Mistakes


At Liberty Mutual Insurance we believe that a setback presents every athlete with a chance to come back.

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USSA Names New Trustees


PARK CITY, UT (March 26) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation has named new members to its Board of Trustees. Joining the Board are Austin Beutner (Los Angeles), Andrew Davis (Santa Fe) and Danielle Virtue (Rye, NY). Additionally, Shelby Davis (Wilson, WY, and Tuxedo Park, NY), who joined the Board of Trustees in 2010, is being named as...

USSA Announces National Club Day Parade


PARK CITY, UT (February 4) - A parade of snowsport athletes spanning from Vermont to Alaska will take place on Saturday, February 15, 2014, as part of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s (USSA) first annual National Club Day. All Olympic snowsports will be represented including alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, ski jumping...

Fantasy Ski Racer teams up with the USSA for National Club Day


Fantasy Ski Racer and the USSA have teamed up for a special National Club Day promotion on Saturday, February 15, 2014. The U.S. Women’s Alpine Team will be competing in the Super G. Log into Fantasy Ski Racer at and join the contest. The clubs with the most participants in...

Team Partners with Goodyear


AKRON, Ohio (Oct. 30) – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company knows about superior performance in challenging winter conditions. So do the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing, whose athletes lead the international ranks through performance and innovation. Bringing these organizations together through a common drive to succeed...

USSA Athletes Take the Stage with USANA


Salt Lake City, UT (August 16) - Olympic Champion Billy Demong (Park City, UT) and X Games gold medalist Grete Eliassen (Salt Lake City, UT) were among featured athlete speakers at the annual USANA Conference. The athletes shared their thoughts on the upcoming Olympic season with the audience of thousands of USANA associates. USANA Health...
Harlow Hired as E. Alpine Regional Program Director


PARK CITY, UT (May 6) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association is continuing to emphasize athlete development, naming former National Team coach Eric Harlow as Eastern Alpine Regional Program Director. Harlow has extensive experience in coaching, having served as FIS head coach at Burke Mountain Academy and women's head coach at both Stratton...