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Krill Hired as Club Development Manager

05/02/2013

PARK CITY, UT (May 2) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association is continuing to expand its focus on local USSA clubs being the delivery point for athlete development naming Brian Krill as Club Development Manager in its Sport Education Department. Krill has worked in education, competitive mountain athletics, and the nonprofit sector throughout...

Adaptive Pioneer Jack Benedick Passes Away

03/21/2013

DENVER (March 21) – One of Paralympic skiing’s greatest pioneers, Jack Benedick, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (March 19) at his home in Denver. A relentless advocate for adaptive skiing over four decades, his efforts resulted in U.S. athletes achieving hundreds of Paralympic and World Championship medals and the elevation of his sport to...

U.S. Ski Team Sweeps USOC Awards

03/08/2013

 

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (March 7) – The U.S. Ski Team swept the U.S. Olympic Committee's monthly awards as Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) and Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) earned Athlete of the Month honors for their stunning gold medal performances at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in February. Cross Country duo Kikkan...

LIVE Streaming All Week

01/31/2013

Don't miss any of the action this weekend! Snowboarding, freeskiing and freestyle skiing events will be streaming LIVE from the USSA Network all week long.

Thursday, January 31
8:50 p.m. EST, Deer Valley, Visa Freestyle International moguls, USSA Network

POC Sports Honored for Work with U.S. Ski Team

01/31/2013

DENVER (Jan. 31) – POC Sports, a leading supplier of helmets, goggles and alpine accessories, was honored by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and SnowSports Industries America (SIA) with the Doc DesRoches Award. The award is presented annually by SIA and the USSA to recognize a national team supplier for innovation in marketing the...

Athletes Give Back in NYC

11/19/2012

For nearly half a decade, New York City has gathered to salute the U.S. Ski Team and send America's skiers and snowboarders off onto the global circuit. This past week, nearly 20 Olympic medalists were among athletes at Gotham Hall for the 46th annual sendoff. But it was a different atmosphere this year as New York was grappling with the havoc...

Vonn, Ligety Look to Defend in Soelden

10/25/2012

SOELDEN, Austria (Oct. 25) – All eyes are focused on defending Soelden champions Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) and Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) this weekend when the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup...

Summer at the Center of Excellence

05/31/2012

The snow has just about melted in Park City, UT but the skis and snowboards aren't packed away just yet. When athletes aren't chasing the snow around the world, they're taking advantage of everything Park City has to offer.

The Center of Excellence is buzzing with U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing athletes prepping for...

Register Now for the Early Alpine FIS Deadine May 31, 2012

05/15/2012

Don't delay! It's time to complete USSA and FIS registration for the 2012-13 season. The early alpine FIS registration deadline is May 31, 2012. This deadline applies to all alpine athletes who wish to make the first FIS list and athletes who are competing in the southern hemisphere this summer. Follow these steps to register beginning May 1....

USSA Coaches Honored by USOC

04/06/2012

 

Weekly Highlights

02/21/2012

Lindsey Vonn gained the headlines again last weekend with two more Audi FIS World Cup titles, including her fifth straight downhill crown. While Vonn's streak matched that of the great Annemarie Moser-Proell, an equally notable story was unfolding behind her with four U.S. women in the top 10. While that set a new U.S. mark, it actually didn't...

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