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Shiffrin Nominated for Sportswoman of the Year

08/23/2017

The Women's Sports Foundation announced that Mikaela Shiffrin (Vail, CO) is a finalist for its 2017 Sportswoman of the Year award. Recent past winners of this prestigious honor include Ashleigh Johnson, Claressa Shields, Serena Williams, Carli Lloyd, Simone Biles, Missy...

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Announces High West Distillery as Official Spirit Partner

08/07/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (August 7, 2017) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the national governing body of Olympic skiing and snowboarding, has named High West Distillery, Utah’s first legal distillery since 1870, its new spirit sponsor. The partnership is set for three years, effective now through April 1, 2020, opportunely timed for U.S. Ski Team, U.S....

Congrats to LA2028

07/31/2017

The Los Angeles Olympic Bid Committee today announced that it had reached an agreement with the International Olympic Committee for terms to hold the 2028 Olympics. It is subject to confirmation by the IOC in September. It is also subject to finalization of an agreement between the United States Olympic Committee and...

Medals Hotly Contested at U.S. Champs

07/29/2017

PARK CITY, UTAH (July 28, 2017) - Will Rhoads (Park City, Utah/Park City Nordic) and Nita Englund (Florence, Wis./Kiwanis Ski Club) came away with gold at the 2018 U.S. Ski Jumping Championships Saturday on the HS134 meter hill at the Utah Olympic Park in one of the most hotly contested Championships in recent history. It was the fourth career...

Olympic Trials Coming to Park City

07/28/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (July 29, 2017) – Utah's 2002 Olympic venues will play a key role in determining the first skiing athletes nominated to the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team to compete in PyeongChang. The U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined will be held Dec. 30-31 at the Utah Olympic Park in a winner-take-all event where the...

Strong Field Expected for U.S. Ski Jumping Championships

07/25/2017

PARK CITY, UT (July 25, 2017) – Park City's Olympic ski jumps will kick off the Olympic season with the first U.S. Championship of 2017-18. A full contingent of the top men's and women's ski jumpers will compete in the large hill event of the U.S. Ski Jumping Championships on Saturday, July 29. Fans can...

TransWorld SNOWboarding Favorites U.S. at Olympics

07/25/2017

TransWorld SNOWboarding dubbed the U.S. Snowboard Team as the odds-on favorite for medaling in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, stating, “In our opinion, this is the best that the US has ever looked in terms of sheer volume of talent heading into the 2018 Winter Olympics.”

They break down the...

Roundtable With Olympic Greats

07/20/2017

NBC Olympics’ Tara Lipinski sat down with snowboarders Shaun White and Kelly Clark and freeskier Gus Kenworthy to talk about what it’s like to be an Olympian and their favorite Olympic moments.

WATCH: Shaun...

Kenworthy Featured in The Body Issue

07/05/2017

Released today, Gus Kenworthy was featured skiing at Mammoth Mountain in ESPN’s ninth annual Body Issue along with other sport celebrities including Julian Edelman, Isaiah Thomas and Caroline Wozniacki.

New Coaches Join Nordic Teams

06/29/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (June 29, 2017) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard partner organizations USA Nordic Sports and Women’s Ski Jumping USA have both announced new head coaches for the 2017-18 season. Martin Bayer will serve as the new head nordic combined coach and Igor Cuznar will be the World Cup coach for the women.

NASCAR Drivers Train With U.S. Ski & Snowboard

06/29/2017

To kick off U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s new partnership with Toyota, a few of Toyota’s NASCAR stars got the chance to train with U.S. Ski & Snowboard athletes at the Center of Excellence in Park City.

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Ashley Caldwell Speaks Up on Striving for the Best

06/29/2017

Ashley Caldwell (Ashburn, VA) isn't concerned with being the best female skier, or showing up her male counterparts. She wants to be the best, regardless of gender. In Media Planet's Women in Sports...

Olympian and Pioneer Tom Corcoran Passes

06/29/2017

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (June 29, 2017) - Olympian Tom Corcoran, an early U.S. Ski Team pioneer and founder of the New Hampshire's Waterville Valley ski resort, passed away Tuesday (June 27) at his home in Seabrook Island, S.C. at the age of 85. Corcoran was one of the most decorated skiers of his era, moving on to become a pioneer in the ski...

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Establishes Partnership with CVA and Sugarloaf

06/28/2017

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (June 28, 2017) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced Carrabassett Valley Academy and Sugarloaf as the newest additions to its training partnership program. CVA has been designated as a U.S. Ski & Snowboard High Performance Center and Sugarloaf as a Team Development Site.

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Announces Eight Stop SuperTour

06/27/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (June 27, 2017) – Top U.S. cross country athletes will race in seven cities across North America in the 2017-18 iteration of the SuperTour. The tour is a series of International Ski Federation (FIS)-sanctioned cross country events across America produced by U.S. Ski & Snowboard together with its divisions and clubs.

Olympic Spots on Line at Toyota U.S. Grand Prix

06/20/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (June 21, 2017) – U.S. Snowboard Team and U.S. Freeski Team athletes will be competing to punch their tickets to the Olympic Winter Games in the 2017-18 iteration of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix, marking Toyota’s second consecutive year as the events’ title sponsor. Colorado’s Copper Mountain and Aspen Snowmass, along with...

Toyota Expands Partnership With U.S. Ski & Snowboard Teams

06/19/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (June 20, 2017) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard has named Toyota as the official automotive and mobility partner of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Teams, bringing the world’s top automaker together with America’s best winter athletes to achieve success at the upcoming Olympic Winter Games and beyond.

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Unveils New Brand

06/18/2017

PARK CITY, Utah (June 19, 2017) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association today unveiled its official rebrand as U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Along with the name change, a new brand mark will unite athletes, members and fans as one team with a vision to be Best in the World in Olympic skiing and snowboarding.

How to Train Like Andy Newell

06/15/2017

Andy Newell (Starksboro, VT) is one of seven U.S. Ski Team cross country athletes that spend the summer training with the Stratton Mountain School Elite Team in Vermont. He recaps his first training segment of the summer and talks about his favorite workouts, including the double-pole test and...

Brandenburg Named Western Region Development Coach

06/12/2017

PARK CITY, UT (June 12, 2017) — U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced U.S. Ski Team alumnus Will Brandenburg will assume the role of western region development coach.

Brandenburg, who officially retired from the U.S. Ski Team with one final...

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