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Ted Ligety's Side Projects

05/19/2017

You know two-time Olympic champion and five-time World Champs gold medalist Ted Ligety. But did you know he also helped start two successful brands while racing on the U.S. Ski Team?

Learn about how Ligety got involved with Shred/Slytech alongside MIT graduate Carlo Salmini, their favorite places to mountain bike and what’s next...

U.S. Ski Team Cross Country 2017-18 Nominations

05/17/2017

PARK CITY, UT (May 17, 2017) - U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced its U.S. Ski Team cross country nominations for the 2017-18 season. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection criteria in the prior season.

After a strong 2016-17 season, including three World Championship medals and nine...

Squaw Valley Hosts Moguls Team for 2022 Celebration

05/17/2017

OLYMPIC VALLEY, CA – U.S. Ski Team moguls athletes will be on site at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows this week for an on-snow training camp and to help celebrate the the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

Hannah Kearney Visits NPR's Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

05/15/2017

Hannah Kearney is one of the greatest mogul skiers of all time. But what does she know about business moguls? Peter Sagal, host of NPR's Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!, challenges Kearney to a round of Not My Job on the May 13 episode recorded in Salt Lake City, UT. 

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Ganong Named Squaw Valley Academy’s Director of Snow Sports

05/11/2017

Squaw Valley Academy announced that they have partnered with World Championship medalist Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA), naming him as their Director of Snow Sports.

USSA Recognizes Service to Sport at Annual Awards

05/11/2017

PARK CITY, UT (May 11, 2017) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association will recognize over 50 athletes, coaches, clubs and leaders who’ve supported skiing and snowboarding at this week’s annual USSA Congress. The awards include USSA gold awards, silver awards, athlete, coach and club of the year awards in each sport, and sport-specific awards....

Anna Marno: What Makes a Champ

05/09/2017

From local ski hills to the PyeongChang Olympics, U.S. Ski and Snowboard encompasses all athletes that share a passion for skiing and snowboarding. We explore what makes each skier and rider a champion with stories from the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing, next to kids winning a NASTAR medal, landing their first cork 7...

2017-18 U.S. Ski Team Freestyle Nominations

05/09/2017

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced its U.S. Ski Team freestyle nominations for the 2017-18 season. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection criteria in the prior season.

Each athlete accepting the nomination to the U.S. Ski Team receives world class program support, along with access to the...

2017-18 U.S. Freeski Team Nominations

05/09/2017

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced its U.S. Freeski Team halfpipe and slopestyle nominations for the 2017-18 season. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection criteria in the prior season.

Each athlete accepting the nomination to U.S. Freeski Team receives world class program support, along...

2017-18 U.S. Snowboard Team Nominations

05/09/2017

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced its U.S. Snowboard Team snowboardcross, halfpipe and slopestyle/big air nominations for the 2017-18 season. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection criteria in the prior season.

Each athlete accepting their nomination to U.S. Snowboard Team receives world...

Ted Sutton Honored With Blegen Award

05/09/2017

PARK CITY, UT (May 9, 2017) – New Hampshire ski racing official Ted Sutton (Lincoln, NH) has been named as the recipient of the 2017 Julius Blegen Award recognizing lifetime service to ski and snowboard competition. The Blegen Award, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's highest service honor, will be presented Thursday, May 14 in Park City...

Mourning Bobsled Olympic Champion

05/06/2017

PARK CITY, UT (May 6, 2017) - U.S. Ski & Snowboard athletes and officials mourned the loss of Olympic bobsled champion Steven Holcomb, who passed away Saturday. 

“Growing up in the Olympic community of Park City, Steve Holcomb had the opportunity to achieve his gold medal dream,” said U.S. Ski & Snowboard President and CEO Tiger...

Shiffrin Wins Highest USSA Athlete Honor

05/05/2017

PARK CITY, UT (May 3, 2017) – Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) has been named the 2017 Beck International Award recipient by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association. The honor is awarded each season to a top USSA athlete for his or her performance in international competition. It is her second time winning the award. Shiffrin,...

How Shiffrin Stays Strong

05/04/2017

She may have won the overall World Cup globe this season, but Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) isn’t taking any breaks. You may have spotted on the U.S. Ski Team Instagram story that she’s still running slalom gates in Colorado, or spied on...

Mangan and Steffey Win Golden Ski Awards

05/03/2017

The North American Snowsports Journalists Association - East Region has picked Patricia Mangan (Derby, NY – Holimont Race Team) and George Steffey (Lyme, NH – Stratton Mountain School) as the 2017 Don A. Metivier Golden Ski Award winners.

Since 1969, NASJA-East (formerly the Eastern Ski Writers Association) has awarded the Don A....

Whitcomb and Mason Named Coaches of the Year

05/03/2017

PARK CITY, UT (May 3, 2017) – U.S. Cross Country Ski Team head women’s coach Matt Whitcomb and Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club’s Nichole Mason have been named 2017 International and Domestic Coach of the Year by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association. Whitcomb and Mason, along with 11 other domestic and international coaches, will be...

Steamboat Named USSA Club of the Year

05/02/2017

PARK CITY, UT (May 2, 2017) – The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club (SSWSC) has been named the 2017 Club of the Year by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association. This is the fourth time the club has achieved the honor. SSWSC will be will be formally recognized at the Chairman’s Awards Dinner on May 11 during the annual USSA Congress in Park...

Retiring Jarrett Leaves Golden Legacy

04/27/2017

PARK CITY, UT (April 28, 2017) - Veteran U.S. Ski Team nordic combined coach Dave Jarrett, who led the team to heights of glory at World Championships and Olympics, is retiring after 15 years as a national team coach. Jarrett, a two-time Olympian who is now USA Nordic's head coach of nordic combined, is leaving the tour to open a sports...

Leanne Smith: What Makes a Champ

04/20/2017

From local ski hills to the PyeongChang Olympics, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) encompasses all athletes that share a passion for skiing and snowboarding. We explore what makes each skier and rider a champion with stories from the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing, next to kids winning a NASTAR medal,...

Keep an Eye on Alice Merryweather

04/18/2017

Confidence, excitement and nerves fueled Alice Merryweather (Hingham, MA) to take gold at the FIS World Junior Championships in Are, Sweden this season—a perfect highlight to an already impressive season.

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