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Roberts Sends It for Murph and Grabs GS Title

03/28/2017

SUGARLOAF, ME (Mar. 28, 2017) – In the final race of the U.S. Alpine Championships Tuesday in Sugarloaf, Maine, Hig Roberts (Steamboat Springs, CO) edged out seven-time national champion Tim Jitloff (Reno, NV – U.S. Ski Team) for the giant slalom national title.

Ross Injured at Sugarloaf

03/28/2017

SUGARLOAF, ME (March 28, 2017) – Laurenne Ross (Bend, OR) sustained a right knee injury during the giant slalom at U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf on Monday and is currently being evaluated. Her return to competition is undetermined.

Ross, 2017 super G national champion, finished the 2017 season on a high note with three top-10...

McJames Scores First National Title

03/27/2017

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, ME (March 27, 2017) – Megan McJames (Park City, UT – Western Region) walked away from U.S. Alpine Championships in Sugarloaf, Maine with her career first national title in Monday’s giant slalom.

Caldwell Will Win or Lose With Triples

03/27/2017

Ashley Caldwell will make or miss her third U.S. Olympic team, then potentially win or lose the gold medal in South Korea, by doing triple flips off the kicker while most of the women are doing doubles. It's an all-or-nothing proposition that sets the bar high, and sends a certain message, regardless of whether she finishes first or last.

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Cheever and Dierdorff Team Up For SBX Silver

03/26/2017

VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland (Mar. 26, 2017) — Jonathan Cheever (Saugus, MA) and Mick Dierdorff (Steamboat Springs, CO) were on the podium at the final team snowboardcross World Cup of the season, with a second-place finish on Sunday.

It was an excellent way for the team to finish the season; the result marked Dierdorff’s first career World...

Schuiling and Irving Second In Junior Worlds Halfpipe

03/26/2017

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (Mar. 26, 2017) — U.S. junior freeskiers earned a pair of silver medals in halfpipe on Sunday at the FIS Junior World Championships. Svea Irving (Winter Park, CO) was second for the ladies and Sammy Schuiling (Steamboat Springs, CO) took second for the men.

It was a huge result for Schuiling, marking his first...

Ginnis and Stiegler Win Slalom Titles

03/26/2017

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, ME (March 26, 2017) – Resi Stiegler (Jackson, WY – U.S. Ski Team) and AJ Ginnis (Vouliagmeni, Greece – U.S. Ski Team) were victorious under a sunny, bluebird spring day in Sunday’s slalom at the U.S. Alpine Championships in Sugarloaf, Maine.  

Corning Tops Off Season With Win

03/25/2017

SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (Mar. 25, 2017) – Chris Corning (Silverthorne, CO) hit the highlight to an incredibly successful season when he won the final FIS World Cup slopestyle event of the season on Saturday.

Corning was coming in hot off a double medal week at the World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain, where he earned...

Ross and Cochran-Siegle Claim SG Titles

03/25/2017

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, ME (March 25, 2017) – Laurenne Ross (Bend, Oregon – U.S. Ski Team) and Ryan Cochran-Siegle (Starksboro, VT – U.S. Ski Team) claimed the top of the podium in Saturday's super G at the U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf.

After some fresh snowfall Friday night, the course crew at Sugarloaf had their work cut out for...

Podium for Deibold in Veysonnaz

03/25/2017

VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland (Mar. 25, 2017) — Alex Deibold (Boulder, CO) took second place on Saturday at the final FIS World Cup individual snowboardcross race of the 2017 season.

It was Deibold’s second World Cup podium finish this year, after taking third at the Solitude Mountain Toyota U.S. Grand Prix in January. “I had a strong start to...

Jumpers Set New Marks in Strong Season

03/25/2017

PLANICA, Slovenia (March 25, 2017) - Kevin Bickner (Wauconda, IL) led a strong day for the entire U.S. men's ski jumping squad in its season finale at Planica Saturday. The USA finished seventh in the team event - its best overall team finish since 1985. Three of the four U.S. jumpers eclipsed the 200 meter mark.

Nation’s Best Return to Sugarloaf

03/24/2017

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, ME (March 24, 2017) – For the sixth time in the resort’s history, Sugarloaf will host the nation’s top men and women skiers as they tackle the legendary Narrow Gauge track in super G, giant slalom and slalom events as the U.S. Alpine Championships kick off on Saturday, and run through Tuesday.

The U.S. Alpine...

Nyman and Caldwell Nominated for Utah State of Sport Award

03/23/2017

U.S. Alpine Ski Team athlete Steven Nyman (Sundance, UT) and U.S. Freestyle Ski Team athlete Ashley Caldwell (Ashburn, VA) have been nominated for the Utah State of Sports Award in the Pro/Olympian Male and Pro/Olympian Female categories. In 2012, the Utah Sports Commission created the Governor’s State of Sport Awards, which celebrates Utah’s...

Toyota Supports U.S. Snowboarding

03/23/2017

The journey to any Olympic Games isn’t easy. That’s why U.S. athletes require the support — technology, knowledge and innovation — from partners like Toyota. Sports Illustrated featured Toyota's new video highlighting their partnership with teams like...

Toyota Supports U.S. Freeskiing

03/23/2017

The journey to any Olympic Games isn’t easy. That’s why U.S. athletes require the support — technology, knowledge and innovation — from partners like Toyota. Sports Illustrated featured Toyota's new video highlighting their partnership with teams like...

Eight Named to Junior Worlds Slopestyle and Big Air Teams

03/23/2017

PARK CITY, UT (March 23, 2017) – U.S. Snowboarding will send a highly competitive team to Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic for the FIS Freestyle Snowboarding Junior World Championships March 28-April 2. Eight of the United States’ best junior snowboarders will compete in both slopestyle and big air events.

18 Named to Freeskiing Junior Worlds Team

03/23/2017

PARK CITY, UT (Mar. 23, 2017) – U.S. Freeskiing will send a strong team of athletes to compete at the 2017 FIS Junior World Championships, with halfpipe competition to take place in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, March 25-26 and slopestyle and skicross competition taking place at Valmalenco, Italy April 6-7.

USSA Names Freestyle Junior Worlds Team

03/21/2017

PARK CITY, UT (March 21, 2017) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has announced the team of 14 moguls and aerials athletes that will represent the USA at the 2017 FIS Freestyle Junior World Championships in Valmalenco, Italy. Competitions are scheduled for April 3-5.

Utah Up Next for 2019 World Championships

03/20/2017

PARK CITY, UT (March 20, 2017) – With the conclusion of the 2017 FIS World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain, the United States is taking center stage as the host nation for the bi-annual event. Utah ski destinations Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain and Solitude Mountain Resort will host skiing and snowboarding events during the 2019...

USSA Statement on FIS World Championships

03/20/2017

Following is a statement from the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association relative to comments and actions with slopestyle skiing athletes competing this past weekend in the FIS World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain. 
 

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