World Championships Team Announced


SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (Mar. 6, 2017) – A team of 23 talented snowboarders is heading to the 2017 FIS Snowboard World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain March 7-19. The U.S. snowboarders will compete in halfpipe, slopestyle, big air, snowboardcross, parallel giant slalom and parallel slalom.

Toe to Toe with the Best in the World


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In the classic technique team sprint at the 2017 Nordic World Ski Championships in...

Live Stream Cross Country Junior Nationals


LAKE PLACID, NY (Mar. 6, 2017) – The best U.S. skiers under the age of 20 are competing at the Junior National Championships at the Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex. Live stream Junior Nationals courtesy of CXC Skiing all week.


2017 Freestyle World Championships Team Named


SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (March 6, 2017) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has announced the team of 16 moguls and aerials athletes that will represent the USA at the 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain. The largest international competition outside of the Olympics, the World...

Baumgartner Rebounds For La Molina Podium


LA MOLINA, Spain (Mar. 5, 2017) - Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) scored a World Cup podium finish in difficult, foggy conditions at La Molina on Sunday, finishing third against a stacked, international field.

It was an exciting race from start to finish, with Baumgartner crashing over the first left-hand berm of the course with...

Canada’s Harvey Golden in 50k


LAHTI, Finland (Mar. 5, 2017) – The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships came to a close Sunday with a thrilling end to the men’s 50k mass start. Canada’s Alex Harvey made a homestretch move on Norway’s Martin Johnsrud Sundby to take gold while Sundby dropped out of the medals. Tad Elliott (Durango, CO) led the USA in 27th.

Americans Struggle as Hirscher Wins Slalom Title


KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (March 5, 2017) – A day after wrapping up his sixth-straight overall World Cup title, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher added another crystal globe to his trophy case - the World Cup slalom title.

Austria’s Michael Matt won Sunday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom race under light rain and sloppy course conditions. Italy’s...

Lillis Lands a Top Five in Moscow


MOSCOW (March 4, 2017) – The U.S. Ski Team aerials athletes took their last jumps of the World Cup season Saturday night in front of thousands of fans in Moscow. Jon Lillis (Rochester, NY) earned the top finish for the U.S. team, landing just off the podium in fourth.

Vonn Second Again In Olympic Test Event


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (March 4, 2017) – For the second-straight day, Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) finished second at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G test event for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

It was déjà vu all over again as Italy’s Sofia Goggia won for the second-straight day, followed by Vonn in second and Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec in...

Americans Dominate US Open Halfpipe


VAIL, Colorado (March 4, 2017) – American snowboarders dominated the Burton US Open halfpipe event on Saturday, scoring five of six podium spots. Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) and Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) each took their second consecutive US Open titles. Elena Hight (South Lake Tahoe, CA) was second for the women, while Maddie Mastro (Wrightwood...

Diggins Caps Worlds With Strong 30k


LAHTI, Finland (Mar. 4, 2017) - Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) wrapped up a storybook World Championships Saturday with a U.S. best fifth-place finish in the 30k freestyle mass start in front of a packed Lahti Stadium crowd.

Diggins was the top non-Norwegian as 36-year-old Marit Bjoergen won her third gold of the championships in front of...

Hirscher Clinches Overall World Cup Title


KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (Mar. 4, 2017) – David Chodounsky (Crested Butte, CO) was the top U.S. finisher at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup giant slalom in Kranjska Gora taking 21st place. Marcel Hirscher of Austria won the race, clinching his sixth consecutive overall World Cup crystal globe.

Vonn Leads Four Americans Into Top 11


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (March 4, 2017) – Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) finished second to lead four American women into the top 11 in Saturday’s downhill at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup test event for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Italy’s Sofia Goggia finally won her first World Cup event of the season after finishing on the podium nine times...

Anderson Scores 11th-Straight US Open Podium


VAIL, CO (March 3, 2017) – Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) scored her 11th Burton US Open podium on Friday, with a second-place finish on the challenging Vail slopestyle course. Chris Corning (Silverthorne, CO) was the top American finisher for the men, with one of the best runs of his career, landing him in fifth.

Williams Wins World Cup Slopestyle Title


SILVAPLANA, Switzerland (March 3, 2017) – McRae Williams (Park City, UT) and Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) scored podium finishes at the final FIS World Cup slopestyle event of the season, with second and third-place finishes respectively. Williams also earned the overall championship with the result, earning the FIS Crystal Globe for...

Clean Sweep for Germany


LAHTI, Finland (Mar. 3, 2017) - Germany made it a clean sweep of all the gold, winning the nordic combined team sprint at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Friday. The USA, with Bryan and Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO), was ninth.

The USA stood 12th after the jump with both Fletchers going 109.5 meters. France took the lead...

Norway Gets Its Gold


LAHTI, Finland (Mar. 3, 2017) - More than a week into the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, the Norwegian men have their first gold. It was the ninth-straight World Championships men’s relay win for Norway. The USA finished 10th.

In a start to finish battle, Norway and Russia battled head to head through the two classic legs separated...

Big Olympic Test Event Weekend in Jeongseon


PYEONGCHANG, Korea (Mar. 3, 2017) – The women’s speed team will look to put a rough Audi FIS Ski World Cup weekend in Crans-Montana, Switzerland behind them as they take on the Olympic test event at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre this weekend with a downhill on Saturday and super G on Sunday. Meanwhile, the men head to Kranjska Gora, Slovenia for...

Bickner Steps Up in First Worlds


LAHTI, Finland (Mar. 2, 2017) - Kevin Bickner (Wauconda, IL), 20, made another step forward in his jumping career, leading the USA on the HS130m large hill, finishing 30th at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti. It was the best men’s finish on the large hill at worlds since Alan Alborn was 27th in 1999.

The event ended with...

U.S. Women Fourth in World Championships Relay


LAHTI, Finland (Mar. 2, 2017) - In an event that has become a focal point at World Championships, the USA finished fourth Thursday in the women’s 4x5k relay. Norway took its fourth straight gold in the event with Sweden taking silver and Finland bronze.

For the American women, it was a day of intense pride mixed with disappointment. It...