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  • Austria’s Schmidhofer Breaks National Record at Speed Skiing World Championships March 25, 2019
    The 2018-19 Audi FIS Ski World Cup women’s downhill globe winner, Nicole Schmidhofer of Austria, followed up her most successful season of alpine racing ever with another personal feat on skis. She mastered her personal “Mission 200”, to break 200 kilometers per hour on skis, as part of the FIS Speed Skiing World Championships in […]
    SR Staff
  • O’Brien and Driller Take National Championship Parallel Slalom Titles March 23, 2019
    On the opening day of the 2019 U.S. Alpine Championship technical races in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, the men and women competed in parallel slalom, the first time in recent years that the discipline has been contested as a championship event. In the morning’s qualification run, the U.S. Ski Team’s AJ Hurt set the fastest […]
    Sean Higgins
  • Video: Big Names That Said Goodbye to Ski Racing in Soldeu March 23, 2019
    Last week’s World Cup Finals in Soldeu, Andorra, were not only the final World Cup races of the 2019 season. For a few stars of the sport, Finals was their swan song as the likes of Sweden’s Frida Hansdotter and Matthias Hargin, Germany’s Felix Neureuther, France’s Thomas Fanara, and Italy’s Chiara Costazza all chose Finals […]
    SR Staff
  • Ingemar Stenmark on Medals, Titles, and Awards March 22, 2019
    Written by Ingemar Stenmark I was never one to reminisce much about my memories and past successes. Actually, I don’t think about them at all and have already forgotten many. I feel that living in the past has no meaning. Resting on old laurels is nothing more than resting. Today it’s 2019 and all these […]
    SR Staff
  • Disappointment is a Good Thing March 22, 2019
    The 2018-19 race season is approaching its conclusion. The Nor-Ams, Regional Championships, and other big races are now in our rearview mirror. Many racers are heading into the final stretch of races hoping to continue a successful season of high results and improved points and rankings. This group looks back on the race season with […]
    Jim Taylor
  • Burke Mountain Academy Announces New “E-Team” Post-Graduate Program March 21, 2019
    Burke Mountain Academy (BMA) has announced a new program initiative called the BMA “E-Team” aimed at athletes on an Emerging National Team Track. The initiative provides program fee-free training for a select group of top post-secondary school or college age racers. Specifically, the program is designed for athletes who are tracking close to National Team […]
    SR Staff
  • Sierra Nevada College Victorious at Alpine USCSA Nationals March 20, 2019
    Sierra Nevada College (SNC) emerged victorious at the 2019 USCSA National Championships last week at Snow King, Wyoming. The Eagles won both the men’s and women’s team competitions as well as the combined team title. The SNC women went 1-2 in the opening day of alpine competition in the women’s giant slalom last Tuesday with […]
    SR Staff
  • Tips for Skiing Fast in Your Championship Season March 19, 2019
    It’s that time of the race season when results REALLY start to matter — the championship season. For many racers in the U.S., the REALLY important races of the year—Divisionals, Regionals, and Nationals—are upon us and it’s REALLY important that they ski their best. Yet, this is also the time of year when many racers […]
    Jim Taylor
  • Stefan Luitz Reclaims Beaver Creek Win March 18, 2019
    Back in December 2018, Germany’s Stefan Luitz won his first ever World Cup in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Luitz, whose career has been scattered with injuries and tough comebacks, upset the giant slalom 2019 crystal globe winner, Marcel Hirscher in the first giant slalom race of the season. But his win was stripped after a photo […]
    Mackenzie Moran
  • BREAKING: Clement Noel Finishes Strong in Soldeu Slalom March 17, 2019
    21-year-old Clement Noel finished a strong slalom season, winning the Soldeu race by 0.18 over Manuel Feller. Switzerland’s Daniel Yule finished third, 0.83 seconds back from Noel’s combined time of 1:48.96. Their collective finishes brought them to a draw in the slalom points, both finishing the season with 551 total World Cup points. Given Noel’s final […]
    Mackenzie Moran