RSS Ski Racing News

  • LEKI announces 2017 Full Ride Scholarship winner May 22, 2017
    LEKI has proudly announced the winner of the 2017 LEKI Full Ride Scholarship to the Ligety-Weibrecht Ski Camp: Aidan Hayward Toland. Thirteen-year-old Toland was chosen from hundreds of applicants submitted from around the world to attend a one-week camp session this summer. The scholarship was awarded to the applicant that not only expressed a high […]
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  • Mark Smith to lead Vail’s FIS alpine program May 19, 2017
    Ski and Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV) has welcomed industry veteran Mark Smith to its 2017-18 alpine staff. Smith will take on the role of head FIS coach and head women’s coach for the alpine program. He comes to SSCV with 30 years coaching experience, having worked with racers at the junior, collegiate and World Cup levels. […]
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  • Former US Ski Team coach launches Team Erhard Racing May 18, 2017
    Former U.S. Ski Team Coach Thomas Erhard has announced the formation of Team Erhard Racing, a well-organized, full-time, project-based program designed to bring out the best possible performance of high-level FIS women who aspire to compete at the national team and NCAA Div. I levels. The home base for the program during the competition season […]
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  • Treble Cone invests in new snowmaking capabilities May 16, 2017
    Treble Cone has announced extra snowmaking facilities for the 2017 season in addition to the new SMI snowmaking system recently commissioned on Upper East Rider. The new snow guns will be added to the fleet as an investment by Treble Cone Racing Academy (TCRA) to support the snowmaking production on all of Treble Cone’s accessible […]
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  • T2 Foundation accepting applications for Junior Team grants May 12, 2017
    The T2 Foundation is now accepting applications for Junior Team grants in 2017-18. Last season, the T2 Foundation supported 35 athletes through their Junior Team program. Those athletes saw success on many levels. They also gave support to the entire team of athletes that was selected to go to Junior World Championships in Are, Sweden. This […]
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  • UNM Ski Team reinstated following public outcry May 11, 2017
    Following an outpouring of support from the local New Mexico and worldwide skiing community, the University of New Mexico’s Board of Regents voted today to overturn the Athletic Department’s recommendation to cut the UNM NCAA Division 1 Ski Team. Effective immediately, the ski team will be reinstated for the 2017-2018 season. Donations from ski team […]
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  • Black Family to lead rebranded Ski Racing Media May 10, 2017
    Ski Racing International has announced that the Black Family will continue to own and operate the business in light of the passing of its owner and CEO, Gary Black, Jr. Heather Black will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer and Amanda Black will act in an advisory capacity focusing on marketing and sales, effective […]
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  • Next season starts now May 6, 2017
    The race season is finally over. After a long and demanding winter, you’re probably tired of skiing (regardless of whether the season was a triumph or a disappointment). It’s time to hang up your skis, pack away your gear, kick back, relax, and forget about ski racing for a few months, right? Wrong! Photo by […]
    Jim Taylor
  • BMA announces new coaches and updated infrastructure May 5, 2017
    In preparation for next ski season, Burke Mountain Academy (BMA) announced the hiring of JP Daigneault as head men’s FIS coach. Daigneault most recently has been the program director at the Northwood School, and prior to that held high-level coaching roles at GMVS, and both the BC and Quebec Provincial teams in Canada. Daigneault also […]
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  • UNM Ski Team to livestream press conference May 4, 2017
    On April 13, the University of New Mexico announced that the ski team would be cut. According to the press release, the cuts will save the department approximately $600,000 per year in operating budget, scholarships and salaries. Since then, the team and ski community have been fighting to have the team reinstated for the 2017-18 […]
    Gabbi Hall