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  • 2017-18 World Cup Season By The Numbers May 21, 2018
    Did you know that over the course of last winter, 519 athletes competed in a total 75 World Cup races across 13 countries? In February, more than 300 athletes from 80 countries competed for medals in 11 races at the Olympic Winter Games in South Korea. This video from FIS breaks down the entire season […]
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  • British Alpine Team Selected for 2018-19 Season May 19, 2018
    After a stellar season highlighted by two top 10 Olympic finishes, the Delancey British Alpine Team is ready to launch into 2018-19 with 31 athletes selected across three squads. The Delancey British Alpine World Cup Squad consists of the four athletes which were selected for PyeongChang and went on to collectively claim a share of […]
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  • FIS Congress Underway in Greece May 17, 2018
    As meetings continue at the biennial FIS Congress held in Costa Navarino, Greece, some important issues have been discussed  and the committees have agreed on proposals they wish to push forward to the FIS Council for final approval. Starting with the classification subcommittee, the main topic of discussion was the desire to adapt the penalties […]
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  • Alpine Canada Names National Team for Coming Season May 17, 2018
    Following up on success over the past quadrennial, Alpine Canada is pleased to announce its nominations for the Canadian Ski Team for the 2018-19 season. Alpine Canada will continue its pursuit of international podium success at World Cups, World Championships, and Olympic Winter Games. Athletes have been nominated to the team having met selection criteria and/or coaches’ […]
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  • FIS Confirms 2018-19 World Cup Calendar May 16, 2018
    FIS Congress is underway in Greece, and one of the first announcements was the confirmation of the 2018-19 World Cup calendar. The schedule is highlighted by the 2019 World Championships in Are, Sweden, from Feb. 5-17. The men and women each have two series in North America. The women will return to Killington, Vt. while […]
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  • Prioritize Mental Training This Summer May 15, 2018
    It happens every winter. In December, January, and February, I get calls from national team athletes and parents of young racers who are struggling mentally in their ski racing and they have big races coming up. They want me to somehow fix them quickly. Though I think I’m pretty good at what I do, I’m […]
    Jim Taylor
  • BRASS Foundation Educates U.S. Ski & Snowboard Athletes and Staff at Snowbird May 12, 2018
    This spring, the Bryce and Ronnie Athlete Snow Safety Foundation (BRASS Foundation) hit the slopes of Snowbird, Utah, offering free avalanche education for 55 U.S. Ski & Snowboard athletes and staff from across numerous sports, featuring alpine skiing Olympians David Chodounsky and Tommy Ford. The BRASS Foundation was formed in 2016, in memory of promising U.S. […]
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  • GMVS Athletes Win Golden Ski Award May 11, 2018
    The North American Snowsports Journalists Association – East Region has picked Abigail Jewett of Ripton, Vt., and Jimmy Krupka of Waitsfield, Vt., both from the Green Mountain Valley School, as their 2018 Don A. Metivier Golden Ski Award winners. Each season, NASJA-East (formerly the Eastern Ski Writers Association) awards the Don A. Metivier Golden Ski […]
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  • Squaw Valley Academy Announces 2018 Travis Ganong Scholarship Winner May 9, 2018
    Squaw Valley Academy (SVA) is pleased to announce the 2018 winner of the Travis Ganong Scholarship. The scholarship is a partnership with World Cup alpine skier and previous student, Travis Ganong, and has been proudly awarded to Tatiana Tobolka, an incoming ninth grader from Prague, Czech Republic. Tobolka is a member of the Czech National Team who […]
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  • Dusan Grasic Named Canadian Men’s Tech Head Coach May 8, 2018
    Alpine Canada welcomes one of its own to the head coach position for the men’s tech alpine ski team: Dusan Grasic. Grasic is moving back to coaching at the World Cup level after spending time in the Alpine Canada head office as the Director of Domestic Sport. In this role, Grasic elevated coaching at all […]
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