Category Archives: World Cup

Solitude Joins Venue Line Up for 2019 World Championships

Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has confirmed that Solitude Mountain Resort will host the snowboardcross and ski cross events for the 2019 FIS Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships to be held in Utah. In preparation for the World Championships, Solitude will host a test event, featuring a snowboardcross FIS World … Continue reading Solitude Joins Venue Line Up for 2019 World Championships

Veterans Inspire USSA Athletes

Park City, UT – Last month, four U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) athletes took time out of their busy training schedules to learn from some U.S. military veterans. As part of a joint effort between the USSA, the National Ability Center (NAC) and the Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs, athletes came together with … Continue reading Veterans Inspire USSA Athletes

Aspen World Cup Finals Highlight 16 Races in the U.S. This Winter

Cancun, Mexico – American ski racing fans are in for another exciting season with the global alpine ski racing tour making four stops in the U.S. in 2016-17, culminating with the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals at Colorado’s Aspen Snowmass resort. The final schedule was confirmed at the annual International Ski Federation (FIS) Congress held … Continue reading Aspen World Cup Finals Highlight 16 Races in the U.S. This Winter

2017: The Year of the American Downhiller?

Park City, UT – The U.S. men’s alpine team has accomplished almost every major feat on the Audi FIS Ski World Cup—Olympic gold, World Championship gold, slalom and giant slalom titles, Hahnenkamm gold—that is, except for winning the coveted downhill title. Steven Nyman, of Heber, Utah, and the American Downhillers hope to change that in 2017. Nyman … Continue reading 2017: The Year of the American Downhiller?

Knee Injury Casts Doubt on Svindal’s Season, Career

Oslo, Norway – Norwegian ski racing powerhouse Aksel Lund Svindal says that a nagging knee injury may well spell the end of his World Cup season before it even starts, and possibly even his career. Svindal’s was leading the overall World Cup chase last January when he injured his right knee in a crash during the famed … Continue reading Knee Injury Casts Doubt on Svindal’s Season, Career

Racing the PyeongChang Downhill…in Park City

Park City, UT – Even after spending all day in the gym, the Europa Cup boys on the U.S. Alpine Ski Team returned to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) Center of Excellence in Park City on a Thursday night in September. It was a festive atmosphere with pizza and loud music, but the guys … Continue reading Racing the PyeongChang Downhill…in Park City

The Magic of Ohau

Ohau, New Zealand – The U.S. Alpine Ski Team travels the globe, far and wide, to a myriad of majestic mountains, but one of the most magical of these mountains is without a doubt Ohau Snowfields in New Zealand. Ohau (pronounced “oh-how”) is one of three locations that plays host to the men’s and women’s alpine … Continue reading The Magic of Ohau