Wild 3rd in Race to the Cup

Steamboat Springs, CO – The USA’s Vic Wild, of White Salmon, Wash., led the U.S. with third in Tuesday’s parallel slalom Race to the Cup snowboarding competition in Steamboat. Newport, Minn.’s Madeline Wiencke was the top female American rider in fourth. Canadians Matthew Carter and Ekate Zavialova clinched the victories.nCarter led the men’s field with … Continue reading Wild 3rd in Race to the Cup

Kearney Wins First World Cup Moguls Comp in China

Beida Lake, China – Olympic champion Hannah Kearney won the debut moguls World Cup in China on Tuesday for her second victory of the season.nKearney, of Norwich, Vt., was followed by Canada’s Jennifer Heil, of Spruce Grove, Alberta, and Kristi Richards, of Summerland, British Columbia, in second and third, respectively. In the men’s competition, Canada’s … Continue reading Kearney Wins First World Cup Moguls Comp in China

Georgia Man Charged with Child Abuse After Punching 14-Year-Old Skier at Beaver Creek

Avon, CO – Road rage took to the ski slopes of Colorado last week after a 41-year-old Georgia man was charged with misdemeanor child abuse for punching a teenage girl at Beaver Creek ski resort in Avon.nAccording to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, Scott Filler of Decatur, Ga., punched the unidentified 14-year-old in the face … Continue reading Georgia Man Charged with Child Abuse After Punching 14-Year-Old Skier at Beaver Creek

Austria’s Schild Wins Courchevel Slalom

Courchevel, France – Austria’s Marlies Schield won her second slalom World Cup ski race this season as she was the fastest skier down the course in Courchevel on Tuesday with a combined time of 1:34.95, beating the rest of the field by almost one full second.nSecond place was secured by Finland’s Tanja Poutiainen with a … Continue reading Austria’s Schild Wins Courchevel Slalom

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Restructures

Park City, UT – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has announced changes in its organization to create a more consolidated management team and tighter focus on raising money to support its athletic programs. The changes, announced by USSA President and CEO Bill Marolt, are the outgrowth of a USSA Strategic Plan adopted by the … Continue reading U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Restructures

USOC to Manage Paralympic Skiing

Colorado Springs, CO – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) have announced a transition in the management of elite Paralympic alpine and cross country skiing. Effective this week, the USOC will assume governance and management responsibility for high performance and development services while the USSA will continue to … Continue reading USOC to Manage Paralympic Skiing

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