The U.S. Ski Team and Copper Mountain have teamed up to give away a chance to race Olympic champion Ted Ligety by asking the ski community “What makes you a champion?”
Thomas Biesemeyer talks about the importance of moving slowly when returning to snow after sustaining an ACL and MCL injury in 2014.
World Cup, Europa Cup, National Training Group and D Team athletes were training in Chile during the earthquake in September—split up between La Parva, Portillo + Valle Nevado—and all were affected by the disaster. Four of them described their experience.
The legendary Colorado ski community of Aspen has been selected as the 2016 site of the induction ceremony and Skiing History Week for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, the week of April 5-10, 2016.
Every tenth of a point and tenth of a second counts in the World Cup and Olympics, whether it’s slopestyle or slalom. Just like that, every $10 counts to the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing athletes.
Mikaela Shiffrin sat down with the guys from 120 Sports to talk about why she loves ski racing, how the Olympics impacted her career, her thoughts on college and more. Oh, and how much she loves pasta.
Copper Mountain, home of the U.S. Alpine Ski Team Speed Center, has officially begun snowmaking in preparation for the 2015-16 season.
U.S. Freeskiing, and the entire U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association family, joined the Park City community in mourning the passing of Sam Jackenthal, a wonderful young man and a remarkable athlete.
USSA announces the newly designated USSA Training Site with the Mittersill race and training venue at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Franconia, NH.
World Cup ski racing may be coming back to New England in 2016. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, along with its resort partner Powdr, Corp., is proposing an Audi FIS Ski World Cup at Killington, VT this week during FIS meetings in Zurich.
U.S. Ski Team athlete and 2014 NorAm slalom champion Lila Lapanja is an amalgam of balanced intensity, grace, flow and a little bit of mystery—just like her spirit animal, the snow leopard.
Season-opening Putnam Investments NASTAR Pacesetting Trials will take place at Copper Mountain on Friday, November 6 to coincide with opening day at Copper as well as the U.S. Ski Team’s annual Nature Valley First Tracks celebration.
Stacey Cook announces 2015-16 Stacey Cook/SVST Competition Team. Scholarship recipients are chosen based on passion and dedication to the sport, community involvement, and character.
USSA has announced the promotion of Eastern Regional Development Coach Martin Guyer to the position of Eastern Region development director.
Bryon Friedman encompasses a lot of identities. The American Downhiller was on the U.S. Ski Team for 10 years, but is also an outrageously talented musician, a ripping big mountain skier and now heads up an ecofriendly business.
Utah girls will have an opportunity to train with Olympians on Sunday, Oct. 4 when the Fast and Female Champ Chat returns to the USSA’s Center of Excellence in Park City.
All U.S. Ski Team members training in South America are safe and accounted for after an 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile.
Not only does Ohau provide the U.S. Ski Team with world class training, but Mike and Louise and their entire staff provide incredible hospitality and warm and welcoming vibes.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced Friday that its Vice President, Athlete Career and Education George ‘Jory’ Macomber will be leaving the organization this spring to become head of school at Burke Mountain Academy in Vermont.
American Downhiller Steven Nyman and Spyder featured in Esquire October
Congratulations, Lindsey Vonn!
Huge congratulations to Lindsey Vonn from everyone at the U.S. Ski Team.
LIVE: Women's DH Training 3:30pm ET
Women's downhill training live from the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail/Beaver Creek.
VIDEO: Lindsey Vonn Winning Run
Lindsey Vonn skis to her record 62nd career Audi FIS Ski World Cup win.
WATCH: Women Train on Raptor
The U.S. Ski Team ladies headed to the Raptor course to get ready for February's 2015 FIS World Championships at Vail/Beaver Creek.
VIDEO: Shiffrin Wins Slalom by 1.68
Mikaela Shiffrin claimed the Snow Queen Trophy with a 1.68 second slalom win in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup in Zagreb.
A Day with the Speed Unicorns
What's life like on the road with the Audi FIS Ski World Cup tour? Let's follow the Speed Unicorns for a day.
Lindsey Vonn Winning Val d'Isere DH
Lindsey Vonn skied to a 61st career Audi FIS Ski World Cup win with victory in the Val d'Isere downhill.
Steven Nyman Winning Run
Steven Nyman dominated the Saslong in Val Gardena, Italy, taking a third career victory on one of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup's toughest courses.
VIDEO: Ligety 2014 Beaver Creek GS
Ted Ligety comes from behind, moving up from fourth to take the win with a stunning second run in the Audi Birds of Prey giant slalom at Beaver Creek.
USSA Fall Alpine Coaches Symposium
The fifth annual Fall Alpine Coaches Symposium will be held at Copper Mountain, CO, from November 5-9, 2014.
VIDEO: Shiffrin Wins Lenzerheide SL
World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) came from behind to win her fourth slalom race of the season, sealing the first Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom title of her young career.
VIDEO: Ligety Wins Lenzerheide GS
World Champion Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) punctuated the best season of his career with a sixth giant slalom win at the World Cup Finals on Saturday. He joined Ingemar Stenmark as the only other man to win six or more World Cup giant slalom races a season
VIDEO: Ligety Locks Up GS Title
Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) shredded the wet snow with authority, winning the Kranjska Gora giant slalom and securing the fourth Audi FIS Alpine World Cup GS title of his career.
VIDEO: Mancuso 3rd in Garmisch SG
Another super G, another podium finish for Julia Mancuso. World Championship bronze medalist Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) was third Sunday in the final super G of the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup "regular season."
VIDEO: Ross' First World Cup Podium
Laurenne Ross (Bend, OR) finished a stunning second in the Garmisch downhill to become the sixth U.S. women's speed athlete to podium this season. It was the first top three of her career.
First Tracks Unveiling of this years U.S. Alpine team!
The fasted women on skis return to Aspen this year for the 2015 Nature Valley Aspen Winternational
2015 U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf, ME
The Audi Birds of Prey, one of the biggest downhill ski races on the planet.
- Win a Trip to Copper Mountain #WhatMake...
- Moving Slowly: It's Not Easy for BZ
- Surviving an Earthquake in Chile
- Hall of Fame Coming to Aspen
- #Give10 to Support USSA
- Shiffrin Discusses Her Career…and Cooking
- Snowmaking Begins at U.S. Ski Team Spee...
- Freeskiing World Mourns Loss of Skier
- USSA Announces Mittersill Training Site
- Nature Valley First Tracks
- Nature Valley Aspen Winternational
- Audi Birds of Prey World Cup
- Park City, UT
- Salt Lake City, UT
- Team Years
- Park City Ski Team
- Vail, CO
- St. Paul, MN
- Team Years
- Ski & Snowboard Club Vail/Buck Hill
- Squaw Valley, CA
- Reno, CA
- Team Years
- Squaw Valley Ski Team
- Franconia, NH
- Easton, NH
- Team Years
- Carrabassett Valley Academy