What if US Skiing gave women the college try? The Dartmouth Carnival is around the corner, and it marks the heart of the carnival season. It’s always an inspiration to see such a high-level ski competition up close. It wasn’t long ago that guys like David Chodounsky, Jonathan Nordbotton and Robby Kelley—all of whom will be ...

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In case you missed it, Robby Kelley showed the world what's he's made of this week. The Cochran Clan, Vermonter, Redneck Racer, Catamount, US Ski Teamer when it suits him, ski racer to the core was on his way to a breakthrough World Cup finish in Schladming. Making it to the second run in a ...

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Last week I talked about Girls Power Camp. This week, as promised, we’re getting into the goods, with advice straight from some of the World’s best skiers. Before delving into that though, I wanted to bring it back to the grass roots. I had a chance to catch up with a couple of girls who ...

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This is Part 1 of a two-part series on the ELITEAM Girls Power Camp. Why? Because the more I learned about this camp, the more I realized that this is the stuff I wish I knew as a teenager of the sporty persuasion. Part 1 is about what the camp involves and how it came ...

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When it comes to snow time, it all counts! Whether negotiating mogul fields and facing down steeps, or even skating along a cat-track and sidestepping up and down a hill to build a kicker, time on snow is valuable.

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Drought, warm temps, rain, fog and—just at the wrong time— snow: Somehow, Killington was ready for it all, and served up an impressively gnarly GS and a steep, solid slalom.

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To the athletes battling their way through the ranks, the $2 million funding “gap”—that number between what the US Ski Team provides and what it needs to fund all the athletes—feels more like a bottomless rut... Wouldn’t it be nice to give directly to these athletes who are just on the cusp of breaking through to the very top level?

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This particular talk focused on the all-important "F Words" —friends, failure, fear and throughout, the importance of FUN, which, it turns out, is actually a worthy performance goal.

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The Olympics are nothing if they are not about the athletes, current and future. Whether these dreamers know it or not, a gold medal won't change who they are, but the pursuit of it will.

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Anyone from my era of ski racing, and for quite a few years before and after, knows what Dr. Steadman meant to ski racing. He not only put us back together, but he did so with a calmness and compassion that allowed your broken self to truly envision a full recovery.  He went on to ...

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