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  1. HomeLight Killington Cup 2019

    HomeLight Killington Cup 2019

    Editor's Note: the formatting on this article may look a little funky as we work some kinks out of the updated system. All photos by @AaronFM unless otherwise noted. - RR The fourth edition of the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup races at Killington, Vermont, is ready to roll tomorrow. Elite...
  2. smoothrides

    Smooth Rides Celebrating 10 Years in Tuning

    Ten years ago this month we bought an old bread truck and our first stone grinder, and just like that Smooth Rides was officially tuning skis door-to-door. This picture was right after we had the logos installed and we were ready for business. Things have changed like crazy over the years with...
  3. 4ster

    World Cup 2019/20 Season WOMEN

    Hoping this season that we can have one thread for Men & a second for Women pertaining to all things World Cup. Where, when, who, what & how to watch. Training, predictions, performance, technique, tactics, injuries & results. Whatever it is you can post in the appropriate thread. There is...
  4. 4ster

    World Cup 2019/20 Season MEN

    Hoping this season that we can have one thread for Men & a second for Women pertaining to all things World Cup. Where, when, who, what & how to watch. Training, predictions, performance, technique, tactics, injuries & results. Whatever it is you can post in the appropriate thread. This will be...
  5. ScotsSkier

    ScotsSkier moves to Augment Skis!

    One of the things not too many people other than those connected to ski racing at the very top levels realize is that there are race skis, good race skis and podium winning race skis. And for most racers , (even at USST level!) getting the top level skis can be virtually impossible. And the...
  6. Primoz

    Hirscher

    Considering today is not 1st of April (or did I miss something? ), this article looks super weird. https://mobil.krone.at/1987313 Hirscher is going to have his press conference only next Wednesday (4.9.),where he will tell if he's done or he will continue for another year, but this article...
  7. Philpug

    World number one skier, Mikaela Shiffrin, joins adidas

    The number one Alpine skier in the world, Mikaela Shiffrin, joins adidas in a multi-year partnership that will centre around her training regime and inspiring the next generation of creators. … The 24-year-old Colorado native is one of the world’s leading athletes, with a record-breaking 17...
  8. Tricia

    Mikaela's new home

    Mikaela's new home is being featured on At Home with Natalie.
  9. Dave Petersen

    Who needs a mountain anyway? Ski stars with humble beginnings...

    I was fortunate enough to meet Billy Kidd a couple weeks ago at the Colorado Snowsports Museum in Vail. We were discussing who needs a mountain to start a ski career? Apparently not these athletes (although by Midwest standards Lutsen is a mountain!). Who am I overlooking??? I'm sure there are...
  10. Philpug

    World Cup Ski Racing Returns to Killington Through 2020

    From US Ski & Snowboard: U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the National Governing Body (NGB) of Olympic ski and snowboard sports in the USA, and Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in Eastern North America and part of POWDR, have solidified a two-year agreement for Vermont’s...
  11. Tricia

    U12 rules changes in an attempt to keep cost down

    This article by SkiRacing Premium talks about the rules changing for U12 in an attempt to keep costs down and revues on skiing. Snip from article. Starting in the 2019-2020 race season, for U12 and under age groups, competitors are only allowed to use one pair of skis per race (inspections &...
  12. Speeder

    How do you Train to Improve Glide in DH and SG?

    I was just watching some old video of Hermann Maier and the commentator (Karen Lee Gartiner) mentioned that he had successfully improved his gliding skills between seasons. Beyond a slippery tuck and trying to keep your skis flat and swimming what elements make comprise good gliding skills...
  13. Tricia

    Freeze Frame of Steven Nyman

    This image of Steven Nyman clipping a gate but releasing and finishing the run at the Streif is incredible. Edit: he didn't finish, he DNF'd How does a knee torque like that and keep going?
  14. 4ster

    World Cup Finals 2019 (how about everything in one thread)

    https://www.grandvalira.com/en/fis-ski-world-cup-finals-andorra-2019
  15. Moose32

    Book: "Ski Town, Race Town"

    Has anyone looked at this book? If so, any thoughts (or reviews)? Have a great weekend. https://www.aspentimes.com/news/weekly/ski-town-race-town-celebrates-the-history-of-ski-racing-in-aspen/
  16. Black Dog

    Mikaela with Bode interview.

    Saw Bode interviewing Mikaela on Eurosport on her Facebook page. Anybody know how to watch the full interview, or is this the complete one?
  17. Started at 53

    Crans-Montana DH

    Clock issues???? :facepalm: Are you kidding me? That being said, I have been there about 15 times, beautiful place
  18. Ron

    Best picture of a bruise.. ever....

    https://unofficialnetworks.com/2019/02/06/lindsey-vonn-laurenne-ross-compare-battle-wounds-after-ski-championships-in-are-sweden/?fbclid=IwAR18HNEkfExPNMtojneL09eJW6V3AY19dE5mOgTjqbje_KgwNKSN1zfXaus Lindsey and Laurenne Ross Compare damage.
  19. SlapChop

    Generating Speed on the Flats

    Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen, I'm running a pre-race prep day for our U14s on Friday, and the focus is going to be generating speed on flats. Their race on Saturday is on a hill that has some long flat sections, hence the focus. Aside from setting an environment on flatter sections of...
  20. Swede

    SG Women World Champion Åre

    Start today, midday. Going to be exciting to see of being on a homehill (it should!) can gain the Swedish any positions. Not having any expectations, but a top ten would be an achievment at this point. A few questions re MS and LV will be answered.
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