Marco Sullivan Places Third at Lake Louise FIS World Cup Event

Squaw Valley skier Marco Sullivan, of Truckee, California is a prime example of what “not giving up” is all about. Sullivan placed third in the Audi FIS World Cup Men’s Downhill, in Lake Louise, Canada while sporting a High Fives Foundation sticker on the front of his helmet. A veteran of the World Cup circuit …

U.S. Cross Country Ski Team Makes History At FIS World Cup In 4x5K Relay

History has been made at the FIS World Cup relay as the women recorded a first ever podium appearance in a women’s 4x5k team event in Gaellivare. In a race where each of the four U.S. women needed to have their best ever 5k races, Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) outsprinted Norway II into the finish …

Ted Ligety Finishes 4th in Lake Louise Super G, .01 From the Podium

While the women wowed the crowds in Aspen, Ted Ligety led the men”s team with a fourth place finish in the World Cup super G in Lake Louise. Although he missed the podium by a mere .01, this was a big points win for Ligety that propelled him into 2nd place in the overall standings. Aksel Lund Svindal …

Kikkan Randall Claims First Non-Sprint Podium at FIS Cross Country World Cup Opener

The U.S Cross Country Ski Team kicked the 2012/2013 off right with stellar performances at the FIS Cross Country World Cup season opener in Gaellivare, Sweden. Kikkan Randall, the defending sprint champion, took third in the 10k freestyle race, proving she is capable of branching out to achieve her very first non-sprint podium! Teammate Holly Brooks …

Todd Lodwick Leads U.S. Nordic Combined Season Opener

Today marked the season opener for the U.S. Nordic Combined Team. On the 100 meter normal hill in Lillehammer, Norway, Olympic Medalist Todd Lodwick led the team with a stellar come from behind performance during the season’s first FIS World Cup. Beginning in 40th, Lodwick managed to leap his way into 24th after the jump. …

Nature Valley Aspen Winternational Brings World Cup Skiing To Colorado

Get pumped Coloradans as the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup action comes to Aspen this weekend! All eyes will be on young star Mikaela Shiffrin along with veterans Julia Mancuso and potentially Lindsey Vonn when the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational heads to Colorado at the historic ski town this Thanksgiving weekend with a pair of …

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Appoints Financial Expert Armins Rusis to Board of Trustees

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has announced the appointment of Armins Rusis to the Team Foundation’s Board of Trustees. The financial leader is well-known for being a passionate skier and snow sports enthusiast. Rusis role on the board will task him with supporting the next generation of U.S. snow sport athletes competing under …

USSA Network Goes LIVE on YouTube

USSA fans rejoice! The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has unveiled its new YouTube Channel. The USSA Network went live on November 14th, and is poised to be the premier destination for fans of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing Teams looking to consume video of their favorite team athletes. Programming will largely consist …

Lindsey Vonn Released From Hospital: Feeling Better but Still Awaiting Full Diagnosis

After two days of being hospitalized in Vail, Colorado for what is being referred to as “severe intestinal pain”, Lindsey Vonn’s condition has improved to a level that has allowed her to be released. Vonn’s spokesperson, Lewis Kay released an email stating that, “Lindsey is feeling much better today and has been released from the …

Ted Ligety & Mikaela Shiffrin Lead the U.S. Ski Team to Levi, Finland

World Cup action continues this weekend as the U.S. Ski Team heads to the Arctic Circle for the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom races, scheduled for November 10th and 11th, in Levi, Finland. This will be an exciting weekend for local ski fans, as last season’s event on the Levi Black World Cup slope was canceled due to unseasonably warm …

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