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U.S. Ski & Snowboard Chief Executive Officer Sophie Goldschmidt stands outside of the national governing body's Center for Excellence in Park City, Utah. Photo via U.S. Ski & Snowboard

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Already Thinking Winter With Increased FIS World Cup Events on Tap

It’s over 90 degrees outside and not a cloud in the sky in Park City in late July, so it’s the perfect time to do one thing — talk about skiing. The summer may be offseason but planning is already underway for the upcoming U.S. Ski & Snowboard season. With four additional races on the […]

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Palisades Tahoe will be a new stop on the FIS schedule for the 2022–2023 season. Photo courtesy Palisades Tahoe

FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Adds U.S. Stops to 2022–2023 Schedule

The recently-renamed Palisades Tahoe resort in California along with Aspen, Colorado, will be new additions to the 2022-2023 International Ski Federation Men’s Alpine Ski World Cup season that has been proposed. The two events would be in addition to races in Lake Louise in Canada and Beaver Creek, Colorado, and Killington, Vermont. Plans for the […]

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A competitor flies through the air during the 2021 Intermountain Healthcare Freestyle International FIS Ski World Cup event at Deer Valley Resort. Photo by U.S. Ski & Snowboard

Case Study: How to Host a Safe Winter Sports Event

The United States Ski and Snowboard Association recently hosted the FIS Freestyle World Cup at Utah’s Deer Valley Resort, the first World Cup event on U.S. soil since COVID-19 began spreading throughout the country nearly a year ago. Along with a U.S. women’s sweep in dual moguls, there were no subsequent positive COVID tests. To be […]

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Task Force Produces Guide for Safe Endurance Events

A task force launched by World Athletics in partnership with medical professionals and five other international federations has adopted a new risk assessment and mitigation tool for organizers of endurance sports. The Outbreak Prevention Taskforce, which also includes support from the International Institute for Race Medicine, received input from leaders of the International Cycling Union, […]

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