International Skiing History Association

The International Skiing History Association (ISHA) is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to preserve and build awareness of the sport’s heritage through its skills and long experience in editing, research and publishing. ISHA publishes Skiing History, a magazine enthusiastically read six times a year by lovers of skiing, researchers, hall-of-fame members and skiers around the world. It makes ski history accessible to thousands of enthusiasts on the Internet. With an awards program, it annually honors ski history writers, website creators, filmmakers and broadcasters who document the sport’s history. 

International Skiing History Association

Current Skiing History Magazine

Current Issue:
Volume 31, No. 4 July-August 2019
Cover Vol 31 Issue  4

The July-August 2019 issue of Skiing History is now available online!

  • Long odds for U.S. Hall of Fame hopefuls
  • Grass, mats and indoor slopes: An abridged history of snowless skiing
  • St. Moritz: How tourists can trace ski history in the wellspring of winter sports
  • The world’s first detachable high-speed quad…and how it flopped.


Pepi Gramshammer
Racer, instructor, Vail hotelier
August 17, 2019
Sherman Poppen
Godfather of snowboarding
July 31, 2019
Peter Andrews
FIS official, Whistler pioneer
May 30, 2019