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Bob Beattie speaks out on the “alarming” state of collegiate ski racing in the United States—and how it can be fixed. By Edith Thys Morgan Above photo: Courtesy David Bayer Photography This past May...

The King of Klosters

Above: Adam and Irwin Shaw in 1953, walking into the village of Klosters. Irwin Shaw (1913–1984) was an American writer. He’s best known for his novels The Young Lions, whose film version starred...

Rise and Fall of Racing Nations

Click the image above to view a larger version The rise and fall of the top alpine ski racing nations is visible in this unique new chart, created by former French coach and resort analyst Alain...

Skiing: Forever Reborn

By John Fry A skiing friend of many years recently died, and I found myself traveling to talk at his memorial service. It was not, and he was not, religious. The afternoon memorial took place in an...

Breaking the World Cup Record

After a stunning comeback this past winter, Lindsey Vonn surpassed Austrian racer Annemarie Moser-Proell’s record number of alpine World Cup wins. Who’s the greatest? The new record ignites a debate...

Skiing History's top ten women alpine racers

Years (shown below in parentheses) represent the period when the athlete competed internationally.   Christl Cranz   Christl Cranz (Germany, 1934–1939): 15 World Championship medals, 2 Olympic medals...

The Fall Line, by Nathaniel Vinton

The Fall Line: How American Ski Racers Conquered a Sport on the Edge By Nathaniel Vinton Reviewed by Seth Masia Followers of American ski racing should feel a bit dizzy at the prospect that the U.S....

Life Can be Beautiful

Bode Miller learned to ski on slopes that his grandparents, Jack and Peg Kenney, cleared after World War II on the family's New Hampshire land. From interviews and journals, the author tells the tale...

Where Seniors Ski Free 2014-15

          

ISHA News: New Officers, Discounts and Digital Archive

John Fry Passes the Torch: ISHA Goals for 2015 On Oct. 6, ISHA's Board of Directors, meeting in New York City, named Seth Masia to succeed John Fry as president of the organization. Fry will assume...

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