Skiing History Magazine

Skiing History, published bimonthly, is the world’s most widely circulated magazine about the sport’s past. It features once-popular equipment; historic resorts and bars you can visit now; what famous living skiers are doing now; and more.

Current Issue

Volume 32 Number 2 March-April 2020

SKIING HISTORY (formerly Skiing Heritage) is the bimonthly journal of the International Skiing History Association and the official publication of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, the...

Sample Articles from Current Issue

Marie Marvingt, Superhero

Marie Marvingt achieved fame as an aviator, but she was also a pioneering skier and inventor of an early aluminum ski. By Seth Masia  

The Soul of Sun Valley

Since 1977, the Holding family has transformed this historic Idaho resort while honoring its fabled past.  By David Butterfield

Wax On, Wax Off

FIS calls for a ban on all fluorinated waxes for next season. By Greg Ditrinco

Sample Articles from Previous Issues

When Print Was King

 Long before the internet, influential newspaper columnists gave us up-to-date dispatches on where to ski, where to stay, and where the snow was best. By Jeff Blumenfeld Long before the internet took...

Jeremy Bloom

The high-flying, and at times bumpy, journey of freeskiing’s busiest athlete. By Edith Thys Morgan Jeremy Bloom is a planner…to a point. That point typically comes just when he launches towards his...

FIS President Kasper Ends His Long Run

Top exec will step down after five decades at the sport’s governing body.  Gian Franco Kasper, the president of the International Ski Federation (FIS), recently announced that he will step down this...

Is He the Greatest?

With his retirement, record-breaking 8-time overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria is arguably alpine ski racing’s GOAT. Or is he? By Patrick Lang Early in September of this year,...