OCTOBER 2014 ISSUE IS NOW AVAILABLE
The October 2014 issue of Sierra Ski News is now available for download. For the 2014-15 season, Sierra Ski News is being produced as an online-only publication in full color and in PDF format. We hope to return to a print format for the 2015-16 season. Click HERE to download the October issue.
ANNUAL CSUS SKI/BOARD SWAP SET FOR SUNDAY
SACRAMENTO, Spain (Oct. 17,
2014) - The California State University, Sacramento Ski & Snowboard Club
will hold its 49th Annual Ski & Snowboard Swap on Sunday, Oct. 19.
2019 CHAMPIONSHIPS AWARDED TO PARK CITY
BARCELONA, Spain (June 5,
2014) - The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, in partnership with the
Olympic community of Park City and State of Utah, has been awarded the
International Ski Federation’s 2019 World Championships for freestyle,
freeskiing and snowboarding. The decision of the governing FIS Council was
announced Thursday during the FIS Congress in Barcelona. The innovative
bid featured a partnership of three resorts – Canyons Resort, Deer Valley
Resort, Park City Mountain Resort – for an event that is expected to
attract the very best skiers and snowboarders in the world for a minimum
of 12 competitions over 10 days in February, 2019.
BIG AIR SBX PROPOSED FOR 2018
BARCELONA, Spain (June 3, 2014) - On the heels of the successful debut of new Olympic events like slopestyle snowboarding, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is proposing the addition of two new Olympic snowboarding events. The USSA will make its formal proposal to the International Ski Federation (FIS), the sport’s governing body, when its entire membership meets June 1-6 in Barcelona for its FIS Congress for the inclusion of big air snowboarding and team snowboardcross. Big air has been contested at the FIS World Championships since 2003 while SBX has been an integral and popular Olympic event since 2006.
2015 CROSS COUNTRY TEAM NOMINATED
PARK CITY, Utah (June 3,
2014) - World Cup sprint champion Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) headlines a
powerhouse team of women nominated to the 2015 U.S. Cross Country Ski
Team. All five A Team women reached the World Cup podium during the 2014
season. On the men’s side, veteran sprinter Andy Newell (Shaftsbury, VT)
and rising talent Simi Hamilton (Aspen, CO), who won a Tour de Ski stage
last season, anchor the American men for the 2015 World Championship
USSA PARTNERS WITH SACRAMENTO KINGS
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 20, 2014) - The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association and the Sacramento Kings ownership group – Sacramento Basketball Holdings LLC, have announced a unique partnership where the Kings will serve as a sales representative for the USSA’s popular Sprint U.S. Grand Prix freeskiing and snowboarding tour. The deal includes global sponsorship sales representation to market and sell property and intellectual rights within Grand Prix, one of the world’s longest running action sports series’. The series is run under the USSA’s U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding brands and this past season served as the Olympic qualifying series.
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