Far West News

WR JR Champs (U19 and U21)
New Location: Schweitzer, no date change.

Central Series Adjustments:
March 3 and 4: 2 GS at Bear Valley
March 17 and 18: U10 GS, U12 and U14 SG at China Peak
Silver Ski at Yosemite is postponed.

Please review the race announcement posted on the U14 Schedules page. This will provide updated schedule info as there are added training sessions during the event.

Thank you to the U14 committee and Squaw Valley in making this a great racing and training opportunity for our athletes.

The Berlack/Astle Memorial Scholarship is available to U16's. 

World Cup Supply, Inc. and 1to3go are pleased to announce the opening of the application period for the 9th Annual Berlack/Astle Memorial Fast Skier Award. This season the application deadline will be April 1st 2018 with the recipients announced in early May. We encourage all coaches, program directors and academy headmasters to encourage their U16 athletes to apply.

Interested U16 athletes may find the application by visiting: www.junioralpinescholarship.com.

Download the Scholarship Announcement form here.

The Fundraising Chair seat is currently open and a great way for you to get involved with the fundraising operations of Far West Skiing!

FUNDRAISING CHAIR
This position is charged with seeking to raise funds for FWS. The Fundraising Chair develops and implements a program of corporate and/or individual sponsorships of FWS activities, plans and carries out other fundraising activities, , and/or other projects or events as requested by the FWBOD, including marketing, advertising and outreach.

 

Please contact the Far West Office by August 15th if you are interested in this position.

 

With the holidays right around the corner, what better gift to give your favorite skier or snowboarder than life saving Global Rescue coverage? As you know, Global Rescue is the official provider of medical evacuation for the U.S. Ski Team, USSA, and several other snow sports organizations worldwide. Whether you are skiing competitively or for fun, Global Rescue is prepared to respond to emergencies large and small. Memberships begin at $119. For more information, visit our partner site at www.globalrescue.com/partner/fwskiing

 

Mission Statement

Promote the skiing development of young athletes from all clubs in the Far West with the objective of placing elite competitors onto the US Ski Team. 'Alpine Athlete competencies' as developed by USSA will be used as a guideline.

  • Promote alpine competition in Far West from entry level, club level and elite level.
  • Provide financial support to athletes, coaches and development projects.
  • Maintain a structure that will support the needs of Far West clubs, athletes, coaches and general membership.



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