We’ve reached the time of year when alpine ski racing is wrapping up. As the ski racing season wraps up we too are wrapping up old business and moving on to new. Therefore we are having an end of the season sale. All merchandise that we are not carrying forward to next season is discounted to closeout.
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In Michigan Division 2 ski racing, the boys from Petoskey High School ski team are a force to be reckoned with. This past week at Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs, the boys on the Petoskey ski team captured their 7th straight Division 2 State Championship.
Ski racing offers so much more than competition. Working hard and mastering the skills involved with ski racing is so satisfying for all ski racers. These confident athletes feel good and look great in their ski race suits. Here are 13 inspiring photos of young ski racers in action.
What you need to know about the USSA rules for 2016-17 The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is working to more closely align the USSA rules with FIS standards at the U14, U16 and U19 levels. There are several USSA rule changes for the 2016-17 season that move them closer to this goal. USSA rules […]
Plan ahead to get the best deals on ski racing gear The kids are back from summer camp and starting school within the next 2 weeks. If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to start planning for their 2016-17 ski racing gear needs. Dig out their ski racing gear and make them […]
Each year at the FIS Congress in June, the FIS officials and their stakeholders thoroughly discuss the FIS ski racing rule changes and make advised decisions that will best present alpine skiing both at the event and to the global audience and television. Here is a summary of the major changes to the international ski […]
Ski racing is, of course, the most fun you can have on the snow. Or in our opinion, the most fun sport overall. But once you embark on the journey to become a great ski racer, there will inevitably be hard lessons to learn in addition to all the positive experiences you have. These lessons […]
We at Arctica Race wish you a Happy New Year and a great race season! Whether you’re spending that skiing the back country in the Mountain West or knocking down gates at an icy East Coast resort, make sure to spend a lot of time with your family and win some more gold medals. Spend […]
After taking a look at the steep and formidable East Coast and the often overlooked Midwest, we’re traveling over to the majestic mountainous west. Perpetually a holy land for all ski bums, the spine of the rocky mountains has all the romantic allure implicit in skiing culture: the rustic lodges, gorgeous gondola rides, and awe-inspiring […]
The East Coast has a rich tradition of great ski resorts, invoking the romantic imagery of rustic lodges and peaceful mountainsides. It is also host many fantastic resorts for ski racers. Many top racers hae fine tuned their skills on the icy mountainsides of East Coast ski resorts. We decided to research the top East […]
While it’s not the haven of powder that is the Mountain West nor the icy training grounds of the East Coast, the Midwest has its store of great ski resorts. Not only for terrain parks, either. The Midwest actually happens to be an amazing place for a ski racer to grow up. In fact, some […]
It’s that special time of year. The temperatures are dropping, school’s in session, pumpkins are being carved. The holidays? Please. It’s time for race camp season! Which means, in generally, that ski season is oh so close. To get you and your little ski racers set up for race camp season, we put together a […]