After writing about 5 Books That Will Surprisingly Turbo Charge Your Ski Racing Brain a while back, I realized that this is a topic not generally written about. There’s a myriad of articles about training your body, and about technical ski racing training, but very few about maybe the most important aspect of alpine ski […]
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In alpine ski racing, it’s always a battle to maintain a positive and competitive mindset. Self-doubt can creep in easily, and sometimes laziness can too. Therefore, it’s imperative to constantly seek encouragement, improvement, mentorship, and inspiration. Here were at Arctica Race present you a list of 27 inspiring quotes from ski racers. 1. “When you […]
I’m a big believer in the benefits of reading for growth, not only mentally, but in the pursuit of excellence in any field. As far as a sport like ski racing goes, though, mental training is crucial. There are not many books specifically about ski racing. But don’t worry! These amazing books will help you out […]
Originally published on Thought Catalog. “These diverse challenges result is levels of uncontrollability and uncertainty that are rare in sports or even life.”-Dr. Jim Taylor Working for a ski racing company has not only helped me professionally, but has released in me a flood of nostalgia and positive emotion. Why? Because, you see, ski racing […]
Gate Clearing 101 John Borwick J4 – J5 – J6 Coach Madison Alpine Race Team Well I guess if you’re reading this, you’ve come to the conclusion that you would like to begin the process of gate clearing. Please keep in mind that we as coaches have met and decided that we too agree that […]
The Importance of Racing By: Sara Mai-Conway Competition. When we hear that word we immediately attach an emotional association. Competition. Our gut responds with fear, anxiety, excitement, curiosity, good and/or bad memories, sometimes all of it. But it’s always something. This is why it’s important to compete. Every time I race I learn something […]
“Great enterprises are only achieved by adventurous spirits”-Jean De La Fontaine Borrow these images if you’d like. Show off to your friends. You’re a ski racer; they should be envious. Inspire yourself with this quotes. Inspire other people. Take them and use them as you please. Enjoy!
Alpine ski racing is a sport of supreme passion, one that inspires commitment, intensity, laughs, and excellence. At Arctica Race, we believe in supporting the capacity to live fully and richly and leave it all on the course. We’re all about community, self-expression, excellence, competition, and passion. If you share these values, please, feel free […]
The end of the ski season marks a tragic feeling: far too many months away from the beauty that is a ski hill. Not to mention the blistering humidity, and if you’re a student, the vast void left by what used to be a busy schedule of juggling school work and a ski racing regime. […]
After launching a very successful contest where we gave away a pair of our famous full side zip pants (the Side Zip 2.0’s) (congratulations, Tara!), we’ve decided to give away more ski racing apparel. Growing up around the ski hill, Arctica Race knows that there is no better feeling than a fresh and new ski […]
Dear Ski Racers, I just wanted to say thanks for supporting Arctica.com over the past couple of years. Arctica.com is now in its 4th year of outfitting ski racers. We continue to support the race community thru team and league sponsorships, special events and our everyday low pricing for racers. Due to your support I […]
Heading back to Cascade this Monday for the Southern Conference High School Championships. Has been single digits this week so I will have Capes, SIde Zip Pants as well as Ski Training Shorts. Let the Games begin!