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2019/20 USSMA National Team Now that the dust has settled from the selection race weekends…  The USSMA is excited to announce the 2019/20 USSMA National Team! Senior Women (Open) Michela Adrian – Bozeman, MT Sierra Anderson – Breckenridge, CO Jamie Brede – Breckenridge, CO Sarah Cookler – Silver Fork, UT Annamae Flynn* – Marble, CO Sara Kadlec* – Boulder,...

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Please welcome the 2019 Sprint & Individual National Champions!  SPRINT RACE Senior Men – Cam Smith Senior Women – Sierra Anderson Espoir Men – Jeshurun Small Espoir Women – Hailey Fortin Junior Men- Finnegan Remias Junior Women – Morgan Fortin Cadet Men – Rush Peterson Cadet Women – Grace Staberg Master Men – Brian Johnson Master Women – Andrea Koenig INDIVIDUAL RACE Se...

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Happy New Year and Reflections! We all made it too the finish line of another year. We hope you’ve had a wonderful year of adventuring and racing.  It’s been another great year for the USSMA as we continue to grow with the sport. What we’ve been up to… 2017-2018 USSMA Accomplishments: Formal Board Creation Updated Colorado Incorporation 501c3 Non-Profit Tax Exempt Status A...

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November Update BIG NEWS!!! 2020 Youth Olympic Games: WE JUST HEARD FROM THE USOC, AND THE USSMA WILL BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2020 YOG’S! Athletes must be born between 2002-2003.  The max number of athlete spots a nation can earn is 4 (2 female, 2 male).  The USSMA did already earn 2 spots (1 female, 1 male) from the results of the Pan American Championships (Huge thanks to Henry and...

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The mornings are getting colder, the peaks are capped with snow and that means ski mountaineering season is approaching!  It is officially autumn and the first skimo race is less than two months away! Are you getting excited? We are too! Here’s a look at the Race Calendar as of now.  We’ll continue to add races as we get information from race directors. The National Championships:...

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Shorter days = we’re getting closer to skimo season! As mentioned in the last email, the board has been updated.  The new members bring diversity, new energy, expertise, and new / fresh perspectives.  Here’s a look at the updated USSMA board.  Please welcome the new board members! Ram Mikulas (President)   Matt Hickey (VP) Jonathan Shefftz (Treasurer) – NEW Nick Francis (...

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Ski Mountaineering Community: In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially ‘recognized’ the International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF), an important step into future Olympic inclusion. https://www.olympic.org/international-ski-mountaineering-federation In July 2017, the IOC announced that the sport of Ski Mountaineering Racing was going to be included i...

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Happy New Year! As we move into the new year the USSMA has many initiatives we’ll be working on.  We plan to be communicating more frequently to keep the ball rolling, so keep your eyes and ears open. Would you like to be involved in the USSMA? We are actively soliciting assistance for some new and existing committees, which are based on our new bylaws.   Current Committees Seeking Assis...

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Who’s ready for the winter skimo season?!?! I’m going to keep this communication short and sweet and encourage you to check out information on the new website. That’s right, you heard me NEW WEBSITE!   2017/18 Online Membership / license sign up NOW OPEN – Starting this season an annual membership / license will be required. $40 – Please read details and SIGN UP her...

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