Nationals Update Due to unfortunate snow conditions, the Ski Santa Fe and Taos Ski Valley races have been cancelled. We’ll miss these great races and look forward to getting back there next season! >>> NATIONALS will now be held at the Wasatch Powderkeg at Brighton, UT on Feb 23-25. Visit their website for more info! Other upcoming USSMA events: The Beast – Berksh...

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Voting is OPEN for the Athlete Advisory Committee! >>>VOTE NOW<<< * You must be a current USSMA member (with active license) to vote, you may only vote once, and can vote for up to five people. * Voting will be open until midnight Monday, Feb 12th, 2018. The new committee, based on our new bylaws, will be made up of five USSMA athlete members.  Once five members are voted in,...

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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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Do you want to be on the USSMA Athlete Advisory Committee? We are reaching out again to solicit interest… The new committee, based on our new bylaws, will be made up of five USSMA athlete members.  The USSMA is helping to establish the new committee by first finding interested athletes and then conducting a USSMA member athlete vote. Once five members are voted in, the members will vote ...

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Summer Greetings!!! While many of you have kids returning to school already, don’t forget summer doesn’t end until September 22nd.  That means you still have plenty of time to run, bike, hike, and play before the winter skimo season begins. That said, the USSMA board and others have been working over the summer on many items.  Updates below… 2020 Youth Olympic Games If you have...

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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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USSMA FALL UPDATE I hope this note finds you all well, you’ve enjoyed another great summer, and are ramping up for the upcoming winter season!   On August 24th, I emailed out a summer update and posted it to the USSMA website.  I hope that most of you received the email and are aware of the information I communicated (if your not already, sign up for our newsletter).  Because there are...

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Greetings from the USSMA!  April is upon us and with it Spring skiing is now in full force.  We hope you are taking advantage of the longer days, warmer temps and a conditioned body (through skimo Racing of course) to enjoy this great time of year! For many of us the skimo race season has ended. There are however, still a few great races on the calendar (see below).  Whether you’re still ra...

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Winter Update Here we are in the thick of the winter and there have already been dozens of races all over the country.  It’s been quite the interesting snow / weather season, but the race scene continues to grow.  Congrats to all the athletes, race directors, fans, etc!  I hope you’re all enjoying the race season!    2018 National Champions Thanks to the Powder Keg team for hostin...

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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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