Skimo Olympic Announcement – USSMA Press Release Ski Mountaineering (Skimo) is now an Olympic sport! Today the International Olympic Committee (IOC) unanimously approved to add Ski Mountaineering to the Milano Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics.   From the President of the US Ski Mountaineering Association (USSMA), Ram Mikulas, “This is fantastic news!  We are very excited to hear about t...

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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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