Nastar - ski and snowboard racing
Need to Know
As a ski racing coach, I’m often asked whether I think certain kids are going to go “all the way” or if they “have what it takes.” This time of year, when championships loom, parents can get starry-eyed or blurry-eyed at their kids’ performances in these seemingly all-important events.
How much protein do NASTAR racers need? Carbo-loading and caffeine? USSA High Performance Chef and Dietitian Allen Tran serves World-Cup-tested wisdom for spicier times this weekend.
By Jim Schaffner With more than 115 resorts recording 165,000 Nature Valley NASTAR racer days each winter, chances are one (or two) of those days are going to get a little chilly. So here are some of the top tips for keeping your feet warm in race boots this season. 1. Adjust the Shell
Purgatory Mountain Resort's Mike Sparkman calls snow biking "grassroots ski racing and family fun."
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NASTAR's National Pacesetting Trials set the National Standard Legends Daron Rahlves, Tommy Moe, A.J. Kitt, Casey Puckett, and Heidi Voelker duked it out against current U.S. Ski Team athletes like Ted Ligety and Tim Kelley at the NASTAR pacesetting trials at Copper Mountain.
By Jim Schaffner How about this New Year's resolution: faster skis. It's easier than you think. And chances are, you’ve got exactly the tools you need at your disposal. Five simple guidelines followed by consistent maintenance this season will guarantee a good performance. 1. Inspect the Skis
By Lisa Densmore Ballard If you’re an older NASTAR racer, you may be like me. In my 48-year ski racing career, I’ve had to learn slalom three times.
81-year-old Bryce Maple’s sweet — until you meet her on the racecourse
Legends Daron Rahlves, Tommy Moe, A.J. Kitt, Casey Puckett, and Heidi Voelker duked it out against current U.S. Ski Team athletes like Ted Ligety and Tim Kelley this weekend at the NASTAR pacesetting trials at Copper Mountain.
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