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Information on the U.S. Ski Team, ski competitions, Olympic and World Cup skiing, and amateur and professional ski events.
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  6. World Cup Ski Racing (5)

2014 Winter Olympics
The XXII Winter Olympics takes place in Sochi, Russia in February, 2014. Olympic Skiing events include alpine skiing (downhill, slalom, giant slalom, super G, and super combined), freestyle skiing, cross country skiing, and nordic combined, which involves ski jumping and cross country skiing.

World Cup Ski Racing
The World Cup Ski Racing Series was formed to recognize the skiers who, based on a sliding point scale, to have skied the best, or fastest overall in a series of ski races.

Alpine Ski Racing
Alpine ski racing consists of five men's events and five women's events. The rules and race configuration are the same for men and women but the courses differ mostly notably in length.

NASTAR Ski Racing
NASTAR (NAtional STAndard Race) racing is a program where recreational skiers of all ages and abilities can test their skills on courses set up at resorts across the country, and can have their times and scores compared under a universal handicapping system.

Nordic Combined Skiing
There are three Nordic Combined events. All are men's events, which consist of a ski jumping competition, and a cross-country skiing race.

Skicrossis a race on a set course with four (sometimes six) racers going head-to-head together down to the finish line with the first across the finish line to be the winner.

Ski Jumping
Ski Jumping competition results are based on a total point system combining style points and distance points.

Freestyle Skiing
The International Ski Federation (FIS) first approved freestyle skiing as a discipline in 1979. It wasn't until 1986 that a World Championship consisting of mogul, aerial, and ballet competition was held in Tignes, France. Freestyle skiing was a demonstration event at the Winter Olympic Games in Calgary in 1988. Mogul skiing was added to the...

Freestyle World Ski Championships
The world’s most prestigious freestyle skiing competition outside of the Olympics will be held at Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort February 2 – 5, 2011, when the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships comes to town.

Weekend World Cup Ski Racing and Freeskiing Competition Wrapup for 12/14-16/2012
A weekend wrap-up of World Cup Ski Racing and Freeskiing Competition for 12/14-16/2012.

2014 U.S. Men's Alpine Staff
U.S. men's alpine Head Coach Sasha Rearick has assembled a world class team of coaches and conditioners for the 2014 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup and Sochi Olympic Winter Games season.

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