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  • Hoffman Skis Impressive 50k Finale | USSA - Foundation
    51st while Kris Freeman Andover NH crossed the line in 57th Alexander Legkov earned the gold and led a Russian podium sweep with Maxim Vylegzhanin and Ilia Chernousov taking silver and bronze The results vaulted Russia to the top of the medals count in the last day of the Games Temperatures near 50F and mostly sunny skies were a major factor in the race again Sunday forcing the athletes to deal with overheating throughout the 31 miles of skiing The cross country finale will air on NBC s Daytime Olympic coverage Sunday at 2 00 p m EST and can be streamed in its entirety on NBCOlympics com Special coverage of the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Games is scheduled for Sunday at 8 30 p m EST on NBC QUOTES Noah Hoffman It was challenging for sure My skis were awesome so I owe a ton to my wax techs I was right where I wanted to be for 45k and definitely started to suffer when we all went into the ski exchange That s when the pace seemed to heat up and things strung out That was at 30k but I stayed in there and got back right where I wanted to be I just didn t have it in the last three or four kilometers especially up the last hill Twenty sixth place is not what I m looking for but I think it s moving in the right direction I feel more comfortable right up near the front I didn t lead which was definitely my plan not to lead Maybe I would be a little better sitting a little further back in the pack maybe getting a little better draft That s something my coaches and I will discuss Brian Gregg The pace was pretty slow in the start up this big climb but then the flat section it went really hard We all sort of had an accordion effect I thought my skis were pretty good My legs were a little bit heavy so I just couldn t quite be on that pace This is the race I ve been focusing on Overall I felt pretty good I would have liked to have been in that pack a little bit longer I was with that main group for about 25k What an incredible thing to be here at the Olympics and to put it all out there on the course I had a gap in front of me and a gap behind me but I still gave it everything I could out there and I m happy about that Kris Freeman Well I didn t find out I was racing until yesterday evening The coaches and I had decided that I was too tired to race so we were going to let the other guys go But then two of them got sick So I put a bib on and did the best I could Because of where I d been I didn

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/news/hoffman-skis-impressive-50k-finale (2016-04-30)
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  • Kasper 13th in Wild Sochi Slalom | USSA - Foundation
    by Croatian legend Ante Kostelic The warm temperatures softened the snow throughout the night which became rutted bumpy and unsupportable during the second run The close gates and challenging snow were too difficult for many of the world s top athletes Austria s Mario Matt was able to piece together a gold medal run with his countryman Marcel Hirscher taking silver Norway s Henrik Kristoffersen came back from 15th to win bronze The wild alpine finale will air on NBC s Primetime Olympic coverage Saturday at 8 00 p m EST and can be replayed in its entirety on NBCOlympics com The men return to the World Cup circuit in Innsbruck Feb 25 for a nations cup team event and then to Kvitfjell Norway for two downhill races and a super G Feb 28 March 3 QUOTES Nolan Kasper I knew the course was falling apart and everybody was watching guy after guy fall or blow out You ve just got to keep fighting You don t really think when you re going down the course and I just wanted to try to have a good rest of my run Obviously my splits were pretty good and so I think besides the falls it was a positive experience Ted Ligety Almost half the guys in the top 30 did the same thing as I did But that s how it goes and everyone had to ski it Not all the best guys had the chance to make it down unfortunately but it is what it is I wasn t one of the medal favorites here so it s not too frustrating for me I would have liked to have done better and I put myself in a position to have a chance This course set was difficult and it was a battle of attrition Winning a gold medal makes any Olympics great for anybody I m really happy I was able to win the giant slalom especially being such a big favorite in that event That was really huge Otherwise I had some up and down events but it was overall a good experience Sasha Rearick Men s U S Alpine Ski Team Head Coach Nolan has not been skiing well He s missed 250 days of skiing in the past two and a half years That s a lot of training days And for him to come out here and do what he did today hats off to him It s been a great three weeks of competition here The Russians have done an amazing job pulling this whole thing together My expectations have been met We worked really hard to get here and we put the effort in the right areas I m stoked with how the team coaches athletes services guys physios everybody all worked together in an extremely professional and effective way Patrick Riml U S Ski Team Alpine Director It was a little bit of a rough start but it s been great What our

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  • Medals Madness | USSA - Foundation
    unprecedented 21 medals during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver How many will they bring home during the 2014 Games in Sochi Russia Pledge your support to play Medals Madness today How It Works Players in Medals Madness pledge a determined dollar amount for each medal won collectively by the athletes of the U S Ski Team U S Snowboarding and U S Freeskiing Tune in to see how many medals you will be supporting each day At the end of the Games each player s pledge per medal will be multiplied by the number of total medals won by the athletes All players will receive an official Olympic Viewing Guide and top players will be awarded a commemorative Olympic item Medals Madness is an exciting way for you to engage during the Games and support the athletes at the same time All Medals Madness pledges will support athletes in all disciplines of the U S Ski Team U S Snowboarding and U S Freeskiing the only teams on the international circuit that receive no federal funding More specifically 100 percent of the monies raised will help fund year round athlete training competition development and educational needs in the

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/medals-madness (2016-04-30)
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  • Getting Started | USSA - Foundation
    clubs including a certification process for coaches judges officials and the club itself to ensure the best experience possible for athletes and parents Find a Club USSA Clubs Lookup Choose a state Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Choose a sport All Alpine Snowboarding Freestyle Jumping Nordic Cross Country A certified USSA member club is officially registered with the NGB and has represented that it is a legal business entity that adheres to SafeSport and concussion guidelines and long term athlete development recommendations A podium certified USSA member club has performed a comprehensive review of best principles and practices in all areas of club performance podium club candidates are still in that process A USSA membership is for coaches officials and athletes who want to participate at USSA events Members receive many benefits including access to member and athlete tools USSA partner and supplier discounts and

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/global/getting-started (2016-04-30)
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  • New York Gold Medal Gala | USSA - Foundation
    Tax deductible amount 1 200 One event ticket Limit of four tickets per purchaser Exclusive Athlete Reception ONLY 750 Tax deductible amount 600 No dinner included Limit of four tickets per purchaser Raffle Ticket 250 For a chance to win a USSA Gold Pass The USSA Gold Pass represents the ultimate season lift ticket with access to over 250 resorts across the country Non tax deductible value of goods and services 300 per event ticket Ads for program must be submitted by August 12 2016 to be printed Event Sponsors Thank you to our generous 2015 event sponsors Gold Sponsors Louis Bacon Jeffy and Jim Benedict Citi DLH Capital Joan and David Henle Ali and Peter Jennison Karen and John Kemmerer III Robin and Brian Leach Susan Dexter Paine III Taos Ski Corp Silver Sponsors Arthur Kontos Foundation Bloomberg Philanthropies Wes Edens and Fortress Investment Group Deloitte Fortress Investment Group Ken Graham and Sandy Williams Burke Mountain Academy Golman Sachs Peter and Cynthia K Kellogg Foundation Wendy and Paul Raether Karen and Dave Thomas Marree and John Townsend Susan Sofranas Tutino and Richard Tutino Jr Dani and Ted Virtue Bronze Sponsors Alice Ruth and Ron Alvarez and Family Liz Arky Cindy Biondi Marian and Greg Boester Libby and David Bohonnon BOMBER Skis Dede and Mike Brooks BTIG Harry Burn Andrew Cader John Greenwood The Harvey Silverman Foundation IMG Jarden JDPFF George Kellner Alexa and Fernando Maddock Milbank Tweed Hadley McCloy LLP National Winter Sports Education Foundation SNOW Magazine Ray Forehand and Stratton Mountain Sound Shore Management Michael Troy Bill Tyree Patti and Russell Wolff Kevin O Callaghan Universal Builders Supply Kevin Roon and Simon Yates Event Committee Event Chairs Jim Benedict Rich Tutino Jr Event Committee Liz Arky Kevin Arquit Greg Boester Libby Bohonnon Michael C Brooks Andrew Cader Michael

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/foundation/new-york-gold-medal-gala (2016-04-30)
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  • New England Snow Ball | USSA - Foundation
    Only Thursday September 29 Tentative timing 1 00 5 00 pm Hotel Commonwealth Does not include Snow Ball event ticket The Club and Coach Development Track will officially count towards required USSA continuing education credits Raffle Ticket 75 Club and Academy Engagement Program 50 for U S Ski and Snowboard Foundation and 25 for participating Club or Academy Enter for your chance to win U S Ski and Snowboard Team goodies which may include a USSA Gold Pass or VIP Experience at the 2017 Ladies World Cup in Killington VT Event Sponsors Thank you to our generous 2015 event sponsors Gold Sponsors The Macomber Family Foundation Adage Capital Management Putnam Bob Laura Reynolds Mike Krupka Silver Sponsors Paul Fremont Smith Wyc Grousbeck Tom Karam Bronze Sponsors Markit Loon Race Team Killington Mountain School WVBBTS Phill Liz Gross Proctor Academy YES Joe Auerbach Development Team Sponsors Loon Freestyle Thomas Niedermeyer Ian Sanderson CBRE Andy McLane Has Vitzthum Sugarbush National Winter Sports Education Wachusett Mountain Cough Capital Bank of America Merrill Lynch Meg Reynolds Skip McKee George Carrie Pantazelos Franconia Ski Club Turtle Ridge Foundation The Carney Family Foundation Beckedorff DiGangi Family T2 Club Team Bradley Rauch Homer Foundation World Cup Supply Greg Gisela Bondick Mastercam Brett Batchelder New York State Ski Racing Association Event Committee Event Chair Phill Liz Gross Bob Laura Reynolds Event Committee Brett Batchelder Carolyn Beckedorff Amanda Black Jeff Crowley Betsy Danziger Jamie Fagan Paul Fremont Smith Jon Gonthier David Ingemie Chip LaCasse Dr Karin Leschly Jory Macomber Mark McKenna Andy Linda McLane Laird Pendleton Eric Reddy Armins Rusis Tiger Shaw Edie Thys Morgan Ian Sanderson Hans Vizthum Trisha Worthington Trustee U S Ski and Snowboard Foundation Photos Click here to see more photo s from the 2015 New England Snow Ball Impact USSA has a proud tradition

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/node/1577 (2016-04-30)
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  • Chicago Snow Ball | USSA - Foundation
    direct donation to the team We know you have enjoyed the Chicago Ski Ball in the past and we have been and continue to be grateful for your participation Although the event has changed this year the need to support the team has not We need the Chicago community to continue supporting the amazing athletes of the U S Ski Team U S Snowboarding and U S Freeskiing Please consider a contribution similar to what you have provided at previous Ski Balls To contribute click on the link below which will take you to an online giving and online auction page or contact Amy Klugherz at aklugherz ussa org or 435 714 9461 All contributions received by December 31 will be attributed to the grand total raised through the Chicago community Let s work together to show the USA that Chicago supports our ski and snowboard athletes Thank you 2015 Event Organizers John and Jackie Bucksbaum Jonathon Wells Yon Parrillo If you would like to donate to our athletes through online giving please click here to find out more information Related Athletes Nick Baumgartner Hometown Iron River MI Birthplace Iron River MI Birthdate 12 17 81 Team Years 11 Club West Iron County High School Tommy Biesemeyer Hometown Keene NY Birthplace Plattsburgh NY Birthdate 1 30 89 Team Years 7 Club New York Ski Education Foundation Sadie Bjornsen Hometown Winthrop WA Birthplace Omak WA Birthdate 11 21 89 Team Years 5 Club Alaska Pacific University Nordic Center Mac Bohonnon Hometown Madison CT Birthplace New Haven CT Birthdate 3 27 95 Team Years 4 Club Stratton Mountain Freestyle Billy Demong Hometown Vermontville NY Birthplace Vermontville NY Birthdate 3 29 80 Team Years 14 Club Lake Placid Ski Club Taylor Fletcher Hometown Steamboat Springs CO Birthplace Steamboat Springs CO Birthdate 5 11

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/node/1581 (2016-04-30)
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