Daniel Tisi trains to improve in IFSA competition

The weekend of February 2, 2014 was the IFSA Jackson Hole stop in Toilet Bowl. It was one of the smaller and the least technical venue on the tour. There were 4 prominent hits on the venue.  Everyone was hitting the same lines so originality was non-existent.    The main downside to the comp was…

Elsa Smith takes first at the IFSA JHMR Comp!

Elsa Smith is fifteen years old and is in 10th grade at the Jackson Hole Community School. She has lived in Jackson Hole her whole life and grew up playing soccer, swimming, Nordic skiing, and free skiing. Elsa has maintained a GPA above 3.8 her whole middle school and high school career and has made…

Keeping the Winter Cold at Bay

By: Morgan McGlashon Strength training, yoga, and good decision making on the mountain are ways we all attempt to stay injury-free throughout the ski season. But for most of us, it’s more difficult to stay sick-free all winter. Jackson moves at a fast pace, not just occasionally, but all the time. Couple that with the  harsh winter environment and it’s…

Ski Fit is over, now what?

By Crystal Wright It’s a common belief that once you participate in preseason training, you are set for the season and see no reason to maintain your strength gains. For example, our ski fitness, an 8-week program in the fall, is sold out every year. However, many believe that once the 8-week commitment is over…

“You’re Not Good Enough to Be Disappointed”…

Wait, What? Seriously? Did you just read that correctly? When I stumbled across this article, I was pissed. I mean, aren’t we supposed to be supporting our athlete’s through their progress in the gym, not telling them they aren’t good enough? I know, I’m going against every wrestling, lifting, football throwing coach out there. But…