US Teams Announced for 2016-2017 Season

The United States Telemark Ski Association  announced the rosters for the 2016-2017 US Telemark Teams.  There are three team levels with two top racers named to the World Cup Team.  Sixteen were named to the US Team and another seventeen to the Development Team. Two veteran team members will fill the World Cup Team ... More

World Cup Finals – Top 10’s for Snyder and Visnick

World Cup Finals closes out the 2016 Telemark race season Following on the heels of the US Telemark National Championships members of the US World Cup Team traveled to Europe to compete in the final World Cup events of the year. Lyta Foulk traveled to Rjukan, Norway and competed as the youngest women earning 12th ... More

Foulk and Visnick claim National Champion title

Over sixty different athletes competed in the Karbon National Championships March 4-6 at Crotched Mountain in Bennington, New Hampshire. Traveling from Montana, Utah, Idaho, Colorado and across the Northeast, telemark skiers came out for a beautiful three days of racing. With mostly sunny conditions, racers in the ... More

The Final Race – An interview with Peter McMahon

Current Development Team member Cedar Mattole interviewed former World Cup Team member and mentor Peter McMahon about his racing career.  In this sport, the number of racers and former racers who have mentored younger racers is one of the things that makes Telemark racing special.  This season, Charlie Dresen is coaching ... More

Vail Mountain Telemark Race Results

The 5th annual Vail Mountain Telemark Race was hosted by Vail Mountain School, Vail Mountain Resort, and the USTSA.  There were concerns about the race being hindered by heavy snow, but fortunately the snow held off until after the race.  The race had a balanced field of racers in the under 14 (U14), 15 – 18, citizens, ... More

West Mountain Sprint Classic

We were very excited to bring our first sanctioned telemark race to West Mountain in Queensbury, New York this season. Despite the poor start to the winter out east, we wound up with fantastic snow coverage, a great course including a rap, and 23 entrants who all came out to show off their tele skills at a new venue. ... More

Minus33® to Provide Base Layers and Socks for US Telemark

The United States Telemark Ski Association (“USTSA”) is pleased to announce that its racers will be outfitted with base layers and ski socks provided by Minus33®, beginning this season. Minus33®, based in Ashland, NH, has been a preferred retailer of merino wool base layers for many of USTSA’s eastern members. ... More

Fall Training Tips from Cory Snyder

Temperatures are dropping, snow is flying, and that means it's time for the final physical preparations for ski season.  Now is the time to really focus in on sport specific training to prepare for the grind of ski season.  That doesn't mean your training volume should drop off, it simply becomes more specific.  ... More

Website has a new look!

We have been working behind the scenes to bring a fresh new look to our website. We hope that you enjoy it. At USTSA, we all owe a big THANK YOU to Christopher Ulm, former USTSA president and our webmaster, for the work he has done on this upgrade. Christopher has maintained the site for over ten years and has built and ... More

Karbon Sports to Provide Uniforms and Race Suits for US Telemark

The United States Telemark Ski Association (“USTSA”) is pleased to announce that its racers will be outfitted with race apparel to include jackets, pants, and race suits provided by Karbon Sports (“Karbon”) beginning this season. Karbon Sports has been a valuable partner to USTSA over the course of its history and ... More