2007 – 2008
National Champions: Shane Anderson & Kelsey Schmid-Sommer
National Championships: Tamarack Resort, ID
Women’s National Champion Kelsey Schmid-Sommer. Lorin Paley is 2nd overall and Erica Walters is 3rd.
2008 Men’s Overall Podium – National Champion Shane Anderson, 2nd place Drew Hauser, 3rd place Eric Lamb
National Championships Results
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Big Sky Brewing joins USTSA as a Gold Level Sponsor
They remained the biggest cash sponsor of the organization for 8 seasons. Their “More Cowbell” banner was a crowd favorite and for a time, they sold T-shirts with the Tele-Moose.
Big Sky Brewing Banner
More Cowbell T-Shirts
USTSA Adopted a new Logo (left) this season, replacing the logo on the right. The new logo was designed by former US team member Art Burrows.
USTSA developed a new website that would allow easy updating of information.
Christopher Ulm, President of USTSA, and owner of CU Webdesign provided an up to date look and easy to use website.
The US hosted World Cup Finals at Sugarbush, VT
- Telemark, Women, March 18, 2008
- Telemark, Men, March 18, 2008
- Sprint Classic, Women, March 19, 2008
- Sprint Classic, Men, March 19, 2008
- Telemark, Women, March 20, 2008
- Telemark, Men, March 20, 2008
- Classic, Women, March 21, 2008
- Classic, Men, March 21, 2008
Members of the US Team traveled to Europe to race during the season.
Back Row: Brian Hunsperger, Jeannine Poucel, Chris Henery, Shane Anderson. Front Row: Suzanne Pattinson, Kelsey Schmid-Sommer, Brett Stein, Eric Lamb, Drew Hauser
See Results of US and European Races
Overall World Champions: Sigrid Rykhus (NOR) and Borge Sovik (NOR)
2008 Team Members: Max Shefte-Jacobs, Shane Anderson, Suzanne Pattinson, Eric Lamb, Lorin Paley, Joel Nylander, Erica Walters, David Hobbs, Kelsey Schmid-Sommer, Jeannine Poucel, Peter McMahon
Kelsey Schmid-Sommer – Whitefish, MT
Lorin Paley – Steamboat Springs, CO
Suzanne Pattinson – Sandpoint, ID
Jeannine Poucel – Seattle, WA
Erika Walters – Steamboat Springs, CO
Shane Anderson – Cody, WY
Drew Hauser – Silverthorne, CO
Brett Stein – Wayland, MA
Eric Lamb – Whitefish, MT
Joel Nylander – Bountiful, UT
Peter McMahon – Whitefish, MT
David Hobbs – Whitefish, MT
Max Shefte-Jacobs – Steamboat Springs, CO
Ken Recker – Steamboat Springs, CO