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

Race and Training Schedule Set for 2015-2016 Season

USTSA is pleased to announce a full race schedule this season.  Get your calendars out and plan to attend these great telemark events.  We will begin with two training camps, one in the east at Mt Snow, VT on December 19 and 20th.  The other in Colorado at a date in December and location to be announced.  Whether you ... More

2015 – 2016 Teams Announced

  August 24, 2015, Steamboat Springs, CO— The United States Telemark Ski Association (USTSA) announced the rosters for the 2015-2016 US Telemark Teams. There are three team levels with four top racers named to the World Cup Team. Eleven were named to the US Team and another seventeen to the Development Team. Four ... More

McKinstry and Gay Crowned 2015 National Champions

  Two weeks after competing at the World Championships in their hometown, local racers Madi McKinstry and Jeffrey Gay raced their way to the title of National Champion at Sunlight Mountain Resort in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. This is McKinstry’s fourth National Champion title and Gay’s second title. ... More

2015 Telemark World Championships

USA Hosted the 2015 FIS World Championships February 24-27 The 2015 FIS World Telemark Skiing Championships brought 68 of the best telemark racers from 11 countries to Steamboat Springs to compete for the World Championships and the Junior World Championships. This was the second time the FIS Telemark World Championsh... More