This page provides several helpful and informative links on ski racing, training, and gear selection.
Click on a link below to take you to that section:
Training Camps Links
New Hampshire Alpine Racing Association: Click here for registering your child as a NH racer, up-to-date schedules, entry forms, race results, rules and regulations, etc.:
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association: To register your child/yourself as a racer and/or official within USSA, find schedules, see race results, get racer history and points rankings, find rules and regulations, etc.:
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association - EAST: Represents all of the regional ski councils including NHARA. This site offers many resources for you and your racer:
Universal Sport: See World Cup Racing and follow the travels of the U.S. Ski Team:
Ski Racing Magazine: "The Journal of Snowsport Competition" on-line magazine:
USSA Racing Videos: Check this site out to see a bunch of videos. Everything from training exercises to actual race runs can be found here. Watch and learn!:
USSA Stretching Video: This video illustrates proper stretching before skiing:
Training Camps Links
Peak Performance Ski Camps: This is a popular camp coordinated by Dave Gregory of the Mount Washington Valley Ski Team. Several past and current AAEF athletes have attended the fall camp at Copper Mountain in Colorado.
ELITEAM Camps: These camps are operated in Vermont by former U.S. Ski Team member, Doug Lewis. Several AAEF athletes have attended the Eliteam summer camp. If you are interested, be sure to reserve a slot early as the camps are know to fill up very quickly.
Stan and Dan's Sports: A long-time North Conway retailer to many Attitash race families.
For Attitash Race Team members, Stan & Dan's offers the following:- Competitive Team Pricing on skis and bindings (mfg race form pricing).- 20% discount on race-related gear and accessories including suits, boots, poles, helmets, bags, gloves, goggles, wax, protection, tuning tools and race clothing.- State-of-the-art tuning capabilities.
Attitash Race Team members should identify themselves when shopping at Stan & Dan's (they have a list of our members). If you have a question about pricing, ask for either Stan or Dan:
Joe Jones Snowsports: A North Conway institution for ski gear:
Ski Works: A knowledgeable Ossippee supplier of quality ski race gear - Always be sure to check out the bargain basement:
Racewax.com:An on-line supplier of tuning gear and supplies:- AAEF team members can get a 10% discount on all products by entering our team discount code when shopping.- We're asked not to publish our code on our website, so just ask a board member for the code.
USSA Bootfitting Video: This is a good video explaining how a boot fitter customizes boots for your racer:
Racewax.com offers some basic tuning and safety tips:
The Five P's for Big Races:: Inside the Ski Racing Mind: Don't Talk About Results, by Dr. Jim Taylor, Ski Racing Magazine
Prime Ski Racing: Triumph of the Racer's Mind, by Dr. Jim Taylor - As America's premier racing ski racing psychologist, Dr. Jim Taylor knows what it takes to ski fast. The lessons Dr. Taylor has learned from working with some of the world's best racers, coaches, and juniors will change the way you ski race. Prime Ski Racing introduces you to the essential mental factors that impact ski racing including motivation, confidence, intensity, focus, and emotions. You will learn simple and practical techniques you can use to be your own best ally on the hill, stay cool when the pressure is on, and ski your fastest consistently.You will learn about the secrets that make the world's best ski racers great and how you can incorporate those into your own racing. Prime Ski Racing will teach you how to take your ski racing to a new level.
Its a Long Road for a Box of Chocolates: by Edie Thys Morgan & RacerEx - "It’s that time of year. March Madness. And of course I’m talking about skiing not basketball. This is when it all happens—regional champs, state champs, Junior Olympics, etc. Lofty goals and supercharged energy converge as the biggest events in a young ski racer’s life play out in one scrambling month. Hotel pools, team dinners, game rooms and way too many vending machines fuel the fire..."