To say that Matt Tomasko has experience working with kids is an understatement: For the past 30 years, he has been involved with alpine coaching, mountain bike camps and teaching physical education and music in the school system. Tomasko is currently the executive...
If you’ve read SKI Magazine in the past two decades, then you learned something from PSIA’s Alpine head coach and liason with the U.S. Ski Team. Here he talks about how instruction and coaching work together to make ski racers better and faster.
My chin dropped against my helmet strap as I watched my 7-year-old daughter rip down the fall line in an athletic stance, ski edges tipping effectively, hands forward. This was the moment I dreamed about through all those missed ski days during pregnancy, those powder...
Dave Schuiling is the director of education for PSIA-AASI, the organization of professional ski and snowboard instructors. Here he explains how better communication and teamwork in snowsports organizations makes every ski or rider better together.
Julia Ford knows a thing or two about competition—both the up and downsides. As a 6-year member of the U.S. Ski Team, Ford started in 40 FIS World Cup races and was a member of the 2014 Olympic team, in Sochi, Russia. She hails from a ski racing family, honing...
Richard Rokos, head coach of the University of Colorado’s alpine ski team, has a guided his team to 8 NCAA National Championships and helped foster 225 All-Americans. Here, Rokos talks about how team sports make us all better and faster together.
Olympic alpine ski racer and coach Julia Ford talks about the inspiration for forming Better & Faster Together and how to be a better competitor by lifting up teammates.
Jennifer Bott is the first recipient of the Betsy O'Leary Abelson Parent's Spirit Award. She is pictured here with Stewart Abelson.
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