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Mikaela Shiffrin

Central Alpine Division News

For the latest information in your CR please use these links:

CR1   CR2   CR3

 

Fall CASC Meeting 

The Central Alpine Sports Committee will hold its annual Fall board meeting September 18th, 2021. The agenda, zoom dial in information, proposals, and current rules and by-laws can all be found here in the public CASC FALL FOLDER.

POSTED 9/9/2021

 

 

Central Division will be hosting a leadership/coaches call this Sunday at 7:00pm CST. The meeting will take approximately an hour and half, and will discuss the following topics. Zoom information below:

 

Agenda Part 1:

       COVID Update

       CASC

       - 2021-22 Rules Changes and Tabled Proposals

       - Proposal Procedure - Proposal discussion

       - Fall Proposal discussion

       - Schedule CR coaches discussion / Schedule Part 2 of call

       - Fall Development Projects

- Winter Development Project

  • RMD U16 Champs
    • Central’s Quota
    • Central work together as 1 team
  • Please submit any issues that you would like addressed by the group.

 

Agenda Part 2 (DATE TBD):

                Fall CR Proposals

                2021/2022 Competition Schedule

                FALL CASC

 

Topic: Central Meeting

Date: August 22, 2021

Time: 7pm CST – 8:30pm

 

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POSTED August 18th, 2021

 

 

In consideration of the health and safety of our members and staff members, we have decided to cancel the in-person portion of the Indianhead Central Leadership Conference. Due to concerns over the increase of recent coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and the highly contagious Delta variant, we are rescheduling two-part virtual meeting via zoom to Sunday, August 22nd at 7PM EST. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and kindly ask for your understanding.

 

Time: 7 PM EST - 8:30 PM EST

 

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POSTED August 13th, 2021

 

COVID UPDATE!

The Central Leadership meeting to be held at Indianhead August 20th-22nd will require either proof of a full series of Covid-19 vaccination, or proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken in the prior 72-hours. Attendees must have a completed Covid-19 vaccination card, with their final dose at least fourteen days prior to the event, or a negative Covid test result from 72-hours or less prior to the event. Masks will be required for all indoor activities during the meeting.

POSTED August 9th, 2021

Sunday, September 12th! SkillsQuest Fitness Evaluation

The Central Division will be hosting a SkillsQuest Fitness Evaluation in Minneapolis! The evaluation will take place at Training Haus located at 2645 Vikings Cir Suite 200, Eagan, MN 55121. The schedule and athlete evaluation times will be posted shortly. Reminder that all Central AllStar and Team Central nominations are required to participate in an evaluation this fall to secure their spot for the 2021-2022 season. Here is some helpful information to help everyone prepare for evaluations. 

 

SkillsQuest Fitness Webinar that was prepared by Park City. 

SkillsQuest-Fitness Webinar

 

If you are looking for the audio files for the push up test or 20M shuttle run you can find the posted on the Skills Quest page on the Resources Section:

https://usskiandsnowboard.org/sport-programs/skillsquest

 

Push-up Audio File

 

20m Shuttle Run Audio File

 posted July 20th, 2021.

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Central Division will be hosting a Leadership Conference August 20th-22nd at Indianhead Mountain Resort. Arrive Friday evening for an informal social, Saturday will consist of discussion on the upcoming season/schedule/projects/new rules, ending on Sunday around noon. Who should attend? Club program directors, Club board members, and CR leadership.

 

500 Indianhead Road.

Wakefield, MI 49968

 

An agenda and further details to follow!

posted July 6th, 2021

 

1st year U14 Team Central Nominees!

Two years ago the Central Division created a system to include first year U14 athletes on Team Central. Each CR nominated two female and two male athletes based on their 2020-2021 performances to represent the 2009 birth year on Team Central. These athletes will need to be Central Division members in 2021-2022 and participate in a Skills Quest Fitness Evaluation to officially be named to the team. Your nominations are:

 

Girls

Ella Dodds - Chestnut Mountain Jr Race Team

Nora Skytta – GLSA 

Rhiana Savoie – PRT 

Rayna Robel – BYN 

Alyssa Raven - AFT

Hailey Voigt – AFT  

 

Boys

Zane Gray – BKH 

Zachary Barkwell – BKH 

Grayden Love – NNR 

Jacob Shingles – XLR 

Myles Navin – SWAT 

Carson Thurs – GPK

POSTED 6/14/21

 

The Kelly Brush Foundation is excited to announce that our 2021 Ski Racing Safety Grant Program application is now OPEN. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, June 30.

 

More information and apply here >

 

Please share this email with everyone on the team at your club that makes on-hill safety as well as budget decisions.

 

We at the Kelly Brush Foundation hope safety is always a priority discussion at your club. Since Kelly's injury in 2006 we have been committed to leading the discussion on safety and have backed up our advocacy with over 190 grants to clubs around the country to improve safety on their venue. If you have any questions about our grant program, your application, or anything else about the Kelly Brush Foundation's ski racing safety mission, don't hesitate to reach out.

 

About the KBF Ski Racing Safety Equipment Grant Program

The Kelly Brush Foundation Ski Racing Safety Grant Program is intended to help Alpine ski race programs and venues purchase safety equipment. All grants are matching (meaning we will only fund up to half of an equipment purchase). We have been administering this program for 15 years in addition to the safety advocacy and educational programming we provide the ski racing community.

 

About the KBF

Since Kelly sustained a spinal cord injury ski racing in an NCAA D-I race in 2006, we are proud of the change we've driven in the culture of safety. We have helped purchase over 15 miles of b-netting, supported trail widening projects, and contributed to other safety measures at hundreds of venues around the country. We are confident that every US Ski & Snowboard Alpine racer around the country races at at least one venue (or many more) every year that we have made safer. Learn more about our ski racing safety mission: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygePbuie8Q4 

POSTED 6/8/2021

 

 

We are excited to Announce our U14, U16, U18 SL camps at Mt Hood.  Here are the project announcements. 

Rocky/Central U14 Camp

 

Rocky/Central U16 Camp

 

Rocky/Central U18 Camp

 

And the Athlete Invite List The list is also linked on each individual Camp Invite. Athletes not included on this list who would like to attend may be nominated. Have your coach send nominations along with athletes, results, bios, etc... to Darlene Nolting or Kristina Revello.

POSTED 6/4/2021

 

The RC ACC meeting to Thursday evening May 13th at 6 PM MST.  The updated agenda and proposals can be found in the RC ACC Google Folder.

Call in information is as follows:

Rocky/Central Meeting

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Access Code: 295-402-077

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A full list of Pre-Congress and Congress meetings can be found here:

https://usskiandsnowboard.org/governance/meetings

 

Thank you for everyone who participated in our 2021 Spring CASC Coaches and Board calls. For a recording of the board meeting please click HERE.

 

2021-2022 Central All-Star Team and Team Central Nominees Announced. See Selections page!

 

Bill Slattery Sportsmanship Award

2021 - Colin Dehart - Northern Michigan University

 

Spring 2021 CASC Meeting to be held May 1st.

All proposals need to be submitted to John Manderfield through a seated board member by April 17th. The proposals will then be distributed by April 22nd. For our Central Division bylaws, rules and procedures, and proposals to be voted on click here.

Central Division Meeting

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Spring 2021 CASC Coaches Meeting to be held April 28th. 

A virtual Coaches meeting Wednesday, April 28th @ 7pm EST. The meeting is to discuss CR proposals that have been submitted for consideration for the 2021-22 season at the May 1st CASC meeting. 

CR proposals are due to John Manderfield by Saturday, April 17th. Proposal received then will be distributed on or before April 22nd, and can be found here

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2021 Nagy / Youth Alpine Development scholarship

On behalf of the NAGS and YADF board of directors, I’m pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Nagy / Youth Alpine Development scholarships:

 

Kyler Burrows                 Team Gilboa

Reed Heathman             Mont Ripley Race Team

Phoebe Savoie               Pinnacle Alpine Racing

 

These three athletes are being recognized for their passion for the sport and for having a positive attitude that influences their friends, competitors, coaches and teachers. 

 

 

Upcoming Projects:

 

 - U12 Central Speed Camp Fact Sheet

Saturday & Sunday, January 30 & 31

Granite Peak Ski Area

 

- U14/U16 Central Speed SG Camp/Race  Fact Sheet

January 29-February 1 2021

Indianhead Mountain Resort

 

 

2021 ATMORE Schedule:

02/04 - Lutsen   2x GS.   Men

02/05 - Lutsen.  2x GS.  Women

           - Spirit     2x SL   Men

02/06  - Spirit     2x SL.  Men

           - Lutsen   2x SL  Women

02/07  - Spirit     2x SL   Women

 

2021 MID AM SERIES

The first of four weekends took place at Indianhead, MI January 8th-11th. The girls had 2 scored GSs and 2 FIS SLs, while the men had 2 SL FIS races count toward the overall. The current leaders are:

 

Women:

1. Servais Peyton

2. Divine Becca

3. George Ashley

4. Sheppard Skylar

5. Johnson Jacey

6. Gayner Aidan

7. Melges Monroe

8. Olli Reagan

9. Blanding Maggie

10. Pendergast Marta

 

Men:

1. Zachary Dekko

2. Jack Lindsay

3. Aaron Grzelak

4. Finn Husband

5. Angelo Blancato

6. Tanner Bence

7. Adam Berghult

8. Tommy Anderson

9. Garret Lundteigen

10. Andrew Truman

 

A full list of athletes/rankings can be found here at this link.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qAS8efbSVIoSMAFRlRRCzzWh6vOHf6LL09BOuvaGL30/edit?usp=sharing

 


Northern Michigan University 

NMU

 

 

 

AO Update

An AO Update has been scheduled for Tuesday Nov 17th, 7:00pm EST. Like everything else at this time this meeting will be held virtually and participation is required for all officials who need credit for the upcoming season. This meeting will take approximately 2 hour so please plan accordingly. 

Please register in advance here to participate and get credit for the 2021 season.

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Fall Board Meetings:

September 23rd, 2020 CASC Fall 2020 CASC Coaches Call. Please find a recording of the meeting here.

September 26th, 2020 Fall CASC Meeting 9am EST. Please find a recording of the meeting here. Password JtW8?&UV

 

Congratulations to the athletes that qualified for the 2020-2021 Central AllStar Team at the U16 Rocky/Central Championships. These athletes all finished on the podium in Winter Park!

Sophia Palmquist

Zachary Bion

William Nida 

Laiken Roth

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Welcome to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Central Division 

The Central Division is one of the two divisions within the Rocky/Central Region, one of the three regions established under the authority of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Alpine Sport Committee (ASC).  

The Central Division is responsible for the regulation of the sport of Alpine Ski Competition within the geographical area of the Central United States.

It encompasses CR1, CR2, CR3, and CR4.  

Thank you to our Central Division Sponsors

MID AM SERIES
Northern Michigan University 

NMU

 

Providing comfort where we Work, Live and Play.

Mr Heater

Bill Slattery Sportsmanship Award

2020 - Meghan Kozole, Pinnacle Race Team

2021 - Colin Dehart - Northern Michigan University

 

SkillsQuest Fitness

U.S. Ski and Snowboard is compiling results nationally, to better build a standardized scoring base for future tests. As more and more data is collected and uploaded, our pool of knowledge will grow deeper. To compare our local results across the board nationally, go to the SkillsQuest Fitness Percentiles Table

 

Instructions on Finding US Ski & Snowboard Videos on YouTube

1)Goto: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmOcMDMDZDUSdE0uLq9aHrg That is the link to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sports Education YouTube Channel.  All of U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sports Education video will be listed on that YouTube Channel. 

2) If you are not signed into YouTube, click the light blue text "SIGN IN" (upper right) and sign in. Then go back to the link above.

3) Click the red "SUBSCRIBE" button (upper right).  This adds the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sports Education YouTube Channel to your account.

4) You can see all of your YouTube subscriptions by clicking the three vertical lines on the upper left on any YouTube page.  It will bring a pull-down menu that says "SUBSCRIPTIONS" and under that, you will see "U.S. Ski & Snowb...".  Clicking "U.S. Ski & Snowb..." will bring you back to the same place as the link above to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sports Education YouTube Channel.

5) Once you are at the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sports Education YouTube Channel, click the "VIDEOS" tab (upper middle).  From that screen, you should see both videos near the top.

Resources
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List of U.S. Ski & Snowboard Athletes on Membership Hold.
2021-22 Equipment Regulations
U.S. Ski & Snowboard, FIS Helmet Regulations.
2020-21 Course Setting Specifications
Current Gate Panel Regulations.
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