National Academy Day 5: Experiential Volkswagen, Great Rum + Snow Withdrawal
As the final day of National Academy, Rider Rally, and Telemark Academy begins, spirits are high thanks to blue sky weather and the opportunity to put a strong finish on an incredible week of riding and learning.
Thursday certainly produced se...
National Academy Day 4: Aussie Interski, Demo Days + 40 Years of Free-Heel
With Rider Rally and Telemark Academy officially kicking off in Big Sky, Montana, the slopes have filled with snow pros from every discipline arcing turns and talking technique.
Equal parts end-of-season celebration, expert-level clinic, and summary...
Rider Rally & Telemark Academy Kick Off at Big Sky
How do you make the best event of the year even better? You add more participants, and more disciplines.
That’s what happened in Big Sky, Montana, today, as Rider Rally and Telemark Academy joined their friends attending National Academy for a...
How to Use Natural Movements When Teaching Skiing
A good friend and instructor once told me that there is nothing natural about skiing. He was so wrong. For about two decades, instead of using static positions – such as a wedge or parallel stance – when demonstrating skiing technique, I have been te...
PSIA-AASI Announces Lauren Foster as the New Director of Member Services and Administration
In her new role, Foster will manage PSIA-AASI’s member services center and member-facing events, such as Fall Conference and National Academy. The Director of Member Services and Administration is a new position that is part of the senior management team.