Warren Miller, Sustainable Squaw, Greg Rhodes in the News + Matrix Videos

Warren Miller isn’t just the most famous ski filmmaker in the world. He was also a ski instructor. Loving the pure joys of winter is something we have in common with the late, great icon—who helped create and capture the magic of skiing.

 

This fall, Face of Winter, the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment presented by Volkswagen of America and PSIA-AASI Offical Supplier, will bring new and veteran athletes together to pay tribute to the man who started it all. Follow along and celebrate a life lived in high places at warrenmiller.com. You can also get stoked for the season by watching a trailer for the film right here.

 

Squaw Alpine Meadows to Run on Solar Power

InTheSnow.com reports that Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will be completely solar-powered this winter. The move, which begins on Dec. 1, 2018 follows California Public Utilities Commission approved Liberty Utilities’ application for a Green Tariff in July, allowing local customers to purchase renewable electricity for their homes or businesses at a nominal price per kilowatt hour, the proceeds of which Liberty Utilities uses to develop new renewable energy projects.

 

Read more about this commitment to sustainability here. You can also read and share PSIA-AASI’s Statement on Sustainability here

 

Greg Rhodes Named Bend Endurance Academy Nordic Director

PSIA Cross Country Team member Greg Rhodes has been named the new Bend Endurance Academy Nordic Ski Director. Rhodes was recently profiled in the Bend Bulletin, where he outlined his plan to help Academy students excel at cross country skiing, and also at other sports.

 

“The problem right now in youth sports is athletes overspecializing at too young of an age,” Rhodes said. “Athletes will say, ‘I want to be the best skier in the world. I need to only ski. But there is a plethora of research that says overspecialization is not the way to have long-term success in a sport.”

 

Read Greg's entire profile.

 

Matrix Monday: Watch Video on How to Improve Cross Country Skills 

The Matrix, your go-to digital resource for top videos on teaching and technique, is here to help you hone your skills for the upcoming season. Here are three videos to kickstart your cross country ski game.

 

- Peter Kray

 

 

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