Rider Rally, Tele Academy, Mikaela Makes History + Season Extensions

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Hurry, time's running out to register for Rider Rally and Telemark Academy, both held at Big Sky, Montana, April 16 - 19. Spaces are filling up, so don't miss out!

 

Register now to ensure you remember this season as the most epic in history and take your personal teaching to the next level by skiing and riding with some of the best instructors in the world.

 

Mikaela First to Win 15 World Cups in One Season

Mikaela Shiffrin made history on Saturday in Špindlerův Mlýn, Czech Republic when she earned her 15th FIS Ski World Cup victory of the season, and her career 58th win. 

On a snowy first run, Shiffrin came out of the gate charging, and took a lead by nearly four tenths over Switzerland's Wendy Holdener. After taking third place in Friday's giant slalom, Shiffrin came to charge Saturday, proving that she is the best in the world. With the slalom and overall titles already in the bag, Shiffrin was skiing free of expectations and pressure. Read the entire U.S. Ski and Snowboard report. 

With Deep Snow, U.S. Areas Forecast Longer Season 
California’s Mammoth Mountain received so much snow before Valentine’s Day, that the area announced it would be open until July 4, and maybe even longer. Squaw Valley followed suit last week, with news that the area will stay open until July 7, after already receiving 50 feet of snow this season. 

And now, Colorado areas are beginning to join the fun. Southern Colorado’s Monarch Mountain sent an e-mail to say the area will stay open until April 21, at least two weekends later than originally planned. Who’s next? Stay tuned.

Matrix Videos: Highlights from Interski 2019
Interski 2019 kicks off in Pamporovo, Bulgaria this weekend, where the PSIA-AASI Team will present the Learning Connection. Here’s a link to some highlights from Interski 2015 in Ushuaia, Argentina on the PSIA-AASI Youtube channel (it’s also on The Matrix) that you can easily share with your colleagues and friends.

- Peter Kray

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