National Academy 2020, Rider Rally, and Telemark Academy Registration is now open. Remember your season as the most epic in history when you attend these annual events in Breckenridge, Colorado!
Take your personal teaching to the next level by skiing and riding at Breckenridge this April, with some of the best instructors in the world. Breckenridge is located in central Colorado, surrounded by towering mountains. The resort is comprised of five distinct peaks, with terrain ranging from rolling beginner areas to steep chutes and bowls.
Join the Hall of Fame and You Might Win an IKON Pass
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame is looking to gain 100 new members this fall. PSIA-AASI has offered to help and give you a chance to win a free IKON pass! There are two ways to get registered for the drawing:
1) If you are not a member of the Hall already, follow this link and click the JOIN button.
2) Or, refer your friends who fit one or more criteria below:
- For every new patron who registers because of you, you will get an entry.
- Every new patron is asked to provide the name of their referring friend
- We will notify you when a friend signs up from your referral
Membership drive IKON contest ends on December 31st, 2019. Drawing for winners will happen on January 29th at SIA / OR in Denver. Two winners will be randomly chosen and given one 2020/2021 IKON Pass. You do not have to be present to win.
Travel Uphill to Earn Your Turns
Join the ski touring movement. Learn how to earn your turns by skinning up and—yes!—skiing down. SKI Magazine and the Professional Ski Instructors of America created a new online course Earn Your Turns: Uphill Skiing 101, which covers the essential gear, skills, and strategies for inbounds adventures. Pro instructor and uphilling expert Charlie MacArthur will teach you everything you need to know to unlock the beauty and fun of skiing uphill.
How to Raise a Skier
PSIA-AASI also teamed up with SKI Magazine to create a new e-learning course for parents on How to Raise a Skier, taught by parents Aleks (Alpine Level III) and Brian Smith (PSIA-AASI National Team). This course is essential for anyone who wants to get their kids to become lifelong snowsports enthusiasts.
Hear Brian discuss the creation of this resource, tips instructors and parents can use when teaching kids, and how this course benefits you.