Chasing Winter with PSIA Alpine Team Member Ben Potts

In this edition of Chasing Winter, we caught up with PSIA Alpine Team member Ben Potts, who has found a way to keep skiing year-round in New Zealand, as well as late into the summer at Colorado’s Copper Mountain.

Chasing Winter with PSIA Alpine Team Member Ben Potts2024-07-17T14:22:51-06:00

Chasing Winter with PSIA Examiner Francesca Pavillard-Cain

In the latest edition of “Chasing Winter,” a guide to teaching skiing and snowboarding in the Southern Hemisphere, Francesca Pavillard-Cain, a PSIA Freestyle, Alpine, and Telemark examiner, talks about her love for spending her “summers” instructing in Treble Cone, New Zealand.

Chasing Winter with PSIA Examiner Francesca Pavillard-Cain2024-07-15T18:13:23-06:00

From the Archives: “Stranger Things Have Happened, or Have They?”

On the first Friday of each month, we’ll take a stroll down memory lane and feature excerpted articles from 32 Degrees, The Professional Skier, and The Pro Rider from years past. For our first fun Friday foray, we go back in time 26 years, to Spring 1998.

From the Archives: “Stranger Things Have Happened, or Have They?”2024-06-07T15:38:40-06:00

Little Mountains, Big Hearts: A Response from Bob “Hak” Hakkinen

Robert “Hak” Hakkinen earned PSIA Central Division certification pin #00159 in 1962, promptly pinned it to his parka, and hasn’t taken a run without it since. Here are some highlights of his life skiing and teaching in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Little Mountains, Big Hearts: A Response from Bob “Hak” Hakkinen2024-01-05T14:34:25-07:00
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