Far West News

A huge shout out to our 2017 Academic Team. These athletes have maintained a 3.5 or higher during their 2017 Spring Term. Athletes must have competed as a U16 or older during that term. Best wishes to all of our athletes on the upcoming year as a Student-Athlete!

Amon-Franceschi Bruno   Morozinski Michelle
Anderson Lachlan   Neu Magnolia
Arleo Sophia   Neu Aliza
Bloch Evan   Norton Payton
Bloch Theodore   O'Brien Preston
Cleary Noah   Palermo Lauren
Davenport Luke   Parsons Zackary
Delaney Rachel   Postlewaight Nicole
Eisen Erik   Pretti Winston
Ferre Jillian   Ries Alexander
Gammariello Elizabeth   Robillard Luca
Goss Guthrie   Scott Elizabeth
Haworth Evin   Smallhouse Matthew
Horsch Caleb   Sosnkowski Kazimir
Hurt AJ   Staudenmayer Sophia
Jacobs Ned   Sullivan Georgianna
Koblas Duncan   Toalson Maris
Larrabee Abigail   Wattenmaker Gwen
Larrabee Jillian   Weyland Mary
Martel Callan   Wilson Jake
Martel Karina   Winton Mackenzie
Matteson Cole      
Messner Chilli   Wong Maya

Far West Friend-Raiser
Saturday, September 30th

5:00-8:00pm

Come celebrate the upcoming season with Far West Families and U.S. Ski Team Athletes.

Menu: Heavy Appetizers, Wine and Beer and non-alcholic options

Silent Auction* of U.S. Ski Team items
Tickets are available by clicking here, or contacting Lucy in the Far West Skiing Office at 530.559.4130

*funds raised help offset development projects at the U14 and U16 age classes

This event is limited to 50 people at a private home in Martis Camp.

The Fundraising Chair seat is currently open and a great way for you to get involved with the fundraising operations of Far West Skiing!

FUNDRAISING CHAIR
This position is charged with seeking to raise funds for FWS. The Fundraising Chair develops and implements a program of corporate and/or individual sponsorships of FWS activities, plans and carries out other fundraising activities, , and/or other projects or events as requested by the FWBOD, including marketing, advertising and outreach.

 

Please contact the Far West Office by August 15th if you are interested in this position.

 

Many scholarships are due through the summer. Follow the deadlines closely to navigate the opportunity to help fund your ski racing endeavors during the 2017-2018 season.

Far West Memorial Scholarships - due October 16th  Click here for information and to apply

 

With the holidays right around the corner, what better gift to give your favorite skier or snowboarder than life saving Global Rescue coverage? As you know, Global Rescue is the official provider of medical evacuation for the U.S. Ski Team, USSA, and several other snow sports organizations worldwide. Whether you are skiing competitively or for fun, Global Rescue is prepared to respond to emergencies large and small. Memberships begin at $119. For more information, visit our partner site at www.globalrescue.com/partner/fwskiing

 

Mission Statement

Promote the skiing development of young athletes from all clubs in the Far West with the objective of placing elite competitors onto the US Ski Team. 'Alpine Athlete competencies' as developed by USSA will be used as a guideline.

  • Promote alpine competition in Far West from entry level, club level and elite level.
  • Provide financial support to athletes, coaches and development projects.
  • Maintain a structure that will support the needs of Far West clubs, athletes, coaches and general membership.



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