Conditioning Assessment

Great skiing is necessary to build great racers. But great skiing requires great athleticism. The physical demands of ski racing require amazing strength, power, agility and balance. Skiing technique is a function of the skier's strength. All of these physical skills can and should be developed at a young age, and in a fun way. There are few sports that require such a broad base of fitness. 

The SkillsQuest Conditioning Assessment will give skiers age-appropriate targets to shoot for that will allow them to ski at their full potential. The Conditiong Assessment is developed by the USSA Sport Science Department. To download the conditioning assesment click here.

"I've never made a recovery move like I made today and that is directly attributed to the fitness training that I did this summer and the different exercises I've been doing." – Lindsey Vonn, after her 2010 World Cup SL finish at Levi, Finland


SkillsQuest Conditioning

U.S. Ski Team and SkillsQuest athlete Ryan Cochran-Siegle set up this outdoor workout area with his cousins near his home in Vermont.

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