USSA clubs are working hard every day to provide an excellent experience for their membership. Sometimes, they go above and beyond, come up with a great new idea, or accomplish something that deserves special mention. These stories will be captured here. If there is a club story you think should be highlighted here, please let us know.
What's happening at your club to lift kids higher?
Multi-sport Club Development and Community Outreach
The Blackhawk Ski Club in Madison, WI has built a true community around winter sports and it is reaching out and providing services to underpriviledged youth in the greater Madison area. Read more
Crested Butte Junior Nordic Team - Making it COOL!
Here is a great recap video from the Crested Butte Junior Nordic Team of a few races they attended - these projects can be a great promotion of your club, the sport and the community and fun they generate. This one is really well done - way to go CB Nordic! http://vimeo.com/99061223
Clubs together at Mount Hood
Many ski clubs from around the country converge on Mount Hood in Govenment Camp, Oregon for summer training. And they are getting along! http://skiracing.com/stories/vermont-ski-academies-play-nice-on-mt-hood/
NPR Recognizes Lake Placid
This is a great story on National Public Radio about the long tradition of providing young children with the ability to pursue the Olympic dream!
Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Fundraising for Coaches
This is a unique and creative example of how clubs can create more fundraising opportunities while also telling the story of a well-trained coaching staff.
Waterville Valley Coaches Come to Rescue of an Athlete
Did you know that USSA coaches must complete First Aid and CPR training before they become certified? It paid off in Waterville, NH, where coaches Peter Stokloza and Wes Preston from the Waterville Valley Black and Blue Trail Smashers program came to the rescue of an athlete who had collapsed during a training session. Check out the story from the local TV station here.
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