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

Far West Friend-Raiser
Saturday, September 30th


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!

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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