Mount Hood has had one of its snowiest springs in years. Portland, OR has just recorded its wettest spring ever. For the eager skier, that means a well-above-average snowpack at Mount Hood and excellent summer training opportunities a drive or domestic flight away. If you’re thinking about going to summer ski camp for the first […]
The HomeLight Foundation Series Season Has Kicked Off
The HomeLight Foundation Series kicks off this weekend at Copper Mountain in Colorado. It’s the first weekend of racing for the U.S. leg of the FIS NorAm, and it brings some of the best up-and-coming ski racing athletes to the hill.
On COVID and Racing: Views from a USST Member
As we start the 2020-21 ski and snowboard racing season, US Ski and Snowboard Team snowboard racer, and Arctica Ambassador, Myles Silverman reflects on COVID and racing over the past 9 months and looks forward to the 2020-21 season. This blog post was written by Myles.
Celebrating 10 Years!
The 2020-21 season marks and important milestone for Arctica, our 10th anniversary! It’s been a fun and exciting journey from humble beginnings in a garage in Wisconsin to global distribution thru our websites and retail outlets. Arctica was born out of the desire to make ski racing more accessible, to serve the race community and […]
Summer Skiing In Europe
Looking to ski in Europe this summer? Here’s our ultimate guide to summer skiing in Europe to help you make the most of your summer holidays.
April 8, 2020: An Update from Our Founder
An update on what’s up at Arctica and the steps we are taking to operate safely and help our community thru the Covid-19 pandemic.
A Note From Our Founder
I feel incredibly fortunate to be part of the skiing community. I appreciate how valuable my time on the slopes is with my family and friends. Skiing connects us. It has brought all of us together and is the reason you’re reading this message now. I feel immensely grateful for your support of Arctica. Thank you.
Always Be Faster Than the Boys
Just as US Olympian Heidi Voelker inspired a young Mikaela Shiffrin to ski faster than her competition with the mantra Always Be Faster Than The Boys (A.B.F.T.T.B.), Mikaela is now inspiring a new generation of young ski racers with the mantra as well. We’d like you to meet two young girls we know who live by this mantra every day.
Ski Racer Spotlight: Sarah Coombs
For first year U19 New York Ski Education Foundation (NYSEF) ski racer Sarah Coombs, it’s all about balance. Sarah has managed to find balance between school, ski racing and friends and family that enables her to enjoy all of these things and thrive.
FIS Alpine News for 2017-18 from the FIS Congress
This past May the FIS Council held their annual meeting to discuss all things that affect FIS racing worldwide. Here is a summary of the decisions from that meeting that affect FIS Alpine ski racing.
Ski Racer Spotlight: Ethan Seigwart
This month we are featuring Ethan Seigwart from Petoskey Michigan. In addition to high school ski racing, he is also a U19 with the Boyne Flyers Team Elite.
Here’s to You, Ski Racing Dad
There are so many dads out there that have had a profound impact on ski racing. Whether you are a coach or a parent on the side of the hill, we know it takes a lot of work to foster this sport we all love. Thanks for doing what you do, ski racing dad. Happy Father’s Day!