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US Telemark Ski Team News

World Telemark Day

March 5 @ 8:00 am5:00 pm

Planned for Saturday, March 4, 2017, the third annual World Telemark Day will be celebrated in the Northern Hemisphere, and by many telemark skiers at Grand Targhee Resort, WY.
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Karbon Telemark National Championships – Grand Targhee Resort, WY

March 2 @ 8:00 amMarch 5 @ 5:00 pm

This three day event (March 2 – 4) takes place at Grand Targhee Resort in Wyoming is open to all levels of Telemark skiers.  The event is being held at the same time as the Freeheel Life Big Mountain Telemark Competition and culminates in a World Telemark Day celebration Saturday, March 4.
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Message from the President

Big news folks!

We are pleased to announce that the US Telemark Ski Association has merged with the Freeheel Life Cup to add Freeskiing as a division of USTSA! We will now be better equipped to continue to fulfill our mission of growing and developing telemark skiing in the United States.
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Sprint Classic Race – Vail, CO

January 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This event is hosted by the Vail Mountain School and USTSA.  The Vail Mountain School’s telemark program has been an excellent partner, hosting a weekend race for multiple years.
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What is Telemark Racing?

Telemark skiing is named after the Telemark region of Norway where the sport was first performed. It is believed that Sondre Norheim pioneered the Telemark turn in ski races, starting in about 1868. The discipline is characterized by a ski turn where the inside ski is drawn back under the skier and the heels are free to lift off of the ski.
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