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To demonstrate the breadth of Telemark and broaden its visibility, the Karbon National Championships were held at Grand Targhee Resort in Alta, Wyoming in conjunction with the Freeheel Life Cup.
The Finals of the 2017 Freeheel Life Cup went off in spectacular fashion at Grand Targhee Resort with some of the best big mountain telemark skiing to date. Both the junior finals and adult finals were held in the Bobcat area, a short distance from the previous qualifying venue.
World Cup and the Junior World Championships will be held at Rjukan, Norway. They will host the Classic, Parallel Sprint and Sprint events.
Program and Results will be found at www.fis-ski.com
The 32nd Annual Kare Andersen Telemark Festival will be held at Bromley Resort on March 4 and 5th. There will be Telemark Clinics on both days and a USTSA sanctioned Sprint Classic Race on Sunday the 5th.
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.
USTSA and Freeheel Life will host two Sprint Classic races, one on Saturday February 25th and another on Sunday February 26th, 2017. These 2 run events will include GS Gates, a Nordic style jump, a 360-degree banked turn, before a short Nordic skate.
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.
January 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Waterville Valley Resort, NH
This is the 2nd race in the Minus33 Eastern Telemark Series. Minus33 is the title sponsor of this race as well as the entire Eastern Series. As a Gold Level sponsor, they keep our athletes warm with their merino wool layers.
Telemark Skier Magazine – November 23, 2016
Lifestyle brand Freeheel Life announced today that March 2-5, 2017 will be the dates for it’s signature event the Freeheel Life Cup at Grand Targhee Resort. The premiere big mountain event will coincide this year with the Karbon Nationals Telemark Race as well as the 3rd annual World Telemark Day celebration.
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.