NCAA Experience: Samantha Trudeau - Dartmouth College

NCAA Experience: Samantha Trudeau - Dartmouth College

Join us for an inside look into SYNC NCAA Athlete and Dartmouth College student-athlete Samantha (Sammi) Trudeau as we joined her for a day of training. Sammi tells us what it’s like to balance a rigorous school and training schedule as well as the competitiveness of an NCAA ski team. Watch the full YouTube video here.

February 27, 2024 — Rachael Desrochers
NCAA Experience: Gray Flanagan - Saint Michael's College

NCAA Experience: Gray Flanagan - Saint Michael's College

Join us for an inside look into SYNC NCAA Athlete and Saint Michael’s College student-athlete Gray Flanagan as we followed him around for a day. Gray tells us what it’s like to be a collegiate racer and the expectations, or lack thereof, that may come along with that. Watch the full YouTube video here. 

February 15, 2024 — Rachael Desrochers
Facing Injury: Stories From SYNC Athletes

Facing Injury: Stories From SYNC Athletes

Ski racing is a thrilling sport, with athletes charging down icy slopes on razor-sharp edges at speeds upwards of 60 mph. However, along with these exhilarating highs come the inherent dangers of the sport. Injuries are not uncommon in ski racing, and currently five SYNC athletes have had their seasons prematurely ended due to injury. We sat down with each athlete to get insights into injury and recovery. 
February 07, 2024 — Rachael Desrochers
How-To Train: Top Drills to Help Build Confidence in Speed

How-To Train: Top Drills to Help Build Confidence in Speed

In the final installment of the series How-To Train, former World Cup skier Miha Kürner walks us through 5 drills to help you build confidence in speed events, so you push out of the start looking for the fast line.
January 29, 2024 — Rachael Desrochers
Racing Beyond Limits: SYNC Team Athlete Audrey Crowley

Racing Beyond Limits: SYNC Team Athlete Audrey Crowley

From a little hill in Wisconsin to preparing for her first Para World Cup start in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, SYNC Athlete Audrey Crowley's story is one that inspires. Despite being born with one arm, Audrey embraces the challenges that ski racing brings as she pursues her goal of competing in the 2026 Paralympics.
January 23, 2024 — Rachael Desrochers
How-To Train: Top Drills for Powerful and Efficient GS Turns

How-To Train: Top Drills for Powerful and Efficient GS Turns

In our newest addition to the YouTube series How-To Train, we caught up with former World Cup skier Miha Kürner and he walked us through 5 drills for more powerful and efficient GS turns, making you the fastest on the course.
January 16, 2024 — Rachael Desrochers
How-To Train: Top Drills For Consistent Slalom Turns

How-To Train: Top Drills For Consistent Slalom Turns

In our newest addition to the YouTube series How-To Train, we caught up with former World Cup skier Miha Kürner and he walked us through 5 drills for consistent slalom turns, changing those DNF's into times. 
January 02, 2024 — Rachael Desrochers
5 Tips for Surviving Early Season Training

5 Tips for Surviving Early Season Training

We asked SYNC Team Athletes if they have any tips for surviving the sometimes grueling days and weeks of early season training. Here is what they had to say.
December 13, 2023 — Rachael Desrochers
Introducing SYNC Junior Team Brand Partners

Introducing SYNC Junior Team Brand Partners

The SYNC Junior Team is now powered by SHRED, Mountain Flow Eco-Wax, The Feed, and Dr. Jim Taylor for the 2023/2024 season. To ensure our athletes have everything they need to perform at their best, we created partnerships that keep their heads protected, skis fast, bodies nurtured, and minds focused.
October 30, 2023 — Rachael Desrochers
Meet SYNC Athlete Jimmy Krupka

Meet SYNC Athlete Jimmy Krupka

Introducing one of SYNC's newest additions to our roster, Jimmy Krupka. Read all about Jimmy’s ski racing journey, starting from his early days at GMVS, through his tenure with the U.S. Ski Team, his time at Dartmouth College and now his latest endeavor with World Racing Academy and much more.
October 25, 2023 — Rachael Desrochers
5 Lessons Learned From Collegiate Skiing

5 Lessons Learned From Collegiate Skiing

We asked former SYNC Team Athletes and current NCAA SYNC Team members 5 things they learned from their experience in college, and collectively they highlighted Teamwork, Being a Role Model, Hard Work, Lifelong Connections, and Perseverance.
October 16, 2023 — Rachael Desrochers
Introducing the 2023/2024 SYNC Team Canada

Introducing the 2023/2024 SYNC Team Canada

We are excited to announce the inaugural 2023/2024 SYNC Team Canada! This inaugural team features ten top-level athletes representing clubs from across the country. We can't wait to watch this exciting group of athletes reach for the top of the podium all season long!
October 12, 2023 — Rachael Desrochers