Entries by Kristi J

Thanks for a great season!

The staff members over at PSIA-AASI want to thank all of you for putting up with all the shoveling, crazy driving, and everything else that comes with an epic winter. Message from our president “Our Western membership numbers were record setting this past winter! Thank you to all of our long standing and newest members […]

The Matrix

If you scroll down to the very bottom of our home page, you may come across something new… The Matrix. Now you might be curious about what the Matrix is. In one sentence, It is a database of educational videos on everything from specific moves to varying terrain in all disciplines. This is what the […]

New Events coming April 3-15

If you still want to get your level 1 or your Snowboard Level 2 this season, we have some new events coming up! You can go see them all and register at http://psia-w.org/calendar/ April 3 – Snowboard Level 1 Validation at Boreal April 3-5 – Alpine level 1 exam at Mount Shasta Snow Park April 4-5 […]

Be a kid again – go to camp!

Lets face it – kids these days have so many options when it comes to snowboarding camps. From Woodward camps to High Cascade to developmental groms teams, there is definitely no shortage of opportunities for kids to go to a camp and get quality coaching on the hill and fun times at camp. Don’t you […]

Ramp up your park game this Spring

  Did you Know PSIA-AASI West has another Freestyle session coming up during Spring convention at Mammoth? In three days of focused freestyle training, you will have the opportunity to ride one of the best parks in North america with some of our best PSIA-AASI freestyle staff. What is a Freestyle session? A freestyle Session […]

Still Time to Register for 2017 Women’s Summit

The 2017 Women’s Summit is still open for registration! New this year are Tele and Cross Country clinics.  Check out the  Event Guide for more details. Participants are welcome to attend one day or all three. Guest speakers and apres activities each night. Register for 2017 Women’s Summit If you are already registered…share the above link […]

The Last Lesson

By Crook Rusty   My wife and I were having dinner one night when the phone rang. It was an old friend from my past. This man was not a bosom buddy, but he had been a friend for years. We had worked in the same ski school for years, and in the last years he had worked […]

Winter Sport Injury Prevention

At our October “Professional Development Day” sponsored by  the PSIA-W Education Foundation, attendees received some great information on Injury Prevention for skiers provided by Barton Health. Michelle and Barton have generously provided this handout for those who could not make it . Enjoy and ski free! (Injury Free Courtney Carmichael, PT, DPT Michelle Appelle, PT, OCS the […]