Team Afton

Team Afton is an affiliate club of the United States Ski Association, located at Afton Alps, MN

Olin/Lacasse SkiRacing School

We're looking forward to another fun-filled summer on Mt Hood! The snow cover is abundant - so our July sessions will be great! We have a special guest lead-coach Tyler Theis joining us, recent grad from U of New Mexico (continuing the legacy of fantastic LOBOS coaching!). Join us!

Congrats to all Team Afton STATE qualifiers! We had Associates through our FIS group make the trip. We are proud to announce one of them joins the ranks of numerous Team Afton STATE CHAMPIONS - way2go King Kaarl Damberg ! (& big thx to the little guy!)

1.2.3, 4.5.6, it’s a Ladybug 🐞 Picnic. Morning sunrises at races are special.

Join us Tonight!

Afton Alps Alpine Club Race Center

Sharing in commitment to Higher Education in SkiRacing Afton Alps Alpine Club was founded in 1991 and the USSA Alpine Ski Team has been around at Afton since the 1970 s. Afton Alps Alpine Club has evolved over the years, but has always had the common goal of helping support youth in experiencing the joy ...

Way to go Jackson!

Congratulations to ski racer JACKSON REENTS for qualifying for the Junior Olympics held in March at Steamboat Ski Resort in Colorado. Tune in for our interview with JACKSON and AMY REENTS to learn how skiing is more than just a sport to this family.

The push.... the final weekend for qualifying to the Junior Champs; the PAJC sandwiched between; 3 days of GO! Team Afton qualifies ~20 athletes to the Junior Champs in Colorado! #aftonalps #teamafton #pushthruthewind #thankyouvolunteers #teameffort #norwegianthink

Minnesota’s Unlikely Downhill Ski Legacy

Afton Alps and Team Afton echoing the historic significance of Minnesota Skiing legacy. Don't forget - I'm from Red Wing! Read the full article. My best in skiing, Antony Ireland Olin No mountains? No problem. How America’s original ski area birthed Lindsay Vonn and other Olympians

Dryland Canceled today - get out and do something on your own!

Trail was checked at 11am, and it is too wet to open. The gates are now closed, and it will likely take all day for the trail to dry.

John Schmelz, longtime owner of Schmelz Countryside Volkswagen, dies at 68

Our thoughts go out to the Schmelz family. John Schmelz, longtime owner of Schmelz Countryside Volkswagen and a beloved father and mentor, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 68. “His whole life was this dealership,” said his daughter, J…

Buck Hill Foundation

Team Afton check out Ski Racing Media article. An event of Olympic proportions! The launch of this foundation aims it's reach to all ski racing in the Midwest. Erich Sailer is an icon of our ski racing heritage and our legacy leader - celebrate him. Celebrate Lindsey too!

Check out the latest article by Ski Racing Media!

Team Afton in force this past weekend at the GS Spectacular! Thanks all for a great experience!

Parker Dean ROCKS from 63rd start position to 5th overall at CANAMS!

Public nuisance... Zach Slaviero


Tic, tic, tic..... Just about 45 minutes before you deadline into paying more to register for this weekend's race. Go to to register! Ready to get started? Whether you're an athlete who wants to compete, a fan who wants to follow the action, or part of the support team, the USSA has a program for you.

Hello all,

Please see below for information on the great swag and prizes for the Championships this weekend. Early bird registration closes tonight on
Late fee kicks in tomorrow

Some schedule changes for this weekend that will be updated in the fact sheets

Changes as follows:
6:30am Chalet Chairs Down
7:30am lift start
8:00am Alps Café open
8:00 am tickets
9:30am 1st run

Brewster McVicker
From: Donovan, Daniel R.
Subject: Central Championships at Afton

We are set for a great event at Afton. Please have your athletes register so we can have an accurate count for lunches on Sunday. Listed below is all of the Swag we have to give away:

· 4 day passes to the Minnesota Zoo
· 200 cow bells
· 200 central champs thermos
· 2 folding lawn chairs (pioneer press)
· 20 knitted hats (pioneer press)
· 10 St. Olaf baseball caps
· Nordica and Shred gear: Hats, backpacks, shirts, etc
· Head Gear
· FOUR new cars!

· Two electric scraper sharpeners (given to the overall winners of the scored race)

Dan Donovan

[03/08/17]   Practice is ON! however, with the dehydration machine (wind), we will be limited to Chair 7 for training (SL only). Even if the wind were to calm - there's not enough snow pushed into the unload ramps to run the other chairs. They will be repairing the other ramps today and tomorrow. See you at 3:30

2017 Paul Augustine Jr. Championship at Afton Alps

Paul Augustine Junior Champs is a wrap - thanks ALL!!! Capture your memories of the day at Ann Nash Photography Ann Nash Photography

Team Afton Christmas Camp was quite a success - thanks to all who made it work (including some or these characters!)

Capt. Picard led quite an exploration - way to go intrepid travelers!

How many Oles does it take to.... fire up the timer?!?!

Team Afton does VAIL Xmas Camp - a special opportunity in the Mountains! Thanks Ski & Snowboard Club Vail for helping out your flatland cousins!

Photos from Team Afton's post

Practice is going well this week... stay warm Team Afton

Golden Peak race training up and running – Vail Daily On the Hill 11.27.16

Check out minute 2:20 on this clip for a young Team Aftoner - with a name that sounds like: RICCOLA!

This is "Golden Peak race training up and running – Vail Daily On the Hill 11.27.16" by On the Hill on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and…

Urgent - Everyone needs to do their best snow dance! Team Afton will NOT host practice this Saturday. Get out and ski if you can find some snow. Stay tuned for further updates.

WOOOHOOO! (but be careful out there!)

High Country businesses hoping for snow

Well look at that... 9NEWS at 4 p.m. 11/4/16.

Author Author! Congratulations Lindsey! #lindseyisepic #aftonalps #teamafton #strongisthenewbeautiful


Rain or shine....!

It's a waterfall.

David Chodounsky: What Makes a Champ | U.S. Ski Team - Alpine

Congratulations David! From local ski hills to the PyeongChang Olympics, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) encompasses all athletes that share a passion for skiing and snowboarding. We explore what makes each skier and rider a champion with stories from the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing,...

Olin/Lacasse SkiRacing School

Feelin' patriotic - Happy 4th of July!

Flyin' the Team AFTON colors - Happy 4th of July Y'all!

Another SkiRacing match! Congrats MadMax!

Team AFTON gets bendy at the Lumberyard! Join MR and the gang for a summer of training - next season is NOW!

Team AFTON USSA coaches are ready to help when the call comes.... CPR/AED First Aid certified

[06/11/16]   Still time to get on board for Sunday Golf!

2nd Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Courage Kenny Foundation
Tomorrow 12 PM · Afton Alps Golf Course
for Afton Alps Ski and Snowboard Instructors

Team Afton grads looking to the future. Clad in their new Team Afton A+ college-wear - we wish y'all well, and hope to see you on the slopes somewhere down the road!

Click here to support Sky's road to the Fleadh by Sky Kelsey

Sky is one of us! Team Afton show your support! If you've ever heard this jester play - you'll know what I mean. Hello you beautiful people! My name is Sky Kelsey. For those of you who don’t quite know me, please let me introduce myself! I’m a 19-year-old music nut and Ski racing adrenaline junkie. I was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska and was surrounded from birth by local bluegrass and Irish player...

Step SIX: the short and the tall if it..... This group is Epic in more ways than one. Along with the rest of our intrepid Team Aftoners (20-strong!) we're ushering in a new attitude - can-do, and we haven't even raced yet. Go Team Afton!

Step FIVE: lunch line. Hey hurry up down there!

Step FOUR: just plain weird....

Step THREE: uhhhh, TV don't work.... What to do? Wicked-full-contact Spoons!

Step TWO. Lots of kooks in the kitchen.

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