The Daily Utah Chronicle

Overcoming Slopes Through New Year’s Goals

Overcoming Slopes Through New Year’s Goals

By Dakota Grossman

January 13, 2018

Health and fitness are a couple of the top priorities for the University of Utah ski team as its ultimate goal is to win another national team title. The alpine and nordic skiers and their coaches know this requires time, dedication and support every step of the way. Skiing is a dangerous sport that...

Skiing: Utes Host Alpine Invitational, Nordic Heads to Montana State Invitational

Skiing: Utes Host Alpine Invitational, Nordic Heads to Montana State Invitational

By Gianna Cefalu

January 11, 2018

On Thursday, Jan. 11 the University of Utah alpine ski team will host the Utah Invitational at Snowbasin Resort, while the Montana State Invitational will take place on Saturday, Jan. 13 in West Yellowstone, Montana where the Nordic ski team will compete.   At Snowbasin, the women will participate in ...

Dupratt Hopes Practice Makes Perfect

Dupratt Hopes Practice Makes Perfect

By Emilee White

July 29, 2017

A skier never forgets the first time they picked up a pair of skis and the emotion they felt as they fell in love with the sport. But sophomore member of the University of Utah ski team Sam Dupratt’s early memory wasn’t necessarily along those lines. As a kid, Dupratt remembers skiing behind...

Utah’s Dupratt ‘Back Home’ Skiing in Wasatch

Utah’s Dupratt ‘Back Home’ Skiing in Wasatch

February 5, 2017

Although Sam Dupratt grew up in Dixon, Calif., he considers his home mountain in Park City. The freshman alpine skier knew that if he wanted to be at the top of his sport, Park City would be the place to be. He moved at the beginning of his high school career to the mountains, and he attended the Winter...

Chasing Down Goals One Slope at a Time

Chasing Down Goals One Slope at a Time

January 27, 2017

Not everybody’s to-do list has things like making the Utah ski team and qualifying for the FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships crossed off. But for Logan Diekmann, one of the newest additions to the Utah ski team, a big bold marker line runs through those words. The freshman from Bozeman, Mont.,...

Utes Near Top Despite Early Struggles

Utes Near Top Despite Early Struggles

January 21, 2017

The Utah ski team has begun their 2017 right where they finished 2016 — on the podium. The Utes have been impressive in both Alpine and Nordic events this season, despite having a young and inexperienced Nordic side. “We have had a lot of learning experiences that you expect with a young team,”...

Snow Fever with Chloe Fausa

Snow Fever with Chloe Fausa

January 9, 2017

For Chloe Fausa, watching the snow fall can be a wonder of its own. As the flakes fall from the sky and gather on the ground, the pile creates a sense of wonder unlike anything else. There’s always something to do in the snow whether it’s building a snowman, having a snowball fight or making snow...

U Ski Team: Ready to Hit the Slopes

U Ski Team: Ready to Hit the Slopes

January 9, 2017

Utah’s Ski team begins its 2017 season as an NCAA favorite once again. The Utes, who finished third overall at the 2016 NCAA championships — with two individual NCAA Champions — boasts one of the strongest rosters in the field. “On the Alpine side, we are pretty much the same,” said senior Chloe Fausa...

Bolger Finds Success in Nordic Skiing

Bolger Finds Success in Nordic Skiing

December 5, 2016

On the afternoon of the first snowfall of the Utah winter, Utah senior Nordic skier Kevin Bolger was as happy as an elementary schooler on the last day of school before summer. Why wouldn’t he be excited to see snow? For Bolger, snow has always been part of his life, and a big part of his success starting...

Which ski resort should you go to this season?

Which ski resort should you go to this season?

By Cara MacDonald

September 22, 2016

The U is famed for its proximity to ski resorts and culture of winter sports. With ski season fast approaching, it’s time for U students to start buying their season passes before prices start to go up. Utah offers a host of magnificent mountains, and boasts "the greatest snow on Earth." Luckily for...

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