U.S. Ski & Snowboard Launches Official Fan Club
PARK CITY, Utah - U.S. Ski & Snowboard has launched its first-ever Official Fan Club. Since 1905, the year to which the American Olympic organization can directly trace its roots, U.S. Ski & Snowboard athletes have depended on fans for inspiration, motivation, and support throughout their grueling competition and training schedules. From an aspiring young athlete to the die-hard fan that religiously supports the red, white and blue, the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Fan Club offers a channel for fans to have a direct, positive impact on athlete success. Whether you are an alpine, freestyle, freeski, cross country or snowboard enthusiast, the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Fan Club is for you.
Over the past 20 years, U.S. Ski & Snowboard athletes have had quite the track record, much of which can be directly linked back to the immense support of U.S Ski & Snowboard fans. Since the Nagano Games in 1998, U.S. Ski & Snowboard athletes have earned 82 Olympic medals, 32 of which were gold, none of which would have been possible without the support of the team’s fans. Now, U.S. Ski & Snowboard looks to build on this success with the fan club serving as a catalyst to create yet more champions.
“Fans are super important to the sport of freesking,” said two-time Olympic gold medalist and five-time World Cup giant slalom champion Ted Ligety (Park City, Utah). “It’s still a niche sport, it’s not the biggest sport out there, especially in the U.S. Any of the fans we have are people that we cherish and we are super thankful for anybody who follows us.“
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Fan Club membership is available at three levels: bronze, silver or gold. Each package contains increasing levels of U.S. Ski & Snowboard merchandise so fans can support every athlete’s journey to the podium in style. These packages include caps, backpacks, sticker packs and more. In addition, fan club members will receive exclusive content throughout the 2018-19 season and beyond, and they will have the chance to interact with athletes through email content, videos, stories and more.
In a speech at the 2018 New York Gold Medal Gala, referring to supporters of U.S. Ski & Snowboard, PyeongChang Gold medalist Jessie Diggins said, “We feel like you believe in us, so thank you, because that’s the best gift you can give.”
U.S. Ski & Snowboard wishes to thank all its fans for their support and urges everyone who wants to help U.S. ski and snowboard athletes see their dreams come true to sign up below for their chance to join the team behind the team for this season and beyond.