Ski season lifts off at Hatcher Pass

Non-profit organization is fundraising to bring a chairlift to the area, riders may be able to volunteer time in exchange for tickets

Student athletes’ roads to recovery

Behind the spotlight are numerous athletes that deal with severe injuries, hoping to soon be able to contribute to their teams’ success.

Skiing without snow

UAA’s Nordic and alpine ski teams are excited to get back on the snow and fine-tune their skills before competition season starts

The Olympics are in sight for Casey Wright

The Nordic skier, now in her third year of collegiate competition, has a chance to compete at the U.S. Nationals as a Seawolf, but...

The Hungarian Olympian in the 49th state

Two-time Olympian Anna Berecz now coaches the UAA alpine ski team as a graduate assistant coach

24 UAA athletes recognized with academic awards

With the conclusion of both the skiing and gymnastics seasons, both sports announced the recipients of their all-academic awards. For skiing, the United States Collegiate...

Fall 2017 UAA Athletics recap

Karolin Anders is a former member of the UAA track and field team. The accomplishments of UAA’s athletic department have already added up to an...

Four new ‘skiwolves’ added to the roster

It's already July and UAA coaches are working to secure last-minute signers to their teams. Head Ski Coach Sparky Anderson has been successful in...

Creating a culture of skiing

Getting Alaska on skis is the goal of Skiku, a statewide program providing annual Nordic ski instruction to Alaska Native youth at schools in...

Life after college sports

Featuring Jesse Miller, Curtis McKillop and Kiki Robertson

Seawolf Athletics keep busy over winter break

With the majority of UAA's athletic teams now in season, the athletes kept busy with games, meets, training and traveling.

Hailey Swirbul: The freshman standout

Swirbul managed to make it all the way to the NCAA Skiing Championships, and be the top finisher for the team, in only her first season competing for UAA.

Seawolf skiing takes on competition in Utah

Already halfway through their season, the skiers of UAA traveled down to Utah to participate in a two-weekend meet.

Highlighting Alaska’s Olympians

Seventeen athletes local to Alaska qualified and competed in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

Volleyball and skiing earliest to sign on new members

With the official NCAA signing season taking place, volleyball and skiing are the first teams at UAA to sign new athletes.

Seawolf skiing takes on UAF rivals at Alaska Nordic Cup

The UAA and UAF nordic ski teams kicked off the start of their 2018-19 season over the weekend with the 15th annual Nordic Cup,...

Swirbul accumulates two All-Americans at nationals

Over the weekend of March 7, 12 Seawolves traveled to Colorado to compete in the national ski meet

Flagstad returns to UAA to coach Nordic skiing

Trond Flagstad is set to join the Seawolves for the 2019-20 season as the new Nordic ski coach. Head coach Sparky Anderson announced that...
Liam Wallace is one of ten Seawolves to qualify for the National Championships. Photo by Skip Hickey.

Wallace and Roenning lead the ‘Skiwolves’ to NCAA National Championships

The Seawolf ski team has been putting in its best efforts after completing the NCAA West Region Championships and nearing the end of the...

Casey Wright sets off to Pyeongchang

“I’m sure it’ll be lots of butterflies for her on that type of stage, but no matter what she does, she made it there, she worked hard to get there and her result will make us proud,” Kastning said.

Swirbul competes in Junior World Championships

UAA sophomore traveled to Switzerland to compete with top junior skiers from around the world.
Helen Wilson and Austin Huneck, recruited by UAA associate coach Andrew Kastning, will appear on UAA’s Nordic skiing team in 2019. Photo courtesy of UAA Media Relations.

Kastning adds two accomplished skiers to the roster

UAA Nordic ski team’s associate coach Andrew Kastning kept busy during the winter break, adding new names to his roster. Included in his new...

UAA skiing and indoor track saved

An initial proposal to cut both sports was overturned
Alpine skiers Didrik Nilsen, Tony Naciuk, Georgia Burgess and Li Djurestaal placed within the top-10 at the Eldora Giant Slalom. Photo credit: Skip Hickey

‘The green machine:’ how Jenna DiFolco describes the ski team

UAA's Nordic ski teams recently traveled to Vermont to compete in the U.S. Nordic National Championship. Leading the way for the women's team in the...

Seawolves compete in paired RMISA Championships and NCAA West Regionals

The Seawolves have six high-ranking athletes in NCAA qualifications, including: Dominic Unterberger (men's slalom), Georgia Burgess (women's slalom), Charley Field (women's giant slalom), Toomas Kollo (men's Nordic), Hailey Swirbul (women's Nordic) and Jenna DiFolco (women's classic).

Seawolves host NCAA West Regional Championships

UAA hosted the 2019 NCAA West Regional Championships for skiing Feb. 20-24. Alpine races were completed at Alyeska Ski Area on Feb. 22 and...
Freshman Sigurd Roenning posted the top finish at the New Mexico meet. Photo courtesy of Skip Hickey.

Seawolves travel to University of New Mexico to compete in ski meet

Over the first weekend of February, the UAA ski team traveled to New Mexico to compete in the Drew Judycki Memorial Jade Enterprises Invitational....

UAA Skiing makes debut in less than a month

After training for months, the UAA Ski Teams are back in action in January and are prepared for a successful season.

West High Ski Swap supports UAA ski team

Need to get rid of your old skis or snowboards and make some money? Are you looking for a good deal on the latest...

Two of UAA’s top ski coaches set to resign this year

After seven years head ski coach Trond Flagstad is throwing in the towel and resigning. He isn't the only memorable ski coach at UAA resigning however. Assistant ski coach, Mandy Kaempf will also be leaving after five seasons with the team.