Turnagain Arm run earns $4,000 for UAA ski team

200 local runners lined up on May 25th to race for your UAA Seawolf ski team. No more than 200 people were allowed to race, a rule set by the State Park. Running veterans Matias Saari and Najeeby Quinn won the 8-mile battle for the 13th annual Turnagain Arm Trailhead race.

A new crop of Seawolf skiers

After the temporary cut of the UAA ski teams in October 2016, the program has come back stronger than ever with the addition of many new athletes.

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.

Injuries and sickness have made for a rough start to ski season

The UAA ski team has gotten off to a fairly rough start this year, but the outlook is still bright in qualifying a number...

Anderson receives top coaching job

A coach is the ultimate leader of the pack. They are role models and teachers to their athletes. They are responsible for teaching more than just the rules of a game, but the rules of life as well. This position is one that cannot be filled by just anybody; it takes a special kind of person. After five years as the head alpine coach at UAA, Sparky Anderson will lead the UAA ski team as the ‘Wolves new head coach of the program.

Seawolf ski team able to take down fifth in Utah

The Utah Invitational came to an end Jan 22 with the University of Alaska Anchorage seawolves in fifth place, and a score of 658.5...

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.

UAA skiers set for national stage

Gudmundsdottir and Kollo among freshmen to watch

Seawolves host first home meet of the season

With meets spanning from Girdwood to Kincaid, UAA hosts the first and only home meets of the 2016-2017 ski season.

Ski team sixth in Utah Invitational; finishes out Montana State Invite

Hungarian Berecz takes job as assistant

The Hungarian Olympian in the 49th state

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

Swirbul competes in Junior World Championships

UAA sophomore traveled to Switzerland to compete with top junior skiers from around the world.

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...

Ski team uses Alaska Nordic Cup as training for next season

Our UAA ski team will kick off their official season in Park City Utah on January 8, 2011 to start off the new year. On...

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...

Meet the Seawolf: Lukas Ebner

Lukas Ebner is one of the top Nordic men skiers at UAA. I was honored to have the chance to interview him this past week about the season, Germany, and painted nails.

Seawolf Nordic Ski Team races up in standings

For the first time since 2009, the Seawolf Ski Team hosted the first of two Nordic races Feb. 4 at Kincaid Park in the Alaska Anchorage Invitational. The day kicked off a week’s worth of events being hosted by the Ski program including the rest of the UAA Invitational and start of the Seawolf Invitational.

UAA Nordic finishes what alpine started

After the commencement of the Alpine portions of the UAA and Seawolf Invitationals, Nordic picked up last week in Kincaid.

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

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...

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.

Senior athletes Sheely, Svejcar and Hooe complete their final collegiate seasons

After four years of collegiate athletics, UAA seniors reflect on their careers in their respective sports.

UAA skiers ninth at championships

Disappointing end to season for Kanady

Skiers head to New Mexico at midway point of season

With a season-best second place and numerous fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-place finishes, the Seawolves are still on the prowl for a top-three finish outside...

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...

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.

Three-time All-American Marine Dusser of France is the new assistant coach for Nordic skiing

“Marine had a very successful career as a Seawolf skier, and I'm excited to have her join our coaching staff,” Kastning said.

Seawolves ready for hard competition at NCAAs

The UAA ski team posted a record-breaking regular season and is now headed to the NCAA Championships March 7-10. For the second time in program history the ski team qualified a whole team for the NCAA Championships.

UAA skiing and indoor track saved

An initial proposal to cut both sports was overturned

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