UAA skiing and indoor track saved

An initial proposal to cut both sports was overturned

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...

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...

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

Hungarian Berecz takes job as assistant

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

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.

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

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.

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...

UAA skiers set for national stage

Gudmundsdottir and Kollo among freshmen to watch

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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 competes in Junior World Championships

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

UAA skiers ninth at championships

Disappointing end to season for Kanady

UA looks to cut six sports across the state

This academic year will likely encompass the final collegiate seasons of skiing and indoor track and field in the state of Alaska, as a...

Life after college sports

Featuring Jesse Miller, Curtis McKillop and Kiki Robertson
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...

Andreas Adde raises the bar for UAA alpine skiing

Without question, the face of UAA Alpine Skiing belongs to sophomore Andreas Adde. Adde, from Osteras, Norway, made quite an impact his freshman year, and...
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...

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...
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....