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2014-06-19 16:21:20

Rookie athletes work with former Army pilot through innovative Military Mentorship Program WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rookie national team athletes with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) will learn about resilience from a former Army helicopter pilot as part of the Military Mentorship Program, an innovative initiative of the USSA which brings together Olympic hopefuls and members of the U.S. military. On June 19, participating skiers and...

2014-01-08 08:23:41

A "first of its kind" mentoring program that allows for a synergy of excellence to exist between two great groups--U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Team athletes and U.S. veterans. ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PenFed (Pentagon Federal Credit Union) announced today that the credit union will be the presenting sponsor of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's (USSA) Military Mentorship Program during the 2014 Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix...

2011-06-07 15:43:00

PARK CITY, Utah, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), the governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, is extending its partnership with world-class hospitality provider Centerplate. An instrumental source for the USSA's hospitality services during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Centerplate provided nightly services at the Spyder U.S. Ski Team House, the central rallying point for USSA athletes and their families. Centerplate is...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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