International Skiing History Association

The International Skiing History Association (ISHA) is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to preserve and build awareness of the sport’s heritage through its skills and long experience in editing, research and publishing. ISHA publishes Skiing History, a magazine enthusiastically read six times a year by lovers of skiing, researchers, hall-of-fame members and skiers around the world. It makes ski history accessible to thousands of enthusiasts on the Internet. With an awards program, it annually honors ski history writers, website creators, filmmakers and broadcasters who document the sport’s history. 

International Skiing History Association

Current Skiing History Magazine

Current Issue:
Volume 31, No. 6 November-December 2019
Cover Vol 31 Issue  6

The November-December 2019 issue of Skiing History is now available online!

Is He the Greatest?
With his retirement, record-breaking eight-time overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria is arguably alpine ski racing’s GOAT.

Skiing High (Part 2)
Like an irresistible drug, racking up new descents keeps ski mountaineers looking for the highest high. Welcome to the brave new world of 8,000 meters and up.

Plus: World’s first ski photo, Canada’s snowboarding Prime Minister


Jacques Parker
10th Mountain Division hero, ski illustrator
December 22, 2019
Luzi Hitz
Ski historian, collector and ISHA board member
November 28, 2019
Jake Burton Carpenter
Burton Snowboards founder
November 20, 2019