Skiing History Magazine

Skiing History, published bimonthly, is the world’s most widely circulated magazine about the sport’s past. It features once-popular equipment; historic resorts and bars you can visit now; what famous living skiers are doing now; and more.

Current Issue

Volume 30, No. 2 March-April 2018

SKIING HISTORY (formerly Skiing Heritage) is the bimonthly journal of the International Skiing History Association and the official publication of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, the...

Sample Articles from Current Issue

Ross Rebagliati: Lost and Found

At the Nagano Olympics, he was stripped of snowboarding's first gold medal. The next day, he had the medal back.

Skiing to the Poles

The critical role of skis in 130 years of Arctic exploration and adventure. By Jeff Blumenfeld

Best Ski Poster Sales in 10 Years

Record prices and active bidding at annual Swann auction By Everett Potter

Sample Articles from Previous Issues

Ester Ledecka: Queen of the 2018 Olympics

Ester Ledecka broke a training barrier and crossed a cultural divide. By Seth Masia When Ester Ledecka astonished the world, and herself, by winning Olympic gold in both Super G and parallel...

ISHA makes headlines in China

单兆鉴被国际滑雪历史协会(ISHA)授予"滑雪历史研究终身成就奖”项 The following article was published in the Chinese “Altay News” on March 28, 2018: The International Skiing History Association held its 2018 ISHA Week in Squaw...

#MeToo Hits Ski Sport

Charges of sexual abuse come to light in Austria, Canada. By John Fry The #MeToo movement has come to skiing in a swirl of proof and denial.  Nicola Werdenigg—Austria’s women’s national downhill...

Skiing’s Central Asian Origins

At a recent conference in China, historians explored the ancient birth of skiing and how it spread across the continents. By SETH MASIA As host of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, China seeks a major...