HMMR Podcast Episode 222: Off the snow (with Tschana Schiller)

Snow sports run the gamut from acrobatic jumping and high speed downhill, to long distance endurance. Tschana Schiller has supported them all in more than a decade with US Ski and Snowboard. Athletes face unique demands on the snow, and she looks to find the best ways to support them off the snow. She joins us on this week’s episode to talk about the demands of snow sports, with a deeper look at cross-country skiing and supporting athletes remotely through velocity-based training.

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Notes and quotes

Tschana Schiller is the Athletic Development Manager at US Ski and Snowboard. A former collegiate soccer player, she has worked in various roles for US US Ski and Snowboard since 2006, supporting nearly every discipline at the organization.

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Further reading

  • This month’s site theme is agility. Stay tuned to the site this month as we explore the topic more in depth. Join HMMR Plus so that you don’t miss out on our archives and new resources.
  • Schiller and three of her USSA colleagues were guests on GAINcast 40 when Vern visited the USSA Center of Excellence. It was part of a series that also talked with high performance director Troy Taylor on GAINcast 44 and sports technologist Bill Sands on GAINcast 42.
  • We’ve also covered skiing a on Episode 125 with Tracy Fober, and looked at the on-site support at the 2018 Olympics on Episode 144.
  • Endurance was also a topic on Episode 36 with Steve Magness.