Welcome everyone! Thank you for your interest in the Northwestern Alpine Ski Academy (NASA). Based out of Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville, Michigan, NASA provides the premier alpine ski program. The 2016-2017 ski season is shaping up to be fun and exciting!


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New Training Videos Now on YouTube!

The three videos at left are samples of footage recorded at Copper Mountain, Colorado recently. These videos do not feature any audio.

Many more videos can be viewed on by clicking here.

Please visit this page again soon for further updates!

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NEW! "Coaches Corner Links"

Check out our Coaches Corner under the News tab for links to valuable educational materials including: USSA Dartfish TV, Ski Racing.Com, Dr. Jim Taylor, sports psychologist and

"Our Personal Stories"

Dan Janowiak has received permission to share several personal stories which have been written by and about participants in the NASA ski training programs over the years. We believe that you may find them both interesting and inspiring, particularly if you're just embarking on a new path in this great endeavor. Click on the About Us tab above and select "Our Personal Stories."

Northwestern Alpine Ski Academy (NASA) provides instruction and coaching in alpine skiing and alpine ski racing that will last our young athletes a lifetime. Based at Crystal Mountain in northwestern lower Michigan, our training camps offer opportunities for athletes to learn important values necessary in both skiing and life. NASA's primary focus is putting our downhill ski racing athletes first, always.

Northwestern Alpine Ski Academy at Crystal Mountain strives to be the "best" alpine ski racing program.

Northwestern Alpine Ski Academy - P.O. Box 145 - Manistee, MI 49660 | Banner Photo Courtesy of Marco Trovati (USSA)

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