About Us

Welcome to the American SkiBike Association

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Our Mission is to grow the sport of SkiBiking through education, promotion of national and international amateur SkiBike competitions and Calendar ( subscribe to Newsletter ) and increase rider safety, awareness, and improve access to ski areas for adaptive
and non-adaptive participants in the sport of SkiBiking.

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The American SkiBike Association is organized for educational & charitable purposes as follows: 


Prepare and distribute SkiBike educational material to resorts, adaptive organizations, adaptive needs riders, and general public


Conduct SkiBike rider safety improvement clinics


Sanction National and International amateur SkiBike competitions and events


Promote and support SkiBiking through charitable activities and donations

Develop and update standardized teaching methodology and documentation

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Projects
Information and Update Page
Becoming an official 501(c)(3) Non-profit: 

  • Patrick Neelan and Leif Larson join the ASA Board. Monte Hand, Ron Dailey, Wayne Peterson and Sherry Rawls-Bryce become ASA Representatives in 2019
  • ASA Board re-organizes with new Board Members - Jeff Butcher (Nevada), Jim Cameron (Utah), Scott Carr (Utah), Chris Schuler (Washington) in 2018
  • Randy and Melanie Kimball (President & Vice President) retire in 2018
  • Added 3 new ASA Representatives in the past year to improve our efforts and representation across the USA. Patrick Neelan (Colorado), Leif Larson (California) and Mark Arnold (New York) in 2018
  • ASA Membership drive offering free 1st year memberships in 2017
  • Began producing a regular ASA Newsletter quarterly in Fall 2016
  • Completed 2nd ASA educational webinar online in 2016. SkiBike Platform Review and availability
  • Provided Demo insurance for the ASA organization in Fall 2015
  • Developed ASA educational webinars online. Ask an expert with Don Koski aired in 2015
  • Received 501(c)(3) Non-profit status on November 20, 2013
  • Joined the National Ski Area Association (NSAA) in September 2012
  • Over 25 new resorts opened since we formed. And the list keeps growing
  • Supporter of the Hartford Ski Spectacular with PSIA supported SkiBike clinics. Lots of wounded warriors on SkiBikes!! Some Board Members have personally supported the event since 2007
  • Melanie and Randy Kimball took over in May 2012
  • Greg Linder took over in September 2009  
  • The first Skibike Festival took place  March 1 & 2, 2003 at Purgatory
  • Rod Ratzlaff founded the original ASA in November 2001. He runs SkiBike World now.