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Trends in Age and Ski Performance: A Second Look by Ella DeWolf and Andrew Siegel

This article was submitted by a reader. To pitch a story or article to FasterSkier, reach out to info@fasterskier.com. In 2010, FasterSkier published an article titled “Analysis: Performance and Age”, written by Joran Elias, or as he is otherwise known, “The Statistical Skier.”  The piece attempted to parse the relationship between age and performance by comparing the ages of some of the world’s top skiers to their FIS points in a given year.  Elias was...

A regular reader asked me over the weekend to comment on Devon Kershaw’s less than stellar opening race of the season. Specifically, he asked:  Kershaw seems like he’s one of the most volatile skiers on the WC circuit. Is this true? The question of how consistent (or not) various skiers are comes up fairly regularly. [...] Related posts:

  1. Variability In World Cup Ski Racers
  2. Week In Review: Friday Oct 8th
  3. Biathlon and Cross Country Volatility Trends

A regular reader asked me over the weekend to comment on Devon Kershaw’s less than stellar opening race of the season. Specifically, he asked:  Kershaw seems like he’s one of the most volatile skiers on the WC circuit. Is this true? The question of how consistent (or not) various skiers are comes up fairly regularly. [...] Related posts:

  1. Variability In World Cup Ski Racers
  2. Week In Review: Friday Oct 8th
  3. Biathlon and Cross Country Volatility Trends

A regular reader asked me over the weekend to comment on Devon Kershaw’s less than stellar opening race of the season. Specifically, he asked:  Kershaw seems like he’s one of the most volatile skiers on the WC circuit. Is this true? The question of how consistent (or not) various skiers are comes up fairly regularly. [...] Related posts:

  1. Variability In World Cup Ski Racers
  2. Week In Review: Friday Oct 8th
  3. Biathlon and Cross Country Volatility Trends

A regular reader asked me over the weekend to comment on Devon Kershaw’s less than stellar opening race of the season. Specifically, he asked:  Kershaw seems like he’s one of the most volatile skiers on the WC circuit. Is this true? The question of how consistent (or not) various skiers are comes up fairly regularly. [...] Related posts:

  1. Variability In World Cup Ski Racers
  2. Week In Review: Friday Oct 8th
  3. Biathlon and Cross Country Volatility Trends

A regular reader asked me over the weekend to comment on Devon Kershaw’s less than stellar opening race of the season. Specifically, he asked:  Kershaw seems like he’s one of the most volatile skiers on the WC circuit. Is this true? The question of how consistent (or not) various skiers are comes up fairly regularly. [...] Related posts:

  1. Variability In World Cup Ski Racers
  2. Week In Review: Friday Oct 8th
  3. Biathlon and Cross Country Volatility Trends

A regular reader asked me over the weekend to comment on Devon Kershaw’s less than stellar opening race of the season. Specifically, he asked:  Kershaw seems like he’s one of the most volatile skiers on the WC circuit. Is this true? The question of how consistent (or not) various skiers are comes up fairly regularly. [...] Related posts:

  1. Variability In World Cup Ski Racers
  2. Week In Review: Friday Oct 8th
  3. Biathlon and Cross Country Volatility Trends

Since we supposedly do statistics around here, the goal here will be to ‘statistically’ identify folks who specialize in longer distance races. By that I mean people who tend to ski better (relative to their own performance) in longer races. The fun part is to see whether the folks we single out match up with [...] Related posts:

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