See’s Candies Yum-Raising Fundraiser

See’s Candies Yum-Raising Fundraiser Chocolate for a good cause, what could be sweeter? Buy delicious See’s Candies to show your support for Far West Ski Foundation missions. Visit our Storefront to pick and choose your favorites and buy and ship your candy online. Ship to your family and friends for the upcoming holidays! The last […]

Athletic Scholarship Recipients

FWSF Announces 2022-2023 Athletic Scholarship RecipientsThe Far West Ski Foundation has announced the 2022-2023 Athletic Scholarship recipients for junior racers. This program is designed to provide financial assistance to junior ski racers throughout the western United States where Far West Ski Association has a presence. The Athletic Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, athletic […]

FWSA ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2016-2017

The Far West Athletic Scholarship Program, now in its 13th year as a means of making a positive contribution to junior racing, has continued to garner more support each year. Since 2004, FWSA has awarded 104 scholarships for a total of well over $100,000. United States Ski Association licensed junior racers in the U21, U19, […]

BREAKING NEWS: TESTIMONY OF TRUSTEE ALAN CHRISTIAN BEFORE THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGARDING THE SQUAW VALLEY MUSEUM

By John Watson     Posted July 28, 2015 Placer County Board of Supervisors 175 Fuller Avenue Auburn, CA  95603                                                                                                                                                              July 16, 2015 I represent the Far West Ski Association and the Far West Ski Foundation which is the fund raising arm of the Association.  I am President of Christian Power Equipment, Inc., past Chairman of the Board of […]

BREAKING NEWS: FOUNDATION LETTER TO THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGARDING THE SQUAW VALLEY MUSEUM

By John Watson Posted July 28, 2015 Placer County Board of Supervisors 175 Fulweiler Avenue  Auburn, CA 95603    The Trustees and contributors of the Foundation anticipate with great enthusiasm the construction and operation of the Squaw Valley Olympic Museum and Winter Sports Heritage Center.  Legacy preservation is one of the Foundation’s four missions.  We […]

FUND RAISING SUCCESS AT FWSA CONVENTION!

FUND RAISING SUCCESS AT FWSA CONVENTION! J. WATSON, FWSF PRESIDENT FWSF raised through auctions, gifts, and partnerships well over $10000 for the 2015 cycle of grants. This occurred Friday through Sunday June 7, 2015, with the big push coming on Sunday. Alpine scholarships basically made their basic target for this cycle and will certainly go […]

SUPPORT OF THE SQUAW VALLEY SKI MUSEUM

By John Watson    Posted July 25, 2015 June 7, 2015 Far West Ski Association at its 83rd Annual Convention at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in San Diego, California unanimously passed a resolution in support of the Squaw Valley Ski Museum. Resolution by Delegate #2 Randy Lew Seconded by Delegates #142 Mike [...]

BREAKING NEWS: FWSF GRANT TO WSJUSA FOR FLY GIRLS SCHOLARSHIPS

July 13, 2015 Women’s Ski Jumping USA Park City, Utah The Trustees of the Far west Ski Foundation are pleased to provide Women’s Ski Jumping, and the Fly Girls program specifically, $1000 to support the development of the jumping program.  This grant is in honor of the FWSA 2009 Snowsport Builder Deedee Corradini, a lady […]

FOUR PASSIONS OF SNOWSPORT

Posted June, 2014 REMEMBER THESE FOUR PASSIONS OF SNOWSPORT John Watson       The Far West Ski Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.  It continues to offer individuals and organizations a way to make donations with tax advantages to four principal snowsport missions. These missions range from international competition to support of aspiring junior […]

ANNUAL REPORT 2015

Annual reportFAR WEST SKI FOUNDATION June 2015John Watson, President History FWSF was formed in January 1964 by seven prominent California skiers to support the development of athletes for the Alpine skiing events in the Winter Olympics.  For the next 45 years, the Trustees continued to raise funds and make grants to support athletes, including Nordic, […]

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