Melanie Schwartz - Paralympic Alpine Skier
US Women Earned the 2016 Nation's Cup
The women on the American earned the Nation's Cup for a successful season of World Cup races. Five American athletes and two guides earned more World Cup points over a season of 17 races than the women from any other country.
Melanie in the Aspen Daily News Again
An article about Melanie and her teammates gearing up for World Cup finals made the front page of the Aspen Daily News on February 21, 2016.
"The Big Show is Hosted on Home Snow"
Melanie in the Aspen Daily News
A photo of Melanie skiing in the 2016 US Speed Nationals on Buttermilk mountain was featered on the third page of the Aspen Daily News on February 16, 2016.
Thanks to photographer Jordan Curet for capturing the moment.
Melanie Schwartz named to the 2015-2016 US Paralympics Alpine Team!
Here is the official
Melanie is very excited for her fourth year with the American team!
Adecco Athlete Spotlight on Melanie Schwartz
Melanie Schwartz named to the 2014-2015 US Paralympics Alpine Team!
Here is the official
Melanie is very excited for her third year with the American team!
Melanie Schwartz Featured on Aspen Public Radio, March 2014
Melanie was interviewed during speed nationals in Aspen. Read or listen to the story by clicking
USOC article about Melanie Schwartz and Jasmin Bambur, February 2014
about Melanie and her teammate Jasmin Bambur, both of whom competed in the 2010 Paralympics for other courtries and are heading to Sochi with the American team.
Melanie named to the 2014 US Paralympic Team, February 2014
The alpine team representing the US at the Pararlympics has been announced. Melanie is honored to be selected to compete at the highest level. Read
the official announcement
for all the details.
Melanie appears in United Airlines Commercial
Melanie is pleased to share the launch of United Airlines' Athletes Aboard campaign. Here is an
about the campaign and the commercial itself. Enjoy!
Double Golds at the Winter Park NorAm, January 2014
Melanie contributed 2 gold medals to the American haul at the Winter Park NorAm race. Read
for more information.
Medals at the Copper Mountain NorAm, December 2013
AVSC Adaptive Program's Plea For Help
Take a look at the AVSC (Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club) Adaptive Program's
which features Melanie and her teammates.
Some fun facts about Melanie
this interesting article
about Melanie, courtesy of US Paralympics.
News from the 2013 Southern Hemisphere World Cup Races
Here is the official word on Melanie's Slalom victory from the various UK publications:
The Times of London
London Evening Standard
And find out more about team USA's overall performance through the series of races in this great article.
Melanie Schwartz named to the 2013-2014 US Paralympics Alpine Team!
Here is the official
Melanie is very excited for her second year with the American team!
New Sponsor: CAS (Convergence Acceleration Solutions) Group
Thanks to CAS Group
for becoming Melanie's head sponsor. CAS Group is making it possible for Melanie to be a full-time athlete year round for the first time.
Their support enables her to fully focus on training, racing and allows Melanie to acheive her full potential as a skier.
The CAS Group works on large scale transformation projects in Cable & Telecommunications.
Melanie is thrilled with this new partnership because it relates to her second career in Computer Science.
Article in Aspen Times
Click here to read an article about Melanie and her Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club teammates racing at the 2013 speed Nor Am in Kimberley, BC.
Melanie Schwartz named to the 2012-2013 US Paralympics Ski Team!
As Far As I Can Go Trailer
As Far As I Can Go is a documentary about Melanie created by Jon Izma.
The film chronicles Melanie's journey to the Paralympics.Melanie's fans are eagarly anticipating its completion.
If you are interested in learning more about the documentary, or sponsoring its creation, please
. Enjoy the trailer!
Article in Inside Toronto
Click here to read an article about Melanie which was published in Inside Toronto newspaper March 17th 2010.
Article in Canadian Jewish News
Click here to read an article about Melanie which was published in the Canadian Jewish News on March 11th 2010.
Canadian Athletes Now Fund
Melanie recived funding from the
Canadian Athletes Now Fund (CanFund) which
is a not-for-profit organization devoted solely to raising funds and awareness for Canada's athletes.
Melanie is thrilled to have CanFund supporting her athletic dreams. You can see her
CanFund profile online.
Torchbearing Article From Collingwood
Click here to read an article about the Olympic Torch relay and Melanie's role in carrying the torch in December 2009.