The book contains the proceedings of the Sixth International Congress on Science and Skiing, which was held at St. Christoph am Arlberg, Tyrol, Austria, in December 2013. The conference was organized and hosted by the Department of Sport Science at the University of Salzburg, Austria. It was also part of the programs of the steering group Science and Skiing of the World Commission of Sports Science and contains a broad spectrum of current research work in Alpine and Nordic skiing and in snowboarding. In the proceedings of this congress, the keynotes as well as the oral presentations are published. The manuscripts were subject to peer review and editorial judgment prior to acceptance.