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Jake Wirth Echo Mt.Echo Mountain Resort has appointed Jace Wirth as the director of guest services. Wirth will oversee the resort’s marketing, sales, ski school and alpine racing team departments.

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Autumn Food and Wine Festival (Northstar California Resort)Northstar California Resort is the site of the Autumn Food and Wine Festival Fri., Sept. 11- Sun., Sept. 13. Connoisseurs of wine and cuisine delicacies can savor new flavors and expand their culinary knowledge on the mountain and in The Village at Northstar California. The three-day event is full of food-themed activities, events, expositions, seminars, and fun for the whole family.

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HoF Class of 2014The annual Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction Weekend is set for Sept. 18-19 in Ishpeming, Mich. Some 10 snow world legends will be inducted.

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Sarah Hendrickson (Facebook)World champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson from Park City, Utah underwent knee surgery this week and will be out for the season. Hendrickson, who injured her right knee in a training accident in August 2013 leading up to the Sochi Olympics, reinjured the knee during jump training in June.

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Sugarbush Golf Course (Facebook/Sugarbush Resort)Sugarbush Resort has put together two golf deals at their Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. One is "$30 Thursdays" where foursomes can play for $30 per person after 11 a.m. on Thursdays. Be sure to mention “$30 Thursdays” when making the reservation; the $120 tee time fee also must be paid when making your reservation. It’s a savings as greens fees Mon.-Thurs. during prime or shoulder season run between $70-95 per person.

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Bill MadsenLong-time NASTAR Director of Operations Bill Madsen has joined the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) to continue to manage NASTAR’s operations alongside USSA’s events department. 

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Goodbye summer, hello fall at New Hampshire’s Waterville Valley’s “Just Ducky” End of Summer Bash event, Sun., Sept. 6. The event benefits the Pemi Bridge House, a homeless shelter for men, women, kids and veterans as they transition from homelessness to a permanent home. 

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Whitewater Rafting (Winter Park Resort)There’s still time to take advantage of summer lodging and activities packages at Colorado’s Winter Park Resort. Combine lodging with golf and whitewater rafting activities.  

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Wydaho Renzevous Teton Mountain Bike FestivalWyoming’s Grand Targhee Resort is the site of the Wydaho Rendezvous Teton Mountain Bike Festival Fri., Sept. 4-Mon., Sept. 7. The weekend includes group rides, women only rides, kids’ rides, group adaptive program ride, demo bikes, bike clinics, beer tents, music, and so much more. 

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Eric HarlowThe U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has announced that it’s Eastern Regional Alpine Development Director Eric Harlow will be leaving the USSA later this month to take a position outside the ski industry. Harlow joined the USSA in May, 2013 and has been effective at managing alpine ski racing development programs in the USSA’s largest region. USSA Alpine Development Director Chip Knight indicated that the position would be replaced as soon as possible.

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