Cranmore in No. Conway, N.H. is offering its GET (Guaranteed Easy Turns) package for $30 Dec. 21-22. Deal includes a lesson, rentals, and lift ticket for the day and is regularly priced at $89.
The Lindsey Vonn recovery watch continues and it looks better every day for the American champion as she rebounds from injury and pushes toward Sochi. Vonn finished 11th in the second weekend downhill at Lake Louise, Alberta, leaping 29 spots from Friday’s 40th place result on her more cautious first race day back.
America’s Lindsey Vonn finally began what she hopes will be a two-month return to glory in February in the Sochi Winter Olympics. Vonn finished 40th at Lake Louise, Canada on a course she has dominated. But, all that mattered this time was she’s back.
As a ski test editor for realskiers.com, I’m expected to name my Ski of the Year, the sure-fire, can’t-miss, only-an-idiot-wouldn’t-love-it best ski money can buy. Not wishing to disappoint my public, I have dutifully done so.
UPDATE 12/5: Lindsey Vonn will definitely return to the race course Friday (Dec. 6) for the first of two downhills at Lake Louise. She skipped the second training run, saying she has the course “dialed in.”
Okemo Mountain Resort will host its fifth annual Super Ski and Snowboard Demo Saturday, Dec. 14. Representatives from major manufacturers will be set up in the Jackson Gore base area, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with all the latest gear for skiers and riders to demo at no charge.
A credit card swipe will be required for participation. Some of the brands expected to be available to test drive are: Nordica, Liberty, Faction, Blizzard, Kastle, Atomic, Rossignol, Salomon, Head, Ramp, Never Summer, Spy and more.
For those snowsports enthusiasts who can’t make it to Okemo’s Super Demo on Dec. 14, Okemo’s Snowsports Shop offers the newest skiing and riding equipment every day of the season. Call (802) 228-1565For more information.
Photo: Okemo Mounbtain Resort (Okemo)
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