The spell finally broke for the Austrian homeboys and girls at the FIS Ski Alpine World Championships in Schladming, Austria Tuesday night in the team parallel giant slalom. The Austrians won their first gold medal. The U.S. team finished sixth.
Maria Jose Norero is the new marketing director for Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort responsible for sales, marketing partnerships, advertising, social media and public relations.
The USA’s Ted Ligety, who won the super-G last week at the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships in Schladming, Austria, won gold in super-combined (downhill and slalom) Monday.
America’s Julia Mancuso was off by .15 in fifth place while Stacey Cook just behind her in sixth. It was close, but no U.S. medals in the Women’s Downhill at the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships. Nada for the men, too.
The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships roll on with Squaw Valley’s Julia Mancuso making it clear “the color of the medal I want is gold.” The women’s downhill is set for Sunday in Schladming, Austria.
Though more than 80 percent of the overall infrastructure for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics is done, Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed cost over-runs and delays – particularly at ski jumping facilities during an inspection this week.
UPDATE 2/8: Guess it wasn’t all hype this time. The widespread blizzard (dubbed Nemo) that has been top of the news all week is here. Governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have already declared state of emergency conditions.
It was last summer that Burton Snowboards announced it was taking the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championship from Stratton Mt., Vt. to Vail, Colo. Now, Stratton is countering with an all-new Vermont Open Snowboard and Music Festival March 15-17.
American skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn was airlifted to a local hospital after injuring her knee while landing after a jump midway down the super-G course at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, Austria Tuesday.
A day of skiing at Big Bear Lake, Calif., ended in tragedy Sunday as at least eight people were killed and 38 injured when a bus returning to Tijuana, Mexico spun out of control, struck a car, flipped and plowed into a pick-up according to news reports.
Everything you will find in your favorite ski shop next fall is up for grabs this weekend as more than 19,000 suppliers, retailers, and reps jam-pack the Colorado Convention Center in Denver Jan. 31-Feb. 3.
One of the strongest contingents of U.S. alpine athletes are ready to go for the gold at the 2013 FIS World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, Austria Feb. 4-17. It’s dubbed the “Ski Festival With A Heart.”
CNL Lifestyle Properties, a real estate investment trust (REIT) based in Orlando, Fla. Is reporting a 37 percent increase in paid visits over the MLK weekend and a 41 percent increase year-over-year at the sane time.
The Golden Fox Run in Maribor, Slovenia did nothing to stop the USA’s Lindsey Vonn as she won her 59th World Cup in the Giant Slalom. Meanwhile, in Aspen/Buttermilk, Maddie Bowman and David Wise, freeskiers, won ESPN X-Games gold.