Alpine ski racers Ryan Cochran-Siegle and Mikaela Shiffrin received the Don A. Metivier Golden Ski Award from the Eastern Ski Writers Association (ESWA) for the second consecutive year.
Nearly 600 friends and snow sports industry leaders joined eight new members of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Saturday night (April 14, 2012) in Seattle for a formal induction ceremony.
World-renowned Snowbird Resort in Utah is getting in the game. The Bird will yank out the Little Cloud chair and replace it with a high-speed quad starting this summer.
Somewhere around 900 sales and marketing executives from tour and travel agencies, resort lodging properties and associations, airlines, ski clubs and councils, and mountain resorts from across the alpine world get down to hard knuckle negotiations April 15-22 at the Resort at Squaw Creek at Squaw Valley, Calif.
The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) will honor 13 ski resorts with National Safety Awards next month at their national convention in San Antonio, Texas. Others will be recognized for their work in converting skiers and riders to lifelong enthusiasts.
There’s never been a better argument for getting Americans off the couch and onto skis or snowboards. A new study shows 68.2 million people are inactive, up from 67.2 last year. Wrong direction.
Are you a member of an acceptable nonprofit organization in Idaho? Then, your group might just be eligible to take over the ownership of Soldier Mountain, Idaho. Actor Bruce Willis has owned the resort since 1996.
The last time the Winter Olympics set down around Lake Tahoe it was 1960 at Squaw Valley. You can see plenty of photos and memorabilia from those first-ever televised games at the resort’s High Camp area.
We’ve got an official gun, an official dessert, an official grass, an official cooking vessel, an official vegetable, so why not an official winter sport? Can another Winter Olympics be next?
OK, 2011/12 hasn’t been the greatest season on record—some say the worst. Nevertheless, there has been some reasonable skiing, even in the climate-challenged Northeast. Equipment sales, however, have been down.
With eight U.S. athletes taking 12 season long titles, the 2012 season was one for the record books. And signs for the future look promising as last week the USA wrapped up a month of Junior World Championships in each sport tallying a record dozen medals including six gold.
It was smiles all around for the gang that showed up at Canyons March 31. It wasn't just the gorgeous spring weather and the Gruv setting up in the Village below, either.
A lift serving the superpipe and lower jumps at Aspen’s Buttermilk, and maybe lighting for early evening feature use, are part of the Aspen Skiing Company’s master plan.
It’s taken 20 years of talks, comprehensive and, some would say, exhaustive reviews, but the British Columbia government has finally cleared the way for development of the uber controversial Jumbo Glacier Alpine Resort.
Springtime is about change and that holds true for winter sports. With the elite international season in the record books – and eight U.S. athletes leading 10 different season-long world rankings – it's time to let the young athletes shine.
Well, it’s an annual rite of spring at Vail. The wet and wild day is April 15, 2012, sponsored by Rockstar energy drink. Vail is not alone, either.