Missing Breckenridge Skier Found Dead

Breckenridge, CO – A skier missing at Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski Resort was found dead on Friday. Denver resident Sean Haberthier, 47, was reported missing at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12. Assisted by deputies with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Breckenridge ski patrollers located the man’s body at around 8:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13 on the … Continue reading Missing Breckenridge Skier Found Dead

Taos Hosts Nation’s Largest Military Family Ski Event

Taos Ski Valley, NM – Running through Sunday, the 4th Annual Not Forgotten Outreach Week begins today at Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico. Active duty military members, Gold Star families, veterans and any family member with a military ID are invited to ski Taos for $30 per day, get free rentals and discounted group … Continue reading Taos Hosts Nation’s Largest Military Family Ski Event

Woman Dies Sledding on Closed Boyne Mountain Ski Slope

Boyne Falls, MI – A 20-year-old woman died in the early hours of Sunday morning after crashing into a building while sledding at Boyne Mountain ski resort in Michigan. A spokesperson with the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office indicates that Sally Ottenhoff of Grosse Pointe Park, near Detroit, was using a round plastic saucer to sled down … Continue reading Woman Dies Sledding on Closed Boyne Mountain Ski Slope

Collision with Tree Kills Brighton Snowboarder

Brighton, UT – A 35-year-old Utah snowboarder,who is presumed to have collided with a tree at Brighton Resort on Sunday, has died. Markus Erich Fritz of Millcreek has been identified as the accident victim. Fritz was riding with a friend and had gotten some distance ahead. The friend came upon Fritz’s helmet lying in the … Continue reading Collision with Tree Kills Brighton Snowboarder

The Truth About Ski Resort Fatalities

Lakewood, CO – Each winter, we find ourselves facing the unfortunate duty of having to report fatalities at ski resorts around the nation. And every season, our readers perceive that these reports are indicative of a marked increase in fatal skiing accidents. The truth is, however, that fatalities at ski resorts have held relatively steady … Continue reading The Truth About Ski Resort Fatalities

Quebec Takes Over Hosting Duties for Cross-Country World Cup Final

Quebec (QC), Canada – In the wake of a Russian doping scandal, Quebec City has stepped forward to host the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country Ski World Cup Finals on the Plains of Abraham this March. The FIS, the Quebec Winter Events Corporation, Cross-Country Canada and event promoter Gestev have confirmed that cross-country skiing’s elite … Continue reading Quebec Takes Over Hosting Duties for Cross-Country World Cup Final

Skier Dies After Crashing Into Tree in Vermont

Warren, VT – A Massachusetts man died on Monday after colliding with a tree while skiing at Sugarbush Resort in Vermont. Vermont State Police have confirmed that Jeffrey O’Connor, 39, of Hampden, Mass. was skiing at Sugarbush’s Mt. Ellen complex this morning with his family.  At some point O’Connor went off the groomed run and struck a tree along … Continue reading Skier Dies After Crashing Into Tree in Vermont

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