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Australian Skier Breaks Kingsbury’s Moguls Win Streak

Park City, UT – Australia’s Matt Graham dethroned World Cup moguls leader Mikael Kingsbury of Canada at the Visa Freestyle International at Deer Valley Resort on Thursday night. Kingsbury, however, finished second on the 2002 Olympic venue Champion run to maintain his World Cup moguls lead, followed by Ludvig Fjallstrom of Sweden. In Thursday’s women’s competition, Canada’s Justine … Continue reading Australian Skier Breaks Kingsbury’s Moguls Win Streak

China Wins Deer Valley Aerials

Park City, UT – Overall World Cup leader, Guangpu Qi of China won the men’s event at Thursday’s Visa Freestyle International Aerial World Cup at Deer Valley Resort in Utah. Olivier Rochon of Canada was second, followed by Oleksandr Abramenk of the Ukraine in third. For the women, Yu Yang took the win, followed by Samantha Wells … Continue reading China Wins Deer Valley Aerials

June Lake Winter Festival Celebrates the Season

June Lake, CA – The June Lake Winter Festival celebrates the magical winter season in the California’s beautiful Eastern Sierra, at the base of June Mountain ski area. The fun-filled festival returns to June Lake Feb. 27 with events for the whole family, from a winter triathlon to a snowmobile poker rally and snow sculpting. With … Continue reading June Lake Winter Festival Celebrates the Season

Vail Resorts to Open The North Face Concept Retail Store on Park City’s Main Street

Park City, UT – Vail Resorts, Inc. has announced that its retail division, Vail Resorts Retail (VRR), will open a new The North Face concept store at 515 Main Street in Park City, located in the space of the former Talisker on Main restaurant, in mid-February. VRR has entered into a long-term lease with Talisker on the 2,780-square-foot … Continue reading Vail Resorts to Open The North Face Concept Retail Store on Park City’s Main Street

Snowboarders Seriously Injured in 200-Foot Cliff Fall

Teton Village, WY – Two snowboarders sustained serious injuries when they lost their edge and slipped over a 200-foot cliff near Jackson Hole Mountain Resort on Monday. A third man sustained minor injuries. The pair who were seriously injured, a 31-year-old man from San Jose, Calif. and a 40-year-old man from Tustin, Calif., were among five riders … Continue reading Snowboarders Seriously Injured in 200-Foot Cliff Fall

Pennsylvania Officials Celebrate Progress on Reopening Laurel Mountain

Ligonier, PA – State park manager Douglas Finger was expecting maybe 50 or 55 people. And that was before the biggest snowstorm of the season blanketed the area days before; freezing rain came with the dawn; and gusting winds raked the hardwoods topping Laurel Ridge. Aah, the type day true downhill skiing enthusiasts take in stride. … Continue reading Pennsylvania Officials Celebrate Progress on Reopening Laurel Mountain

Fire Heavily Damages Bromont Ski Lift

Bromont (QC), Canada – A fire on Wednesday night caused heavy damage to a ski lift at Bromont, in Quebec’s Eastern Townships. A passer-by first noticed the flames and called authorities. The resort’s Versant du Lac #5 Doppelmayr CTEC detachable quad chair sustained heavy damage to its gearbox, operator station, brake system and several chairs. The … Continue reading Fire Heavily Damages Bromont Ski Lift