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Ski Industry Veterans Remain Bullish on the Future

Denver, CO – Mountain lodging activity and snow sports retail equipment sales are up, while skier and snowboarder visits for the 2014-15 ski season are on pace to match last season’s tally of 56. 2 million, according to industry executives who convened as part of The Assembly 2015 presented on Wednesday at Snowsports Industries America’s (SIA) … Continue reading Ski Industry Veterans Remain Bullish on the Future

Maddie Bowman Repeats X Games Win

Aspen, CO – The first day of X Games 2015 in Aspen is in the books, and the women’s superpipe gold medal is in familiar territory. In a field stocked full of eight world-class freeskiers from countries spanning the world, South Lake Tahoe’s Maddie Bowman stomped her first run through Buttermilk’s halfpipe to win another gold … Continue reading Maddie Bowman Repeats X Games Win

Boston Ski and Snowboard Expo Opens Tomorrow

Boston, MA – The first snows have already fallen, sparking excitement for the ski season and for New England’s annual season kick-off party and buying spree.  It’s the 32ndAnnual Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo. Staged at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center and opening on Thursday, it’s where snowsports fans line up for deals and to find out … Continue reading Boston Ski and Snowboard Expo Opens Tomorrow

North American Women Sweep Inaugural Olympic Ski Slopestyle

Rosa Khutor, Russia – It was an all North American podium in Russia on Tuesday as Canadian and American women nabbed all three medals in the first ever Olympic women’s ski slopestyle. Canadian Dara Howell, of Huntsville, Ontario, took the gold with an impressive score of 94.2 in her first run to win by more … Continue reading North American Women Sweep Inaugural Olympic Ski Slopestyle

Dufour-Lapointe Upsets Kearney for Moguls Gold

Rosa Khutor, Russia – It took only one kick-out at the top of a rugged moguls course on Saturday night for Canadian Justine Dufour-Lapointe to take the gold medal from the reigning Olympic champion and heavy Sochi favorite, Hannah Kearney of Norwich, Vt. Canada (and Montreal’s Dufour-Lapointe family) scored a one-two punch during a fierce … Continue reading Dufour-Lapointe Upsets Kearney for Moguls Gold

Kotsenburg Earns First U.S. Gold in Inaugural Olympic Slopestyle

Rosa Khutor, Russia – Park City, Utah’s Sage Kotsenburg was presented the first-ever gold medal for slopestyle snowboarding on Saturday at the impressive Sochi Olympic Park underneath the towering, modern Olympic torch. Kotsenburg’s gold medal was the first for the USA at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. “It’s just unreal the amount of pride … Continue reading Kotsenburg Earns First U.S. Gold in Inaugural Olympic Slopestyle

Mancuso Medals in Olympic Super Combined

Rosa Khutor, Russia – California’s Julia Mancuso produced a true champion performance on Monday, becoming the first American skier in history to win a medal in three straight Olympic Winter Games with her bronze in a tricky super combined event at the Rosa Khutor alpine center. “I knew I just had to give my best … Continue reading Mancuso Medals in Olympic Super Combined