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Sugarbush and Mad River Glen, the ski resorts of Vermont's Mad River Valley.

Sugarbush and Mad River Glen to Co-host Ski Mountaineering Race

Waitsfield, VT – Vermont’s Sugarbush and Mad River Glen will be co-hosting the Mad River Valley Ski Mountaineering Race this Sunday. The race starts at the base of Mad River Glen with participants climbing the mountain via the Lower Antelope and Upper Antelope trails before turning onto the Long Trail. The Long Trail traverses across the […]

Ryan Stassel, of Anchorage, Alaska, shreds to first place in the World Championships slopestyle in Kreischberg, Austria on Wednesday. (photo: Getty Images-AFP/Michal Cizek/courtesy US Snowboarding)

Alaska’s Ryan Stassel Wins World Championships Slopestyle Title

Kreischberg, Austria – Olympian Ryan Stassel of Anchorage dominated the slopestyle field to take home his first ever FIS World Championship title in Kreischberg on Wednesday, while teammate Kyle Mack, of West Bloomfield, Mich., earned bronze. The two were separated by 2013 World Champion Roppe Tonterri of Finland, who took the silver. In a three run best-of format, […]

Marion Rolland (file photo: Christian Jansky)

Knee Injury to Keep Rolland from Defending World Championships Downhill Title

Annecy, France – An ACL tear in her right knee will keep French ski racer Marion Rolland from defending her downhill title at the Alpine World Ski Championships next month in Colorado. Rolland’s injury was one of several that resulted from crashes during Monday’s World Cup super G in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, when 19 racers failed […]

American Hannah Kearney competes against Canada's Justine Dufour-Lapointe in the women's dual moguls finals at the 2015 World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria on Monday. (photo: Getty Images-AFP/Michal Cizek/courtesy USST)

Gold Medal and New Record for Kearney at World Freestyle Champs

Kreischberg, Austria – Olympic champion Hannah Kearney, of Norwich, Vt., stepped it up another notch, taking gold in Monday’s dual moguls in a thrilling finals matchup with Canadian Justine Dufour-Lapointe. It was Kearney’s eighth career World Championships medal, the most ever of any freestyle skier. After skiing to a silver medal in the single moguls competition on Sunday, […]