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Canada’s Olympic Snowboarders Inspire a New Generation of Riders

West Vancouver (BC), Canada – As the Canadian Snowboard Team just ended a record-breaking season on all fronts, snowboarding across Canada has never been as vibrant, from coast to coast.nCanada’s Olympic medalists, including the champs of snowboarding — Mike Robertson, Maëlle Ricker and Jasey-Jay Anderson — have inspired a new generation of snowboarders who want … Continue reading Canada’s Olympic Snowboarders Inspire a New Generation of Riders

Steve Young Ski Classic Race and Fundraising Dinner this Saturday at Snowbird

Snowbird, UT – The 24th Annual Steve Young Ski Classic brings an impressive group of NFL players and Olympians to Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort this Saturday to ski, snowboard and raise money for the Wasatch Adaptive Sports Program.nFormer San Francisco 49er and NFL Hall of Famer Steve Young headlines a group of NFL players, … Continue reading Steve Young Ski Classic Race and Fundraising Dinner this Saturday at Snowbird

Wasatch Lifty Invitational at Park City-area Resorts Mar. 29-Apr. 2

Park City, UT – Utah’s three Wasatch Back ski resorts — Park City Mountain Resort, The Canyons Resort and Deer Valley Resort — will host the second annual Wasatch Backside Lifty Invitational (WBLI) Mar. 29 through Apr. 2, 2010. The event is held “to recognize the hard work of our lift operations teams,” says Jeff … Continue reading Wasatch Lifty Invitational at Park City-area Resorts Mar. 29-Apr. 2

Chickering-Ayers, Collinson Win Subaru Freeskiing World Championships at Snowbird

Snowbird, UT – The 2010 Subaru Freeskiing World Tour came to a close Sunday on Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort’s North Baldy venue at the Subaru Freeskiing World Championships. The crowd on hand surpassed Saturday’s semi-final by two fold; there were rows upon rows of dug out snow benches, the smell of burgers on travel … Continue reading Chickering-Ayers, Collinson Win Subaru Freeskiing World Championships at Snowbird

Osborne-Paradis, Janyk Win Canadian Downhill Ski Racing Titles

Kananaskis Valley (AB), Canada – Manuel Osborne-Paradis, of Vancouver, British Columbia, and Whistler, British Columbia’s Britt Janyk, two veteran members of Canada’s Alpine Ski Team who have each won World Cup downhills, opened the GMC Canadian Championships Monday at Nakiska Ski Area in Alberta with victories in the downhill.nOsborne-Paradis, a World Cup downhill winner in … Continue reading Osborne-Paradis, Janyk Win Canadian Downhill Ski Racing Titles

Tommy Ford Takes Third U.S. Alpine Skiing Championships Title with GS

Wilmington, NY – Olympian Tommy Ford, of Bend, Ore., took his third title Monday in the 2010 Visa U.S. Alpine Championship men’s giant slalom at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center near Lake Placid, N.Y. Warner Nickerson (Gilford, N.H.) and Chris Frank (Windham, N.Y.) joined Ford on the podium, finishing second and third, respectively.n”The last two years … Continue reading Tommy Ford Takes Third U.S. Alpine Skiing Championships Title with GS

New Venue, New Name for America’s Ski and Snowboard Trade Show

Denver, CO – SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is renaming its 2010 SnowSports Trade Show, scheduled for January 28-31 at the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver, to the SIA Snow Show. After 37 years of hosting their annual trade show in Las Vegas, SIA’s move to Denver will put the snow back in snow sports. … Continue reading New Venue, New Name for America’s Ski and Snowboard Trade Show