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2009 Nordic Ski World Championships: Norway Takes Men’s 50K

Liberec, Czech Republic – Petter Northug of Norway finished in just under two hours to grab the last gold medal of the 2009 FIS Nordic Ski World Championships as he won the men’s 50K Sunday in Liberec. Anchorage’s James Southam led the way for the U.S. finishing 39th. “Our athletes skied as hard and as … Continue reading 2009 Nordic Ski World Championships: Norway Takes Men’s 50K

Annetts, Yates Win The North Face Masters of Snowboarding at Snowbird

Snowbird, UT –The final and super final rounds of The North Face Masters of Snowboarding’s first stop of the season wrapped up Saturday at Utah’s Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort. The field of nearly 50 competitors who advanced from Friday’s first round made the early morning hike up to Snowbird’s North Baldy venue for the … Continue reading Annetts, Yates Win The North Face Masters of Snowboarding at Snowbird

Winter X Games 13: Jacobellis Rides Away with Second Consecutive Women’s Snowboard Cross Win

Aspen, CO – Morning snow gave way to some light rain showers in Aspen Saturday afternoon, making for a slow and slushy Snowboarder X track. Conditions didn’t seem to affect Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT), however, as she won her second consecutive gold medal in the event at Winter X Games 13.n “This one feels … Continue reading Winter X Games 13: Jacobellis Rides Away with Second Consecutive Women’s Snowboard Cross Win

Rookies Rock the Halfpipe at U.S. Snowboarding’s Revolution Tour

Copper Mountain, CO – The 2009 U.S. Snowboarding Revolution Tour kicked off Wednesday with the U.S. Snowboarding rookies picking up five of the six podium spots with Matt Ladley (Steamboat Springs, CO) and Lizzy Beerman (Weston, VT) taking the wins.n “They really killed it. They’re riding so well,” said U.S. Snowboarding Freestyle Development Coach Bud … Continue reading Rookies Rock the Halfpipe at U.S. Snowboarding’s Revolution Tour

Kalamazoo Ski & Snowboard Festival at Michigan’s Timber Ridge Oct. 18

Gobles, MI – Saturday October 18th marks the Fourth Annual Kalamazoo Ski & Snowboard Festival, being held this year at Timber Ridge Ski Area in Gobles. nThis year’s Festival highlights include a rail jam competition for all skill levels to be held at 5 p.m., with different rails to accommodate all skill levels. Entry costs … Continue reading Kalamazoo Ski & Snowboard Festival at Michigan’s Timber Ridge Oct. 18

Ski & Snowboard Festival at Michigan’s Timber Ridge Ski Area

Gobles, MI – This Saturday marks the Third Annual Kalamazoo Ski & Snowboard Festival, being held this year at Timber Ridge Ski Area in Gobles. This year’s Festival highlights include a Big Air exhibition, an open Rail Jam, live music, exhibitor booths, giveaways and the local premiere of Teton Gravity Research’s new ski film. nTwins … Continue reading Ski & Snowboard Festival at Michigan’s Timber Ridge Ski Area