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Lindsey Vonn Calls It Quits

Barcelona, Spain – Even though she raced in Sunday’s super combined in Andorra after injuring her knee a day earlier in a crash in super G, Lindsey Vonn is heading home to treat three knee fractures, ending her World Cup season early. Right now Vonn maintains a small 28-point lead over her biggest challenger for the World Cup, … Continue reading Lindsey Vonn Calls It Quits

Body of Missing Sugar Bowl Ski Instructor Found

Norden, CA – Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue team, along with El Dorado County Search and Rescue dog teams were training at Sugar Bowl Resort this afternoon when they found the body of missing skier Carson May. May, 23, was a ski instructor at the California resort and went missing Jan. 15. He was not found despite … Continue reading Body of Missing Sugar Bowl Ski Instructor Found

Freestyle Ski Pioneer Wayne Wong Returns to Nashoba Valley

Westford, MA – They came to witness the best freestylers at the Polartec Big Air at Fenway Park in Boston last week, but those who would rather do than watch headed 22 miles northwest (as the baseball flies) to ski and ride with freestyle ski pioneer Wayne Wong at the Nashoba Valley Ski Area. The 65-year-old … Continue reading Freestyle Ski Pioneer Wayne Wong Returns to Nashoba Valley

Behind the Gold: Establishing a Teenaged Legacy

Park City, UT – It was a poignant scene at the bottom of the Park City halfpipe last weekend at the U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix. Standing there with a big smile on her face was Kelly Clark, who 14 years ago had hoisted her Burton snowboard in the air as an 18-year old Olympic champion. Today, … Continue reading Behind the Gold: Establishing a Teenaged Legacy

Shiffrin is Ready to Return to World Cup Ski Racing

Eagle, CO – Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin will be back racing on the World Cup skiing circuit again next week, starting her comeback at the rescheduled Maribor slalom in Crans Montana, Switzerland on Monday. After injuring her knee in a crash while warming up for a race in December, Shiffrin has been rehabbing in Colorado—starting in the gym and recently … Continue reading Shiffrin is Ready to Return to World Cup Ski Racing

Risks and Rewards: The Story of Snowboardcross

Aspen, CO – Snowboardcross is one of the most nail-biting of all Olympic sports. Six athletes line up side by side to vault themselves through a crazy course of bumps, banks, berms and massive jumps – all with their rivals just an elbow away. “I still get rattled every time I’m in the start,” says Lindsey … Continue reading Risks and Rewards: The Story of Snowboardcross

Shiffrin Gets Back on Skis

Georgetown, CO – The U.S. Ski Team’s Mikaela Shiffrin was back on skis on Saturday at Colorado’s Loveland Ski Area, the first time in eight weeks since suffering a bone bruise, hairline fracture and partially torn ligament in her right knee in December. “Guess what I did today…..?” Shiffrin, 20, posted to Facebook. “Nope, not skydiving.. No … Continue reading Shiffrin Gets Back on Skis