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Mount Snow GM Takes the Helm at Ski Areas Association

Lakewood, CO – The board of directors of the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), a nonprofit trade association that represents ski area owners and operators in the US, has named Kelly Pawlak as NSAA’s new president and CEO to replace the retiring Michael Berry. Pawlak, who is vice president and general manager at Mount Snow Resort, … Continue reading Mount Snow GM Takes the Helm at Ski Areas Association

FIS Considering Vonn Proposal to Ski with the Men

Zurich, Switzerland – Earlier this month, a U.S. Ski & Snowboard proposal to the International Ski Federation (FIS) to permit Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn to ski against the men was reviewed in a preliminary meeting of the FIS Alpine Executive Board. Given that the proposal was for the 2018-19 season, the board opted to table the … Continue reading FIS Considering Vonn Proposal to Ski with the Men

WATCH: Freeskier Jetpacks Through City

Maribor, Slovenia – Even world champions feel the wrath of their mothers if they are late for lunch. Slovenian skier Filip Flisar has come up with a novel way to play catch-up: a jetpack. The 29-year-old, crowed world champion in ski cross in 2015 and a semi-finalist at the last Winter Olympics a year earlier, found himself … Continue reading WATCH: Freeskier Jetpacks Through City

Eddie the Eagle Finally Finds Gold in Golden

Golden (BC), Canada – Famed British Olympic ski jumper, Eddie the Eagle, will be in Golden beginning tomorrow through March 4 to meet and ski with fans.  Kicking Horse Powder Tours has organized a number of events for the week, including four opportunities to ski with Eddie, a dinner and talk at the Eagle’s Eye Restaurant, and two … Continue reading Eddie the Eagle Finally Finds Gold in Golden