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Belleayre Mountain Ski Center Honors Class of 2010 Hall of Fame at Dinner Dance This Saturday

Highmount, NY – The Belleayre Mountain Hall of Fame was created in 2006 to honor individuals who have contributed in extraordinary ways to the New York ski area, the surrounding Catskill region, and to the athletic discipline of snowsports. This year the Hall will honor Lewis Grocholl, Meg Monell, and John Fishkind with a gala … Continue reading Belleayre Mountain Ski Center Honors Class of 2010 Hall of Fame at Dinner Dance This Saturday

Park City to Honor Utah Olympic Athletes with Community Celebration

Park City, UT – A parade and celebration on Park City’s Historic Main Street will be held on Tuesday in honor of the Utah Olympic and Paralympic athletes who competed in the 2010 Winter Games.nJunior athletes from the Utah ski resort town’s local winter sports clubs will accompany the Olympic and Paralympic athletes from their … Continue reading Park City to Honor Utah Olympic Athletes with Community Celebration

Canada’s Emily Brydon Retiring from World Cup Ski Racing

Calgary, Canada – Emily Brydon is retiring from the Canadian Alpine Ski Team as one of the most successful female alpine ski racers in Canadian history.nThe Fernie, British Columbia resident’s career was celebrated during a ceremony at Delta Lodge at Kananaskis in Nakiska, Alberta, as part of the GMC Canadian Championships last night along with … Continue reading Canada’s Emily Brydon Retiring from World Cup Ski Racing

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

Skiing Professional C.R. Johnson Dies at Squaw Valley

Olympic Valley, CA – Two-time X Games medalist C.R. Johnson, a halfpipe specialist, was killed Wednesday while skiing the Light Towers section of Squaw Valley’s Headwall. Witnesses indicate that Johnson, 26, appeared to catch an edge on some rocks and tumble several hundred feet. Ski patrol attempts to revive him at the scene were unsuccessful. … Continue reading Skiing Professional C.R. Johnson Dies at Squaw Valley

U.S. Ski Team Athletes Inducted to Olympic Hall of Fame

Colorado Springs, CO – The fans have weighed in. U.S. Ski Team great Picabo Street, skiing veteran Andrea Mead Lawrence and Paralympian Sarah Will all will be members of the Class of 2009 to be inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame presented by Allstate, the U. S. Olympic Committee (USOC) announced Tuesday. The … Continue reading U.S. Ski Team Athletes Inducted to Olympic Hall of Fame

Memorial Service Set for Skiing Legend Andrea Mead Lawrence

Mammoth Lakes, CA – A memorial for 1952 Olympic double gold medalist Andrea Mead Lawrence will be held at the Main Lodge of California’s Mammoth Mountain ski area from 6 to 8 p.m. this Sunday. Lawrence, one of the nation’s greatest Olympic champions, passed away in Mammoth Lakes last week at the age of 76. … Continue reading Memorial Service Set for Skiing Legend Andrea Mead Lawrence