Category Archives: People

Brad Wilson: What Makes A Champion

Park City, UT – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) defines its core value of grit as “courage, tenacity and perseverance on the path to excellence.” Over the past few seasons, Brad Wilson has demonstrated he’s one of the grittiest U.S. Ski Team athletes out there, overcoming inexperience, distraction and injury to become one of … Continue reading Brad Wilson: What Makes A Champion

U.S. Snowboarding Names Junior Worlds Team

Park City, UT – U.S. Snowboarding will be sending a strong team of athletes to compete in the 2017 FIS Snowboard Junior World Championships to be held in Klinovec, Czech Republic. The event will feature snowboardcross and parallel racing for athletes 19 and under (as of Dec. 31). The event runs from February 18-21. Junior Worlds … Continue reading U.S. Snowboarding Names Junior Worlds Team

Behind the Gold: It’s About Having Fun

Aspen, CO – When  you’re a little kid in a mountain town, hucking air and dropping into steeps is just what you do. As a little ripper in Crested Butte, you don’t even need a terrain park – the mountain’s natural terrain provides all of that. Crested Butte kids were as home dipping their tips into … Continue reading Behind the Gold: It’s About Having Fun

Snowboarder Dies While Towed by ATV

Rock Springs, WY – Authorities in Wyoming are investigating the death of a 37-year-old snowboarder while he was being towed by an ATV. Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell and County Coroner Dale Majhanovich both indicate that deputies were dispatched at about 1:51 p.m. Wednesday to a location on Moses Drive, north of Rock Springs, “in reference to a … Continue reading Snowboarder Dies While Towed by ATV

Sugarbush Celebrates John Egan Hall of Fame Induction

Warren, VT – Vermont’s Sugarbush Resort begins the celebration of Chief Recreation Officer and legendary skier John Egan’s 2016 Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction with an event at Castlerock Pub from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday. The celebration will include beer specials and giveaways throughout the party. Old ski films of Egan will be … Continue reading Sugarbush Celebrates John Egan Hall of Fame Induction