Pro Snowboarder Jeremy Jones Seriously Injured in Backcountry Accident

Salt Lake City, UT – Professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones has sustained serious injuries in an accident in the Utah backcountry, a GoFundMe page has revealed. But just to be clear, there are two well-known professional snowboarders named Jeremy Jones. This isn’t big mountain snowboarder Jeremy Jones from Truckee, Calif., founder of Jones Snowboards and Protect Our … Continue reading Pro Snowboarder Jeremy Jones Seriously Injured in Backcountry Accident

American Downhillers vs. The Streif

Kitzbuehel, Austria – The excitement here in Tirol is so palpable, it feels like Christmas Eve. The famous “Flying Bulls” whiz by overhead in their beautiful bombers, wispy smoke circles swirling in the air and leaving magic in their dust for all Kitzbuehel guests to marvel at, jaws dropping. Even more jaw-dropping are the athletes hurtling their … Continue reading American Downhillers vs. The Streif

Closed Pennsylvania Ski Area Up for Sale

Henryville, PA – The recently closed Alpine Mountain Ski Resort in eastern Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains has been placed on the market. The ski area’s owners, members of the Fabiano family, filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in March, just two years after purchasing the resort. Now they’re looking to recoup as much of their loss as … Continue reading Closed Pennsylvania Ski Area Up for Sale

Booking Pace Slows at Western Ski Resorts

Denver, CO – With the Christmas holiday season and the month of December now officially in the books, many western mountain lodging properties have much to cheer about according to the most recent data released by Denver-based DestiMetrics. As of Dec. 31, while actual occupancy for the month of December at 30,000 rooms sampled at ski resorts … Continue reading Booking Pace Slows at Western Ski Resorts

Organizers Confident Record Set for World’s Largest Ski Lesson

Washington, DC – On Friday January 6, more than 150 resorts across the U.S. and Canada came together for the second annual World’s Largest Lesson Day. It was a second attempt to break two Guinness Book of World Records for largest simultaneous ski and snowboard lessons, respectively. Wachusett Mountain Resort in Massachusetts reported the greatest number of … Continue reading Organizers Confident Record Set for World’s Largest Ski Lesson

Snowboarder Dies at Belleayre

Highmount, NY – A spokesperson for Belleayre Mountain Ski Center has confirmed a 25-year-old snowboarder died on its slopes following an accident on Saturday. Jon Lundin, a spokesperson for the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) which operates the New York State-owned ski area, told the Daily Freeman of Kingston that the victim was Brian Conners, of … Continue reading Snowboarder Dies at Belleayre

Breckenridge Reclaims Shot Ski Record

Breckenridge, CO – Call it the battle of the après-ski. Breckenridge has reclaimed its spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for the world’s biggest shot ski, following its defeat of recent title holder Park City during the Colorado ski town’s annual January Ullr Fest honoring the Norse god of snow. Sponsored by Breckenridge … Continue reading Breckenridge Reclaims Shot Ski Record

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