13-Year-Old Critically Injured in New Hampshire Skiing Accident

North Conway, NH – A New Hampshire teen was critically injured in an accident on Wednesday afternoon at Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway. Although it remains unconfirmed, reports have surfaced that the unidentified boy, 13, has possibly died of his injuries. Conway police indicate that the victim crashed into a tree lining one of … Continue reading 13-Year-Old Critically Injured in New Hampshire Skiing Accident

Pro Snowboarders Support Special Olympics Athletes

Redwood City, CA – Special Olympics is hosting its first-ever social fundraising collaboration with GoFundMe. As part of the effort, nearly 500 GoFundMes have been created by teams, coaches, Olympians and other top professional athletes, YouTube stars and influencers, including pro snowboarders Hannah Teter and Danny Davis. “We are proud to partner with Special Olympics to help support … Continue reading Pro Snowboarders Support Special Olympics Athletes

US Athletes Withdraw from World Cup Over Safety

Crans-Montana, Switzerland – U.S. Ski Team athletes slated to compete in an Audi FIS Ski World Cup women’s alpine combined Friday in Crans-Montana have withdrawn from the race over course safety concerns. “Due to conditions, we weren’t comfortable with the amount of risk our athletes had to take to push to be competitive,” said U.S. Ski … Continue reading US Athletes Withdraw from World Cup Over Safety

Sierra-at-Tahoe Hosts Freeride World Tour Qualifier

Twin Bridges, CA – California’s Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort will host its second annual Huck Cup, a 2-Star Freeride World Tour Qualifying event on March 3-4. The Freeride World Tour is a worldwide circuit of freeride skiing and snowboarding events where athletes compete on legendary and challenging terrain at some of the most renowned resorts around the world. Sierra-at-Tahoe’s event … Continue reading Sierra-at-Tahoe Hosts Freeride World Tour Qualifier

Taos Becomes First Ski Resort B Corp

Taos Ski Valley, NM – On Wednesday, New Mexico’s Taos Ski Valley became the first ski resort in the world to become a Certified B Corporation (B Corp) by demonstrating its commitment to deliberate and thoughtful social, economic and environmental actions. Certified B Corps are required to meet the highest standards of verified economic, social and environmental performance, and public … Continue reading Taos Becomes First Ski Resort B Corp

Quebec Ski Areas Join Forces to Urge Changes in Electricity Rates

Montreal (QC), Canada – As part of Québec’s Régie de l’énergie’s hearings on energy pricing practices, the Association of Quebec ski resorts (ASSQ) called for a simplification the price plan, a review of billing practices and a relaxation of the conditions of service. “Over the years, the Québec electricity pricing system has risen and walked away from … Continue reading Quebec Ski Areas Join Forces to Urge Changes in Electricity Rates

Paoli Peaks Pulls the Plug

Paoli, IN – Unseasonably warm weather has forced Indiana’s Paoli Peaks to suspend skiing and riding until conditions improve. Unless colder weather arrives to support snowmaking, Tuesday could be the last day of the 2016/2017 ski, ride and snow tubing season at Paoli Peaks. “Paoli Peaks (has suspended) operations until we have the opportunity to make … Continue reading Paoli Peaks Pulls the Plug

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