Skier Dies at California’s Mt. Waterman

La Cañada Flintridge, CA – A 61-year-old man died on Saturday following a skiing accident at Mt. Waterman ski area, in the Angeles National Forest. Initial reports indicate that William Robert Eslick Jr. of Winnetka, Calif., collided with a tree at the resort, located about 45 miles northeast of Los Angeles along the Angeles Crest … Continue reading Skier Dies at California’s Mt. Waterman

Justine Dufour-Lapointe Wins Deer Valley Dual Moguls

Park City, UT – Montreal’s Justine Dufour-Lapointe has thrived this week skiing at Deer Valley Resort in Utah. Just 48 hours after winning a FIS World Cup event on Thursday, Dufour-Lapointe returned and captured the dual moguls title on Saturday by defeating Kazakhstan’s Yulia Galysheva 22-13 in the final. On the men’s side, Canadian mogul sensation Mikaël … Continue reading Justine Dufour-Lapointe Wins Deer Valley Dual Moguls

Caldwell Takes Third at Deer Valley

Park City, UT – World Cup leader Ashley Caldwell, of Ashburn, Va., put down the only triple twisting triple flip in Friday night’s super final to land her ninth World Cup aerials podium, finishing third at the Visa Freestyle International. China’s Xin Zhang took home top honors for the women with a score of 99.40. Australia’s Danielle Scott … Continue reading Caldwell Takes Third at Deer Valley

Five Skiers Die in Austrian Avalanche

Lizumerhütte, Austria – Five skiers from the Czech Republic who ignored avalanche warnings died in a slide in  Austria’s western Wattental Valley on Saturday. The five were among 17 Czech nationals taking part in a freeride camp who were buried in the massive avalanche that stretched 2 km wide on the Junsjoch mountain.  Two suffered … Continue reading Five Skiers Die in Austrian Avalanche

Nyman Podiums in Korea

Jeongseon, South Korea – Utah’s Steven Nyman landed on the podium in the first of 24 test events for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, taking third at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill in Jeongseon on Saturday. On a beautiful sunny day in South Korea, the men got a chance to race the manicured PyeongChang downhill course. … Continue reading Nyman Podiums in Korea

Vonn Dominates Kandahar Downhill

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – Lindsey Vonn absolutely crushed the Kandahar downhill course in Saturday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup to take her record 76th World Cup victory. Vonn’s winning time of 1:40.80 was 1.51 seconds faster than Switzerland’s Fabienne Suter in second. Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg was third. “It was a great day!” Vonn said. “Every day is a … Continue reading Vonn Dominates Kandahar Downhill

Skier Hits Tree, Dies in Wisconsin

Caledonia, WI – A 24-year-old woman died after colliding with a tree on Saturday at Wisconsin’s Cascade Mountain ski area. The unidentified victim struck the tree at around 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Department reports. “The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call along with Divine Savior EMS. Also assisting on … Continue reading Skier Hits Tree, Dies in Wisconsin

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