Lindsey Jacobellis, of Stratton Mountain, Vt., celebrates her fourth World Championships snowboardcross gold medal on Friday in Kreischberg, Austria, along with Moenne Loccoz of France, left, and Italy's Michela Moioli, right. (photo: FIS/Oliver Kraus)

Fourth World Snowboarding Title for Jacobellis

Kreischberg, Austria – Vermonter Lindsey Jacobellis added a fourth World Championship title to her long list of snowboarding accolades and Nick Baumgartner, of Iron River, Mich., collected his second World Championships bronze medal in Kreischberg on Friday. Experience was the key to success for Jacobellis and Baumgartner, who both fought hard battles to land on the […]

(file photo: Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain)

Copper Mountain Snowboarder Dies from Brain Injury Sustained in Fall

Copper Mountain, CO – A 55-year-old Missouri woman died late Monday night of complications from a head injury sustained in fall while snowboarding at Copper Mountain on Saturday. Suzanne Pennington, of Reeds Spring, Mo., passed away last night at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Lakewood, Colo., outside of Denver. Although Pennington was wearing a helmet when she […]

(file photo: Aspen Skiing Co./Dave Marlow)

Lodging Companies at Western U.S. Ski Resorts Enjoy Very Happy New Year

Denver, CO – The monthly Market Briefing released last week by the Denver-based market research firm DestiMetrics revealed that lodging activity at 19 mountain resorts in six states continued to increase through December and posted steady increases in both occupancy and revenues through the remainder of the 2014-15 ski and snowboard season. According to DestiMetrics, which tracks […]

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