Slalom Win in Crans-Montana Solidifies Shiffrin’s Comeback

Crans-Montana, Switzerland – Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin put an exclamation point on her comeback from injury on Monday with a World Cup slalom win in Crans-Montana, her first race since injuring her knee in December. “That was a pretty incredible race,” said Shiffrin, after securing her 18th career World Cup victory. “I’m glad it’s over, but I … Continue reading Slalom Win in Crans-Montana Solidifies Shiffrin’s Comeback

Powder Turns Replace Crans-Montana Downhill

Crans-Montana, Switzerland – It’s long been said on the World Cup circuit,  “If you want a powder day, hold a downhill race!” After more than half a meter of snow over the preceding two days, Sunday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill, which was already rescheduled from Saturday, was cancelled due to unsafe snow conditions. “The new … Continue reading Powder Turns Replace Crans-Montana Downhill

48 Evacuated From Cannon Tram

Franconia Notch, NH – A mechanical failure forced the evacuation of 48 passengers from the Aerial Tramway at Cannon Mountain ski area in New Hampshire on Sunday. With temperatures outside well below zero, the two counter-balancing cars on Cannon’s jigback tram screeched to a halt at 1:50 p.m. on Sunday, an estimated 50 to 75 … Continue reading 48 Evacuated From Cannon Tram

Drone Service Expanded at Squaw Valley

Olympic Valley, CA – Cape Productions, a consumer drone video service for action sports, announced this week that it will operate five days per week (Thursdays through Mondays) at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows effective immediately. Cape is slated to continue operating on this schedule through the remainder of the ski season. This decision marks an expansion … Continue reading Drone Service Expanded at Squaw Valley

Bromley Hosts Telemark Festival for Free Heelers

Peru, VT – Well before snowboarding hit the slopes, in fact well before downhill skiing became popular, skiers were performing graceful Telemark turns which combine elements of both alpine and Nordic skiing. Telemark skiers use alpine skis with specially designed Nordic style bindings that fix only the toe of the ski boot to the ski, thereby … Continue reading Bromley Hosts Telemark Festival for Free Heelers

Strong U.S. Dollar Drives Skiers North

Golden (BC), Canada – As the US dollar grows stronger, bookings are blooming north of the border. The lure of legendary Canadian mountain destinations, renowned hospitality, and now the “powder discount” is proving too much for American skiers and riders to resist. The US dollar saw it’s 10-year low in July of 2011 and has been climbing … Continue reading Strong U.S. Dollar Drives Skiers North

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