Queens Cup Open Takes Place This Weekend at Park City Mountain

Park City, UT – This weekend, many of the world’s top female professional and amateur skiers and snowboarders will flock to Park City to compete at the 6th Annual Queens Cup Open (QCO) held at Park City Mountain Resort.nThe event will kick off on Friday with the first ever Pro-Throw Down Rail Jam. The slopestyle … Continue reading Queens Cup Open Takes Place This Weekend at Park City Mountain

Skier Killed After Colliding with Lift Tower at Minnesota Resort

Welch, MN – A 65-year-old Minnesota man was killed last Wednesday when he struck a lift tower while skiing at Welch Village ski area near Red Wing.nGeorge Conway, of La Crescent, Minn., lost control on the afternoon of Mar. 16 while descending the resort’s Wild Finale trail with an adult grandson when a witness indicates … Continue reading Skier Killed After Colliding with Lift Tower at Minnesota Resort

Teen Dies in Skiing Accident at Beaver Creek

Avon, CO – An 18-year-old skier was killed last week after striking a tree at Beaver Creek Resort in Avon.nRichard Cullinan Jr., of the Pittsburgh region in Pennsylvania, was reportedly enjoying his first run of the day when he caught an edge and slid into the tree, according to witnesses quoted by Eagle County Coroner … Continue reading Teen Dies in Skiing Accident at Beaver Creek

Anchorage Doctor Dies Following Alyeska Skiing Accident

Anchorage, AK – An Anchorage doctor succumbed on March 15 to injuries sustained in a skiing accident on March 11 at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska.nWilliam J. Mills III, 53, an orthopedic surgeon in Anchorage, was on life support at Providence Alaska Medical Center since shortly after Friday’s accident. Ski patrollers found Mills unconscious in … Continue reading Anchorage Doctor Dies Following Alyeska Skiing Accident

March Numbers Point to Strong Finish for Western Ski Resorts

Denver, CO – For the sixth consecutive month, actual occupancy at western U.S. ski resorts and mountain destinations is up. According to the most recent report released by the Mountain Travel Research Program (MTRiP), occupancy was up 1.2 percent in February compared to the same month in 2010 and overall results for the past six … Continue reading March Numbers Point to Strong Finish for Western Ski Resorts

Aspen Teen Wins French Halfpipe Skiing World Cup

La Plagne, France – At just 16 years old, Basalt, Colo.’s Torin Yater-Wallace topped the men’s halfpipe skiing podium in the first of two World Cup halfpipe competitions Sunday in La Plagne. Also landing on the podium for the U.S. was Devin Logan, of West Dover, Vt., with two seconds in the women’s contests and … Continue reading Aspen Teen Wins French Halfpipe Skiing World Cup

Zemba Takes Junior Worlds Gold

Jyvaskyla, Finland – – The USA’s Bryan Zemba won Freestyle Junior World Championship gold Sunday in a dual moguls contest. Russia’s Marika Pertachiya earned her second Junior World Championship medal, adding dual moguls gold to her collection.nWith perfect spring-like skiing conditions, warm sunny weather and soft snow, a field masked with five o’clock goggle tan … Continue reading Zemba Takes Junior Worlds Gold

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