USA Makes Finals in World Championships Sprint

Oslo, Norway – The USA put both its men’s and women’s teams into the finals of the classic technique team sprint Wednesday at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo. While finishing outside the medals, it was a big step for the underdog Americans to make the finals field. Canada took gold for men … Continue reading USA Makes Finals in World Championships Sprint

Forest Service Authorities Seeking Input on Proposed Montana Snowbowl Expansion

Missoula, MT – Officials of the Lolo National Forest in Montana are soliciting public input on the proposed expansion of Snowbowl, part of the master plan proposed by the ski area located 12 miles north of Missoula.nSnowbowl officials want to expand west of the current ski area to develop beginner and intermediate terrain as well … Continue reading Forest Service Authorities Seeking Input on Proposed Montana Snowbowl Expansion

Authorities Searching for Skier Missing from Crystal Mountain

Crystal Mountain, WA – Authorities on Wednesday resumed their search for a skier missing since Tuesday afternoon at Crystal Mountain in Washington.nHigh winds and falling snow made things difficult Tuesday evening for members of the Crystal Mountain Ski Patrol, who looked before nightfall for the unidentified victim, identified as an experienced male skier in his … Continue reading Authorities Searching for Skier Missing from Crystal Mountain

Teens Caught Burglarizing Mt. Shasta Ski Park

Mt. Shasta, CA – It didn’t take long for authorities to catch up to a pair of teens who they say burglarized Mt. Shasta Ski Park in California.nThe Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department reports that they apprehended Coleton Ryan Baldini, 19, and Jeremiah Edward Gould, 18, both of McCloud, Calif., within hours of the 7 a.m. … Continue reading Teens Caught Burglarizing Mt. Shasta Ski Park

Skier Dies of Injuries Sustained on Freeride World Tour

Kirkwood, CA – Ryan Hawks, a competitor in the North American Freeskiing Championships held this past weekend at Kirkwood ski area in California as part of the Freeride World Tour, has succumbed to the injuries sustained in a crash during the event.n”The entire resort is devestated by the news,” Kirkwood officials said in a statement … Continue reading Skier Dies of Injuries Sustained on Freeride World Tour

Calgary Artists Work on a Creative Canvas

Calgary (AB), Canada – Over the past severl weeks Calgary artists have been crafting funky works-of-art on a unique canvas: snowboard boots.nThe freshly redesigned snowboard boots have been on display at The Core Downtown and at the Calgary World Cup stop’s sponsor hotel, the Delta Bow Valley, as well as at Calgary Olympic Park. Last … Continue reading Calgary Artists Work on a Creative Canvas

Freeman, Hoffman Both Top 30 at Worlds

Oslo, Norway – The U.S. Ski Team’s Kris Freeman skied steadily in Tuesday’s men’s 15k classic under cloudy skies, and bathed in fog. Freeman finished in 24th to lead the Americans in the FIS World Nordic Ski Championships in Oslo. The Andover, N.H. native went out with the lead pack consisting of eventual World Champ … Continue reading Freeman, Hoffman Both Top 30 at Worlds

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