Gold for Horgmo in Winter X Games Snowboard Big Air

Aspen, CO – Norway’s Torstein Horgmo won gold under the lights Friday in the Winter X Games big air contest in Aspen.nFrom Denver to Aspen, the big air contest moved across Colorado with riders throwing it down at Winter X Games. Horgmo landed a triple cork to post the highest total score of 80, with … Continue reading Gold for Horgmo in Winter X Games Snowboard Big Air

Rolland Wins X Games Halfpipe Skiing

Aspen, CO – The Frenchman Kevin Rolland relied on some last run heroics to edge out Americans Torin Yater-Wallace and Simon Dumont Friday night in Aspen to win Winter X Games gold in halfpipe skiing.nOn the final run of the entire competition, Rolland threw down a nearly impeccable display of amplitude and style to spoil … Continue reading Rolland Wins X Games Halfpipe Skiing

Late Night Skiing at Wisconsin Resort to Benefit Courage Center

Dresser, WI – Courage Center’s 2nd annual music and ski fundraiser with KDWB’s Lucas, dubbed Moonlight Madness, will take place from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, at Trollhaugen ski resort in Dresser.nPerformers scheduled to appear at the ski area located an hour east of the Twin Cities include Trampled by Turtles, … Continue reading Late Night Skiing at Wisconsin Resort to Benefit Courage Center

Thule Renews U.S. Ski Team Partnership

Park City, UT – The U.S. Ski Team announced Friday that roof rack and transportation brand Thule will be extending its partnership with a multi-year renewal as the Official Rack and Cargo Automobile Supplier for the U.S. Ski Team.n”The values and best in the world goal orientation of the Team are a natural fit for … Continue reading Thule Renews U.S. Ski Team Partnership

Top Athletes to Compete at Squaw Valley to Honor the Memory of Shane McConkey

Olympic Valley, CA – March 26, 2011 will mark the return of The Pain McShlonkey Classic at Squaw Valley USA. This event, which takes place both on and off the mountain, serves as a fun tribute to legendary skier Shane McConkey as pros and amateurs battle for the highly coveted Golden Saucer trophy and bragging … Continue reading Top Athletes to Compete at Squaw Valley to Honor the Memory of Shane McConkey

Maine Ski Area’s 16th Annual Moonlight Charity Challenge Race Night Benefits Camp Sunshine and Adaptive Ski Program

Bridgton, ME – Shawnee Peak ski area’s 16th Year of Moonlight Charity Challenge will be presented by Downeast Energy on Feb. 4. This nighttime ski and snowboard race raises money for Camp Sunshine, a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses in Casco, Maine, and the Shawnee Peak Adaptive Program.nTeams of four skiers or snowboarders will … Continue reading Maine Ski Area’s 16th Annual Moonlight Charity Challenge Race Night Benefits Camp Sunshine and Adaptive Ski Program

Suunto Signs Utah Skier Julian Carr to Athlete Roster

Ogden, UT – Sports instrument maker Suunto has signed Salt Lake City freeskier Julian Carr to represent the brand’s outdoor and training categories.nKnown as the Flying Yeti, Carr pushes the limits of extreme skiing with awe-inspiring cliff drops, freeski competition podiums and visibility in major ski films. Carr is an active member on Suunto’s online … Continue reading Suunto Signs Utah Skier Julian Carr to Athlete Roster

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