Nebraska College Student Dies on Colorado Ski Trip

Boulder, CO – A 21-year-old Hastings College student from Nebraska died on Wednesday of injuries sustained when she struck a tree at Eldora Mountain Resort in Nederland, Colo. on Tuesday.nDanielle Busboom was skiing with friends on the intermediate Hot Dog Alley run at Eldora at around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday when she reportedly veered off … Continue reading Nebraska College Student Dies on Colorado Ski Trip

Maltais Crowned World Cup Snowboardcross Champion

Arosa, Switzerland – Canadian snowboarder Dominique Maltais of Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Quebec, finished fourth in the snowboard cross race in Arosa, Switzerland on Thursday, the sixth stop on the 2011 LG Snowboard FIS World Cup tour, and in doing so captured the prestigious Crystal Globe given to the athlete with the most accumulated points in the discipline … Continue reading Maltais Crowned World Cup Snowboardcross Champion

Kearney Honored by Ski Journalists

Stratton Mountain, VT – The U.S. Ski Team’s Hannah Kearney was honored by the North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA) for her record season winning nine freestyle moguls World Cups and the season-long title. Kearney was selected to receive the Paul Robbins Outstanding Competitor Award presented annually by NASJA to a top competitive skier or … Continue reading Kearney Honored by Ski Journalists

Cook, Ferguson Claim U.S. Aerials Skiing Titles

Stratton Mountain, VT – Defending U.S. champion Emily Cook and Dylan Ferguson earned the titles of U.S. aerials champion after their wins Thursday at the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships at Stratton Mountain.nOn a freshly built course under partially sunny skies, the first day of competition at Stratton Mountain went smoothly. “Nationals is always a fun … Continue reading Cook, Ferguson Claim U.S. Aerials Skiing Titles

Stowe Replacing Base to Summit Quad on Mansfield

Stowe, VT – Officials at Vermont’s Stowe Mountain Resort have announced that this summer they will replace the ski and snowboard resort’s FourRunner chairlift on Mount Mansfield with a new high-speed quad. Originally installed in the 1980s, the FourRunner has been Stowe’s most popular lift, uploading more skiers and riders than any other lift in … Continue reading Stowe Replacing Base to Summit Quad on Mansfield

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