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

Youthfest Returns to N.H.’s Pats Peak Ski Area

Henniker, NH – New Hampshire’s Pats Peak ski area is hosting the second annual YouthFest this Friday through Sunday. YouthFest 2011 is a Boston Ski Party and Youth Enrichment Services sponsored effort to support the training of next generation Olympic champions.nThe event brings together more than 40 Boston area youth along with 20 youth from … Continue reading Youthfest Returns to N.H.’s Pats Peak Ski Area

World Championships Team Visits U.S. Embassy in Norway

Oslo, Norway – The residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Norway took on a festive atmosphere this week as the U.S. Nordic World Championship Team was hosted by Ambassador Barry White to a reception during the 2011 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo. The historic Villa Otium played host to over 50 athletes, coaches … Continue reading World Championships Team Visits U.S. Embassy in Norway

March Mania Explodes in Downtown Crested Butte

Crested Butte, CO – Historic Elk Avenue is the colorful, energetic heartbeat of Crested Butte, Colo., and is known for festivals that grace historic district all year long. March is no exception with four events that will keep things hopping in this southwestern Colorado ski resort town.nMardi Gras, March 6 & 8 Crested Butte is … Continue reading March Mania Explodes in Downtown Crested Butte

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