Kingsbury, Cox Notch Another Moguls Win in Japan

Senboku City, Japan – After a rainy day of training on Friday, the Tazawako event crew worked hard to keep the course in tip-top shape, leading to Saturday’s World Cup moguls competition in Japan. Canada’s Mikaël Kingsbury and Australia’s Britteny Cox were victorious once again. In the men’s competition, Kingsbury came out on top with a score of 89.99, … Continue reading Kingsbury, Cox Notch Another Moguls Win in Japan

Shiffrin Wins Third Straight World Championships Slalom

St. Moritz, Switzerland – Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin became the first female skier in 78 years to win three consecutive World Championship slalom titles at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships on Saturday. In explosive fashion under a bright blue sky and skiing on a rock-hard course, Shiffrin matched Germany’s Christl Cranz (1937, 1938, 1939) as the … Continue reading Shiffrin Wins Third Straight World Championships Slalom

Sun Peaks is B.C.’s Fastest Growing Town

Sun Peaks (BC), Canada – The Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality, home to Sun Peaks ski resort in the B.C. interior, reported the largest growth of all incorporated municipalities and cities in British Columbia with a 66% population increase, according to recently released Canada Census information. On February 6, Statistics Canada released the Canadian Census results … Continue reading Sun Peaks is B.C.’s Fastest Growing Town

January 2017 Was the Globe’s 3rd Warmest Ever

Washington, DC – If the climate records of late 2016 were any indication, January 2017’s balmy global temperatures — and record-small polar ice extents — will come as no surprise. January’s average global temperature was 1.58ºF above the 20th Century average of 53.6 degrees, according to the analysis by scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. … Continue reading January 2017 Was the Globe’s 3rd Warmest Ever

POMA Signs Agreement to Develop China’s Thaiwoo Ski Resort

Xiwanzi (Hebei) China – The Chinese company Beijing Raissun Investment Co. Ltd, owner of Thaiwoo Ski Resort in China’s Hebei Province, and the French ski lift company POMA this week signed a strategic partnership to develop Thaiwoo. The resort is expected to be one of the sites hosting the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and with a proposed build-out calling … Continue reading POMA Signs Agreement to Develop China’s Thaiwoo Ski Resort

Good Snow + Strong Economy = Busy Ski Season

Denver, CO – A strong and seemingly stable economy, coupled with generous snowfall across most of the Rocky Mountain and Far West ski resorts, is getting credit for positive momentum, mitigating the slowdown in last month’s aggregated booking pace at destination ski resorts across the West. The winter mid-season summary for more than 290 participating lodging properties … Continue reading Good Snow + Strong Economy = Busy Ski Season

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