Alex Bowen compete in the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships last Thursday in Kreischberg, Austria, taking a silver medal. (photo: Getty Images-Lars Baron/courtesy USST)

U.S. Earns Two Silvers in World Champs Aerials

Kreischberg, Austria – The U.S. Freestyle Ski Team had an unbelievable day at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships in Kreischberg last week, with both Kiley McKinnon, of Madison, Conn., and Alex Bowen, of Springville, N.Y., taking home silver medals in aerials. It was the first aerials medals for the USA since 2009 and first women’s since 1999. Ashley Caldwell, […]

(file photo: Nashoba Valley)

13-Year-Old Skier Hits Tree and Dies at Nashoba Valley

Westford, MA – A local 13-year-old boy died on Saturday after striking a tree at Nashoba Valley ski area in Westford, in what is believed to be the first fatal skiing accident at this Massachusetts resort. Rajiv Paluri of Westford was found around 2:20 p.m. Saturday afternoon between Nashoba’s intermediate Tomahawk and black-diamond Lobo runs, where he […]

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Lawsuit Over Tree Well Death at Whitefish Heads for Trial

Whitefish, MT – The wrongful death lawsuit filed against Whitefish Mountain Resort over the death of a German exchange student in a tree well is headed for trial. The case of 16-year-old Niclas Waeschle, filed by his parents against the northwestern Montana ski area, the exchange student program and Waschle’s Columbia Falls, Mont. host family, has […]

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