Winter Dew Tour Names Pre-Qualified Ski and Snowboard Athletes

Burr Ridge, IL – Registration is now open for the third season of the Winter Dew Tour and the list of pre-qualified ski and snowboard athletes has just been released, highlighted by Olympian snowboarders and defending Dew Cup champions.nThe three-stop Tour kicks off at Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski Resort for the Nike 6.0 Open, Dec. 16-19, … Continue reading Winter Dew Tour Names Pre-Qualified Ski and Snowboard Athletes

Changes at Both Northstar and Sierra-at-Tahoe in Wake of Ski Resort Sale

Truckee, CA – Changes are afoot at both Northstar-at-Tahoe and Sierra-at-Tahoe ski resorts in California in the wake of Booth Creek’s sale of Northstar to Vail Resorts, which was announced Monday.nVail Resorts is expanding amenities at Northstar, while Booth Creek officials are downplaying their impact at Sierra. Northstar-at-Tahoe resort officials announced Thursday that two new … Continue reading Changes at Both Northstar and Sierra-at-Tahoe in Wake of Ski Resort Sale

Vonn Visits Denver Schoolkids

Denver, CO – Taking a break from her World Cup training regimen, Lindsey Vonn, the decorated alpine ski champion, spoke to more than 450 kids Thursday at Devinny Elementary School near Denver about her ski career, including her success in the 2010 Olympic Games and her three consecutive World Cup Titles. Vonn was the first … Continue reading Vonn Visits Denver Schoolkids

Whistler Blackcomb Rolling Back Price of IPO Shares

Whistler (BC), Canada – News reports surfacing this afternoon indicate that investor skittishness is forcing Fortress Investments to lower its share prices for Whistler Blackcomb’s initial public offering.nIntrawest LLC, a Vancouver, British Columbia-based ski resort holding company owned by New York-based Fortress, formed Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. to complete the IPO. According to Reuters, the … Continue reading Whistler Blackcomb Rolling Back Price of IPO Shares

Wolf Creek Ski Area Launches Season Saturday

Pagosa Springs, CO – At Colorado’s Wolf Creek to the growing list of ski areas across the western U.S. and Canada that will have its lifts spinning this weekend.nWolf Creek Ski Area this afternoon confirmed that the mountain will open for the 2010-11 ski and snowboard season this Saturday. The Treasure, Bonanza and Nova lifts … Continue reading Wolf Creek Ski Area Launches Season Saturday

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