Randall Takes Second Straight World Cup Win

Drammen, Norway – Under a sunny sky with cold, hard packed snow, the U.S. Ski Team’s Kikkan Randall won her second straight cross country skiing sprint World Cup, going head-to-head with Norway’s top two sprinters on their home snow for the win. Randall, of Anchorage, Alaska, returned to competition Sunday in a most impressive fashion … Continue reading Randall Takes Second Straight World Cup Win

Gregory Moves Into Black Diamond Digs

Holladay, UT – Backpack brand Gregory Mountain Products celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony this week at the company’s new headquarters on the Black Diamond campus in Holladay, Utah.nState and local dignitaries, including Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, Holladay Mayor Dennis Webb, Jeff Edwards of EDCUtah, and Spencer Eccles from GOED attended to show their support … Continue reading Gregory Moves Into Black Diamond Digs

Wyoming’s Targhee Holding Telemark Ski Festival

Alta, WY – Ski demos, clinics, costumes, parties and a mini huck contest await participants in the Fifth Annual Targhee Telemark Festival at Wyoming’s Grand Targhee Resort Friday, March 4 through Monday, March 7.n“Grand Targhee Resort is a well-known haven for telemark skiers, offering consistent powder turns and fall lines, open bowls, steeps, cruisers and … Continue reading Wyoming’s Targhee Holding Telemark Ski Festival

Grange’s Gold in Slalom Closes Out Worlds

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Grange ignored rapidly deteriorating course conditions Sunday to convert a first run lead into the slalom gold medal to close out the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Garmisch.nSweden’s Jens Byggmark earned silver, while Manfred Moelgg of Italy headed home with the bronze medal. Officials performed heavy course maintenance throughout … Continue reading Grange’s Gold in Slalom Closes Out Worlds

Skinning Senior Skier Arrested in Jackson Hole

Teton Village, WY – Teton County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 78-year-old man skinning up the slopes of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Feb. 5 to watch his granddaughter race.nThe Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that Roland Fleck, a retired doctor from Jackson, spent seven hours in jail following the incident in which he was handcuffed, … Continue reading Skinning Senior Skier Arrested in Jackson Hole

Canadian Riders Throw 1-2 Punch at Big Air World Cup in Quebec City

Quebec (QC), Canada – Canadian snowboarders took the top two podium spots under the bright lights Saturday night in downtown Quebec City at the last big air contest on the 2011 LG Snowboard FIS World Cup Tour. Local star Sebastien Toutant of L’Assomption, Quebec, better known to his fans as Seb Toots, took home the … Continue reading Canadian Riders Throw 1-2 Punch at Big Air World Cup in Quebec City

Searchers Looking for Lost Snowboarder on California’s Mt. Shasta

Mount Shasta, Calif. – The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is leading an extensive search effort to locate a snowboarder missing from Mount Shasta Ski Park since Thursday.nAlex Gautreaux, 23, of Mount Shasta, was snowboarding at the Ski Park during heavy snowfall on Thursday morning before phoning a family member shortly after noon, indicating that he … Continue reading Searchers Looking for Lost Snowboarder on California’s Mt. Shasta

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