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Australians Walk Away with Moguls Victories in Calgary

Calgary (AB), Canada – The Canadian moguls team continues to find success at World Cups at home, as the team clinched another three medals on Saturday in Calgary. Justine Dufour-Lapointe, Chloé Dufour-Lapointe and Mikael Kingsbury all walked away with hardware on home soil, but Canadians nevertheless lost both top spots to Australians. Kingsbury has had tremendous … Continue reading Australians Walk Away with Moguls Victories in Calgary

Moguls World Cup Continues in Calgary

Calgary (AB), Canada – The FIS Freestyle moguls World Cup makes its fourth stop of the tour this weekend in the western Canadian metropolis of Calgary, Alberta. Athletes will compete in a single moguls competition at the Canada Olympic Park on Saturday. Similar to the World Cup stops at Lake Placid, N.Y. and Deer Valley Resort, … Continue reading Moguls World Cup Continues in Calgary

Warm Autumn Frustrates Western Skiers

Alta, UT – On what should have been Alta Ski Area’s opening weekend on Saturday, a handful of skiers burned wooden skis in a sacrificial offering to the Norse god of winter, while skiers and riders hit a homemade kicker built on a strip of man-made snow above the resort’s Wildcat base. They were all celebrating Ullr’s overdue return … Continue reading Warm Autumn Frustrates Western Skiers

Skiing Starts Tomorrow at Sunshine Village

Banff (AB), Canada – Thanks to its high elevation and ample October snowfall, Sunshine Village will kick off its ski and ride season tomorrow, its earliest season debut in over 30 years and eight days ahead of schedule. The first Canadian ski resort to open this season, Sunshine Village will get things underway with a … Continue reading Skiing Starts Tomorrow at Sunshine Village

Canada Snowboard Announces 2016-17 National Championships Venues

Vancouver (BC), Canada – Canada Snowboard, along with Snowboard Ontario and Quebec Snowboard have revealed the locations for this year’s Canadian National Championships. Mt. St. Louis Moonstone and Horseshoe Resort, in Barrie, Ontario, will play hosts to the Sport Chek Air Nation Freestyle Nationals presented by Mazda Canada & Burton for the second straight year from March 5-12, 2017. … Continue reading Canada Snowboard Announces 2016-17 National Championships Venues

The M.A.X. Pass Adds Six More Resorts

Denver, CO – It’s only been three weeks since we told you about 10 more ski areas added to the multi-resort M.A.X. pass for 2016-17. Scratch that, you can now call it 16 more resorts, for a total of 38. Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) has now come on board with the program. Despite … Continue reading The M.A.X. Pass Adds Six More Resorts

Nakiska Makes Snow, First in Canada

Kananaskis (AB), Canada – The folks at Nakiska like to get things done early. Nakiska officials strive each season to be the earliest ski resort in Canada to open and this year, they’re the country’s first ski resort to rev up winter by making snow. If it’s like previous seasons, they’ll have to contend with competition for … Continue reading Nakiska Makes Snow, First in Canada