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Squaw Valley Sends Delegation to China

Beijing, China – A Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ”stoke delegation” this month visited the resort’s sister mountain in China, Genting Secret Garden, as part of the two resorts’ ongoing effort to spur interest in skiing and snowboarding in China in advance of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, and as outbound tourism from China to the U.S. — … Continue reading Squaw Valley Sends Delegation to China

Veterans Kelly Clark and Shaun White Upstage Mammoth Halfpipe

Mammoth Lakes, CA – The American snowboarders were dominant at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix halfpipe event on Sunday, sweeping the men’s podium and taking two of the top three spots for the ladies. Shaun White won for the men, while Kelly Clark took the win for the women. Ryan Wachendorfer (Edwards, Colo.) was second and … Continue reading Veterans Kelly Clark and Shaun White Upstage Mammoth Halfpipe

Americans Sweep Both Slopestyle Podiums in Mammoth

Mammoth Lakes, CA – American snowboarders turned in a stellar performance at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix slopestyle event over the weekend, sweeping both men’s and women’s podiums in flat light conditions at Mammoth Mountain. Up-and-comer Red Gerard (Silverthorne, Colo.) topped the field to take the win for the men, while Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, Calif.) … Continue reading Americans Sweep Both Slopestyle Podiums in Mammoth

American Skiers Sweep Men’s Mammoth Halfpipe

Mammoth Lakes, CA – The American men swept the top four spots in a Toyota U.S. Grand Prix halfpipe freeskiing event at Mammoth Mountain abbreviated by weather on Saturday. Torin Yater-Wallace (Basalt, Colo.) won the event, followed by Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, Colo.) in second, Taylor Seaton (Avon, Colo.) in third and Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, Colo.) in … Continue reading American Skiers Sweep Men’s Mammoth Halfpipe

Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Concludes at Mammoth

Mammoth Lakes, CA – The 2017 Toyota U.S. Grand Prix tour concludes this week at one of the nation’s premier ski and snowboard resorts, Mammoth Mountain in California. The Grand Prix will serve as the first 2018 U.S. Olympic team qualifier for both halfpipe and slopestyle. Recently recording the snowiest January on record, Mammoth Mountain is … Continue reading Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Concludes at Mammoth

Sugar Bowl to Host Inaugural Silver Belt Series

Norden, CA – A three-event series designed for skiers and riders of varying ages, ability levels and interests, the Sugar Bowl Silver Belt Series presents a new kind of challenge. The events include a downhill event, an uphill touring event, and a banked slalom. Those who complete in all three events will earn a coveted Silver Belt buckle. “The Silver Belt Series was … Continue reading Sugar Bowl to Host Inaugural Silver Belt Series

Avalanche Control Kills Squaw Valley Ski Patroller

Squaw Valley, CA – A ski patroller was killed this morning while conducting avalanche control work at Squaw Valley, in California near Lake Tahoe. Joe Zuiches, 42, died at 8:35 a.m. Tuesday on the Gold Coast Ridge at Squaw Valley, according to a statement released by the resort. A resident of Olympic Valley and a … Continue reading Avalanche Control Kills Squaw Valley Ski Patroller