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U.S. Navy Civilian Missing at Japanese Ski Resort

Hakuba, Japan – Searchers are probing avalanche debris near the Hakuba Happo-one ski resort in Japan for an American civilian employee stationed at Okinawa. Mathew Healy, a Colorado resident and army veteran serving as a civilian physician’s assistant at the U.S. military base in Okinawa, has been missing since skiing at the resort on Monday. Healy’s … Continue reading U.S. Navy Civilian Missing at Japanese Ski Resort

Debut Moguls Win for Jaelin Kauf

Senboku City, Japan – In Sunday’s World Cup dual moguls competition at Tazawako Ski Resort in Japan, Wyoming’s Jaelin Kauf skied to her first career World Cup win, with teammate Olivia Giaccio, of Redding, Conn., joining her on the podium with a third place finish, also a career first. Both Kauf and Giaccio, who came to the … Continue reading Debut Moguls Win for Jaelin Kauf

Kingsbury, Cox Notch Another Moguls Win in Japan

Senboku City, Japan – After a rainy day of training on Friday, the Tazawako event crew worked hard to keep the course in tip-top shape, leading to Saturday’s World Cup moguls competition in Japan. Canada’s Mikaël Kingsbury and Australia’s Britteny Cox were victorious once again. In the men’s competition, Kingsbury came out on top with a score of 89.99, … Continue reading Kingsbury, Cox Notch Another Moguls Win in Japan

Mogul Skiers Gear Up for Two Events in Japan

Senboku City, Japan – After a successful Olympic test event in PyeongChang, South Korea last week, the FIS Freestyle moguls World Cup tour is moving on to the second-to-last stop of the season at Tazawako Ski Resort in Japan. Athletes will compete in both moguls and dual moguls Saturday and Sunday. The U.S. Ski Team has … Continue reading Mogul Skiers Gear Up for Two Events in Japan

Freeride World Tour Goes Big in Japan

Hakuba, Japan – History was made on Tuesday on the snow-stacked terrain of Japan’s Hakuba ski resort, situated in the Japanese Alps. Fifty-six riders representing the international freeride community descended on the renowned ski town to open a new chapter in the book of freeride as competitors faced off during a 2-star qualifier and a 4-star main … Continue reading Freeride World Tour Goes Big in Japan

Four Missing Australian Skiers Found Safe in Japan

Originally published: 3:25 p.m. MST Jan. 16, 2017 Updated: 5:23 p.m. MST Jan. 16, 2017 Nozawaonsen, Japan – Authorities in Japan have located an Australian mother and her three sons who failed to return from a day of skiing on Monday. While none of the four missing skiers have yet been identified, the mother is believed to … Continue reading Four Missing Australian Skiers Found Safe in Japan

76-Year-Old Skier Dies After Crashing Into Snowboarder, Tree

Tochigi Prefecture, Japan – A 76-year-old skier died on Wednesday morning after multiple collisions at Hunter Mountain Shiobara ski resort in Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Police indicate that Yoji Fukuzawa, whose hometown was not immediately available, was skiing on an unnamed run at the resort at around 10 a.m. on Wednesday when he collided with … Continue reading 76-Year-Old Skier Dies After Crashing Into Snowboarder, Tree