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Killington Starts Making Snow

Killington, VT – With ski season already underway in the West, Vermont’s Killington Resort has begun to get ready in the East by commencing snowmaking in advance of the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup on November 24-26. Killington Resort was the first North American ski mountain to open its season to the general public in 2016 … Continue reading Killington Starts Making Snow

FIS Considering Vonn Proposal to Ski with the Men

Zurich, Switzerland – Earlier this month, a U.S. Ski & Snowboard proposal to the International Ski Federation (FIS) to permit Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn to ski against the men was reviewed in a preliminary meeting of the FIS Alpine Executive Board. Given that the proposal was for the 2018-19 season, the board opted to table the … Continue reading FIS Considering Vonn Proposal to Ski with the Men

Corralco Ski Resort: An Origin Story

Corralco, Chile – Imagine a land that stretches 2,670 miles north to south, but only 217 miles at its widest point from west to east—a magical land where you can reach both the vast mountains and epic surf within just a few hours. That’s Chile, where the Andes offer the goods for top-condition preseason training camps … Continue reading Corralco Ski Resort: An Origin Story

World’s Elite Cross-Country Skiers to Return to Quebec City

Quebec (QC), Canada – At its Technical and Cross-Country Committee meetings held in Zurich, Switzerland last week, the International Ski Federation (FIS) confirmed that the FIS Cross-Country World Cup Finals will return to Canada in March 2019 and 2020. “It’s a huge step forward for Quebec City to cement its place on the calendar for two years … Continue reading World’s Elite Cross-Country Skiers to Return to Quebec City

Boarderstyle Event by Monster Energy Returns to Fernie

Fernie (BC), Canada – On March 17th & 18th, the popular Monster Boarderstyle event will be returning to Fernie Alpine Resort for season number two. It’s a high energy race and party event hosted by Monster Energy and the B.C. ski resort. Monster Energy first introduced at the Shred Show in 2011, pitting four snowboarders at … Continue reading Boarderstyle Event by Monster Energy Returns to Fernie

Shiffrin Goes for the Globe in Aspen

Aspen, CO – The upper echelon of ski racers from around the world have descended upon a little place called Aspen this week for the final Audi FIS Ski World Cup event of the season – the grand finale – World Cup Finals. Headlining the event will be Mikaela Shiffrin, of Eagle, Colo., who recently swept … Continue reading Shiffrin Goes for the Globe in Aspen

World Championships PGS and PSL Rescheduled

Sierra Nevada, Spain – Due to stormy weather in Sierra Nevada with wind speeds around 60 m.p.h., the 2017 Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships parallel giant slalom event originally scheduled for today has been re-scheduled to Thursday. Qualifiers will then kick off at 9 a.m. CET, followed by the finals at 1 p.m. CET. With the weather not expected to subside until … Continue reading World Championships PGS and PSL Rescheduled