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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

France and USA Take First-ever Team SBX Gold at World Champs

Sierra Nevada, Spain – History was written today in Spain as French riders Nelly Moenne Loccoz and Chloe Trespeuch, and U.S. Snowboarding members Hagen Kearney and Nick Baumgartner were crowned Team SBX World Champions at the Sierra Nevada 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships. This was the first time that the event has been … Continue reading France and USA Take First-ever Team SBX Gold at World Champs

Jacobellis Wins Fifth World Championships Gold

Sierra Nevada, Spain – Lindsey Jacobellis, of Stratton Mountain, Vt., prevailed at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships snowboardcross event on Sunday to claim an amazing fifth World Championship title. Jacobellis is the most dominant snowboardcross rider in history, having won at every World Championships that she’s entered. Still, she is showing no signs of … Continue reading Jacobellis Wins Fifth World Championships Gold

Shiffrin Sweeps Squaw Valley, Clinches Slalom Title

Squaw Valley, CA – It was quite a weekend for Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin, who won both World Cup ski races in Squaw Valley — a giant slalom and a slalom — and in the process secured the World Cup slalom title. Her two weekend victories also gave Shiffrin a healthy lead in the points race … Continue reading Shiffrin Sweeps Squaw Valley, Clinches Slalom Title

Hannes Schneider Meister Cup Race This Weekend

North Conway, NH – Spectators are invited to attend the Hannes Schneider Meister Cup at Mount Cranmore on Saturday, beginning with the Opening Ceremony at 9:15 a.m. The benefit event for the New England Ski Museum honors Hannes Schneider, the mountain resort industry pioneer who operated the ski school at Cranmore from 1939 to 1955. Cranmore’s founding … Continue reading Hannes Schneider Meister Cup Race This Weekend

NCAA Alpine Skiing Championships at Cannon This Week

Franconia, NH – The top college athletes from 17 schools across the country have arrived at Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire for the NCAA Alpine Skiing Championships taking place today through Friday. A total of 32 of the best men and women skiers from eastern colleges and 36 of the best men and women from western colleges … Continue reading NCAA Alpine Skiing Championships at Cannon This Week

Moioli and Vaultier Victorious in La Molina SBX

La Molina, Spain – Italy’s Michela Moioli, and Pierre Vaultier of France won the 2016-17 season’s penultimate snowboard cross World Cup event, which was staged in foggy conditions in La Molina, Spain on Sunday. Moioli, fresh off a first and sixth-place finish at the last World Cup stop in Germany underlined her current form by keeping her … Continue reading Moioli and Vaultier Victorious in La Molina SBX