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Thanksgiving Events to Mark Aspen’s Opening Weekend

Aspen, CO – With snowfall stacking up and snow guns roaring, winter has arrived in Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley and the teams across all of four of Aspen’s ski mountains are gearing up for another season.  Aspen Mountain and Snowmass will open Nov. 27, followed by Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Dec. 13.   The first weekend of the … Continue reading Thanksgiving Events to Mark Aspen’s Opening Weekend

Bode Miller to Undergo Back Surgery

San Diego, CA – U.S. alpine ski racer Bode Miller has confirmed that he will undergo endoscopic back surgery today, in hopes of returning to racing by January in time to participate in the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Colorado this February. “Wish me luck with my back surgery today!” Miller tweeted this morning. … Continue reading Bode Miller to Undergo Back Surgery

Norway’s Kristoffersen Wins Levi Slalom

Levi, Finland – Sunday’s racing in Finland wrapped up a tough World Cup weekend for the U.S. Ski Team, which could only muster an 18th place finish by Ted Ligety in a men’s slalom narrowly won by 20-year-old Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen. A mere .12 seconds separated Kristoffersen from Austria’s Marcel Hirscher as the young Norwegian notched his second … Continue reading Norway’s Kristoffersen Wins Levi Slalom

Disappointment for Shiffrin as Maze Wins in Levi

Levi, Finland – Olympic gold medalist and reigning World Cup champion Mikaela Shiffrin, of Eagle, Colo., was electrifying in her opening turns on the first run of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom opener in Finland on Saturday. But an uncharacteristically conservative approach on the Levi Black steeps got the best of her, as she fell … Continue reading Disappointment for Shiffrin as Maze Wins in Levi

Ski and Snowboard World Cup Coming to Squaw Valley

Olympic Valley, CA – The fast-paced excitement of ski cross and snowboard cross will come to Squaw Valley March 4-8, 2015, with the Lake Tahoe area resort hosting an Audi FIS Skicross World Cup and FIS Snowboard World Cup. This will be the first time the International Ski Federation has brought a World Cup event to … Continue reading Ski and Snowboard World Cup Coming to Squaw Valley

Lindsey Vonn Named Youth Olympic Games Ambassador

Lausanne, Switzerland – Ahead of the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn will reprise her role as Ambassador for the Games, which will take place in February 2016. Vonn has a wealth of experience to share with the young athletes who will … Continue reading Lindsey Vonn Named Youth Olympic Games Ambassador

U.S. Ski Team Names 2014-15 Alpine Roster

Copper Mountain, CO – The sun was shining down on Copper Mountain’s Center Village on Saturday where a crowd of thousands congregated for the 2015 U.S. Alpine Ski Team introduction during Nature Valley First Tracks. The energy at this Colorado resort, home of the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center, was palpable. Olympic gold medalists Ted Ligety (Park … Continue reading U.S. Ski Team Names 2014-15 Alpine Roster