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Skiing January 2012 Archive

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Monday World Cup Alpine and Freestyle Wrap-Up

Monday January 30, 2012
The World Cup alpine women racers were in St. Moritz, Switzerland for a weekend of speed competition and Lindsey Vonn came within .03 seconds of sweeping all the gold. Vonn started ... Read More

Heading West and Watching Big Air Skiing in Nebraska

Sunday January 29, 2012
I'm making a Westward Ho! odyssey driving cross country from Vermont to Utah with our 2 dogs in the car. This means much shorter driving days than a regular switching ... Read More

More U.S. Freestyle Action

Friday January 27, 2012
There's another big week of freestyle skiing ahead with the Winter X Games opening in Aspen, Colorado last night and a World Cup Freestyle stop on tap next week†at Deer ... Read More

zozi Guru Celebrity Expert Experiences Features Jonny Moseley

Tuesday January 24, 2012
zozi, an online marketplace for lifestyle experiences and travel adventures, has launched a new program, the† zozi Guru Celebrity Expert Experience - hosted by the world's preeminent adventure athletes and ... Read More

Cross Country Skiing

Tuesday January 24, 2012
Cross country skiing is the oldest type of skiing, having evolved out of a need to travel over snow-covered terrain. Along the way, about a century or so ago, some ... Read More

In Memory of Sarah Burke

Monday January 23, 2012
I was as stunned as everyone else to hear that Sarah Burke had passed away. We all knew her injury was serious, but not that it was so severe that ... Read More

Wallisch wins Winter Dew Tour Ski Slopestyle with Record Score

Sunday January 22, 2012
Tom Wallisch nailed the top spot on Winter Dew Tour Pantech Invitational ski slopestyle at Killington Resort with the highest Winter Dew Tour freeski score ever. Sunday's result, coupled with a ... Read More

Yater-Wallace Youngest Athlete to Win a Winter Dew Tour Final

Sunday January 22, 2012
I hope you had the chance to watch yesterday's NBC showing of the Winter Dew Tour ski superpipe finals at Killington Resort because it showed some of the best of ... Read More

Dining in Park City, Utah

Saturday January 21, 2012
The skiing is great in Park City, with three world-class ski resorts - Park City Mountain Resort, Canyons Resort and Deer Valley Resort. When you're done on the slopes for the ... Read More

Winter Dew Tour Remembers Sarah Burke

Friday January 20, 2012
Friday morning was crisp and cold at Vermont's Killington Resort for the†Winter†Dew Tour Pantech Invitational†and first up in the superpipe was the women's ski superpipe semi-finals on this the day ... Read More

Park City Powder Fame Contest

Friday January 20, 2012
Here's an opportunity for skiers and riders to have a couple of minutes of fame in a Park City commercial. Park City is inviting skiers and snowboarders in Utah to help ... Read More

Freestyle Skier Sarah Burke Dies from Injuries

Thursday January 19, 2012
Canadian freestyle skier and four time X Games champion Sarah Burke died today after being injured last week in the halfpipe at Park City, Utah.† She was 29. According to a ... Read More

The Bachelor Romance Show Falls for Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah

Thursday January 19, 2012
On any given day there are a lot of bachelors at Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah. Most of these guys are intent on searching out powder stashes, but this ... Read More

Winter Dew Tour's Killington Stop Draws Top Skiers and Riders

Tuesday January 17, 2012
Louie Vito comes to Killington with a mission. After a second place finish at the Winter Dew Tour's first stop in Breckenridge, Colorado, Vito is aiming to repeat his championship ... Read More

Native American Snow Dance Works

Tuesday January 17, 2012
If you ever had any doubts about the effect of a Native American Snow Dance I think you can put those doubts away. This past Sunday in Lake Tahoe, Native American ... Read More

Weekend U.S. World Cup Skiing Wrap Up

Monday January 16, 2012
Alpine Skiing Men - The men were racing speed and gates in Wengen, Switzerland this weekend. In the Super Combined Bode Miller nailed a podium 3rd with Ted Ligety 6th. ... Read More

Dew Tour Stops at Killington

Monday January 16, 2012
I'm heading to the Winter Dew Tour at Vermont's Killington Resort this week† - Thursday 1/19 - Sunday 1/22. This event is always a great time at Killington and qualifying runs ... Read More

Fun Week at Gore Mountain

Friday January 13, 2012
Two neat things are happening at New York's Gore Mountain that I think you'll be seeing a lot of around the country. On Saturday, Gore will debut its†Carve Course and offer ... Read More

Kye Petersen, Angel Collinson Tops At Revelstoke Freeski/Freeride Tour

Friday January 13, 2012
Just seeing pics and video of the†Swatch Freeride and the Sabaru Freeskiing World Tour 2012 will give you chills. If you are a black and double black skier just†can think ... Read More

Freestyle Skier Sarah Burke Injured

Thursday January 12, 2012
Canadian freestyle skier and four time X Games champion Sarah Burke was seriously injured Tuesday in the halfpipe at Park City, Utah. Sarah hit her head while landing a trick during ... Read More

Innsbruck, Austria Hosts First Winter Youth Olympics

Thursday January 12, 2012
On Friday, when the Olympic torch ends it 2,220 mile†journey into Innsbruck, Austria it will mark the start of the Inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games. Some 1,000 of the world's most ... Read More

Yes, Virginia, There's Plenty of Snow to Learn to Ski

Wednesday January 11, 2012
I've been getting a lot of questions from people eager to take advantage of the great January Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month (LSSM) package deals and deals on lodging, ... Read More

Cross Country Skiing 101

Tuesday January 10, 2012
Cross country skiing is the oldest type of skiing, having evolved out of a need to travel over snow-covered terrain. Along the way, about a century or so ago, some ... Read More

Brian Head Resort Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month

Monday January 9, 2012
Brian Head Resort in Southern Utah is participating in Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, joining ski and snowboard resorts across North America that are offering special deals for first ... Read More

Whiteface, Deer Valley and Mammoth to Host World Cup Freestyle

Monday January 9, 2012
There's plenty of good skiing at resorts across the country and an added reason to get out in the next couple of weeks is to catch the thrills and excitement ... Read More

Hunter Mountain Buy 1 Lesson Pak Get 1 Free

Sunday January 8, 2012
In the Catskill Mountains of New York, Hunter Mountain will be participating in the national Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month(LSSM) that encourages people to learn how to ski or ... Read More

Bromley Mountain Ski Vacations

Sunday January 8, 2012
Bromley Mountain, known as Vermont's Sun Mountain because it's only the Vermont Mountain with a southern exposure, is located six miles from Manchester, home to designer outlet shopping and fine ... Read More

Julia Mancuso Second in World Cup Downhill Race

Saturday January 7, 2012
At the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup downhill in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria, Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) stormed to second and led three Americans into the top 10, "It was ... Read More

Sugar Bowl Offers Free Lessons for All Levels

Saturday January 7, 2012
At Sugar Bowl, in California, the home base of January†Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month Ambassador and world champion skier Daron Rahlves you can get a real deal on skiing ... Read More

Whiteface Offers $59 Learn to Ski and Snowboard Packages

Saturday January 7, 2012
Celebrating January Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month (LSSM), Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, NY is welcoming everyone 13 and older that wants to learn to ski or snowboard with a ... Read More

Snow, No Snow - There's Still Skiing

Friday January 6, 2012
Everybody is talking about snow - or more accurately the lack of snow. Last year was a bomber year of snowstorm after snowstorm sweeping across the country and with the lack ... Read More

Learn to Ski for Free at Crested Butte

Friday January 6, 2012
Starting in January, to honor National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, Crested Butte Mountain Resort is offering a free day of lifts, lessons and rentals to aspiring skiers and ... Read More

Crystal Mountain, WA January Learn to Ski and Snowboard Specials

Thursday January 5, 2012
Crystal Mountain Resort,†Washington is offering two lesson specials as part of the January Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month†national initiative. "Skiing and snowboarding are no longer just for the adventurous mountaineer, ... Read More

Sunday Riverís Childrenís Festival Week

Tuesday January 3, 2012
January is Learn to Ski and Snowbird Month (LSSM)†so I'll be posting a lot of good deals to get everyone - never-evers to†advanced - †on the snow and taking†LSSM bargain ... Read More

Men's Ski Vests

Tuesday January 3, 2012
Believe it or not, a ski vest may be one of the most versatile piece in your ski wardrobe.† A vest is a great compromise between wearing a fleecy mid-layer ... Read More

Ski and Ride with Pros at a Killington Specialty Experience

Sunday January 1, 2012
Start off the new year with a new experience at Killington Resort - a Specialty Experience. Killington has put together a series of programs that bring in Olympians, Extreme Skiers, and ... Read More

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