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Skiing April 2012 Archive


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U.S. Freestyle Championships at Heavenly 2012-13

Monday April 30, 2012
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) recently announced that the U.S. Freestyle Championships will return to world-class Heavenly Mountain Resort in South Lake Tahoe for the 2013 and 2014 ... Read More

Freeskiing Professionals Season Wraps Up In Whistler

Monday April 23, 2012
 With an X Games gold and silver medal and the Mammoth Mountain VISA U.S. Grand Prix win, Tom Wallisch (Pittsburgh, PA) finished 5th at the Association of Freeskiing Professionals (AFP) ski ... Read More

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall Fame Inducts 8 Ski Legends

Friday April 20, 2012
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall Fame inducted eight legends of skiing last Saturday as over 600 attended a ceremony in Seattle, WA. Olympic and World Championship medalists Joe Pack and ... Read More

Vail Resorts Extends Spring Price of 2012-2013 Epic Pass

Wednesday April 18, 2012
Vail Resorts has extended its early spring season pass sale of $659 for the 2012-2013 Epic Pass for one week. This means April 22nd will be the last chance for skiers ... Read More

Top Skier Lindsey Vonn Told She Owes $1.7M To IRS

Monday April 16, 2012
According to The Detroit News, the IRS filed a tax lien of $1,705,437 against World Champion Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn and her estranged husband, Thomas Vonn, with the Elko County recorder ... Read More

Adventure Skier Married At North Pole

Saturday April 14, 2012
Poet, Alfred Lord Tennyson once said "In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love," and I guess that means anywhere on the planet. According to Explorersweb.com, ... Read More

How to Become a Ski Instructor

Thursday April 12, 2012
Are you interested in becoming a ski instructor? If you're passionate about skiing, and want to share your knowledge with other people, it might just be the job for you. First ... Read More

Val d'Isere Restaurants

Tuesday April 10, 2012
When you spend a ski vacation in Val D'isere in the French Alps, you'll have plenty of dining choices including everything from bustling apres-ski bars to great family restaurants. There are ... Read More

Squaw Valley To Host 2013 U.S. Alpine Championships

Monday April 9, 2012
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has announced that 2013 Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships will move to Squaw Valley. During a weekend U.S. Ski Team Day fundraising event  featuring ... Read More

Subaru Freeskiing World Tour On Tap At Kirkwood

Friday April 6, 2012
Kirkwood Mountain Resort in California is hosting the final competition of the 2011-2012  Subaru Freeskiing World Tour and held the qualifying day yesterday with 9 women and 42 men trying ... Read More

Mammoth Mountain Skiing Through Memorial Day

Thursday April 5, 2012
Mammoth Mountain, California has announced they will be open daily for skiing and riding through Memorial Day and perhaps even longer if conditions and weather permit. Mammoth has received over 70" ... Read More

U.S. Alpine Championships Wrap Up

Tuesday April 3, 2012
On Friday, at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships held at Winter Park, CO, Olympic gold medalist Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA/Squaw Valley Ski Team) scored a 1.2 second super ... Read More

CEP Skiing Compression Sport Socks

Monday April 2, 2012
A big item showing up this season in ski magazine advertising is the CEP Skiing Compression Sport Sock designed for skiers and riders. If you've seen the CEP ads or if you checked ... Read More

April 1st 2012 and Still Skiing - No Fooling

Sunday April 1, 2012
No April Fools' Day joke - there are a lot of ski resorts still spinning lifts. For sure, this wasn't the epic season that we had last winter, but, it is ... Read More

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