Skiing

American Susan Dunklee wins historic silver at biathlon worlds

HOCHFILZEN, Austria - Simon Schempp and Laura Dahlmeier won the mass start world titles on Sunday, raising Germany’s haul at the biathlon world championships to seven gold medals and eight overall.<p>Schempp led defending champion Johannes Thingnes Boe of Norway by nine seconds, while Simon Eder of …

Biathlon

Biathlon: Russians sing anthem alone as organizers play wrong tune

HOCHFILZEN, Austria (Reuters) - Russian biathletes sang the correct version of their national anthem without any musical accompaniment after the wrong version was played out at a medal ceremony on Saturday.<p>Aleksei Volkov, Maksim Tsvetkov, Anton Babikov, and Anton Shipulin were left, alongside a …

Biathlon

The Troll Project: Full Gallery

Photos: Stephan Jende<p>The Projects have returned for its second iteration, this time landing at Trollhaugen, one of the most revered and well-known …

Snowboarding

Skiing in the Spanish Pyrenees

I’m a big fan of skiing, even if I haven’t been for a while. Recently, Jess and I were invited to experience winter in the Spanish Pyrenees, …

Ski Resorts

If you love winter sports, you'll love Powder Highway

Deep in Canada's Kootenay Rockies, a helicopter dropped off me and nine other eager skiers on what seemed like the top of the world.<p>A 360-degree …

Ski Resorts

US ski team leans on superstars for medals ahead of Olympics

Dressed as comic book superheroes, American skiers were often merely mortal at the last world championships before the 2018 Olympics.<p>A tally of three …

Rio Olympics

Dominant Hirscher takes Alpine skiing slalom gold

ST MORITZ, Switzerland (Reuters) - Favorite Marcel Hirscher of Austria provided a spectacular climax to the alpine skiing world championships by storming to victory in the men's slalom on Sunday to claim his second gold medal of the event.<p>The trophy-laden 27-year-old took his overall world …

Rio Olympics

Sunday in the Park 2017 : Episode 7

<b>Riders:</b> Richie Conklin, Jake Schaible, Zak Hale, Mark Wilson, Johnny Miller, Anthony Slater, Blake Axelson, Jordan Small<p><b>Film/Edit:</b> Kyle Schafer …

Snowboarding

Lots of Spring Break wellness options

Spring Break is fast approaching in mid-March and for some of us an escape to the sunshine can’t come fast enough, but for anyone planning a …

Nordic Skiing

Olympic biathlon champion Russia wins relay world title

HOCHFILZEN, Austria (AP) Olympic champion Russia beat France to win the men's 4x7.5-kilometer relay at the biathlon world championships on Saturday.<p>In the final leg, Anton Shipulin missed one target but still held off a challenge by five-time overall World Cup champion Martin Fourcade.<p>The Russian …

Biathlon

I took the Dalai Lama to a ski resort and he told me the meaning of life

In the mid ’80s, I was living in Santa Fe, N.M., making a shabby living writing magazine articles, when a peculiar assignment came my way.<p>I had become friendly with a group of Tibetan exiles who lived in a compound on Canyon Road, where they ran a business selling Tibetan rugs, jewelry, and …

Buddhism

Great little ski resorts: Megève, France

For those who want to avoid the crowds on and off the slopes, this small town offers peaceful pistes, great dining options and a top-notch jazz festival to boot<p><b>Er, where?</b><p>Megève is in the south-east of France, near the Italian and Swiss borders, and emerged as a popular ski destination for the rich …

Ski Resorts

$149,000 purchase of Idaho ski area began an adventure

FAIRFIELD, Idaho (AP) — Diane and Matt McFerran enjoy outdoor adventures — skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, wake surfing, dirt biking. They look at …

Hiking The Ridge Between Mammoth and June!

Dave Mccoy, who founded the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area around the same time the U.S. entered World War II, had plans to connect June Mountain to …

Snowboarding

Mikaela Shiffrin wins third straight slalom world title, the first to do so in 78 years

At just 21 years old, Mikaela Shiffrin has already made history. On Saturday, the Colorado native won her third world title in a slalom to become the first skier in 78 years to record the hat trick in that event since Germany’s Christl Cranz in …

Rio Olympics

New Ski Deals – Including Free Lift Passes and Airport Parking

Photo: M.Werlberger/TVB Kitzbuhel.Now that half term is underway, those who haven’t opted to ski at this time of year might like to consider a week …

Ski Resorts

Paradise Island 2017 – Episode Three: Board Over Brains

Featuring the riding styles of Jeremy Nylund, Cameron Weeg, Taylor Rydman , and Jagger Heckman… Paradise Island from Board Over Brains is back for …

Snowboarding

Kyle Harmon and SLC’s Snowiest Months So Far

Kyle Harmon with a flowy approach to the streets and suburbs of Salt Lake City. Good to see his recovery process has been strong. Filmed by John …

Snowboarding

Shiffrin crushes rivals for 3rd straight slalom world title

Mikaela Shiffrin was in a world of her own Saturday, extending her unbeaten record in slalom gold-medal events.<p>The 2014 Olympic champion won her specialty event at a third straight ski world championships, and by a huge margin of 1.64 seconds at St. Moritz, Switzerland.<p>The American star, 21, was …

Rio Olympics

Canadian Mark Arendz wins 2nd gold at para-nordic worlds

P.E.I. native perfect in para-biathlon event for 4th medal<p>Canada's Mark Arendz won his second gold medal at the para-nordic world ski championships …

Biathlon

Brooklyn Beckham Breaks Collarbone In Scary Snowboarding Wipeout — Gnarly Video

Sometimes when you bend it like Beckham, you break it too! And by ‘it’, we mean your collarbone. Brooklyn Beckham took to the slopes to show off some …

Snowboarding

Torgeir Bergrem, Ståle Sandbech and friends Party-Boarding at Bear

Torgeir Bergrem, Ståle Sandbech, Sebbe De Buck, Viktor Simco and Sven Thorgren up at Bear Mountain getting those pre-Air & Style LA nerves out of the …

Snowboarding

Gahanna man dies in ski accident at Snow Trails

A Franklin County man died in a skiing accident at Snow Trails ski resort in Mansfield Friday afternoon.<p>The Mansfield News Journal reported that …

Ski Resorts

Kaatskillz ProAm – Hunter Mountain

Miles Fallon takes the top spot… it feels like we have been writing his name a good amount lately! Shaun Murphy, another SNOWBOARDER regular in the …

Snowboarding

The Chill Foundation Brings Youth Participants to the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships in Vail, Colorado

<b>The Chill Foundation</b> will be in Vail, Colorado from Tuesday, February 28 through Saturday, March 4, 2017 for the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding …

Snowboarding

Live Coverage of Nordic World Champs on NBC

LAHTI, Finland (Feb. 15, 2017) – NBC Sports Group is offering nordic ski fans in America the most robust opportunity ever to view their sport with …

Nordic Skiing

Climate Change Poses Grave Threat to European Skiing Destinations

If you’re skiing at Europe’s resorts this month, enjoy it while it lasts.<p>As much as 70 percent of Alpine snow could disappear by the end of the …

Climate Change

Why You Should Have a Backcountry Walkie-Talkie

There are lots of backcountry communication tools that people use to stay in touch on the trail or to contact emergency services when things go south. Some use satellite connections and work out of cell range. Others are just like plain old walkie-talkies. I’ve detailed five of the most common …

Ski Resorts

Avoid The Crowds And Score President's Day Powder At These 7 Ski Areas

It’s going to be a deep weekend across the West | Image: NOAA | Cover Photo: Big Sky ResortWhile most ski bums are on the schedule this holiday …

Ski Resorts

Here are 4 amazing ski and snowboard survival stories

Skiing and snowboarding are amazing sports. They offer us opportunity to form an intimate connection with nature and get our adrenaline racing, while …

Ski Resorts