Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 10:48 PM
Snowbird, UT - It has been confirmed that the 38-year-old man who died in an avalanche at Utah's Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort on Sunday was professional skier Jamie Pierre.
Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 09:47 AM
Burr Ridge, IL - Officials with the Gatorade Free Flow Tour have announced the complete schedule for series for the 2012 winter season. In its third year, the Tour offers up-and-coming amateur freeski athletes 21 and under the chance to earn a pre-qualified spot in next seasonís 2012-13 Winter Dew Tour. Leading off with slope and pipe contests at Vail Mountain in Vail, Colo., the circuit will hit eight ski resorts for a total of 14 contests, including two in Utah.
Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 01:26 PM
Copper Mountain, Colo. - Steven Nyman, an Audi FIS Alpine World Cup winner and multiple podium finisher at the Audi Birds of Prey downhill in Beaver Creek, Colo., will miss the 2012 World Cup season following a training crash on Nov. 8 in Colorado.
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 04:17 PM
Snowbird, UT - Thanks to a complete remodel of the floor space, a new chef and a new manager, guests of the Aerie Restaurant, Lounge and Sushi Bar can expect an entirely new dining experience on the 10thfloor of The Cliff Lodge at Snowbird this winter.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 - 01:57 PM
Alta, UT - Alta Ski Area is offering a new lift pass this winter that will allow skiers to ski the entire mountain from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The new pass will cost $30, or $25 if skiers are reloading their reusable, RFID-enabled Alta Card lift ticket.
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 - 02:18 PM
by Marc Guido
Salt Lake City, UT - Utah logged its second busiest ski season in history in 2010-11 with 4.22 million skier days, a mere 0.62 percent off the state record set in 2007-08. Given the current state of the economy that's truly saying something. Industry officials are hoping to build on that momentum for the 2011-12 season that gets underway in Utah this week.
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 - 08:30 AM
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law the Ski Area Recreational Opportunity Enhancement Act (S. 382/H.R. 765), co-sponsored by Republican U.S. Congressman Rob Bishop of Utah, which paves the way for more robust summer operations at the nationís 121 ski areas that operate on public lands.
Friday, November 04, 2011 - 10:45 AM
Park City, UT - A pro rider by day and a plumber by night, Jonathan Cheever mixes his talent like plumber's putty by shredding park, pipe and the snowboard cross (SBX) course. While all of his major results have come from SBX, he's known for some of the biggest airs in the pipe and credits his SBX speed from knowing how to hit the hole shot and handle big kickers in the course.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011 - 01:38 PM
Ogden, UT - In a move announced today that's a first for the ski industry, Ogden-based Amer Sports Winter and Outdoor Americas, parent company to ski brands Salomon and Atomic, will launch a new winter sports equipment ecommerce platform in the U.S. in the fall of 2012. The online purchasing program, dubbed Ski Link, is designed to offer consumers global shopping options with local service benefits.
Monday, October 31, 2011 - 11:21 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - Black Diamond, Inc., a manufacturer of climbing, skiing and mountain sports equipment based in Salt Lake City, has hired Brian Mecham as director of North America sales for its Black Diamond brand.