Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 10:00 AM
Lakewood, CO - Christy Sports, one of the largest ski and snowboard retailers in the Rocky Mountain region, has hired Liz Avery to serve as the company's vice president of finance. Avery will be responsible for the overall direction of the company's finance, accounting and treasury functions.
Monday, November 29, 2010 - 03:00 PM
Salt Lake City, UT - USANA Health Sciences, Inc., a nutritional supplements manufacturer based in Salt Lake City, today announced it will be the official health supplements supplier of the Visa Women's Ski Jumping Team. The team that continues to compete on the Continental Cup circuit and has been fighting for inclusion in the Olympic Winter Games, has persevered on limited funding.
Monday, November 29, 2010 - 11:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - The Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center last week announced that it has received a $5,000 grant from Recreational Equipment, Inc., a national outdoor retail co-op better known as REI, to support the organization's Know Before You Go (KBYG) avalanche awareness program.
Saturday, November 27, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Boulder, CO - Coinciding with the beginning of ski season, Kevin Hill has announced the launch of SnowGrafix, LLC, offering custom graphics for skis and snowboards. Customers can choose from a wide array of designs created for SnowGrafix by various artists, or create their own one-of-a-kind design using the SnowGrafix Online Design Studio.
Thursday, November 25, 2010 - 04:40 PM
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by Joel Gratz
Boulder, CO - The word "epic" gets thrown around far too often. If every day with fresh snow is "Epic," than the word truly loses its meaning.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 06:26 PM
Park City, UT - It's been a November to remember in Utah's Wasatch Mountains, where some resorts have already passed the 100-inch season to date snowfall mark. But one of the region's ski resorts has delayed its opening by two weeks, and it has nothing to do with snowfall.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 06:15 PM
Eden, UT - The 2010-11 winter season at Utah's Powder Mountain ski resort is officially underway. Powder Mountain's Sundown lift opened for night skiing at 3 p.m. this afternoon, and after the Thanksgiving holiday, daytime skiing and riding will launch Friday morning.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 11:30 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - Salt Lake City residents are sitting under a Blizzard Warning this morning issued by the National Weather Service. It's the latest in a series of major snowstorms rolling across Utah, where deep snows are blanketing the state's ski and snowboard resorts.
Friday, November 19, 2010 - 05:00 PM
Park City, UT - Park City-based ski resort holding company Powdr Corp on Thursday announced that Olympic Gold Medalist Ted Ligety has signed a multi-year agreement to serve as an ambassador of all the company's ski resorts, representing each of the mountain resorts individually. The deal is part of a new Powdr Corp initiative across their resorts in support of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) teams.
Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 01:00 PM
Salt Lake City, UT - The Utah Office of Tourism, an agency of the state Governor's Office of Economic Development, launched its winter "Life Elevated" advertising campaign during a Capitol news conference on Wednesday to promote Utah's skiing and "The Greatest Snow on Earth." The $1.1 million campaign includes three new 30-second commercial spots that will rotate on 13 national cable networks beginning in January.