Monday, January 18, 2010 - 12:09 PM
Park City, UT - A crowd of around 5,000 gathered around Deer Valley's White Owl ski run on Friday to watch the world's best aerialists land their jumps during the Visa Freestyle International as the freestyle skiing World Cup stopped in Park City. The excitement in the air with the Olympic Games so near was palpable as each athlete attempted to close in on their team spots. In the men's competition Anton Kushnir of Belarus won, followed by Guangpu Qi of China in second and Dmitri Dashinski, also of Belarus, in third.
Friday, January 15, 2010 - 11:59 AM
Park City, UT - A shaky bottom air still couldn't knock Canadian Jenn Heil of Spruce Grove, Alberta, off the top podium step Thursday as she tied with the U.S. Ski Team's Heather McPhie for the gold medal in women's moguls at a FIS freestyle skiing World Cup competition at Deer Valley Resort in Park City.
Friday, January 15, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - Each winter, the world's top action sports filmmakers, iconic athletes and enthusiasts come together in Utah to celebrate action sports culture at the X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival. This year's event will run Jan. 21-26 with screening headquarters at the Off Broadway Theater, at 272 South Main Street in Salt Lake City.
Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Park City, UT - Fifty artists from five different countries have been selected to launch the inaugural Orion Independent Music Festival, taking place Jan. 14 to 20 in Park City. Coming from all over the U.S. and Sweden, Chile, Australia, and Canada, the artists represent an array of musical genres that will cater to every whim of those looking to discover new talent following a day on Park City's powdery slopes.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Huntsville, UT - Saturday bus service has returned to Snowbasin Resort. The new service will run every Saturday with a bus from South Davis County making three stops before continuing to Snowbasin, and from South Ogden making two additional stops before its final destination at the resort.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Huntsville, UT - Utah's Snowbasin Resort will be buzzing this week as the Winter Dew Tour will roll into town this Thursday through Sunday for the second of this season's three stops.
Monday, January 11, 2010 - 05:00 PM
Snowbird, UT - Temperature inversions that trap smog in the Salt Lake Valley are dirty little secrets that Utah tourism officials would rather that visitors not see. However, Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort is making inversions more palatable with a lift ticket discount.
Saturday, January 09, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Snowbird, UT - The first stop on The North Face Masters of Snowboarding (TNF Masters) big mountain snowboarding tour arrives at Utah's Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, Jan. 23-24. Big-name pros, along with up-and-comers from around the globe, will battle it out for the $15,000 prize purse on Snowbird's impressive North Baldy amphitheatre finals venue.
Friday, January 08, 2010 - 10:00 AM
Boulder, CO - After years in development, Boulder's Backcountry Access has finally shipped its long-awaited Tracker2 avalanche beacon, the successor to the popular Tracker DTS. Concurrently, the Boulder-based firm has also released a simplified, and less costly, avalanche airbag system.
Friday, January 08, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - SheJumps, a non-profit dedicated to increasing participation of women in outdoor activities through mentorship and coaching from professional and recreational outdoor female athletes, has announced "SheJumps into Winter: A FUNdraising night of Avalanche Awareness" on Jan. 21 at the University of Utah's Alumni House in Salt Lake City.