Topic: PeopleThe new items published under this topic are as follows.
Monday, December 05, 2011 - 09:15 AM
Lillehammer, Norway - Sarah Hendrickson made a flying leap into the history books Saturday. And she's only 17.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sunday, October 02, 2011 - 10:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - Salt Lake City's Jen Hudak is a professional halfpipe skier. She is the silver medalist from the 2011 Freestyle World Ski Championships held in Park City, and the 2010 Winter X Games gold medalist in women's halfpipe skiing. We were able to catch up with Hudak recently to get the inside scoop on life as a freeskiing athlete.
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 03:36 PM
Park City, UT - Park City Mountain Resort on Thursday announced the addition of Japanese halfpipe snowboarder Kazu Kokubo to the Park City All Star team. As part of the partnership, "Kazu" will call Park City Mountain Resort his home mountain and will primarily train in the resort's Eagle Superpipe, as well as with a Monster Energy branded airbag, in order to perfect his halfpipe run for the upcoming contest season.
Monday, August 01, 2011 - 09:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - We hear all the time about the dedication, sacrifice and perseverance it takes to be a best in the world athlete, but in 2009, halfpipe skier Jen Hudak of Salt Lake City learned firsthand that her hours of grueling training were nothing compared to the trials her father had ahead of him.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 09:17 PM
Salt Lake City, UT - Police in Utah are reporting that U.S. Freestyle skier Jeret "Speedy" Peterson died late Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 07:42 PM
Salt Lake City, UT - Two time Olympic medalist and U.S. Freestyle Ski Team alum Shannon Bahrke has not taken her off hill endeavors lightly. She is determined to become a presence in more than just the skiing world - and that is exactly what she is doing pairing up her Silver Bean Coffee company and the Best Friends animal charity.