Skiing / Sports

Whats Your Force / Star Wars vs Ski

Mar 17 6:08am InTheSnow
When skiing meets Star Wars, that’s the result….Here a new episode of the webserie WHAT’S YOUR NAME The post What’s Your Force / Star Wars vs Ski appeared first on InTheSnow.
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WATCH: Surfer Throws 540+ Air For A Perfect 10 Score

Mar 16 8:28pm Unofficial Networks
Hard to put a number on it but this 540+ spin rotation during a competition wave at the Quiksliver Pro Gold Coast Australia that (...)...
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Good News The Ski Season Has Been EXTENDED At These Resorts 9 Ski Resorts

Mar 16 8:05pm Liftopia Blog » Ski & Snowboard
This season, regions in the West saw record-breaking snowfall and, as a result, several ski resorts have already decided to push back their closing dates. With the Easter falling on April 16 this year, it would not be surprising if... Read More → The post Good News – The Ski Season Has Been EXTENDED At These Resorts 9 Ski Resorts appeared first on Liftopia Blog.
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VIDEO: Brief History of Skiing @ Squaw Valley, U.S.A

Mar 16 7:41pm Unofficial Networks
If you ski Squaw Valley, do yourself a favor and watch this brief 2 minute history lesson and gain a deeper appreciation for one of (...)...
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WATCH: This STAR WARS Skiing Parody Is Surprisingly Awesome

Mar 16 7:22pm Unofficial Networks
Wasn’t expecting much from this French Star Wars skiing parody at the beginning but stick around because it gets better. Hats off to (...)...
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The Oakley team is about to invade Mammoth Mountain for Oakley Week and youre invited

Mar 16 6:57pm Freeskier Magazine
Each season the Oakley Team invades Mammoth Mountain for a week of awesome activities, dubbed Oakley Week. This year is no exception and the festivities are just about to get started. From March 20–26, there will be daily, free Oakley PRIZM Goggle demos, Golden Ticket giveaways, athlete autograph signings, après specials, custom Oakley terrain park […] The post The Oakley team is about to invade Mammoth Mountain for Oakley Week and you’re invited appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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How to harness 70s style on the slopes this spring

Mar 16 6:33pm Ski Vacation Blog » Ski Vacation Blog
With the advent of modern technology like rockered skis, heated gondolas with wi-fi and technical outerwear customized for a variety of weather conditions, it’s hard to say that any time other now was the best time to be a skier. But, there’s something really awesome about having lived and skied through the “early days.” In […] The post How to harness 70s style on the slopes this spring appeared first on Ski Vacation Blog.
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Yeti High Fives: Spring Break Edition

Mar 16 5:31pm Read About the Latest Happenings on the Slopes
Spring break is here, and it’s not just for the kids. The Yeti is taking a few personal days and is looking forward to some fresh tracks, warmer temps, and unlimited opportunities to take in the good life.
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Weirather wins final SG race for globe, Jansrud collects his

Mar 16 4:13pm FIS-Ski.com - Alpine Skiing - News RSS
Tina Weirather and Kjetil Jansrud claim super-G crystal globes in Aspen. ...
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Youre invited to our party at Jackson Hole this Saturdayget stoked

Mar 16 4:00pm Freeskier Magazine
This Saturday, March 18, the FREESKIER squad is setting up shop at the Mangy Moose in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to host one hell of a party. Join us from 9 p.m. to close for live music, gear giveaways, hang-time with fellow skiers and all sorts of other Tom-foolery—right in the thick of the resort’s epic […] The post You’re invited to our party at Jackson Hole this Saturday—get stoked appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Holy Huge: Watch the greatest jumps in Matchstick Productions history

Mar 16 3:48pm Freeskier Magazine
It’s no secret that Matchstick Productions has filmed some of the most incredible ski feats of all time on camera. Countless pros have thrown down for the crew’s cameras over the past 25 years—resulting in some of the greatest ski films ever. So, what does it look like when you put together their greatest jump […] The post Holy Huge: Watch the greatest jumps in Matchstick Productions history appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Stefan Kraft on top again

Mar 16 3:43pm FIS-Ski.com - Ski Jumping - News RSS
Stefan Kraft of Austria won a great World Cup competition in Trondheim (NOR) on Thursday evening. Under perfect weather conditions, Kraft had jumps of 138 m and 142.5 m (302.0 points) and finished ahead of Norway's Andreas Stjernen (138.5 m and 138 m; 294.3 points) and Andreas Wellinger of Germany. ...
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These Springtime Hacks Will Take Your Aprs Game To The Next Level

Mar 16 2:56pm Unofficial Networks
Ahhh springtime in the mountains. The smell of stale beer. The soaking wet ski boots. The translucent skin on both sexes. It’s enough (...)...
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Winter Storm Stella just DUMPED snow on the East Coast

Mar 16 2:03pm Freeskier Magazine
It appeared for a couple of weeks that winter may have ended on the East Coast. The season’s snowfall was melting rapidly due to warm weather and rain, lowering hopes of a pow-filled March. But, like a superhero emerging from the skies, feet upon feet of snow have fallen over the past several days via […] The post Winter Storm Stella just DUMPED snow on the East Coast appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Ski 4 Cancer Everest Challenge Saalbach-Hinterglemm

Mar 16 1:52pm Snow.Guide
Snow.Guide ski editor Rob Stewart visits Saalbach-Hinterglemm in March 2017 to participate in the Ski 4 Cancer Everest Challenge World Record attempt The post Ski 4 Cancer Everest Challenge Saalbach-Hinterglemm appeared first on Snow.Guide.
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This is what it takes to win an X Games slopestyle medal

Mar 16 1:21pm Freeskier Magazine
X Games Aspen has come and gone and chances are that you caught a lot of the action. But, there’s a lot more that goes into that one week than most people ever see. Lucky for you, slopestyle silver medalist McRae Williams just released this edit which provides insight as to how he trains for […] The post This is what it takes to win an X Games slopestyle medal appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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NOAA Just Released Their 2017 Spring Outlook | Who Will Get The Most Snow?

Mar 16 1:06pm Unofficial Networks
“Most of the lower 48 just experienced one of the warmest winters on record” – Mike Halpert, CPC (...)...
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VIDEO: Sunday River Checking In With 20 Inches of Stella Fresh

Mar 16 12:53pm Unofficial Networks
Resorts up and down New England cashed in on the fruits of Winter Storm Stella. Sunday River up in Maine clocked 20 inches and then (...)...
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Top 3 End Of Season Ski Parties

Mar 16 12:52pm Powder White Ski & Snowboard Blog
This blog goes out to those who love ski parties and apres ski!  After speaking to many seasonnaires, researching online and from my own personal experience, I have finally got the top 3 voted end of season parties in the Alps.  Snowbombing Where: Mayrhofen, Austria When: April 3 to 8 2017 Where to Stay: Hidden gem – WohlfĂĽhl Hotel The family-run WohlfĂĽhl Hotel-Garni Robert is a small but perfectly formed 4 star hotel close to the heart of Mayrhofen. It makes an ideal place for you … Continue reading → The post Top 3 End Of Season Ski Parties appeared first on Powder White Ski & Snowboard BlogbyGeorge Biffen.
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WATCH: Winter Storm Stella Delivered Over 40 Inches to Jay Peak, VERMONT

Mar 16 12:45pm Unofficial Networks
Attendance at UVM was at a record low yesterday as Vermont resorts got pounded by Winter Storm Stella creating a pandemic of powder (...)...
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WATCH: Xavier De Le Rue Shreds Neck-DEEP Japow

Mar 16 12:35pm Unofficial Networks
Xavier and his better half, Beanie, head to the village of Nozawa Onsen in Japan to track down the snow they couldn’t find in (...)...
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Canadian Ski Area Ties Record For 24 Hour Snowfall!

Mar 16 11:59am Unofficial Networks
24 Hour Snowfall – 29.5″ | 48 Hour Snowfall – 52″ | YTD Snowfall – 222″ Located (...)...
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WATCH: Man Overboard While Sailing At 50MPH

Mar 16 11:55am Unofficial Networks
“Any time you see someone go over the front it’s a real bad feeling. That time from when he goes over the (...)...
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Watch: Poppin over pillows like the dang Tooth Fairy in Revelstoke, BC

Mar 16 11:42am Freeskier Magazine
The videos coming out of Revelstoke are absolutely incredible right now and this one, Stoke The Flame Part 2 (watch part one below), is no exception. It features Adam McCraw, Carter McMillan, Julien Bernard, Mark Dalgliesh and Blake-John Travers hunting pillows throughout the British Columbian haven—slashing and bouncing around with ear-to-ear smiles day after day. […] The post Watch: Poppin’ over pillows like the dang Tooth Fairy in Revelstoke, BC appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Inside a Powderhounds Backpack

Mar 16 11:40am Colorado Ski Country USA Blog
The sport of skiing is necessarily a gear-intensive one. It just takes a lot of stuff to stay comfortable when you’re above 11,000 feet in winter and it’s -5 degrees Fahrenheit and snowing sideways. Having a pack with you can help you save money while you’re on the slopes. You may have recently read a [&hellip The post Inside a Powderhound’s Backpack appeared first on Colorado Ski Country USA Blog.
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WATCH: This Dr. Seuss Style Mountain Bike Video Is Going Viral

Mar 16 11:36am Unofficial Networks
“Diamondback Bicycle’s Mike Hopkins takes you on another adventure where the trails never end.” (...)...
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Yoga with Benefits!

Mar 16 11:31am Read About the Latest Happenings on the Slopes
Improving balance and flexibility, along with increasing strength of the body and mind; there is so much to gain from practicing yoga! Here are some of my favorite yoga stretches for after a day of skiing!...
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American Snowshoers Presumed Dead Following Avalanche North Of Lake Louise

Mar 16 11:30am Unofficial Networks
A pair from Boston are believed to be dead after getting engulfed in an avalanche during a snowshoe tour near Lake Louise, AB reports CBC (...)...
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WATCH: The History Of Matchstick Productions

Mar 16 11:10am Unofficial Networks
[Full Video here: History of Matchstick] Founded in 1992 by Steve Winter and Murray Wais, Matchstick Productions was (...)...
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Hey, were going to Andorra?

Mar 16 10:08am Ski-buzz
Skiing’s a sport – no one’s denying that. It’s exercise, and it can be tough and it can be tiring. No wonder then that after a hard day on the piste, après-ski has become almost as competitive as the main event. Resorts the world over fight it out to be crowned Top of the… Pubs? […] The post Hey, we’re going to… Andorra? appeared first on Ski-buzz.
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When skiing meets art

Mar 16 7:03am InTheSnow
Stoneham Mountain Resort is happy to share with you its latest video stunt filmed in the only Olympic half pipe of the province of Quebec.   What happened backstage: Night projection of moving pictures on the 22ft tall walls of the half pipe Projection team working with 3 machines 4K 4 cameras 400 amps electrical… The post When skiing meets art appeared first on InTheSnow.
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A Lucky 7 Great Ski Resorts Where You Can Celebrate St Patricks Day 2017

Mar 16 6:53am InTheSnow
Ireland isn’t well known for its skiing, but it is famous for its pubs – which are found in many ski resorts around the world (more than 100 at the last count) – and for St Patrick’s Day, arriving this year on Friday. Put the two together and you have one big party by the… The post A Lucky 7 Great Ski Resorts Where You Can Celebrate St Patrick’s Day 2017 appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Quebec Ski Resort Sets New Snowfall Record

Mar 16 4:39am InTheSnow
The southern Quebec ski area of Mont Sutton has broken its all-time snowfall record thanks to storm Stella, receiving more than a metre of snow in 24 hours at its base. This smashes the previous record of 75cm of fresh snow fall in 24 hours set just over a decade ago on February 16, 2007.… The post Quebec Ski Resort Sets New Snowfall Record appeared first on InTheSnow.
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John 'Jah' Spriggs Charged With Burglary And Assault | Cannabis Company Drops Sponsorship

Mar 16 12:06am Unofficial Networks
Just two months after getting sponsored by an Oregon-based Cannabis cultivator, skier John ‘Jah’ Spriggs has (...)...
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WATCH: Heavenly Profiles Avalanche Dog That Went Viral For Belly Slides

Mar 15 7:51pm Unofficial Networks
Truckee the avalanche dog had a huge week with a video of him doing his trademark belly slide going full viral on facebook with 1.9M (...)...
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Skiers battle for galactic supremacy in Star Wars-themed edit

Mar 15 6:34pm Freeskier Magazine
We’re not entirely sure what’s going on in this video, but it’s pretty darn captivating, that’s for sure. It features a couple skiers in Stars Wars garb, duking it out with light sabers across various park features while speaking in French. So… It’s certainly not your average ski edit, but it sure is fun to […] The post Skiers battle for galactic supremacy in Star Wars-themed edit appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Where to Ski or Snowboard at the Start of Spring 2017 In Switzerland

Mar 15 5:38pm InTheSnow
Like the rest of Europe, there’s not been much fresh snow in Switzerland since the end of last week. There were however quite large snowfalls in many Swiss resorts up to last weekend and conditions are good across most of the country with healthy bases at almost all resorts. Life your best ski experience ever… The post Where to Ski or Snowboard at the Start of Spring 2017 In Switzerland appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Watch: Speeding Amtrack Train Blast Commuters With Snow

Mar 15 5:31pm Unofficial Networks
Amtrak commuter train came barreling into the station after the recent Nor’easter blasting passengers waiting on the platform. (...)...
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Where to Ski or Snowboard at the Start of Spring 2017 In Canada and the USA

Mar 15 5:20pm InTheSnow
Storm Stella brought the biggest snowfall in North America this week with several resorts in Vermont (Killington and Mount Snow) reporting 98cm each in 48 hours at the start of the week. Qui n'aime pas manger de la bonne poudreuse pour dĂ©jeuner? Amènes-en de la neige! Who doesn't like eating pow for breakfast? Bring it… The post Where to Ski or Snowboard at the Start of Spring 2017 In Canada and the USA appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Peter Fill, Ilka Stuhec claim downhill crystal globes

Mar 15 4:18pm FIS-Ski.com - Alpine Skiing - News RSS
Dominik Paris and Stuhec win the final downhill races of the season in Aspen. ...
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A serious guide to successful pond skimming

Mar 15 4:10pm Ski Vacation Blog » Ski Vacation Blog
If you’ve ever watched a gender-confused gorilla on snow blades glide over—or crash into—an icy pool to the delight of a jubilant crowd, and, thought, “boy, I wish I could be like them,” it’s time you took the plunge (pun intended). For tips on how to receive the most amount of cheers, laughs and high […] The post A serious guide to successful pond skimming appeared first on Ski Vacation Blog.
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Kamil Stoch wins the qualification in Trondheim

Mar 15 4:05pm FIS-Ski.com - Ski Jumping - News RSS
Poland's Kamil Stoch was the best athlete in today's qualification in Trondheim with a jump of 139 m. Under sometimes chaotic conditions, Stoch came in close ahead of Norway's Andreas Stjernen and Andreas Wellinger of Germany. Wellinger took the lead in the RAW AIR overall ranking of Austria's Stefan Kraft, who became a victim of the conditions today.
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WATCH: Bike Racer's Split Second Reroute Around Oblivious Dog Walker

Mar 15 3:59pm Unofficial Networks
“I didn’t brake because I was in my time trial position. I saw her really late, so the only way to avoid her was to (...)...
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Girls, the time has come to apply for the Spirit of Sarah Scholarship

Mar 15 3:32pm Freeskier Magazine
As summer approaches—and with it, summer ski camps—the time has come for lady shredders to start applying for the 6th annual Spirit of Sarah Scholarship. The scholarship, which honors the late Sarah Burke, will provide one girl with a free Full Package (including lodging, lift tickets, coaching and more) to a youth session of Momentum […] The post Girls, the time has come to apply for the Spirit of Sarah Scholarship appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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SCARY: Pillow Line Gone Wrong (Pillow Fractures and Tumbles Like A Boulder)

Mar 15 3:19pm Unofficial Networks
Can’t believe that pillow stayed together and went tumbling down like a boulder. This scary moment was posted by Steve Rozendaal (...)...
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EAST COAST STOKE: Winter Storm "Stellah Conditions" @ Smuggler's Notch

Mar 15 2:50pm Unofficial Networks
Just a little east coast stoke from this morning at Smuggler’s Notch in Vermont in the aftermath of Winter Storm Stella.  Great day (...)...
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Yosemite Climbing Pioneer, Royal Robbins Dead At Age 82 [1935-2017]

Mar 15 2:36pm Unofficial Networks
In the 1950’s, as #RoyalRobbins and his compatriots descended on #Camp4 to usher in the Golden Age of #Yosemite. (...)...
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Wild Footage of Chinese Downhill Mountain Bike Race

Mar 15 2:36pm Unofficial Networks
A few days ago on a mountainside of kiwistan (aka New Zealand) a classic Chinese Downhill race was held. Here is the footage (...)...
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PHOTOS: Stella Dumps Up To 40 Northeasts Biggest Storm Of The Season

Mar 15 2:08pm Liftopia Blog » Ski & Snowboard
In case you missed it, Winter Storm Stella blasted the East Coast on Tuesday, dropping some of the largest snowfall accumulations of the year to the Northeastern United States. Up to 40”+ was seen at some resorts, with some lingering... Read More → The post PHOTOS: Stella Dumps Up To 40″ – Northeast’s Biggest Storm Of The Season appeared first on Liftopia Blog.
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Winter Storm Stella Snowfall Roundup | Who's Gotten The Most Snow? [Photo Tour + Storm Totals]

Mar 15 1:37pm Unofficial Networks
While the urban areas along the eastern seaboard are getting mostly rain, the mountains of the northeast are pulling down some serious (...)...
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Humans of the 2017 FREESKIER Ski Test

Mar 15 1:13pm Freeskier Magazine
For the past week or so, we’ve done a lot of talking on our website about how amazing the FREESKIER Ski Test is. And, we fully stand behind all of the statements that’ve been made because it really is the best time ever. But, the week would literally be nothing without all the great people […] The post Humans of the 2017 FREESKIER Ski Test appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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WATCH: How Not To Be A Winter Driving Jerk by The Weather Channel

Mar 15 1:08pm Unofficial Networks
Nice little segment from The Weather Channel on things to avoid being a jerk on the roads when the big one hits. Thanks to Dr. Erika (...)...
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Additional competition in Vikersund

Mar 15 12:54pm FIS-Ski.com - Ski Jumping - News RSS
The second individual competition of the RAW AIR Tour, which could not take place on Tuesday in Lillehammer due to the strong win, will now take place on Friday on the Ski Flying hill in Vikersund.
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Moose Shot And Killed Following Aggressive Lift Line Appearance @Alyeska

Mar 15 12:37pm Unofficial Networks
A cow moose that charged guests @AlyeskaResort was shot by ski area staff on Sunday after the animal exhibited aggressive behavior towards (...)...
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Watch a bunch of hooligans shred the absolute crap out of Mt. Hood

Mar 15 12:20pm Freeskier Magazine
It’s still snowing all over the place—pow turns are aplenty from New England to British Columbia and beyond—but, believe it or not, summer shredding isn’t all that far away. To ease the tension of winter’s end and build the stoke for another Windells Camp, we present to you this absolutely hammer-packed edit featuring Kevin Curran, […] The post Watch a bunch of hooligans shred the absolute crap out of Mt. Hood appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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WATCH: Todd Ligare Laying Down Serious Heli Lines Outside Revelstoke

Mar 15 12:06pm Unofficial Networks
In this edit, Todd Ligare combines classical music with classic, big mountain shredding that is sure to get you fired up (...)...
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Last chance: Win skis, bindings, a jacket, pants, goggles and sunglassesthe preferred kit of Parker White

Mar 15 12:00pm Freeskier Magazine
The clock is ticking for what might be our best gear giveaway ever: a full kit comprised of Parker White’s favorite skis, bindings, jacket, pants, goggles and sunglasses. There’s no catch, here, folks; just click the button, below, to enter and keep your fingers crossed. The post Last chance: Win skis, bindings, a jacket, pants, goggles and sunglasses—the preferred kit of Parker White appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Fixing a Hole in Your Jacket or Pants

Mar 15 12:00pm Skis.com Blog
So you went skiing in your brand new jacket and accidentally got too close to the bon fire? One of those tiny embers just put a hole right in the middle of your fancy new threads? Well, it’ll never look the same, but fortunately it’s a pretty easy fix. Step 1: Get Your Supplies First […] Read more... The post Fixing a Hole in Your Jacket or Pants appeared first on Skis.com Blog.
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Fixing a Hole in Your Shell Jacket or Pants

Mar 15 12:00pm Skis.com Blog
So you went skiing in your brand new jacket and accidentally got too close to the bon fire? One of those tiny embers just put a hole right in the middle of your fancy new threads? Well, it’ll never look the same, but fortunately it’s a pretty easy fix. Step 1: Get Your Supplies First […] Read more... The post Fixing a Hole in Your Shell Jacket or Pants appeared first on Skis.com Blog.
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