U.S. Snowboarding halfpipe teams announced at Copper Mountain

The 2011 U.S. Snowboarding Halfpipe crew poses for a picture at the Team Announcement at Copper Mountain. (USSA/Margo Christiansen) COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO – On the eve of the season opening Visa U.S. Halfpipe Grand Prix, U.S. Snowboarding’s 2011 halfpipe teams were announced Tuesday alongside the cavernous 22-foot halfpipe at Copper Mountain. Highlighting the 17 riders …

58 Days Til SIA Hits Denver.

                                   PRE- REG ENDS IN TWO WEEKS!  BOOK HOTELS AND REGISTER NOW FOR THE SIA SNOW SHOW & ON-SNOW DEMO/SKI-RIDE FEST If you register before December 17, 2010 your badges will be sent to you via FedEx Express prior to the Show. Click Here to view more OFFICE BOOYZ & GIRLZ COMPETITION AT SIA ON-SNOW …

WATCH: Mike Douglas had himself quite a time in Europe

Mike Douglas is a friend to The Ski Channel so we love to show his movies and give him some promotional love….                                                        

Rails 2 Riches Rail Jam comes to Killington Dec. 11

Once again, Killington Resort in Vermont will play host to one of the most popular rail jam contests in America.  The Rails 2 Riches event will be on Dec. 11. “Over the past six years, Rails 2 Riches has turned into one of the most popular rail jam competitions in the nation,” says Tess Hobbs, …

Enter Sun Valley’s photo contest and win

The Mountain is open, there is snow on the ground, and the SVO Staff could not be happier. We are in the Holiday Spirit and would like to share the Love.  So get out your old photo albums, check those hard drives, go outside and take some pics and find that amazing winter photo that …

Swix Sport is releasing a global alpine glove collection

SWIX SPORT, a worldwide brand leader in winter sports products, recently announced the launch of the company’s new collection of Alpine gloves and mitts for the 2011/2012 season. “Given our growing presence in the Alpine segment of our business, this is one of the most exciting launches in our company’s history” says SWIX President and …

Audi Birds of Prey legend continues: Bode Miller, Ted Ligety & Aksel Lund Svindal set to fly

BEAVER CREEK, CO – Olympic champions Bode Miller (Franconia, NH), Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) and Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal are among the world’s best skiers competing at the Audi Birds of Prey races Dec. 3-5 in Beaver Creek. As the only men’s Audi FIS Alpine World Cup stop in America, the Birds of Prey …

Poor Boyz Triple Threat Tour invades the snowy hills of Hollywood this Friday night

It’s the Triple Threat Tour and thankfully you don’t have to think too hard.  This is it, folks.  Friday night, for one night only, the ski town Poor Boy meets the Hollywood party girl.  Poor Boyz Productions lands it rolling circus, the Triple Threat Tour, at a massive mansion in the Hollywood hills.  And the …

Ski for free after 3 at Alta

You may not be ready to hike up to the Baldy chutes but that’s okay.  Alta Ski Area has a great program for beginners.  Free skiing every day after 3pm on the Sunnyside lift.   Sunnyside Lift provides access to long gentle slopes in the Albion Basin, ideal for beginners and those just learning to …

Green practices thrive for resorts during down economic times

Ski resorts across the west improved environmental ratings for the fourth year in a row during the recession according to the 2010/2011 Ski Area Environmental Report Card, released each year by the Ski Area Citizens Coalition. The 82 ski resorts scattered throughout the West saw an average improvement of 2% in their overall scores. Rating …

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