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 …

Steamboat Springs is the latest resort to hit the 100 inch mark

        The latest resort to hit the 100 inch mark is now Steamboat Springs.  Enjoying incredible skiing conditions, check out the photo taken by Larry Pierce.            

Josh Bibby and webisode 1 of the Joshman files

                     Josh Bibby has a new webisode and you should check it out…                                      

Watch: Jonny Moseley moves on in skating with the stars

  I’m watching DWTS right now and Jonny is going to crush it!  I always wondered about this show and now i know…. Go Jonny go!  He moves on to skate again finishing in 3rd place with 84 points.  I had to include the 2002 Olympic run Jonny made when he revolutionized the ski world …

MUST SEE: Chris Benchetler and his amazing self edited skiing video

                                       Chis Benchetler, from The Ski Channel’s ‘The Story,’ has been very busy the last couple years.  The video below is a compilation of clips, edited and produced by the artist himself.  Sit back, relax and get your popcorn ready…. Nimbus Independent is launching another series of web edits free of charge.  The movies will …

Learn to ski for free at Okemo

First-time skiers and snowboarders visiting Okemo Mountain Resort now through Dec. 24, 2010, are invited to take part in a learn-to-ski or learn-to-snowboard program at no cost. Okemo’s Learn-to Ski/Snowboard Free Program is designed to generate excitement for snow sports and encourage trial at the start of the winter season. Okemo’s beginner package includes a …

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