Bonfire & Salomon Snowboards partner with CCS to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To bring attention to the importance of not only performing frequent check-ups, but to also provide funding for research, companies are all contributing in their own unique ways. Not surprisingly, the snow sports industry is also joining in on the act, as Bonfire Snowboarding Outerwear and Salomon Snowboards have …

Deer Valley Resort to host announcement of U.S. Freestyle Ski Team

In anticipation of the 2011 FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships to be held at Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) will name the 2011 U.S. Freestyle Moguls and Aerials Ski Teams at Deer Valley Resort on Thursday, October 14, 2010. The press conference and athlete autograph …

Turkey Sale returns to Whistler Blackcomb Oct. 8-11

The return of the legendary Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale takes place this weekend, October 8-11, 2010 as snow inducing winter temperatures and precipitation are teased in the forecast. With 20,000 square feet full of sale items, including goggles, hats, skis, snowboards and much more, all up to 70 percent off, there isn’t a better way …

Putnam Investments partners with U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

Putnam Investments today announced it will become the exclusive mutual fund sponsor of the U.S. Ski Team and sponsor of U.S. Snowboarding, supporting U.S. athletes in the sports of alpine, freestyle and cross country skiing, ski jumping, snowboarding and nordic combined. The U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding athletes have been increasingly successful in the …

Skiing pioneer Georges Salomon passes away at 85

The ski industry has lost another legend. Georges Salomon – the original founder of Salomon – passed away Tuesday in Annecy, France at the age of 85. The son of a French saw blade manufacturer, Salomon not only helped grow his company into the ski juggernaut that it remains today, but also gave rise to …

Skier on quest to ski 4 million vertical feet helps close New Zealand ski season

An attempt to ski approximately four million vertical feet around the world saw Canadian skier, Stephanie Jagger, 29, descend this month on New Zealand’s largest ski region, Lake Wanaka, to help achieve her goal. Jagger skied both Cardrona and Treble Cone as the two ski areas begin to wrap what has been a successful ski …

Winter wonderland returns to Mammoth, more snow on the way

Well it appears all those miserable, cold summer days in Southern California this year have finally paid off – winter showed itself in a big way last night, continuing into this morning at Mammoth Mountain. Several inches of snow blessed our favorite Eastern Sierra ski resort during the recent storm cycle, with more snow on …

Vail Resorts acquires South Lake Tahoe vacation rental company

Vail Resorts, Inc., the parent company of Heavenly Mountain Resort, announced that it has acquired Accommodation Station, the third largest property management company in the South Lake Tahoe market, from Greta and Mike Hambsch. Founded 34 years ago, Accommodation Station has grown to become one of South Lake Tahoe’s premier, full-service property management companies for …

Two-time Winter X Games medalist TJ Schiller signs with Nordica Skis

Nordica Skis has announced the signing of two-time Winter X Games medalist TJ Schiller to its roster of international athletes. Schiller, who stunned the world at Winter X Games 14 with a historic double cork 1620, joined Nordica last year as his exclusive ski boot supplier. Now Schiller has upped his commitment, agreeing to fully …

Report: Fortress exploring IPO for Whistler Blackcomb

Winter enthusiasts who have taken even just a single trip to legendary Whistler Blackcomb often find themselves fantasizing of one day owning the popular Canadian ski resort. While now those same dreamers might have a chance to do just that; shares of Whistler Blackcomb may be issued in a public offering. Fortress Investment Group LLC …

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