Elizabeth Smart gets our ‘Coolest girl in the world’ award

“In no interest of demeaning all the people who overcome and don’t overcome incredible adversity everyday, we want to pay our own tribute to Elizabeth Smart.  She hails from the great ski state of Utah and overcame an incredibly insane tortuous 9 months.  The amazing girl has handled herself so well.” – the ski channel. …

Whistler Blackcomb to open 5 lifts friday, Nov. 19

  WHISTLER, BC, Tuesday, November 16, 2010 – Whistler Mountain will open six days early, on Friday, November 19 with five lifts including Creekside Express. Blackcomb Mountain will open on Thursday, November 25, Whistler Blackcomb’s official opening day. Freezing levels lowering to the Village, snow in the forecast, and over 180 snow guns blasting snow; …

Deer Valley Resort kicks of 30th anniversary with celebrity ski fest

DEER VALLEY, PARK CITY, UTAH (November 16, 2010) – Deer Valley Resort kicks off its 30th anniversary winter season with the excitement of the Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest on December 4 and 5, 2010. The invitational ski event pairs former Olympic ski legends with television and film celebrities for a weekend of skiing, live music …

Lindsey Vonn shows off famous ‘got milk’ mustache

Ski racer Lindsey Vonn now has something in common with Usher, Hayden Panettiere, David Beckham and Taylor Swift. The Olympic gold-medalist showed off her ‘got milk?’ mustache in a new ad for the dairy industry. Vonn unveiled her two new print advertisements Monday to promote the benefits of drinking lowfat milk. The first ad featuring …

Bode Miller to take Ambassador gig for Learn to Ski and Snowboard month

We all know the winniest US skier of all time is a rock star on the slopes, a philanthropic brother with his Turtle Ridge Foundation and a charasmatic athlete that helps keeps skiing in the headlines as much as 5 new ski resorts coming out of the ground.  But now he has really gotten behind …

The Beatles hit the ski slopes on Itunes

It is expected tomorrow the Steve Jobs’ mega platform Itunes has finally closed a deal with the Apple record company that has elluded the vegan Apple Computer billionaire.  And, now Apple Computers will actually be hawking Apple Records.  Ski Channel is betting long that skiers will be getting hit from behind by walkman wearing (Oh …

Vail releases opening-day ski terrain plans

Vail Mountain announced Monday on its Facebook page that the country’s biggest ski area plans to open seven chairlifts for its opening day on Friday. The Vail Village and Lionshead base areas will both be open. Coming out of the Lionshead base, skiers can choose between the adjacent Eagle Bahn Gondola and Born Free Express …

Julian Carr jumps over 1,000 feet

Did you ever wonder what it would feel like if you could fly?  A certain pro skier out of the great salt lake does.   Check out Julian Carr and his self narrated video of several clilff jumps in the Wasatch backcountry near Alta and Snowbird, Utah. Enjoy!                                         

K2 rocks new Iron Maiden ski

K2 Runs to the Hills with Limited Edition Iron Maiden Revival Ski SEATTLE (November 10, 2010) – Iconic rock band Iron Maiden and K2 Skis will shred metal and snow together this winter with the release of the K2 Iron Maiden Limited Edition Ski. Only a limited amount of these unique skis will be made …

1st Person Perspective: Mammoth Mountain

  The season is officially here for California.  Mammoth, Mt High, and Snow Summit all opened last weekend.  Most Tahoe resorts are either open or planning to open this weekend.  Last Friday we brought you the report on Mammoth’s opening day and the fun that was had.  But that wasn’t enough for me.  I decided …

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