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Blog Profile / Mike Doyle's Skiing Blog


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Filed Under:Winter Sports / Skiing
Posts on Regator:1475
Posts / Week:4.7
Archived Since:November 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Skiers

Do you need a last minute gift for your favorite skier or perhaps something for yourself? Here is a selection of my favorites for gift giving - or receiving - this holiday season.... Read Full Post

Weekend Ski Races and Events On The Road To Sochi

Again, this is a big weekend loaded with events before the White Circus takes a brief recess for the holidays. Here's a look at what's happening where:... Read Full Post

Austria's Marlies Schild Wins Slalom, USA's Shiffrin 12th

A mid-week Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Slalom race was held in Courchevel, France, on Tuesday and the big news seems to be that USA's World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin of Eagle-Vail, CO finished in 12th place.... Read Full Post

January Is Learn To Ski and Snowboard Month

January 2014 will be the sixth national "Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month" (LSSM). Over 200,000 children and adults have already learned to ski and snowboard via the program's discounts on lift tickets, rental equipment and instruction.... Read Full Post

Explore Idaho's Backcountry

When you start thinking about where to play this winter keep Idaho in mind. Home to some of the coolest and most lively mountain towns in the USA with plentiful lodging options and friendly locals that are always willing to point visitors to a favorite bistro or bar.... Read Full Post

Stocking Stuffers for Skiers

If you are still holiday shopping and need to pick out some cool stocking stuffers for the big and little skiers in your family, I have a few ideas that will make you everybody's favorite Santa.... Read Full Post

Big Weekend On The Road To Sochi

Two months from today we'll be in the middle of the first week of Olympic competition in Sochi. Every race and competition that's happening now is very important in determining a nation's final teams roster and who will be entered in what disciplines. This weekend is loaded with events.... Read Full Post

Santa Sunday At Sunday River Resort

Two hundred and ten skiing and snowboarding Santas turned out for the 14th Annual Santa Sunday at Sunday River Resort in Maine. "Santa Sunday is the one event that really kicks off the holiday season here at Sunday River," said Sunday River Resort Events Marketing Manager Caroline Ochtera. Show More Summary

Ski Cross World Cup Action On Tap

The 2014 World Cup Ski Cross competition kicks off today at Nakiskia, Canada with two days of racing for both the men and women. For the women, Fanny Smith of Switzerland, France's Ophelie David and Marie Berger Sabbatel, and Georgia Simmerling of Canada are the standouts.... Read Full Post

Big Sunday For U.S. Ski Team

Sunday was a big day for both the U.S. men racing a Giant Slalom on the Birds of Prey at Beaver Creek, Colorado and the women competing in a super G up at Lake Louise in Canada.... Read Full Post

Want To Heli-Ski Free?

If you dream about heli-skiing, but can't afford it here's an opportunity to live your dream. Live Well Network is looking for an 'above average' skier or snowboarder who lives for fresh powder and would love to go heli-skiing with the Live Well Network "Motion" crew.... Read Full Post

World Cup Double Downhill Day

This is a big day of World Cup speed racing for both the men and the women. The ladies will be up in Lake Louise, Canada, while the men take on the Birds of Prey at Beaver Creek, Colorado and both will racing Downhill.... Read Full ...

Deer Valley To Open With 22nd Annual Celebrity Skifest

Deer Valley Resort, Park City, Utah, consistently ranked Ski Magazine's #1 in guest service among ski resorts in North America, will open for the 2014 season this Saturday, December 7. To add to the opening day excitement will be the 22nd Annual Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest benefiting Waterkeeper Alliance.... Read Full Post

Vermont Ski Resorts December Activities and Events

All through December, between now and right up and through New Year's, there are a lot of activities and events at Vermont ski resorts that you really shouldn't miss. While I know you can't be everywhere, you can have your choice of whatever might tweak your fancy.... Read Full Post

Birds Of Prey Training Canceled

Over a foot of new snow and a forecast for continuous snow throughout the day has canceled the second of three Audi Birds of Prey downhill training runs scheduled for Beaver Creek.... Read Full Post

Lindsey Vonn May Race This Weekend

This weekend, the Alpine World Cup women head north to Lake Louise, Canada to race two Downhill and a super G. Lindsey Vonn of Vail, CO is expected to start in Wednesday's downhill training run.... Read Full Post

Big Sky Resort Celebrates 40 Years

In 1968, NBC newscaster, Chet Huntley, conceptualized Big Sky and the first chairlift turned on opening day December 15, 1973. Celebrating forty years is a big historical mile marker that bodes a big weekend celebration. On December 13 - 15, 2013 Big Sky Resort daily lift tickets will be $40. Show More Summary

The Little Rippers: Volume 1: Here Come the Little Rippers!

If you know a little boy or a little girl who loves to ski, The Little Rippers: Volume 1: Here Come the Little Rippers! will make a great addition to... Read Full Post

World Cup Men Speed Events At Lake Louise, Canada

Not to be overshadowed by the women racing in Beaver Creek, the fastest men in skiing are racing a World Cup Downhill today and a super G on Sunday. Last year's Downhill winner Aksel Lind Svindal laid down the fastest run in yesterday's training run. Show More Summary

Women's World Cup Weekend At Beaver Creek, Colorado

The training runs are over, the turkey is done and it's time to race a different bird when Beaver Creek, Colorado hosts the Nature Valley Women's World Cup downhill on the "Raptor" course.... Read Full Post

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