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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:4.6
Archived Since:November 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Blue Angels Youth Ski & Snowboard Program

If you're a West Coast family with a kid who simply cannot spend enough time on the slopes, and is dying to tackle those double blacks, mogul runs, or even the glades, there's a program you should know about: the Blue Angels Youth Ski & Snowboard Program, hosted at Mountain High Resort in Southern California, and Sierra-at-Tahoe in Lake Tahoe.... Read Full Post

Alpine Ski Racing 2013-14 Season Preview

The 2013-14 FIS World Cup Ski Racing season is set to get underway in less than three weeks with the traditional Giant Slalom races for both men and women at Soelden, Austria. With the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia on every skier's radar, it's time to take a close look at the top competitors.... Read Full Post

Street Wear to Ski Wear: Neve 2013/2014

As the weather chills and the leaves change, it's about time to start pulling out your sweaters and scarves from the back of your closet. If you find that your winter wardrobe needs a bit of a re-vamp, consider investing in some key pieces that can function both as ski wear and as street wear.... Read Full Post

Olympic Flame Lights Road To Sochi

On Sunday, the Olympic flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece during a ceremony overseen by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) and sent on its four month long journey to Sochi, Russia.... Read Full Post

Top 10 2014 Cool Ski Graphics

Goodbye boring logos; hello cutting-edge, cool and contemporary ski graphic designs. Gone are the days when ski companies could get away with putting minimal effort into the design of their product; now, creative artistry has replaced...Show More Summary

McConkey - The Movie You've Been Waiting For

McConkey, a full length documentary film from Red Bull Media House in association with Matchstick Productions, celebrates the life of Shane McConkey - professional skier, actor, innovator and family man. Drawing from thousands of hours...Show More Summary

September Snow Fall

Ski resorts around the country are starting to report first sights of snow. The white stuff has been rumored at Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Breckenridge, Colorado; Taos, New Mexico; and several more. Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe has even reported three to four inches on its upper mountain!... Read Full Post

The Family Who Skis Together...

Just this summer, CBS Colorado wrote an article about how the ski industry might be facing a long-term decline in visitors. CBS interviewed Ed Sealover, from the Denver Business Journal, to discuss his concerns.... Read Full Post

Ski and Snowboard Shows 2013

Here's a list of some of the major ski and snowboard shows and expos that are scheduled around North America this fall. These shows are in major metropolitan areas. There are some in smaller cities that I don't have the dates for, so watch the Sports or Entertainment sections of your local paper for dates and times of local Ski and Snowboard Shows.... Read Full Post

Sundance Film Festival to Stay in Park City

Film fans, Utah locals, and Park City tourists alike have reason to celebrate this week, thanks to the announcement that the Sundance Film Festival will stay in Park City through 2026, now with a start date that falls after the Martin Luther King holiday.... Read Full Post

Watch Out for Ski Vacation Rental Scams

You plan your ski vacation well in advance, pray for snow, finally arrive at your destination and you're set, or so you think. There's always been a ton of internet scams, but ski vacation rental scams, unfortunately, are on the rise.... Read Full Post

Kite Skiing

Want to try something new this winter? Consider kite skiing - a form of skiing that involves using a harness and a kite to catch some speed, and maybe even catch some air.... Read Full Post

Planning Your Ski Vacation

Are you considering taking your family on a ski vacation this season? It's important to choose a ski resort that is geared towards families and children. Not all ski resorts are suitable for younger or beginner skiers.... Read Full ...

Ski Resorts' Season Pass Deadlines

A season pass at your favorite ski resort is the best way to save money. It's almost the time of year that most of the early bird, discounted resort season pass sales come to end, and prices climb considerably.... Read Full Post

Protect Our Winters

According to an article in the Salt Lake Tribune, Jeremy Jones' climate advocacy foundation, Protect Our Winters, has just gotten a lot more powerful. The premiere resorts in the Mountain Collective - Alta, Snowbird, Aspen Snowmass,Show More Summary

Ski Resorts' Oktoberfest 2013

Oktoberfest is a German tradition, a celebration of good fun, good beer and gorgeous fall weather. Where better to celebrate than at a ski resort, surrounded by awe-inspiring autumn foliage and crisp mountain air? Here's our selection of the some of the best Oktoberfest festivities this fall.... Read Full Post

Lindsey Vonn Back 0n Skis

Lindsey Vonn, smiling and pain free, clicked into her skis for the first time in almost seven months last Saturday when she rejoined the Best in the World women's speed team for the first day of a two-week camp in Portillo, Chile. On Sunday she picked up the pace slightly with five runs consisting of easy drills and minor arcing on flat terrain. Show More Summary

Back-to-School Skiing: Season Passes for New England College Students

Student skiers might want to add another item to their shopping lists: a pass for the 2013/2014 ski season, which will probably offer a lot more fun than the sundry of other back-to-school items, like text books and dorm supplies. Fortunately,...Show More Summary

Best Ski Resort Weddings

Have you always dreamed of a Winter Wonderland wedding? For the skiing duo who spends a lot of time on the slopes, a ceremony on the summit of a mountain seems a perfect way to tie the knot.... Read Full Post

Back-to-School Skiing: How to Start a Ski Club

Ski clubs are a great way to make it to the mountain more often than you might be able to on your own, while also making friends.  If you're in high school or college and can't find a ski club to join, then it's up to you to start one.... Read Full Post

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