Balmhorn, Switzerland – On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 a 36-year-old ski tourer from Zurich was caught and killed in an avalanche while descending the south face of the Balmhorn near Leukerbad in Valais, Switzerland. The victim was ski touring with a 42-year-old at the time of the incident. Show More Summary
Altai, Russia – On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 a 12-year-old school boy was killed in an avalanche in the village of Aya in the Altai Republic in southern Siberia in Russia. When the boy did not return home in the evening, his parents alerted rescuers who responded to the scene of the avalanche and located the boy. Show More Summary
Lerik, Azerbaijan – On Thursday, February 23, 2017 an avalanche hit a house in the village of Lerik in southern Azerbaijan. Six people were in the house when the avalanche struck. Five people were killed – 2 adults and 3 children. Lerik is located near the Talysh Mountains near the border of Iran. Show More Summary
As you probably already know, Tom Brady is very good at football. The greatest of all-time, some might say. RELATED: Tom Brady surfs Costa Rica What you might not know, is that Tom Brady also fancies himself a bit of a skier. Which begs the question: While he is undeniably great at football, is he The post Is Tom Brady really a good skier? appeared first on GrindTV.com.
This 'Stronger' Quebec Urban Rail Edit Is All-Time Snowboarding Quebec proved she was the perfect location for a jib vacation. By Jason Horton on 23 February 2017
While the mountains are a wonderful place to pursue your passion for outdoor sports, they certainly come with inherent risk. On top of the obvious possibility that you fall and take a tumble down a mountainside, one must not forget that...Show More Summary
?Rachel Homan's perfect record is intact after Thursday morning's 5-1 victory over Quebec's Eve Belisle at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in St. Catharines, Ont.
Things don’t quite go to plan for Jérémie Heitz Skiing In our third Freeride World Tour series episode, Jérémie competes in two comps, and things go wrong! By Marion Schmitz on 23 February 2017
Lauren Mann's journey to the Scotties was interrupted by the sudden death of her brother Adam. A year later, she finds herself playing for a Canadian curling title in the same city where the organ donor's heart beats on.
Check Out 'Trust Me, She Rips' Feat. Katie Ormerod Snowboarding Billy Morgan makes his pick of the brightest young stars in snowboarding. Watch them rip! By Jason Horton on 22 February 2017
For an action sports enthusiast who also likes to have a little fun, the Air + Style event in Los Angeles is paradise. RELATED: What it takes to compete on skiing’s gnarliest stage Shaun White combines snowboarding and music into one festival, bringing together some of the biggest names from both worlds. Show More Summary
With the West Coast continuing to receive a massive amount of snowfall this season, Vail Resorts announced Wednesday in a press release that two of its resorts in the Lake Tahoe area — Heavenly and Northstar — will be extending their...Show More Summary
Ontario's Rachel Homan remains unbeaten at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts She defeated Stacie Curtis of Newfoundland and Labrador 6-3 in the morning draw for her eighth victory in a row.
Mac Jacobson, an experienced snowboarder, was “sending” a 30-foot cliff at Squaw Valley Ski Resort when the maneuver went horribly wrong. Jacobson told Caters News that he “clipped the back heel on the way off” and “overcorrected” and...Show More Summary
Livestream: Red Bull PlayStreets 2017 Freeski You can’t come to Bad Gastein? We bring Bad Gastein to you! By Marlene Krug on 21 February 2017
Revelstoke, British Columbia is known for legendary snow and amazing skiing. If you enjoy these things, watch this short film presented by Salomon TV featuring Leo Ahrens getting after it at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. After watching The Shadow of Mackenzie, you’ll want to go on an adventure to this mountain playground. Show More Summary
Broomfield, Colorado – On February 21, 2017, Vail Resorts released an official press release stating that they will acquire Stowe Mountain Resort from the Mt. Mansfield Company, a subsidiary of the American International Group Inc., for $50 million. Show More Summary
How to understand slopestyle tricks at the US Open Snowboarding Slopestyle is an art and naming tricks is a science. Here’s a quick lesson so you’re in the know. By Jason Horton on 22 February 2017
Watch the clips that get the pro riders pumped Freeski Watch the favourite videos of the Red Bull PlayStreets riders. By Marlene Krug on 21 February 2017
We’re coming down the hill at Red Bull PlayStreets Freeski Find out who’s coming to the spectacular contest in the city centre of Bad Gastein? By Marlene Krug on 21 February 2017