It's a sad time of year. Another season has come and gone. Yesterday I tucked away my snowboarding gear in the storeroom. It was great while it lasted sniff. Rather than mourn the loss of another season, this blog post is dedicated to remembrance of my five best trips of the season. Here they are.... Read Full Post
I talked about the semantic difference between what we generally call 'backcountry' and what we call 'sidecountry' and the most important thing to remember is that when you exit the resort through an open gate you are in effect in unpatrolled terrain not subject to avalanche control work.... Read Full Post
Fellow curlers who know John Morris well say he'll have his pick of teams after announcing Wednesday he is leaving Kevin Martin's rink.
Kevin Martin is looking for a new vice after he and John Morris announced Wednesday that Morris is quitting the team.
Last month, the annual Legends of Tahoe Snowboarding gathering was dedicated to celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the first World Snowboarding Championships and the life of snowboarding pioneer Tom Sims. In memory of the man and the event OG snowboard legends Mike Chantry and Bob Klein put together this memorial edit. Watch it to the [...]
That's right folks - June Mountain, California will re-open with full winter operations for the 2013-14 season. Following a one-year closing, June's lifts are slated to welcome skiers and snowboarders mid-December 2013. "We couldn'tShow More Summary
For those hoping for a new snowboard next season, saving the money can be one of the hardest parts of the planning. Now, Signal Snowboards is helping to share the pain by letting snowboarders make six easy payments of $74 a month. Each month the buyer gets cool free stuff from the Signal 6 program. [...]
That new snowboarding reality TV show staring Chris “Gunny” Gunnarson, Frank Wells, Josh Chauvet and the rest of the Snow Park Technologies team hits the National Geographic Channel on Thursday May 9, 2013 at 8 PM EST. Mountain Movers, National Geographic Channel’s new adrenaline-packed series presented by Chevrolet, goes behind the scenes to show viewers [...]
Not sure what it is, but Tim Humphrey has created some of the most insane selfie edits of anyone on a snowboard. Here’s one from Northstar-At-Tahoe. How’s that monster back lip? Yeah, we watched it again and again and again. Damn.
We all hold our breaths each time an avalanche story reaches the mainstream news. First, hoping no one was hurt while at the same time recalling their own interactions with slides, and then selfishly hoping it was no one we knew. Unfortunately, on Saturday April 20, 2013, the action sports industry was faced with the [...]
Mike McEwen lost in the final of Sunday's Players' Championship, but he was among a half-dozen skips this season to be added to the entry list directly into the Olympic trials for the 2014 Sochi Games.
Glenn Howard won the Players' Championship with a 4-3 victory over Mike McEwen in the men's final Sunday afternoon in Toronto.
Already a world champion, Scotland skip Eve Muirhead will be a gold-medal threat at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, writes Sports Weekend host Scott Russell.
Orville A. Slutzky, age 96, the beloved co-founder of Hunter Mountain, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2013, in the company of loved ones. In 1958, Orville and Izzy let it be known through an article in the New York Herald Tribune that they would donate land that they owned with the stipulation that it would be transformed into a ski resort. Show More Summary
Five snowboarders died on Colorado’s Loveland Pass Saturday afternoon, April 20, 2013, in an massive slide officials believe they likely triggered themselves, according to a story on NBC News. Search and rescue crews recovered the bodies several hours after the slide, which was about 600 feet wide and eight feet deep, said Clear Creek County [...]
World champion Eve Muirhead of Scotland is into the final of the Players' Championship curling event in Toronto. Muirhead rallied to beat Stefanie Lawton 6-5 in extra ends Saturday and will face Sweden's Margaretha Sigfridsson in the final Sunday.
Canadian skips Rob Armitage and Cathy King both took gold Saturday at the world senior curling championships in Fredericton, N.B.
Winnipeg's Jeff Stoughton scored a double in the final end to beat Edmonton's Kevin Martin 5-4 on Friday at curling's Players' Championship in Toronto.
Edmonton's Cathy King will head to the playoff round at the world senior curling championship as the team to beat in the women's event after pushing her record to 6-0 on Friday.
Due to the high cost of half pipe upkeep Whistler Blackcomb decided to close their halfpipe on Sunday, April 21, 2013. But that hasn’t gone over well with the shred crowd. Canadian national snowboard team member Katie Tsuyki even started a petition, according to a post on Pique News. For Tsuyuki, now is the worst [...]