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Historic Men's Sochi Halfpipe - Can The USA Own The Podium?

The men's inaugural skiing Halfpipe competition will start off the final week of Sochi 2014 Olympic Freeskiing events. I'm seeing another possible USA sweep here, although I'm not as confident as I was for the men's Slopestyle.... Read Full Post

It's time To Run The Gates At The Sochi Olympics - Giant Slalom

This is Tuesday at Sochi Olympics and the second week of Alpine ski racing is all technical ski racing through the gates and the women are first up to race the Giant Slalom.... Read Full Post

Men's Aerials Kicks Off More Freestyle/Freeskiing At Sochi Olympics

If it's Monday in Sochi it must be Freestyle time, and it's the men's turn to fly in the 2014 Sochi Olympics Men's Aerial event. Again, the format is the same as the women had to endure and it looks to favor the best, or the day's best, who can quickly get through qualification round.... Read Full Post

Sochi 2014 Super G Weekend - Men's Sunday

This super G race is the last speed event for the men alpine skiers at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games. It's also quite possibly the last hurrah for several of the big men who love letting those finely tuned skis run as fast as possible.... Read Full Post

Ski President's Day Weekend and Save Big

With people stuck in airports for President's Day Weekend, this might just be the perfect time to hit the slopes and score the best deals of the season on lift tickets. GetSkiTickets has announced some terrific President's Day Lift Ticket Deals at popular resorts with discounts of up to 60% off.... Read Full Post

Sochi 2014 Super G Weekend - Women's Saturday

The women's super G race should be a thriller - I'm not expecting a tie such as happened in the women's downhill - but I do expect this will be a close one with the top speed veterans rising to the top.... Read Full Post

Women's Aerials - A Sochi Olympic Thriller

It's always a thrill to watch aerial skiers do high flying twirling and whirling and when the World Cup circuit brings the athletes to Deer Valley, Utah and Lake Placid, NY the competition rates national television airtime.... Read Full Post

Sochi Super Combined - Hope You Like the Stars and Stripes

At the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics the men are contesting a super Combined on Friday, the 14th - Valentines Day - and I really think you're going to love this one almost as much as you loved the men's Slopestyle event.... Read Full P...

Sochi Olympics Men's Slopestyle - USA Can Be 1,2,3

The men's Slopestyle event takes center stage at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games and, while the snow conditions may be a little less than ideal, the course is going to favor the U.S. men.... Read Full Post

How Much Is That Sochi Gold Medal Worth?

A lot has changed in Olympic politics since then International Olympic Committee President Avery Brundage banned the superstar Austrian ski racer Karl Schranz from competing in the 1972 Winter Olympics. Schranz admitted taking money from ski sponsors and Brundage ruled he was a 'professional' and ineligible to compete as an amateur.... Read Full Post

Women's Sochi Downhill - Looking To Be a Battle

Here's a look at the top ten women in the Audi FIS World Cup Downhill Rankings after the last World Cup downhill competition before the Olympics - in parenthesis is the finish position in the Downhill portion of the super Combined (not the official finish - which was from after the Slalom was run).... Read Full Post

Canyons Resort Spring Concert Series

Park City, Utah's favorite spring concert series launches this Saturday, February 15th as Canyons Resort kicks off the annual Spring Concert Series. The free concerts happen every Saturday and select Sundays at 3pm on the Resort Village stage.... Read Full Post

Will The USA Also Own Slopestyle Skiing?

We saw some great Snowboarding Slopestyle at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and watched the U.S. team take the top spot in both the men's and the women's competition. Now comes Slopestyle skiing with the women taking center stage on Tuesday.... Read Full Post

Backcountry or Sidecountry - Know the Difference, Know the Dangers

Backcountry really means land outside of ski resort property that is not patrolled by resort ski patrol nor is the terrain subject to avalanche mitigation under the auspices of resort ski patrol. The difference in the terms backcountry and sidecountry boils down to how a skier or rider accesses that terrain.... Read Full Post

Sochi Men's Mogul Event - Can Anybody Beat Bilodeau and Kingsbury?

In Freestyle skiing, it's the men's turn to bump and jump on Monday as they take on the 2014 Sochi moguls course. While there are many possibilities as to whom will end up on the men's podium I think this comes down to a big fight for the bronze medal. Show More Summary

Sochi Women's super Combined Made For German Skier Hoefl-Riesch

The women Alpine skiers take center stage on Monday at the Sochi Olympics with the running of the super Combined. This is a tough race to figure what the podium will look like because you are actually looking at two disciplines 'combined' into a short version of each.... Read Full Post

Bring a Friend in February - Help A Newcomer Learn To Ski

U.S. Ski Team member Mikaela Shiffrin started skiing in her parents' driveway, thanks to their encouragement. Team member Julia Mancuso was introduced to skiing by her babysitter. These Olympians, who are competing in the 2014 Winter...Show More Summary

Is The Sochi Olympic Downhill Miller Time?

In the first Downhill training run, Bode Miller finished the fastest man on the course. In the third and final training run he did it again. Question is - can he keep the speed and hold it on the course in the medal run?... Read Full Post

Dufour-Lapointe Sisters Go 1-2, Kearney 3rd in Olympic Mogul Skiing

This may be the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, but Justine Dufour-Lapointe and her older sister Chloe Dufour-Lapointe skied the Freestyle Mogul course like they were back in Canada on their home turf. Making their way through two semi-finals Justine and Chloe finished 1 and 2 respectively in the Super Final to claim the gold and silver medals.... Read Full Post

Kearney Looks For Freestyle Skiing History

Mogul skiing has been an Olympic Sport since 1992 and no mogul Olympic skier has won multiple Olympic gold medals. I predict that today that Olympic tidbit is about to be retired when Hannah Kearney wins her second consecutive Olympic Moguls gold medal.... Read Full Post

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