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Deer Valley Resort to Host U.S. Freestyle Championships

Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah will host the U.S. Freestyle Championships on March 28, 29 and 30th. The Championships competition was originally scheduled to be held at Heavenly in South Lake Tahoe but, due to an unusual lack of snow in the Sierra Nevadas and the time necessary to build world class venues for the athletes, the U.S. Show More Summary

Save 20% at Black Tie Ski Rentals

If you are setting up your spring break ski trip you might want to consider renting skis as an option rather than schlepping your own skis through the airports. For a little extra incentive Black Tie Ski Rentals is offering late season specials on ski rental delivery this spring with up to 20% savings at select locations throughout North America.... Read Full Post

Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts Discount Lift Tickets

The Sierra Avalanche Center has partnered with several Tahoe ski resorts this winter to offer discounted lift tickets that raise money for the non-profit that issues the only daily avalanche advisory for backcountry travelers in the Northern Sierra.... Read Full Post

U.S. Ski Team - Medals And More

Here's a summary of U.S. Ski Team members who are carrying home some Sochi 2014 Olympic precious metal. Alpine Skiing Gold - Ted Ligety, Park City, UT - Giant Slalom Gold - Mikaela Shriffin, Eagle-Vail, CO - Slalom Silver - Andrew Weibrecht, Lake Placid, NY - super G... Read Full Post

Men's Slalom Wraps Up Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Alpine Ski Racing

The men's Slalom race is always a big draw on the World Cup Tour. As it happens, most of Slalom racing is done on the European venues. It is so popular that all the races are broadcast live and then rebroadcast over and over.... Read Full Post

Sochi Women's Ski Cross

The Women's Ski Cross competition is just as fierce and the action just as aggressive as the men's. I think that fact lends the women's lineup to a little better snapshot of what possible combinations we might see as the women move through the heats.... Read Full Post

Sochi Olympics Women's Slalom - Can 18 Year Old Shriffin Be Gold?

The women's Alpine ski racing wraps up their Sochi 2014 Olympic competition Friday with the Slalom race. After a long, almost two weeks of intense ski training racing this race should favor the rested slalom specialists.... Read Full Post

Sochi 2014 Olympics Ski Cross Time

It's time to talk Ski Cross and the men are up first. Starting four abreast they'll be bumping and jumping through and over 3/4 miles of 41 features while dropping down over 600 vertical feet.... Read Full Post

Women's Turn To Ski Halfpipe

It's the women's turn to take center stage in the Sochi Halfpipe Skiing event and don't think for a minute it won't be as exciting as the men's competition. These are the best women Halfpipe skiers in the world and they'll all be going all out for a chance to own that Sochi gold necklace.... Read Full Post

Kirkwood Ready For Rahlves Banzai Tour

The Rahlves' Banzai Tour returns to Kirkwood Mountain Resort this weekend promising high speed ski and snowboard racing action. This event was created by former Olympic ski racer, Daron Rahlves, and is a combination free-ski meets boarder-cross race.... Read Full Post

Will Ted Ligety Shred The Men's Giant Slalom?

Nobody knows how much the weather and the long, long line of racers in the men's Sochi 2014 Olympic Giant Slalom will effect the outcome of the race. However, if you look at the results of the Women's Giant Slalom there weren't a lot of surprises and they raced the second run in a downpour, but the cream still rose to the top.... Read Full Post

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

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