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Noah Salasnek, snowboarding icon, passes away

On Wednesday, Noah Salasnek — one of the most influential and iconic snowboarders from the sport’s early days — passed away following a prolonged battle with liver cancer. Sad news about the passing of Noah Salasnek today. Few riders have influenced so many aspects of snowboarding. Show More Summary

Local Knowledge: Ski icon Glen Plake on his love of Mammoth Mountain

A home mountain is a very special thing to skiers and snowboarders. One might even use the word sacred. To put this idea into perspective, we decided to pick the brains of some of the most influential figures in snow sports, asking just how special their home mountain is to them. Show More Summary

Northern Sierra has wettest ‘water year’ ever, ski resorts approach 800 inches

On Thursday, the National Weather Service announced that — following the incredible, drought-busting winter California has just experienced — the state’s Northern Sierra mountain range is currently in the midst of its wettest “water year” in recorded history, per KCRA. Show More Summary

Pro splitboarder Russell Cunningham describes his most memorable descent

In the world of backcountry skiing and snowboarding, many riders view Alaska’s steeps as “the promised land.” To professional splitboarder and Karakoram binding designer Russell Cunningham, his favorite riding is in his own backyard in Washington’s Cascade Mountains. Show More Summary

Squaw Valley has so much snow right now, it may not close this year

The California ski season just keeps getting better, with multiple resorts reporting their snowiest seasons in history. And the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows resort in the Lake Tahoe area has now gotten so much snow (it just reached the...Show More Summary

Aspen Skiing Co. & KSL Buy Mammoth, Too

Mammoth has always wanted to be Aspen. And now, it appears they’ve finally made those dreams a reality. Two days after picking up Intrawest for a reported $1.5 billion, the Denver, Colorado based Aspen Skiing Co./KSL partnership has picked up Mammoth, June, Snow Summit, and Bear Mountain for an undisclosed sum according to a Jason Blevins […]

Skier dies at Breckenridge, marking deadliest CO season in 5 years

On Saturday, 12-year-old Logan Goodwin of Hermosa Beach, California, died after crashing into a tree while skiing with his family at the Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado, as reported by the Summit Daily. According to Westword, Goodwin’s...Show More Summary

Aspen Skiing Co. & KSL Buy Intrawest

Resort consolidation ratchets up a notch as Aspen Skiing Co. and private equity firm KSL Capital Partners have paid a reported $1.5 billion for Intrawest. In the deal Aspen/KSL picks up Steamboat, Winter Park, Tremblant, Stratton, Snowshoe,...Show More Summary

Shaun White IsSelling Another House

Shaun White is selling another one of his houses. This time, it’s the one overlooking the beach at 1300 Neptune, in Encinitas, California  (the one he was renting out for $12,500 a month). The 3,500 square foot house features four bedrooms, five baths and floor-to-ceiling views of the Pacific Ocean. How much does Mr. Blanco want for […]

Burton is bringing indoor snowboarding classes to elementary PE

Back in 2012, Jeff Boliba — the vice president of global resorts for Burton Snowboards — was approached by his eighth grade son with an interesting request. RELATED: Why you should choose springtime to bring your kids to the slopes “My...Show More Summary

Up to 5 feet of new snow this week at California ski resorts

In a ski season that has already seen multiple resorts experience their highest monthly and seasonal snow totals in history, Powder Chasers is reporting that an atmospheric river — those storm systems that have buried the Golden State in snow this season — is set to return to the Sierra this weekend. Show More Summary

Only 8 out of 350 people finish intense snowkiting race; video

On Saturday, 350 contestants lined up at the starting gate to take part in the Red Bull Ragnarok — which bills itself as the world’s largest and most difficult snowkiting race — to take on the 80-mile competition across the frozen Hardangervidda plateau in Norway. Show More Summary

After injuries, Mark McMorris believes ‘he’s going to the Olympics’

Less than a week removed from suffering a huge crash that saw him suffer multiple broken bones and internal bleeding, hospitalized Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris is making “major progress” in his recovery, according to his brother, fellow pro snowboarder Craig McMorris. Show More Summary

You will finally be able to watch all of the Olympics live in 2018

NBC announced on Tuesday that, for the first time ever, it will broadcast all of its Olympic programming live across all U.S. timezones for the 2018 Winter Olympics. This will end its current practice of airing certain portions of the...Show More Summary

Snowboarder Frank Bourgeois wins Real Snow 2017 gold and Fan Favorite; video

Over the weekend, Canadian snowboarder Frank Bourgeois took home gold for the X Games Real Snow 2017 video contest, after a panel of judges including the likes of Eddie Wall, Jack Mitrani, JP Walker and Jeremy Jones voted that his part...Show More Summary

World Champ Sammy Luebke Part One

Jones Snowboards spins it like this: With a big bag of tricks and a buttery smooth style, it’s a true pleasure to watch Sammy Luebke rip down a mountain. Sammy lights up any slope he touches, always choosing fluid, powerful lines. His skills are unmatched on the Freeride World Tour the past two seasons. Sammy […]

Mark McMorris Threes Into The Trees

Mark McMorris was sent another setback while filming with his brother Craig in the Whistler backcountry on Saturday, March 25, 2017, according to a story on the CBC. Craig McMorris said the group was jumping off a feature in the backcountry onto a landing area at a high rate of speed and from considerable height. “There was fog […]

Despite injuries, Mark McMorris named to Canada Olympic team

On Tuesday, just days after suffering serious injuries that required his hospitalization while filming in the British Columbia, Mark McMorris was named as one of two snowboarders given a provisional nomination onto Team Canada for the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in a statement released by Canada Snowboard. Show More Summary

Pro snowboarder Mark McMorris hospitalized after backcountry crash

On Saturday, Canadian Olympic snowboarder and 14-time X Games medalist Mark McMorris was injured while snowboarding in the backcountry near Whistler in British Columbia, as reported by TSN. According to a press release by Canada Snowboard,...Show More Summary

This is one of the most original snow sports contests in the world

The six-day Suzuki Nine Royals contest begins Monday at the Watles resort in Italy, giving ski and snowboard fans a chance to take in one of the most original snow sports competitions in the world. The event rounds up the top snowboarders and skiers in the world for a week-long session. Show More Summary

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