There's big, there's bigger, and there's Jackson. Split hairs about where to find the greatest vertical drop, but Jackson's 4,139 feet from the top of Rendezvous Bowl to the bottom of the Hobacks is the king-daddy of continuous, leg-burning descents.
The face of Steamboat is changing and readers are noticing. Since the American Skiing Company acquired the resort in 1997, more than 1,000 rooms, two new lifts and 700 acres of terrain have been added.
A continual light snow that started before dawn and racing first in the field of 63 skiers didn't faze Caroline Lalive as she collected the third top-three result of her World Cup career and the women's first podium result of the season.
Austria's Christoph Gruber posted the fastest time in a men's downhill training session at the Alpine Skiing World Championships on Tuesday, ahead of teammate Fritz Strobl and the surprising Finlay Mickel of Britain.