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Safety Week returns to Okemo Jan. 19-25

News

Okemo Mountain Resort is pleased to announce the return of National Safety Awareness Week, Jan. 19-25, 2008, to help educate skiers and riders of all ages and promote on-mountain safety. A number of special events are planned throughout the week.

Pain and Glory: Bill Hudson and Eric Keck

Features

It's Day One of training, and in this low-snow year, the fearsome Hahnenkamm is a sinister strip of vertical white ice on an otherwise snowless mountain.

Injured Back-Country Skier Found

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A skier broke his ankle during a solo trip into the back country of Grand Teton National Park and then slid and crawled five miles over three days to reach help.

Moseley, Roark Host Starbright Foundation Day in Vail

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US Ski Team champions Jonny Moseley and Michelle Roark gathered in Vail, CO to speak with hospilized children for the First Annual Starbright Foundation Day.

Copper Summer 2004 Schedule

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Following is a list of upcoming summer events at Copper:

Mountain Biking at Copper Mountain

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Copper Mountain is gearing up for another season of road biking and cycling events sure to provide something for every rider in the family.

Vermont Researchers Urge Snow Sports Enthusiasts to Wear a Helmet

Vermont Researchers Urge Snow Sports Enthusiasts to Wear a Helmet
From Skiing Magazine's annual gear guide.
A Fletcher Allen/UVM team is studying helmet use among skiers and riders.

From press release

"Ski like a local…Wear a helmet. is the slogan for this year's effort by the Vermont Snow Sports Research Team to get every skier and snowboarder to wear a helmet while on the slopes. The Vermont Snow Sports Research Team is a partnership of Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care and the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

The team is in the midst of a multi-year study, funded by the Vermont Department of Health and the Children's Miracle Network, which is examining trends in helmet use among skiers and snowboarders.

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