You didn't make it to the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver but you still want to get your slalom on.
Why not do it at Sugar Mountain Resort next Sunday, March 7? The Richard Trundy Memorial Sugar Cup Giant Slalom Competition honors Sugar Mountain's former Director of Operations, Dick Trundy, who passed away from cancer in February 2002. Since his death, 100% of the entry fees from the Sugar Cup Competition (which began in 1987) have been donated to the American Cancer Society in Trundy's memory.
Although Kennett is at least ten years older than his competitors, he still managed to claim his fourth title.
Crested Butte, Colo., Feb. 22 -- Scott Kennett, 51, of Telluride, has edged out Aaron Lypps, 42, of Crested Butte, for the U.S. Extreme Freesking Masters Division Championship.
It was Kennett’s fourth victory in this contest since the division was formed in 2001. He won in 2001 and 2002, 2007 and this year. He crashed out in 2003 and 2004 and was sidelined while recuperating from injuries in 2005 and 2006.
Bored of heliskiing? Convinced catskiing is a cop-out? Try yak skiing. Remote Lands, a high-end travel outfitter in Asia, takes clients via yak into the hills around the Manali ski resort in India, where they’re set up in “luxury tents” for the night.