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December 10, 2009
The precursor to slopestyle, moguls are as close as you will get to watching off-axis 720’s. Twenty-three year old American mogul skier Hannah Kearney seems like a promising gold medal pick for the event, held at Cyprus Mountain, just 20 miles from Vancouver.
December 10, 2009
Like thoroughbred racing but with more cowbells, downhill races seem to be the most captivating event at the Olympics. Go to watch the Austrians and ski racing’s favorite girl, Lindsey Vonn.
December 8, 2009
Marco Sullivan's fan club, decked in "Marco Rocks" T-shirts and hosting cook-offs, proms, and costume contests, celebrated in style at the annual Birds of Prey World Cup Downhill at Colorado's Beaver Creek over the weekend. Kelley McMillan reports from the grand stand.
November 30, 2009
U.S. Women’s Ski Team coaches vie for the sickest mustache in the name of prostate and testicular cancer awareness. Following this weekend's World Cup in Aspen, we sit down with the winner of the mustache contest, women’s technical coach Chris Knight.
November 24, 2009
Transue can do a 360, enjoys old Warren Miller movies, and likes to listen to the Vermont-based jam band Strangefolk before he races. We chatted with him during a pre-World Cup training day at Copper.
November 2, 2009
Guys in tights on a trampoline, a one-legged skier from Brooklyn, a Bono lookalike, and more antics from the U.S. Ski Team's Ball, a fundraiser for their trip to the Olympics. Our blogger following the U.S. Ski Team, Kelley McMillan, reports from New York.
October 28, 2009
Sorry for more ski racing news, but it's an Olympic year and we can't help ourselves. Spyder has announced a new, more aerodynamic speed suit, which will be worn by the U.S. and Canadian ski teams at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. If nothing else, read this to check out the nifty wind tunnel video.
August 5, 2009
With the 2010 Winter Olympics around the corner, all eyes are on Whistler Blackcomb. The masses will descend on Whistler Mountain, where the official events will take place. Which means Blackcomb will be the place to ski.