May 20, 2010
Outdoor athletes of all types—trail runners, kayakers, rock climbers, mountain bikers and more—will compete at the Teva Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado, on June 3-6. Come to watch the competition or sign up for an event yourself. Here's how. *Check out our awesome wrap-up gallery from the event: http://www.skinet.com/skiing/competition/2010/06/teva-mountain-games-2010
May 17, 2010
Brian Bielmann is a Hawaii-based surf photographer who shoots for magazines like Transworld Surf and companies like Volcom and Red Bull. In April, he competed against ski photographers at a photo contest at the Whistler World Ski and Snowboard Festival—and he won. We spoke to Beilmann about the differences between ski and surf photography.
April 27, 2010
What happens when you put 21 of the world's best freeskiers and 12 top filmmakers together for a contest? The Jon Olsson Super Sessions happens, that's what. The annual competition wrapped up recently in Sweden. Here are the winning videos.
April 7, 2010
Vail Resorts is offering an Epic season pass and $3,000 in gear to skiers who make the Snow Squad for next winter.
April 5, 2010
When ski racer Julia Mancuso got third at the Freeride World Tour's Verbier XTreme in Verbier, Switzerland, we were impressed. We're even more impressed now, after watching her run. Check out the video here and see what Julia had to say about her run.
April 5, 2010
Columnist Tom Winter enters one of the scariest Chinese Downhills in the world, Le Derby de La Mieje in La Grave, France. Here's why you should consider adding some sort of competition to your ski routine.
March 24, 2010
This past weekend, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, hosted the Ski Mountaineering National Championships, where 82 randonee racers clad in tight suits and super lightweight skis climbed and descended 7,850 feet in less than three hours. Check out this video to see how it all goes down (including their climb up Corbet's Couloir!).
March 23, 2010
After a weather delay on Saturday, the final event of the Freeride World Tour went off today for the 24 male skiers and snowboarders tackling Verbier's legendary Bec de Rosses. Sweden's Kaj Zackrisson won today's event, while France's Candide Thovex takes the top honors for the overall tour.
March 21, 2010
On Saturday, the women skiers and snowboarders tackled Verbier, Switzerland's Bec de Rosses to compete in the final stop of the Freeride World Tour. Norway's Ane Enderud repeated her victory from last year, Jackson Hole's Jess McMillan took second, and wild card entry Julia Mancuso, fresh off her two Olympic silver medals, took an impressive third place. Judge Tom Winter reports.
March 16, 2010
As if two Olympic silver medals wasn't enough, ski racer Julia Mancuso has decided to take on the Verbier Xtreme this weekend, the final stop on this year's Freeride World Tour. The venue for the big-mountain competition is the Bec de Rosses, a massive face filled with rocky cliff bands and no-fall zones. Find out why Julia is taking on the challenge.