Want to share your passion for skiing and snowboarding? Would you like to let others know how much fun they can have on snow?
We invite you to enter the Warren Miller Entertainment Video Awards for the Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month/Bring a Friend initiative. Help us show the joy and exhilaration of skiing and/or snowboarding through your visual expression.
Your entry will be posted on our special Facebook page. Your friends and others will be able to "vote" on your work. We also have a panel of three judges who will choose their favorites.
The après-ski ritual is the great equalizer in the ski-day. Whether the accomplishment du jour was conquering a long-coveted expert line, or finely paralleled turns on the bunny slope, après is the one place where everyone stands on equal ground. In fact, we daresay, après-ski sessions are highlight of many ski trips.
Winter is finally shaping up and in full swing. Peaks and valleys are coated in white, and stoked skiers are heading to resorts, sidecountry and even farther into the backcountry in search of their very own powder stashes. Yet, anyone planning on heading out to explore the backcountry (either for the first time or for their fifteenth season) should double-check their avalanche awareness and preparation.
Spirit Mountain will host the Nature Valley NASTAR Midwest Championships December 15 & 16. The event will include individual races on Saturday with participants divided into age and ability groups. On Sunday there will be a Race of Champions to determine the fastest racers using handicapped times and raw times. Sunday will also see teams of racers competing for supremacy. There will be separate divisions for family teams and teams of friends. The top three point gainers will be used to score points for the team but up to six people can be included on a team.
This year’s Warren Miller Entertainment flick, Flow State, is poised to do more than just get snow-lovers amped for the coming season. A new partnership between Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month (LSSM) and WME’s Film Tour aims to bring greater exposure to this beginners’ initiative to introduce more athletes to snowsports.
ESPN’s popular Winter X-Games recently announced it was dropping ski and boarder-cross from the events list, shocking the sport and its fans. Warren Miller Entertainment athlete Daron Rahlves, an Olympic medalist in ski racing, as well as in skier-cross at the X-Games was one of those caught off guard, and disappointed, by the decision.