shadow

Snowboarding

X Games to Stay in Aspen/Snowmass Through 2019 

2014 X Games Slopestyle Course Preview

Aspen/Snowmass received some big news yesterday – Winter X Games will remain in Aspen through 2019! Located in our backyard (literally!), Buttermilk has hosted this iconic action sports weekend for the last 13 years, and by the end of the extension, its run will have stretched to nearly two decades. Winter X Games attracts a […]

This 2-year-old snowboards AND skis! 

two-year-old snowboards and skis

Last month, we posted a video of a little girl who could be the youngest snowboarder ever. Ava Marie started shredding Mammoth Mountain’s bunny slopes in her pink onsie at 18 months. But yesterday, we found out that this little lady has some competition. Professional freeskier and film editor Eric Pollard’s two-year-old daughter is a […]

Last chance! Enter to win a cat skiing trip 

Enter to win Ski.com's cat skiing trip

UPDATE: This sweepstakes is now over, but stay tuned for more great giveaways on our Facebook page! There are only a few days left to enter to win our cat skiing trip at Red Mountain Resort with Big Red Cats! We’ve mailed thousands of stickers, and we’ve received some great photo submissions so far. These folks who submitted the […]

Would you drop into Jackson Hole’s Corbet’s Couloir? 

Jackson Hole's Corbet's Couloir

Jackson Hole’s Corbet’s Couloir opened on Saturday, Jan. 11 just in time for JH Steep and Deep Camp participants’ final exam – dropping into the famed expert chute. We’ve had some friendly debate at Ski.com about whether or not our staffers would actually stand on the edge and drop in. We know of a few […]

U.S. Ski Team Olympic Hopefuls 

Lindsey Vonn Women's Winternational

Although it’s still remains unclear if  the U.S. Ski Team’s top alpine racer Lindsey Vonn, 29, of Vail, Colo., who boasts 17 World Cup globes, will be able to compete in the Olympics after sustaining yet another knee injury while training at Copper Mountain, the team has a full roster of competitors (both veteran and […]

U.S. Snowboarding Olympic Hopefuls 

We can’t really mention the U.S. Snowboarding Team without mentioning the luminary Shaun White. Riding out of Lake Tahoe’s Northstar, Shaun has been competing in snowboarding in the Olympics and other world-class events for longer than some of his newer competitors have been snowboarding. And he’s really still that good. Consistently landing gravity- and mind-defying […]

U.S. Olympic Hopefuls 

Olympic Hopefuls, 2014 Sochi Olympic Hopefuls, 2014 US Freeskiing, 2014 US Snowboarding, 2014 US Ski Team

With the 2014 Winter Olympics quickly approaching everyone is anxious to see who will be representing the U.S. in the Winter Games. It’s a very exciting time for snowsports enthusiasts. Many of the athletes, like snowboarding’s Shaun White, of Northstar, Calif., and alpine racing’s Lindsey Vonn, of Vail, Colo., we’ve watched accumulate medals year after year, […]

The youngest snowboarder ever? 

the youngest snowboarder ever

We stumbled upon this video of adorable Ava Marie, a one-year-old who might be the youngest snowboarder ever. She can ride downhill, turn and even stop on her home slopes at Mammoth Mountain, California. Do you think we’ll be seeing her at the Olympics someday? While that dream might take a while to turn into […]

Introducing TGR Travel, powered by Ski.com 

TGR Travel

As snowsports movie fanatics we’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Jackson-hole based film production, Teton Gravity Research. Together, we’ve teamed up to bring all you adventurous skiers and snowboarders out there some exhilarating ski vacation packages, which include lodging, lift tickets as well as excursions and meals, in some cases. The guys—and gals— at TGR […]

European Resorts Open for Summer Skiing 

FLYLOW

Thanks to a cooler spring and record-breaking snowfall totals this winter, several of Europe’s ski resorts have reopened glacier summer skiing and snowboarding recently, among them: Alpe d’Huez, Cortina, Zermatt and most recently, Verbier. Italy’s Cortina, which is connected to the Switzerland’s Zermatt ski resort, opened two weekends ago, and was followed the week after by […]