Lindsey Vonn is the most decorated skier in American history, and it all got started for her at Buck Hill in Burnsville. Vonn has own Olympic gold, gone through significant injuries and is currently in a relationship with golfer Tiger Woods, one of the most popular athletes in the world.
Hit the slopes with Joe Dertinger, and there are a few things about him you can’t help but notice – his speed and fearlessness are just two.
While there are some tricks involved, it may surprise you to learn that machine-made snow is made up of exactly the same stuff as natural snow. And while every ski resort has a different source of water, the one for Wild Mountain, in Taylors Falls, is at the top, in the form of a reservoir.
Doctors call a Minnesota man’s recovery a miraculous event after a brain injury that left him in a coma.
When Jon Francis disappeared while hiking in the Idaho mountains five years ago, Dan and Sue Seftick lent support to the Minnesota man’s family while it grappled with the uncertainty and despair.
Don’t worry, he wasn’t seriously injured. But check out this “helmet cam” video of a guy who lost his footing as he prepared to ski down a cliff.
A snowmobiler in northern Wisconsin found the body of a skier who was apparently struck and killed by a vehicle, and an Ashland man who says he was the vehicle’s driver has turned himself in.