The new year is starting out on a high note for a Wisconsin teenager who nearly died on the slopes of Afton Alps. Seventeen-year-old Daniel Mannon was snowboarding with his brothers Saturday afternoon, when he had a heart attack.
Afton Alps has been a family business for the last 50 years. But Reents’ family is marking its silver anniversary with change.
Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.
Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.
The new Beaver Creek downhill course features a gliding section near the start for a skier to drop into a tuck and build speed. There are technical turns in the middle, followed by a steep part — maybe the steepest on the World Cup circuit — and then a giant jump at the finish.
Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn has crashed while training ahead of her return to racing following major knee surgery.
Don’t be surprised if you see snow-making machines busy at work Wednesday morning south of the Twin Cities. Buck Hill, one of the most popular ski hills in the Twin Cities, announced that it’s opening for the 2013-14 ski season at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Still recovering from right knee surgery, Lindsey Vonn has decided to skip Saturday’s season-opening race in Austria, preferring to return next month. Vonn has been training on the glacier in Soelden for the last week and made her decision Wednesday.
Lindsey Vonn is skiing in Chile and way ahead of her rehab schedule with the Sochi Olympics five months away. The four-time World Cup overall champion returned to the slopes over the weekend nearly seven months after her injury.
The snow may not be welcome for some people. but Trollhaugen ski resort in Dresser, Wis. is welcoming the return of winter – and they’ve opened up for skiers this weekend.
Winter may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Check out these five ideas for end-of-winter activities.
Thousands of skiers traveled to Wisconsin for the 40th annual American Birkebiner – the largest cross-country ski race in North America.
On Tuesday, Minnesota native and Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn took a terrifying spill in the Alpine World Championships in Austria, tearing two knee ligaments.
Lindesy Vonn is seriously injured after a tumble in the Woman’s Super-G on the opening day of the alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria.
Sunday’s snow has been great news for a big cross-country ski event in Minneapolis. The City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival will go on with no major changes.