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Boyne: Museum of Lifts
The Other Side of the Mountain
Adieu to Glaciers
Pinheads on the Haute
of Ski Wax
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honored in Vail
The greatest ski racing duo the United States has ever produced will
be celebrated March 26 as Phil and Steve Mahre are inducted into the
International Ski Hall of Fame as 2011 Legends of Honor in conjunction
with .the Korbel American Ski Classic in Vail. Read
the 2011 ISHA Awards!
Entries are now being accepted for the 2011 ISHA Awards, honoring the
year’s best books, films and videos about skiing’s history
and heritage. The work must be published or produced in 2011. Read
to show Olympics live
Network sews up next four Olympics, reverses prime-time delay policy.
Everest film previews in New York, July 12
women's ski jumping
re-enacts first Kandahar
vs. Vonn: Final race canceled. Justice served?
Did FIS blunder
in canceling the final race? Read what the experts say. Read
Club celebrates 150th anniversary of U.S. ski racing
Carol Burney and Eric McGrath are the new world
champions of longboard racing, following the race held March 20, at
Johnsville, California. Read more
ski jumping revived
Alissa Johnson and Willy Graves, both of Utah's Westminster College,
won the first U.S. Collegiate Nordic Ski Jumping National Championships
on March 5 -- the first collegiate ski jumping competition held in the
United States since the NCAA abandoned the sport in 1980. Read
world record in ski flying
Johan Remen Evensen set a new world record
for ski flying on Feb. 11, soaring 246.5 meters (808.7 feet) during
the inaugural meet on the new 225-meter hill at Vikersund, Norway. The
previous record was 239 meters, set in 2005 by Bjoern Einar Romoeren,
on the Planica hill in Slovenia. Read
By Seth Masia
Snowsports Industries America (SIA) took advantage of the very successful
2011 trade show in Denver to announce the expansion of its recycling
program for ski equipment. . For a ski shop, it only makes sense to
encourage people to replace old stuff with new, and this is not the
first time SIA has sponsored a recycling campaign. Read
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50 Years of Eldora
American Ski Clubs
Buzz Bainbridge, Ann Bonfey Taylor
The Lodge at Vail
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Big Air ramp recalls city jumping towers
Squaw sale marks end of
prewar skiing, in color
John Litchfield, 10th
vet, Aspen founder
Heuga, Squaw Valley fixture
Richard Spademan, surgeon,
Ford, Aspen advocate
Joubert, master technician
Rigo Thurmer, ISHA stalwart
Georges Salomon, manufacturer
Sepp Kober, Southern
Ivar Halvorsen, skimaker
Erwin Stricker, Italian
Jimmie Heuga, everyone's
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