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Breckenridge snowboarder Eric Willett tops Park City US Grand Prix podium (1)

February 28, 2015 — 

A little over a year removed from breaking his back during a training run at Olympic qualifiers at Copper Mountain Resort, Breckenridge snowboarder Eric Willett showed he was back on …

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Breckenridge snowboarder Lauren Weibert bound for 2015 Deaflympics (2)

February 28, 2015 — 

For Lauren Weibert, the obsession with mountain life and snowboarding started at a young age.“I saw it somewhere, probably on TV,” she said of her inspiration to switch from skiing …

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Northug leads Norway to men’s relay gold at Nordic worlds (3)

February 27, 2015 — 

FALUN, Sweden — Petter Northug showed again that he’s almost unbeatable in a sprint finish, leading Norway to the men’s cross-country relay gold Friday for the fifth straight time at …

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With more people trying out backcountry trekking, proper training is key (4)

February 27, 2015 — 

As I stood on the above-timberline ridge eyeing a potential line to ski, the ground beneath me suddenly shifted ever so slightly; it felt as if the snowpack under my …

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On the Hill video report: A rip down North Bowl off Peak 7 in Breckenridge (5)

February 26, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Today is a gorgeous day. We received 5" overnight and 8" in …

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Colorado Avalanche forecasters caution “considerable” backcountry threat (6)

February 25, 2015 — 

With recent storms and more snow expected for the weekend, forecasters with the Colorado Avalanche Information Center are once again cautioning backcountry travelers. “There’s plenty of risk out there right …

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Telemark World Championships underway in Steamboat Springs (7)

February 25, 2015 — 

Steamboat Springs — At first glance, a telemark skiing race course looks like a fantasy, like the kind of layout a child might map out in a video game with …

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On the Hill video report: On the Road at Wolf Creek with 30 inches overnight (8)

February 25, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: ZGriff made the most of his days off by rallying down south …

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Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom to top standings (9)

February 22, 2015 — 

MARIBOR, Slovenia — Mikaela Shiffrin defied the pouring rain to comfortably earn her 12th career slalom victory Sunday, taking sole possession of the women’s World Cup record for most wins …

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On the Hill video report: Getting in the trees for some Breckenridge logging (10)

February 22, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Summit Daily's On The Hill host ZGriff and his buddies get into …

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High Gear gear review: Cool picks from the 2015 SIA Snow Show (11)

February 21, 2015 — 

Each year ski and snowboard industry insiders flock to the annual SIA Snow Show — now in its 61st year — to check out what’s new and what to expect …

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Aspen’s Hoffman back from injury for FIS Nordic World Championships (12)

February 21, 2015 — 

And you think a tedious hour on the treadmill, or a spin class with annoying music, is really hard to endure.After breaking his left leg Nov. 30 in the first …

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Aspen women finish 6th in team race at ski mountaineering world championships (13)

February 17, 2015 — 

Jessie Young, of Aspen, and Lindsay Plant, of Carbondale, joined forces to finish sixth in the two-member team competition at the International Ski Mountaineering World Championships, which concluded Thursday in …

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US Olympic Nordic skier captures Owl Creek Chase (14)

February 17, 2015 — 

U.S. Olympic cross-country ski racer Brian Gregg skated away from a fast field Sunday to win the annual Owl Creek Chase.But Gregg didn’t set a single ski on the Owl …

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Keystone Resort to host 2015 Burton Mountain Festival this weekend (15)

February 17, 2015 — 

The 2015 Burton Mountain Festival will return to Keystone Resort this weekend, Feb. 20 to 22, for the final stop on its eight-resort tour.As a part of the three-day event, …

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Future shines bright for U.S. Ski Team (16)

February 17, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — The final day of the world ski championships offered time to reflect on two weeks of fabulous races on outstanding courses, beautifully prepared. It was a time …

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Americans end Alpine world championships with 5 medals (17)

February 15, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — Bode Miller crashing and slicing his leg in what possibly could be his last race. Lindsey Vonn breaking into tears with all the pressure weighing on her. …

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Grange storms back to win slalom in final event at worlds (18)

February 15, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — For the longest time, Jean-Baptiste Grange of France absolutely loved this course. Then, he wrecked his knee here. Now his feelings have flip-flopped again. Funny how a …

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Arapahoe Basin Beacon Bowl raises record funds for avalanche center (19)

February 14, 2015 — 

The 13th annual Beacon Bowl avalanche safety clinic and search and rescue competition took place at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area last Saturday, Feb. 7, raising more than $13,500 for the …

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Vail’s Shiffrin takes gold in world championships slalom (20)

February 14, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin needed every bit of the last portion of the 2,099-foot women’s slalom course to pull out gold on Saturday at the 2015 FIS Alpine …

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