Stories tagged: skiing
Sat., May 27, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Spokane native Marshall Greene claims seventh win in Bend’s Pole, Pedal, Paddle
Marshall Greene, a Spokane native, had won the annual Pole Pedal Paddle out of Bend, Oregon, plenty of times before, but never like this. Greene held a slight lead in …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Outdoors ripe for a memorable holiday weekend outing
The stage is set for recreationists heading out to flex their muscles, launch their boats and pitch their tents for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Some people may be packing …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Reader photo: Final reflections on winter
Enjoying the view: Olivia Chantry pauses during a hike-up ski run for the spring-in-the-Selkriks view over Lake Pend Oreille during a May visit to the top of Schweitzer Mountain ski …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
Lookout Pass wins approval to add chairlifts, expand terrain for skiers and snowboarders
Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area plans to spend about $10 million over the next several years on new ski runs, chairlifts and a lodge expansion.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 6 a.m.
Some ski resorts still kicking as wintersports season winds down
As some mountain resorts are reporting record skier visits this season, Silver Mountain is still kicking with one last weekend of action.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Bozeman craftsman layers wood for custom skis
Eric Newman, founder and manufacturer of Seneca skis and boards, began building skis on the side as he also attended Montana State University – not as an engineering student, though …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 6 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Leadman triathlon event caps ski season with final flurry
Ski seasons begin with a whoop and a holler. They end with the breeze in the trees as the last chairlift bullwheel goes quiet. On the final day, slopes are …
Sat., April 1, 2017, 6 a.m.
Backcountry cabin offers skiers rustic comfort in Eagle Cap Wilderness
It’s not for everybody, but skiing into a backcountry cabin is an ideal break from the late-winter blues just when it’s needed most. Out there, weary refugees from the rat-race …
Fri., March 31, 2017, 6 a.m.
Bill Jennings: One wrong turn is all it takes
Sometimes an exact sequence of events must spool out in order to share a cautionary tale, rather than a tragedy. With just one out of place, you might have heard …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Resi Stiegler, AJ Ginnis win slalom at U.S. Alpine Championships
Resi Stiegler and AJ Ginnis won slalom titles Sunday in the U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf Mountain.
Sat., March 25, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Laurennne Ross, Ryan Cochran-Siegle win super G at U.S. Championships
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine – Laurenne Ross and Ryan Cochran-Siegle won super G titles Saturday in the U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf Mountain. Ross is a 2014 Olympian who also won …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 6 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Upcoming weekend features competitions – one for cause and one for fun
A pair of very different competitions will take place in the mountains this weekend. One is serious fun for the sake of a good cause. The other is seriously funny …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Mount Spokane: Backyard playground for Spokane families
Mount Spokane is not a world-class peak, a 14er or one of the Seven Summits. It’s not even the highest mountain in Eastern Washington. But it serves a monumental role …
Sun., March 19, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Federica Brignone wins race, Tessa Worley wins title in women’s slalom
Tessa Worley waved her ski pole at the finish and pumped her fist. Rarely has not winning felt this rewarding.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
Andre Myhrer upsets Marcel Hirscher to take World Cup slalom at Aspen
Not to get all mushy, but that’s exactly how Andre Myhrer of Sweden prefers his snow.
Sat., March 18, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
Locally: Ferris High graduate Elyse Burandt leads College of Idaho skiers to title
Fri., March 17, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
Mikaela Shiffrin clinches overall title with Stuhec skipping slalom
Mikaela Shiffrin clinched the overall World Cup title before even racing during World Cup Finals after Ilka Stuhec and her coach said the Slovenian racer won’t compete in the slalom. …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Sweden beats Germany in team event at World Cup Finals
Sweden beat Germany in the team event at World Cup Finals in a competition that will debut on the Olympic program next year in South Korea. The squad of Frida …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 6 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Powder transitions to corn but still good skiing
We’ve reached the final turn in the skiing and riding season. For me it came last week in boot top powder under the sun at Mount Spokane. I was among …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Ilka Stuhec holds off Lindsey Vonn for downhill win at World Cup Finals
Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia held off a hard-charging Lindsey Vonn to win and wrap up the overall downhill title at World Cup Finals. Stuhec also kept in place her slim …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
Peter Fill of Italy wins overall downhill title at finals
Peter Fill of Italy retained his overall downhill title by finishing second to teammate Dominik Paris at World Cup Finals. Fill entered the day trailing Kjetil Jansrud by 33 points …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Nearing 40, Bode Miller still uncertain about racing return
Bode Miller tucked his two young kids under each arm and raced down the hill, drawing quite a few quizzical stares from skiers.
Sun., March 12, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
Search for missing skier on Mt. Hood becomes recovery effort
Authorities say the search for a 57-year-old man who went missing on Tuesday while skiing on Mt. Hood has become a recovery effort.
Sat., March 11, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Mikaela Shiffrin wins race, clinches World Cup slalom title
Mikaela Shiffrin shook her head after a final run that featured plenty of mistakes followed by some remarkable recoveries.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup giant slalom at Squaw Valley
American standout Mikaela Shiffrin used a strong burst near the finish to win a giant slalom race as the World Cup returned to Squaw Valley for the first time since …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Helicopter skiing comes to the Selkirks
The decision to start a helicopter skiing operation from scratch is a weighty one. First of all, you need a playground – and a permit. Then you need a bird.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
With 6 races left, Mikaela Shiffrin closing in on overall title
American skier Mikaela Shiffrin is closing in on an overall World Cup title with six races left. She has a 178-point lead over Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia. There are two …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Hirscher clinches 6th overall World Cup skiing title
Marcel Hirscher amazed the world of Alpine skiing by locking up an unprecedented sixth straight overall World Cup title on Saturday.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
Winter campers reset internal clocks lagging from darkness
According to a study published in “Current Biology” by the Sleep and Chronobiology Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder, sleeping outside is a good way to reset your restless …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Sofia Goggia beats Lindsey Vonn to win World Cup race at 2018 Olympic site
Italy’s Sofia Goggia won her first downhill event on Saturday, edging Lindsey Vonn to the title by just 0.07 seconds and depriving the American of her 78th World Cup win.