Stories tagged: skiing
Wed., March 1, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
In Brief: Spring fishing seminar series at Mark’s Marine
A program on angling for Lake Roosevelt trout and kokanee set for tonight, March 2, will kick off the 12th annual six-week series of free localized fishing seminars sponsored by
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
Jansrud wins men’s downhill to close in on title
Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud took a key step toward the downhill skiing World Cup title on Saturday with victory in Kvitfjell.
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Lindsey Vonn criticizes ski officials after pulling out of race
Half of the U.S. ski team, including overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn, pulled out of the Alpine combined race on Friday because of dangerous conditions on …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Bostjan Kline earns 1st World Cup win in men’s downhill
Bostjan Kline earned his first career World Cup victory on Friday in a men’s downhill, and Kjetil Jansrud finished third to move into the lead in the discipline standings. Kline, …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
Carina Vogt regains world ski jump title in dramatic finish
Carina Vogt regained her world women’s ski jump title Friday in dramatic style as her main rival fell short with the final jump. The German had gone two years without …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Snow cat skiing can be experience of a skiing lifetime
It’s been a great season for fresh tracks. But every new snowfall is fleeting. First chair gets you clean lines for an hour, maybe two, as you compete with like-minded …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
Resort hopping in B.C.’s interior
The 49th parallel is just a line on the map, but the ski world is a very different on the other side.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Festival features outdoors films for entertainment and advocacy
John Latta has two ways of looking at the winter-themed eye candy coming to Spokane this week in the
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
Shiffrin cruises to third straight slalom world title
Mikaela Shiffrin was in a world of her own on Saturday, extending her unbeaten record in slalom gold medal events.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 7:58 p.m.
Marcel Hirscher wins giant slalom world title after plane incident
After an incident involving a military airplane delayed the race, Marcel Hirscher won the giant slalom title Friday at the world ski championships. The decisive second run was pushed back …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Long-term planning for area ski resorts take time and effort
Skiers and riders have enjoyed exploring lots of new terrain over the past several years. More could be on the way in a few more years. We’re having a lot …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, midnight
On the slopes: Sky House lodge restaurants offer grab-and-go, fine dining in the clouds
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Olympic downhill designer says tough, faster course awaits
Stop worrying, downhill racers. The 2018 Olympic course will be faster than you think. The new track in South Korea has been criticized – at a men’s test race last …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
In Brief: Nordic events at local venues
High-profile and low-key events will beckon heavier than usual activity at Spokane-Coeur d’Alene Nordic skiing areas this weekend.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
France beats Slovakia to win team event at ski world champs
France beat Slovakia in the team event final to win its first medal at the ski world championships on Tuesday. The quartet of Adeline Baud Mugnier, Mathieu Faivre, Alexis Pinturault …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Lookout Pass free ski school fulfills kids, instructors for 77 years
“Controlled chaos” is the term organizers fondly bestow on the Famous Free Ski School at
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Fog delays men’s downhill championship until Sunday
A downhill double-header is now lined up Sunday at the ski world championships.
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
Mikaela Shiffrin favored for prized World Cup title after Lara Gut crash
Lara Gut lost a lot when she exited her home ski world championships in a helicopter airlift after a crash Friday. Mikaela Shiffrin lost her main rival for the sport’s …
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
World Cup winner Lara Gut tears ACL in training crash
Swiss skier Lara Gut will miss the rest of the world championships after tearing the ACL in her left knee in a race warmup on Friday. Gut crashed while practicing …
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Wendy Holdener leads Swiss 1-2 in combined at worlds; Lindsey Vonn 5th
Wendy Holdener led a Swiss 1-2 in the combined event at the world championships on Friday, winning the race a short time after teammate Lara Gut was airlifted to the …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Inland Northwest ski resorts cheer snowy season, steady crowds
Steady winter storms and no sudden warmups are driving a busy ski season at the five resorts around Spokane and in North Idaho.
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 6 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Snowpack means different things to different people
Just past midpoint in the season, we’ve already had a winter’s worth of snow in Spokane. At our local mountain resorts, the skiing and riding has been as good as …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 6:28 p.m.
Lindsey Vonn speeds up to target 1st career medal in combined
Lindsey Vonn took a faster line in downhill training on Thursday, and that bodes well as she tries to fill one of the few gaps in her medal collection. The …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
Man falls, dies at 49 Degrees North ski area
A man died after falling into a tree well at the 49 Degrees North ski area near Chewelah on Monday, according to the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Skiers face fines, charges for skiing in closed terrain
Two skiers at Crystal Mountain Resort face fines of up to $1,000 after ducking under a rope and skiing in an area closed due to avalanche danger.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Erik Guay wins super-G world title as Canada outduels Norway
Erik Guay won the super-G title at the world championships on Wednesday as the Canadians outdueled the favored Norwegians. The 35-year-old Guay got his first victory in almost three years, …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
Lindsey Vonn cautious in downhill practice; Stuhec posts best time
Lindsey Vonn took a cautious look at the downhill course Wednesday in the first practice run at world championships and finished more than two seconds behind leader Ilka Stuhec of …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
Lindsey Vonn skis out, Nicole Schmidhofer wins super-G at ski worlds
In a surprising start to the world ski championships, Lindsey Vonn failed to finish the super-G on Tuesday and Nicole Schmidhofer won a race for the first time in her …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Feuz fastest in 1st men’s downhill practice at ski worlds
Switzerland looked right at home at the ski world championships on Tuesday when Beat Feuz was fastest in a men’s downhill practice. Feuz, who won the World Cup downhill and …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
SheJumps.org launches women into outdoor sports
While both genders are important components in most of the area’s outdoor clubs, several groups are geared specifically to linking women and girls to outdoor activities.