NASTAR is one of key pillars for young skiers looking to get into racing. As a recreational ski racing program at 115 resorts across the nation, it engages more than 165,000 racers each season. Often the pacesetters are legendary icons of skiing, and racers can use a handicap system to measure their times against top […]
Skiing Gets a Boost with U.S. Ski Team Taking Over Operations for NASTAR
Mammoth Resort Buys Big Bear and Snow Summit
Ski and snowboard resorts continue to consolidate (just last month, Vail Resorts announced it had purchase Park City), this time with the announcement from Mammoth Mountain Ski Area that is is purchasing Southern California’s Big Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. Here’s more: Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, owner of Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain, announced today […]
Winter X Games Wraps Up with Show-stopping Performances by Shaun White, Gretchen Bleiler; Label Networks Compares Sports in X Games to Favorite Sports to Watch Among Youth Culture
It was a crazy action sports weekend with ASR and Agenda ending in San Diego, and the Winter X Games wrapping up Sunday, January 27th in Aspen. As snow blanketed the mountains in Colorado, ESPN delivered a tight package of winter action sports drama with Shaun White stomping the Men’s Superpipe with a frontside big air, front and backside 1080’s, and a frontside 1260 at the very bottom of the pipe, beating out Japanese phenom Ryo Aono.