11/16/2018 11:25 AM
11/16/2018 11:12 AM
This week in the world of ski news, we've got a variety of fun topics! For starters, the U.S. Ski Team announced their Freestyle team rosters, which include an eye raising amount of feeder hill talent. Plus, we double down on news from Aspen, with an exciting announcement from DPS and an olive branch from the resort's management. Finally, we round things out with coverage of the looming impact of tariffs on the ski industry as well as a handful of exciting edits. Find out all you need to know in this week's Top 5 Friday!
11/9/2018 12:20 PM
A lot went on this week in the world of skiing, with a wide range of topics being covered. Despite a gap in the World Cup ski racing schedule this week, Mikaela Shiffrin still made it into mainstream media in a way that should win her some new fans, while assuring us that the future of ski racing is in good hands. Plus, we'll build upon last week's coverage of smart technology's growing presence in the world of skiing as we introduce you to Emma, Vail's new automated personal assistant. From there, we'll check in on the state of skiing in the U.K., before rounding out the week with an excellent article from Freeskier that details Alterra's origin story. Find out all the details in this week's Top 5 Friday!
Next up in our ongoing "Which Skis Should I Buy?" series, is a comparison of Men's skis in the 100mm range! Despite being what many would consider a "fat" ski, there's actually quite a bit of variation in this category, with a number of different construction techniques resulting in some very different "ski feels." With skis like the Kastle MX 99, Volkl M5 Mantra, Salomon QST 99, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, and plenty more, this category has tons of great options, and one that's sure to fit your style. Click through to learn more and find out which ski is right for you!
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11/2/2018 12:09 PM
We've got a good one for you this week as the FIS World Cup ski racing season is officially underway! Sort of. We'll tell you more about that inside, as well as bring you some eye opening number regarding the sales of Alterra's new Ikon Pass, news from Saddleback Mountain in Maine, and a check in on the state of smart technology in skiing thanks to an article from Forbes. All in all it was an exciting week in the world of skiing, and we'll tell you all about it in this week's Top 5 Friday!