5/24/2019 10:38 AM
5/24/2019 10:35 AM
This week in ski news, we're celebrating Utah's record setting ski season while also discussing some of the complicated issues it presents. Sticking with that theme, we'll also share an article that highlights how upcoming tariffs on China are destined to affect the ski industry. Then, we'll shift gears and play a bit of catch up with some news highlights from the past couple of month, including a new public ski hill has emerged in Cuchara, Co, and a potentially exciting new augmented reality ski helmet ready to hit the market. Find out more in this week's Top Five Friday!
5/17/2019 10:38 AM
This week in ski news, the top headline goes to the U.S. Ski Team who just announced the 38 Men's and Women's ski racers who have been nominated to the 2019-2020 roster! While being nominated does guarantee an athlete will be on the team come fall, this week's news helps gives us an idea as to who might be sticking around, as well as which names to look out for in the coming years. Plus, we'll check in on cloud seeding in Colorado, a potentially new ski resort in North Korea, and the man who holds the record for the most summits of Mt. Everest. Learn more in this week's Top 5 Friday!
5/10/2019 9:32 AM
This week, we ski news takes us international as we bring you not one, but two stories from overseas! First on that list, is news of a new European ski pass that offers access to a ridiculous number of ski resorts, across 9 different countries. In addition to that, we also learn more about the continual rise in popularity of skiing in China, as well as what that could mean for the international ski industry. From there, we'll also share news of the world's first ever all electric groomer and an exciting new cross-training program from Rollerblade. Find out all you need to know in this week's Top 5 Friday!
5/3/2019 9:16 AM
Despite being May 3rd, this week the ski news gods blessed us with one of the most entertaining news cycles in weeks! At the top of the list is the preliminary skier visit results from the NSAA, an annual metric used by the industry to help determine whether or not the season was a success, and to gauge the overall trend of participation in skiing. From there, we'll share with you Ski Area Management Magazine's Annual Best & Worst awards, before rounding out with some redemption from Popular Mechanics and a story about a man who ran a marathon in ski boots. Find out all you need to know in this week's Top 5 Friday!