7/12/2019 11:28 AM
7/12/2019 11:25 AM
This week in ski news, we highlight a triple pack of stories from ski businesses going green. Over in Australia, Thredbo Ski Resort has announced that it's officially being powered by 100% renewable energy, while Dragon Alliance and new ski brand WNDR Alpine are both focusing on replacing petroleum based materials with plant-based resins. Plus, we'll share with you some exciting news from Level 1 Productions, before closing out the week with some disappointing, but important news from the Association of Freeskiing Professionals. Get the full scoop in this week's Top 5 Fridays!
7/5/2019 11:02 AM
This week in ski news, things finally, truly started feeling like summer as the U.S. holiday grinded the ski media machine to a near halt. Still, the show must go on, and so we've managed to put together another compelling Top 5 Friday for our dedicated readers! This week, we share an article from Bloomberg that expertly ties together the delicate dynamics between consolidation, climate change, and the ultra-successful 2018-2019 ski season. Plus, we check in on the weather in the Southern Hemisphere, bring you an update from Michigan's ski jumping community, and share an example of Vail's CEO practicing what he preaches. Get the full scoop in this week's Top 5 Friday!
6/28/2019 11:32 AM
This week in ski news, we get a classic summertime mixed-bag, with topics ranging widely. To start things off, we'll tell you which city was just selected to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, and why it may signify a change in Olympic venue selections moving forward. Plus, we'll cue you into an interesting conversation between Vail CEO Rob Katz and the governors of Utah and Colorado, before rounding out the week with two feel good stories about late blooming ski racers and Aspen's acknowledgement of ski bums. Find out all you need to know in this week's Top 5 Friday!
6/21/2019 10:42 AM
This week in ski news, we bring you a grab bag of topics, ranging from good news for top athletes, to bad news for ski areas. Starting at the top, we'll tell you about some exciting news for both Mikaela Shiffrin and Kelly Sildaru who are in position to earn recognition on the global sports stage. Plus, we'll tell you about yet another year round ski area being planned in the U.S., as well as a large charitable donation from the CEO of Vail. Finally, we'll also cover a story regarding a lawsuit that has ski resort owners nervous. Learn all about this week's hot topics in ski news, right here, in this edition of Top 5 Fridays!