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  • Under Armour goes for Olympic gold

    Under Armour goes for Olympic gold
    When the winter Olympics gets underway next month in Sochi, Russia, Under Armour's logo will be seen by millions of viewers around the globe as the Baltimore-based brand sponsors two U.S. teams and another from Canada. The Olympic sponsorships —...
  • Group exposes African-American kids to skiing

    Group exposes African-American kids to skiing
    James Guyton plays basketball. But skiing? Not so much; especially since it means being out in the cold. When the Chesapeake Ski & Sports Club Inc. invites African-American teenagers to try a day on the slopes, members expect such resistance. It...
  • Ski resorts see promising winter season

    Ski resorts see promising winter season
    The wicked warm spell that bedeviled the region's ski areas last year has been broken. Snow guns, ably assisted by Wednesday's surprise storm, are turning the brownscape of late fall into the dazzling white of winter. "That storm gave us a big kick. We'...
  • Park student gives up basketball for snowboarding

    Park student gives up basketball for snowboarding
    As a high school basketball player, Zoe Mayers was in an envious position. After all, she started at point guard as a sophomore for Park and appeared to be on track to be a team co-captain this winter. It's just that as devoted as the Reisterstown...
  • Gilman twins thrilled to be national-level snowboarders

    Gilman twins thrilled to be national-level snowboarders
    With no pun intended, twins Christian and Ethan Coherd have experienced as many downs as they have ups as snowboarding competitors. For instance, although Ethan won four slalom races over two days at Ski Roundtop in Lewisberry, Pa., both boys have broken...
  • Ten places for Baltimore residents to ski or snowboard

    Ten places for Baltimore residents to ski or snowboard
    Liberty Mountain Resort (Carroll Valley, Pa.) Distance from Baltimore: 60 miles Drop: 600 feet Trails: 16 Lifts: 9 Website: http://skiliberty.com Notes: The southern most skiing area in Pennsylvania, the Liberty Mountain Resort is the closest to the...
  • Area ski resorts try to cope with warm temperatures

    Area ski resorts try to cope with warm temperatures
    Liberty Mountain Resort has $1 million in new snowmaking equipment ready to roar, but the ski area one hour northwest of Baltimore can't buy a flake this season. The lifts are quiet at nearby Whitetail Resort, which has a Santa video on its website...
  • Wind gusts top 50 mph at BWI-Marshall

     
    High winds driving around the west side of the big snowstorm now centered over Long Island reached more than 50 mph in gusts across parts of Central Maryland overnight. The winds contributed to thousands of power outages locally. Here's a sampling......
  • Wild, Dujmovits take gold in snowboard parallel slalom

    Wild, Dujmovits take gold in snowboard parallel slalom
    SOCHI, Russa - American-born Vic Wild won a second gold medal for Russia at the Sochi Games on Saturday when he stormed to victory in the men's parallel slalom final to become the first snowboarder to win two titles at a single Olympics. Austrian...
  • Snowboarding diary: Costa Mesa's Swanson prepped for nationals

    Snowboarding diary: Costa Mesa's Swanson prepped for nationals
    Editor's note: Costa Mesa High sophomore Sammy Swanson, a decorated snowboarder, is in Colorado to compete in the 2014 USA Snowboarding Assn. nationals in boardercross. This is his first-person diary of the trip: I've been snowboarding since I was 4 1/2...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony
    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
  • Snowboarder Elena Hight's Olympic recipe: good food, training and meditation

    Snowboarder Elena Hight's Olympic recipe: good food, training and meditation
    At 24, professional snowboarder Elena Hight is already a two-time Olympian and in training for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Raised near the mountains in California, she began hitting the slopes as a child and competed in her first Olympics at age...