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  • Sochi 2014: Burton unveils U.S. Olympic snowboarding uniforms

    Sochi 2014: Burton unveils U.S. Olympic snowboarding uniforms
    Tuesday at its New York City flagship, Burton Snowboards unveiled the official uniforms to be worn by U.S. snowboarders at the upcoming Olympic Winter Games, a collection that manages to be both retro-nostalgia cool and highly technical. The most high-...
  • Ski roundup: Improvements have things looking up on the slopes

    Ski roundup: Improvements have things looking up on the slopes
    Last winter's strong recovery from a woeful 2011-12 ski and snowboard season has spurred much capital improvement and many new programs and promotions at mountain resorts. Here are highlights of what's new this ski and snowboard season in California and...
  • Taking the Kids -- during Learn a Snow Sport Month

    Taking the Kids -- during Learn a Snow Sport Month
    No one in Isaiah's inner-city neighborhood snowboards. Before his first lesson, he had never put on snowboarding gear and wasn't sure how to lace up the boots, much less how to attach his lift ticket to his jacket. But that didn't dim the high school...
  • Guitarist Joe Satriani finds the right chord for fitness

    Guitarist Joe Satriani finds the right chord for fitness
    Your favorite guitar player wishes he could play like Joe Satriani. Those righteous riffs you hear when Metallica is on the radio? Satriani taught that band's Kirk Hammett and many other metal greats, including Steve Vai and Larry LaLonde, to play. I...
  • Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there

    Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there
    The Winter Olympics has long embraced offbeat events, awarding medals for skills that are essentially head-first sledding and target-practice on skis. But when NBC's coverage of the quadrennial competition begins from Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6, the Winter...
  • Weather cooperates for Eastern Pa. ski and snowboard season

    You just know it's going to be a good snow sports season when ski resorts open by Thanksgiving. Blue Mountain Ski Area near Palmerton and Bear Creek Mountain Resort near Macungie both opened well ahead of the mid-December curve this season, and the public...
  • A star in the East

    A star in the East
    STOWE, Vt. — The secret to happiness is perspective, and that's particularly true when skiing. For instance, should you be intimately familiar with the mighty mountains of the American West, East Coast skiing might seem tame, if not short, icy and...
  • 'Snowboarder Bandit' convicted in bank heists

    A Riverside man dubbed the Snowboarder Bandit pleaded guilty Thursday to robbing banks throughout Orange County, including one in Newport Beach and three in Irvine. Michael Brandon Franks, 30, was convicted of 10 felony counts of second-degree robbery...
  • Snowboarder killed in Donner Pass avalanche

     
    A snowboarder was killed Monday morning after getting caught up in an avalanche at Donner Ski Ranch, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department said. A friend of the snowboarder reported him missing around noon. Search and rescue teams from Nevada and.....
  • Avalanche injures 2 skiers at Squaw Valley; snowboarders blamed

     
    Authorities believe snowboarders caused an avalanche at Squaw Valley Resort that injured two people Sunday morning, officials report. The avalanche was reported at around 9:50 a.m. on a section of the KT-22 peak. Officials say that three snowboarders...
  • 2 deaths in California avalanches point to snow dangers

     
    A Lake Tahoe-area resort ski patrol member for nearly 30 years, Bill Foster would have understood the dangers of avalanches better than most. But even knowing the exact date and time of a planned avalanche didn’t save the 53-year-old’s life......
  • Cold storm expected to bring snow and freezing temperatures

     
    A cold storm is expected to hit Southern California Thursday, ushering in several days of sub-freezing temperatures and bringing snow levels as low as 2000 feet....