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  • Friends, family mourn loss of 3 skiers, snowboarder in avalanches

    Friends, family mourn loss of 3 skiers, snowboarder in avalanches
    Friends of the three skiers killed in the avalanche at Stevens Pass gathered Monday in Leavenworth, where two of the skiers lived. “If you see some of the pictures that are floating around, the smiles that these guys, they lit up a room every...
  • 'Snowboarder bandit' possibly strikes again

     'Snowboarder bandit' possibly strikes again
    The "snowboarder bandit" may have struck again, after a man fitting the serial bank robber's description robbed a Chase bank in Orange County. Wearing a black-and-gray snow hat and a gray V-neck sweater, the young man walked into the Laguna Niguel bank...
  • Game Time: "SSX"

    SSX X360, PS3/$59.99/Feb. 28 Over a decade ago, EA Sports BIG published a game that would revolutionize the way people viewed the seldom-digitized sport of snowboarding. Between the colorful characters and even more colorful locales, the original "SSX"...
  • Swanson goes big on snow

    Sammy Swanson has goals that reach as high as the mountains he has shredded on his trusty snowboard, including one day becoming a Winter Olympian and X Games competitor. So far, as he's proven himself as among the nation's elite in the sport, it...
  • Tree Wells Create Hidden Danger On The Slopes

    Tree Wells Create Hidden Danger On The Slopes
    Fresh powder may be impossible for skiers and snowboarders to resist. But it can also be impossible to dig out of, especially for those who fall head first into a tree well. A tree well is a deep hole that forms beneath the branches of an evergreen...
  • Hunt, Swanson shine (corrected)

    Hunt, Swanson shine (corrected)
    Two local snowboarders are in rare company after competing at the highest level in the United States. Both competed in the 12- and 13-year-old Breaker division in the 23rd annual National Championships held by the United States of America Snowboard Assn....
  • D.A. charges accused 'Snowboarder Bandit'

    The accused "Snowboarder Bandit" was charged Tuesday with 12 felonies related to a string of Orange County bank robbers, authorities said. Michael Brandon Franks, 29, of Riverside County is allegedly responsible for robbing 10 area banks, including...
  • Best Ski/Snowboard Shop

    Best Ski/Snowboard Shop
    1) Rotary Ski & Snowboard Shop Mark Quirconi of Rotary Ski & Snowboard in Stratford is getting over the winter that never was. With many northeast ski resorts closing their season early in 2012 because of paltry snowfall and milder temperatures, Quirconi...
  • Winter X Games turns 16

    The eyes of the action sports world will be on Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen/Snowmass, Colo., for four days beginning Thursday, Jan. 26, when it hosts the 16th Winter X Games. ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will offer 16 hours of live coverage through Jan. 29. A...
  • Some Are Out to Sour Winter Sports Fun

    Some Are Out to Sour Winter Sports Fun
    While it took a while to attract outdoor enthusiasts, Cannonsburg Ski and Ride Area in Belmont has seen some record weekends, according to Head of Marketing, Marc Milone. Fresh powder was attracting skiers Friday night, but already this season, it has...
  • 2012 Olympics Road to London: Mikaela Mayer focuses on gold

    2012 Olympics Road to London: Mikaela Mayer focuses on gold
    Seventh in a series of occasional stories. Mark Mayer calls them "the hard times," the weeks and months when his teenage daughter would simply disappear for days on end. "I wouldn't sleep at night," he remembers. "I just didn't think she was in the...
  • The skiing and snowboarding are great in western Canada

    The skiing and snowboarding are great in western Canada
    Ski resorts — and their patrons — from the Sierra to the Rockies are cursing La Niņa. Up in western Canada, however, they're singing its praises. This weather phenomenon, and a resulting high-pressure ridge in the eastern Pacific, is being...