Top Skiers Headed To Maine For National Championships

By Jim McCoy Mon 23rd March Sportsnational championshipsSkiing

Fresh from the World Cup finals, Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin and other top U.S. skiers are headed from France to Maine for the U.S. Alpine Championships.

Vonn, the most decorated female ski racer in history, will headline the event that begins Wednesday at Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley.Read More »

Mt. Ashland Re-Opens Today

By Jim McCoy Fri 13th March NewsMt. AshlandSkiingsnow

A successful day of grooming on Mt. Ashland yesterday has led to the re-opening of the ski area today (Friday). According to a Mt. Ashland press release, an operations team “farmed snow” to prepare the mountain for better skiing and riding.

Comer, Windsor, and Ariel chairs will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Read More »

Skiing: Results From Downhill At World Championships

By Jim McCoy Fri 6th February SportsSkiingworld championships
Tina Maze of Slovenia has captured the women's downhill gold medal at the world championships Friday ahead of prerace favorite Lindsey Vonn, who struggled on her home course. Maze finished the twisty course in 1 minute, 45.89 seconds to beat Anna Fenninger of Austria by 0.02 seconds. Lara Gut of Switzerland earned bronze.Read More »

Mt. Ashland Hoping For Snowfall From Soon-To-Arrive Weather Front.

By Jim McCoy Tue 23rd December NewsMt. AshlandSkiingsnow
Skiers and officials at Mount Ashland are monitoring weather forecasts closely in hopes that a weather front due in the area on Christmas Eve will deliver the snow needed to re-open. Rain has diminished a minimal snow pack, and the mountain closed after a limited opening on Friday and Saturday. 594 passes were sold, but Mt.Read More »

Mt. Ashland Will Not Open This Season

By Jim McCoy Fri 14th March NewsMt. AshlandSkiing
The Mt. Ashland Ski Area will not open this season, the first time in its 50 year history such a decision has been made. The decision was announced this morning via e-mail. The message noted that there is less than a foot of snow at the lower elevations, not nearly enough to open.Read More »

One More Year For Bode Miller

By Jim McCoy Thu 13th March SportsBode MillerSkiing
Bode Miller wants to continue racing next season at the age of 37, even if this campaign proved somewhat disappointing. Miller tells reporters "I am frustrated and worn out right now but I think I have more to do in the sport." After finishing third in the last World Cup super-G of the season Thursday, Miller said: "I definitely am still competitive." If he stays healtRead More »

Mt. Ashland Ski Pass Holders May Receive Refund

By Jim McCoy Mon 10th March NewsMt. AshlandSkiing
Daffodils and fruit trees are blooming in the valley below the ski area at Mount Ashland, where there's been no skiing this season. The Daily Tidings ( reports the ski association is considering requests for refunds, in whole or part, for season passes.Read More »

American Hamilton Wins Tour De Ski Event

By Jim McCoy Tue 31st December SportsOlympicsSkiingTour De Ski
American cross-country skier Simeon Hamilton announced himself as a possible medal contender for the Sochi Olympics by winning a men's freestyle sprint Tuesday for his first career Tour de Ski stage victory. Hamilton held off Canada's Alex Harvey and Martin Johnsrud Sundby on the final straight for his first podium finish in any World Cup event.Read More »

Olympic Skier Vonn Crashes During Training

By Jim McCoy Tue 19th November SportsLindsey VonnSkiing
Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn has crashed while training ahead of her return to racing following major knee surgery. U.S. Ski Team spokesman Tom Kelly says Tuesday that Vonn is being evaluated at a hospital after being taken off the slope at Copper Mountain, Colo., on a sled. Kelly says he is not sure whether Vonn hurt her surgically repaired right knee.Read More »

Skier Lindsey Vonn Injured, Will Miss Season's Remainder

By Jim McCoy Tue 5th February SportsLindsey VaughnSkiing
Lindsey Vonn crashed and apparently hurt her right knee during a super-G at the world championships Tuesday and was taken to a hospital by helicopter. Austria's ski federation president says doctors told him that Vonn tore her cruciate and lateral ligaments. Peter Schroecksnadel adds that this is "the only injury she has, nothing besides this." The U.S.Read More »


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