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Pioneers of Southland Skiing

Pioneers of Southland Skiing

 How Vermonters, Austrians and Swiss launched skiing below the Mason-Dixon Line. Yankee skiers often assume that Mount Washington is the highest peak in the eastern United States, but it ain’t. More...
SKI goes annual

SKI goes annual, Ashcroft preserved, Snapshots in Time

 After 86 years, the magazine slashes its print run and hopes to persevere online. After more than a decade of battling losses in subscribers and newsstand sales, SKI recently announced it will...
Pioneers: Sun Valley's Ed King

Pioneers: Sun Valley's Ed King

 How a Seattle kid persevered and lived his dream. Ed King is well known among Sun Valley locals as the only African-American ski instructor in the history of the resort. Considered by most ski...

ISHA Awards 2022: Video clips from the awards banquet

Lifetime Achievement Award to Jeff Leich Ullr Awards Skiing in the Eye of the Artist, by E. John B. Allen Celebrate Winter: An Olympican's Stories of a Life in Nordic Skiing, by John Morton Thirty...

Classics: 1975 -- The Long Hello

They spent almost an hour in line, yet more and more skiers came, bonding as they waited ... and waited. Lift lines have been part of the ski experience as long as there have been lifts. Is there...

Lifts That Went Nowhere

 Ski lift evolution is dotted with failed experiments. (Photo above: The Mount Hood Skiway launched in 1951. The enormous weight of the buses meant the lift hauled 72 skiers per hour—when a chairlift...

Willy Schaeffler: The Original Rebel

 There was more to Willy Schaeffler than stern disciplinarian. By PETER MILLER During the 1970-71 World Cup season, the men of the U.S. Alpine squad clashed with their coach, Willy Schaeffler. After...

Perfecting the Plastic Ski Boot

 Sven Coomer recalls the design process leading to Nordica’s groundbreaking boots. As told to Seth Masia In 1962, I went to Chamonix to watch the FIS World Championships and got to train with the...

Sun Valley's Ruud Mountain

 The Forgotten Era of Ski Jumping Sun Valley opened in December 1936, and the next spring it hosted America’s first international Alpine competition, the combined event that became known as the...

The Legacy of Spider Sabich

Belatedly elected to the Hall of Fame, the charismatic skier drove the professionalization of Alpine ski racing. From the moment he entered the world on January 10, 1945, a ball of energy and gangly...

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