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Big Air

Alpine ski jumpers—sticking Geländesprungs, cliff hucks and gap-jumps—have been sending it for more than a hundred years. By Jay Cowan Jesper Tjader explains what he wants to try on a practice run...

A Short History of Catastrophes

When it snows, skiers ski, even amid calamity. That could change with Covid-19. By Andy Bigford Skiers and the industry have confronted and overcome a variety of disasters—wars, gas shortages,...

Commentary: Pandemic and Diversity

By Seth Masia We’ve all heard that ski resorts will operate this coming winter under social-distancing rules. That means limited cafeteria space, restrooms, chairlift seating, lift-line queues and...

Swiss Academic Ski Club named ISHA Lifetime Award winner for 2020

International Skiing History Association names the year’s best works on sport’s heritage. Watch video of the ISHA Awards program. The International Skiing History Association this winter honors the...

The Sour Cream Sierras

Thousands learned to ski at the famed “Borscht Belt” hotels in the Catskill Mountains of New York.  By Jeff Blumenfeld Starting in the early 1950s, hundreds of thousands of Americans learned to ski...

Paradise Lost

Finally perfected after 30 years, the carving ski failed to gain a popular following. In its place, we got a ski that has made resort slopes less safe.By Jackson Hogen For most of modern skiing’s...

Glen Plake: Evolution of a Rebel

At 55, Hall of Famer Glen Plake is an enduring—and iconic—ambassador for the sport of skiing, its downhome roots and honoring its past. By Edith Thys Morgan I’m talking tech with Glen Plake. Not ski...

Fast Start, Sudden Stop

World Pro Ski Tour draws star athletes but suffers short season due to COVID-19. The World Pro Ski Tour never got to the meat of its season, which would have seen seven-time gold medalist Ted Ligety...

Where are they now? John Lovett

He created the first mass-produced fiberglass cross country ski, and the biggest ski factory in Colorado. By Seth Masia Today, John Lovett leads a company that makes scientific instruments used to...

RARE PHOTOS: SUN VALLEY SKIER SHARES PIX FROM FRIEDL PFEIFER BOOK

Sun Valley Skier Shares Rare Find By David Butterfield In 1979, 18-year-old, Marc Corney, did his best to become a Sun Valley ski bum. He left his So Cal home of Glendora with high hopes of...

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