Archive for December, 2009

Year-round backcountry skier and a professor at the University of Nevada-Reno, Kam Leang is on the forefront of innovation in ski and snowboard technology. He currently is teaching a mechanical engineering class where his students are incorporating nanotechnology into skis they’re building. One set will somehow fold down to fit in a suitcase; the other […]

About to kick off its inaugural winter season, the winter leg of the Gatorade Free Flow Tour will hold contests across the country throughout the month of January, looking to find the top amateur winter athletes in snowboarding (slopestyle and superpipe) and freeskiing (slopestyle and superpipe). Spread out across the East (3) and West Coasts […]

Vail is on fire about the 2010 Vancouver Olympics! Let’s chat about the olympic skiers and coaches. BORMIO, Italy — Bode Miller is in the middle of a holiday break from the ski circuit, resting his sprained ankle, working on his conditioning and spending time with his daughter. When he returns Jan. 6 for a […]