Month: February 2014

As We Say Goodbye To Sochi and The Olympic Winter Games

  Russia put on a spectacular show to close down an exciting and successful Olympics. A celebration of the country’s history through a series of dance, music, theater, and fireworks highlighted the evening. Although there were early media reports of brown water and sub-par accommodations, the final conclusion for most people was that Sochi was […] Read more…

David Wise Continues His Path to Halfpipe Domination on the World Stage

  As Men’s Halfpipe was set to start, Mother Nature decided it would toss in some weather to mix things up. The wet and heavy snow was slowing the skiers down, to the point where their normal amplitude and even trick choice was altered. With Lyman Currier getting injured, and Torin–Yater Wallace failing to make […] Read more…

On Snow Ski Demo at Copper Mountain – How it Works

After 4 days at the SIA show (Snowsports Industry Association) in Denver last week I and 6 other employee buyer/testers headed to Copper Mountain for the ski demo. For the last 4 or 5 years we have gone to Winter Park to do the testing. It was a very pleasant change to test at Copper. […] Read more…

Emotional Rollercoaster in Men’s Super G with Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht

  It seems like the U.S. Olympic Alpine Skiers were feeling like the Olympic Games were slipping away from them, as the Austrians had been dominating the medal count. With Lindsey Vonn out due to injury, people looked to Bode Miller and Ted Ligety to step up to the plate for the Americans. Up until […] Read more…

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