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Women's World Cup comes to Vermont this weekend

Posted 11/20/17

The Women's World Cup is coming to Vermont this weekend. The best slalom and giant slalom skiers in the world will hit the Superstar trail at Killington, Vermont.  Friday night kicks things off with…

Mikaela Shiffrin at Killington, Vt., World Cup

Mikaela Shiffrin is super-charged in Killington, Vt., World Cup races

Posted 11/27/16

Hats off to ski racing phenom Mikaela Shiffrin for her wonderful performances this weekend in Killington, Vermont! This Burke Mountain Academy grad scored a strong fifth in the giant slalom, and she…

Snowmaking in Vermont 2016 - 2017

More ski resorts poised to open + World Cup racing in Vermont

Posted 11/20/16

With the help of colder temperatures and natural snow moving into our area today, several Vermont ski resorts are poised to open during Thanksgiving week and weekend. We had a warm spell for a while…

Vermont very well represented on 2013 US Nordic Ski Team

Posted 10/21/13

Vermonters Sophie Caldwell, Andy Newell, Ida Sargent and Liz Stephen, and other cross-country skiers who train in Vermont, have been named to the US Nordic Ski Team. The Green Mountain State…

2013 NCAA Skiing Championships Women's Cross Country -- Middlebury, Vermont

Posted 3/10/13

Congratulations to the ski racers at the 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships! The races were contested on the slopes of Middlebury Snow Bowl and trails of Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, Vt. While things…

Men's Cross Country 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships in Middlebury, Vermont

Posted 3/10/13

The SkiMeister and I watched the last day of NCAA Skiing Championships racing on Saturday. Here' you'll find photos of the men's Nordic 20k freestyle at Rikert Nordic Center at Middlebury College's…

Great results for Americans and Vermonters at Quebec City World Cup ski races!

Posted 12/10/12

Ooh la la! We had the good fortune to take in the World Cup Nordic sprint races in Québec City this weekend and what a weekend it was! First of all, I'd estimate that one-third of the crowd was from…

Exciting racing in Craftsbury: 2012 US Distance Nationals for cross-country skiing

Posted 3/31/12

Craftsbury Outdoor Center in northern Vermont has been hosting many of the country's best nordic skiers all week — first with the USSA Super Tour Finals and then with the 30k & 50k National…

Sunday spring skiing, and UVM wins NCAAs!

Posted 3/11/12

First, the really exciting news: The University of Vermont ski team has won the NCAA championship! This is their first championship title since 1994. Yes, this has been a long time coming! We've…

2012 UVM Winter Carnival nordic ski racing — Day two

Posted 2/5/12

Blue skies. White snow. Ski racing action. It was another gorgeous day to be out on skis! Today's cross-country ski races at the UVM Winter Carnival at Trapp Family Lodge featured freestyle (or…

UVM Winter Carnival ski racing

Posted 2/4/12

We caught some of the racing action today at the 2012 UVM Winter Carnival. We watched the men compete in the classic cross-country race at Trapp Family Lodge. It was a 10 km race on a lovely, sunny…

Ida Sargent of Vermont

Ski racing à la Vermont

Posted 2/3/12

This weekend we're looking forward to taking in some ski racing action! The UVM Winter Carnival starts today and goes through Sunday. It features the best collegiate skiers in the eastern US taking on…

New snow and some skinny ski events this weekend

Posted 1/12/12

With some new snow falling around the state (some Vermont resorts reported that up to 5 - 7 inches fell on Thursday, and more snow is expected on Friday), this weekend should shape up to be a good one…

Ida Sargent

US Ski Team names four Vermonters to national nordic ski team

Posted 10/13/11

One-third of the skinny skiers on the 2012 US Nordic team hail from Vermont. How cool is that?! This week the US Ski Team named its 12-member nordic team. It's a rather small squad, but one that is…

2011 Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum Hall of Fame induction this month

Posted 10/11/11

On October 23 in Killington, four skiers will be inducted into the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum Hall of Fame. They are mogul champ Karen Huntoon Miller, longtime ski coach Greg McClallen, nordic…

Stratton Mountain to host U.S. Freestyle Championships this season

Posted 11/13/10

Stratton ski resort in southern Vermont will host the four-day U.S. Freestyle Championships in March. This is of particular interest to Vermonters, as it will include mogul maven Hannah Kearney of…

Vermonters among those named to US Alpine Ski Team

Posted 11/7/10

Vermont is well represented in this year's US Alpine Ski Team. The newly announced roster includes both native Vermonters and those who attended a ski academy in the Green Mountain State. It's great…

Liz Stephen of Vermont

This year's US cross-country ski team includes two Vermonters

Posted 10/11/10

The US Ski Team has named its cross-country team for the coming season. With only seven athletes, the team roster is lean, but mean.  Two Vermonters are among the nation's elite team: Andy Newell of…

What's next for mogul maven Hannah Kearney of Vermont?

Posted 8/2/10

Check out this link for some high-flying photos of gold medal mogul skier Hannah Kearney training this summer for the upcoming World Cup season. Even though she has reached the pinnacle of her sport,…

Ski coaches take on new roles at UVM and Dartmouth

Posted 7/21/10

— UVM nordic ski team reorganizes; Change of leadership at Dartmouth — The University of Vermont Nordic ski program coaching staff has been reorganized. Patrick Weaver (pictured here) was recently…

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