Tagged with snowboard

Utah Interconnect Closer to Reality?

(Photo by Ryan Freitas) It’s been bantered about since the demise of SkiLink and today, SkiUtah, shouldered by the managers of the seven Wasatch ski resorts, is poised to make the idea official. A press conference is scheduled for 2 p.m. to announce a lift-served interconnect set to rival anything in the U.S. ski industry. … Continue reading

Snowboarders Sue Alta

It looks like snowboarders have finally decided they can’t take it anymore. Citing protection under the 14th Amendment, four boarders and a Utah nonprofit corporation calling itself Wasatch Equality Utah claim Alta has no right to ban them. They’re suing the only skiers-only area in the country that operates on federal land. There have always … Continue reading

Learn To Ride Month Arcs into Utah

Learn To Ride Month Arcs into Utah

Photo Courtesy Sherri Harkin Photography January Skiers Get Lucky By PCSkiGal Here’s an awesome reason to stop slacking if you put “learn to ski” on your New Year’s Resolution list- Utah’s 14 resorts have joined 33 other states and more than 300 resorts nationwide to promote Learn to Ski and Snowboard month. Given the state … Continue reading

Brighton Boasts Women’s Only Terrain Park

Making history in the jib department, Brighton Resort will christen Utah’s- and quite possibly the world’s- first and only girl’s snowboard park this Saturday. Krista’s Park opens for business after the official 1 p.m. ribbon cutting. “A number of ladies came to us and said they felt intimidated while trying to learn in the parks,” … Continue reading

Alta Breeds Skiers

There are only three resorts left in the U.S. that ban snowboarders. Two are located in Utah. Deer Valley and Alta. Say hi to Mike. Mike used to be a “snowboader”. The 29-year-old with a PhD in physics moved from Toronto to Salt Lake City for the backcountry terrain and to chill for a winter … Continue reading

Day Three of Dew Tour Up Next

You don’t have to be a halfpipe or slopestyle athlete to appreciate the competition throwing down at Snowbasin Resort in Utah this weekend. In fact, Saturday’s ski halfpipe finals for the 2012 Dew Tour drew huge crowds from skater teens to families. The annual event debuted in 2008 as the first-ever winter action sports tour … Continue reading

X-DANCE Says NoDance to SUNDANCE

It’s a well-known tactic to create a festival to piggyback the marketing machine that is the Sundance Film Festival. Over the years there’s been Slamdance, Tromadance, Slamdunk, and X-Dance. For the first time ever the GoPro X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival will fly solo. Get ready and get your tickets for the (pretty much) only … Continue reading