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Biggest Skiing in America Makes a Bigger Online Presence
Mon, 06 Jan 2014, 18:05:14 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BIG SKY, Mont., Jan. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With an average winter snowfall of 400+ inches, Big Sky, Montana is known for the Biggest Skiing in America - and with good reason. Earlier this year, Big Sky Resort merged with Moonlight Basin Resort. It's now truly the Biggest Skiing in America, with 5,750 acres of skiable terrain. Under one lift ticket, skiers and riders have access to three mountains.
Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge to be Sold
Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 04:56:28 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HVS Capital Corp has been exclusively appointed to sell the Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge in Colorado, a 45-room Lodge that has been lauded by Conde Nast, Expedia and Fodor's.
UN's International Mother Earth Day Ceremonies Launched - Ute/Navajo Blessings Delight Vail's World Cup
Wed, 15 Dec 2010, 00:51:16 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
VAIL, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, December 4, 2010, renowned Southern Ute/Navajo Elders, Eddie and Betty Box Jr. and their dancer/skiers launched UN's International Mother Earth Day Ceremonies to open Vail's Super G at Beaver Creek, and were blessed with a beautiful day so the races could resume, Native American Olympic Team Foundation announced.
Olympic Silver Medal Figure Skater to Coach at Park City Ice Arena
Mon, 21 Jun 2010, 19:41:01 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
PARK CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This summer, Park City residents are sure to reminisce about the year they hosted the Olympics as Olympic medalist figure skater, Peter Carruthers, takes to the ice to coach people of all ages at the Park City Ice Arena.
Super-Gliding - Fad or Futuristic Sport?
Mon, 15 Feb 2010, 19:08:08 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CLEARWATER, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global Synthetic Ice, worldwide leader in the development of synthetic ice, introduces 'Super-Gliding,' the sport of skating on a surface other than real ice. Synthetic ice surfaces are not ice, but can be skated on using normal ice skates in the same manner as ice. These surfaces require no refrigeration or grooming equipment and are completely recyclable, so they are the environmentally-conscious alternative to refrigerated ice rinks.
Ski Dazzle Announces Four City Rail Jam Tour with Online Coverage by Freeskier Magazine and Snowboard Magazine
Fri, 09 Oct 2009, 20:01:20 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation's Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces The 2009 Rail Jam Tour, with Open Amateur Rail Jam Contests and introductory park lessons at the Ski Dazzle Shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay area and Sacramento. Ski Dazzle invites all team riders from resorts and manufacturers to participate in the rail jam series.
Ski Dazzle Announces Nationwide Exhibitor and Advertiser Packages for Four Consumer Snow Shows
Wed, 23 Sep 2009, 15:44:53 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation's Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces exhibitor and advertiser packages available for the 2009/2010 snow season. Ski Dazzle® Snow Shows attract 180,000 ski, snowboard and active lifestyle attendees to Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay Area and Sacramento.
Ski Dazzle Announces 2009 Consumer Snow Show Event Dates
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 12:46:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ski Dazzle® Ski & Snowboard Shows announce their National Show Dates for Fall, 2009: Los Angeles: Los Angeles Convention Center - October 29, 30, 31 and November 1. Chicago: Donald E Stephens Convention Center - November 6, 7 and 8. Bay Area: San Jose Convention Center - November 13, 14, 15. Sacramento: Cal Expo Fairgrounds - November 21 and 22.
Sportswomen Applaud Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee's Title 1X 'Pioneering'
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 21:50:31 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To spirited applause by the 'phenomenal' female champions honored at the '35th Annual Sportswomen of Colorado Hall of Fame Benefit' in Denver on March 8, Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee received the prestigious 'Pioneer Award' for helping their dreams come true. In 1975, Suzy led the Title 1X March in DC that led to giving equal opportunities to women in school sports, said guest Cleo Arellano (Apache), a Bank of Omaha executive and supporter of the Native American Olympic Team Foundation (NAOTF), co-founded by Chaffee.
Sportswomen of Colorado to Honor Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee as 'Pioneer'
Wed, 04 Mar 2009, 16:14:16 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee will be honored at the 35th Annual Sportswomen of Colorado Hall of Fame Awards banquet at Denver's Marriott Tech Center Hotel on March 8. Suzy deserves the 'Pioneer Award' for birthing freestyle skiing, Title 1X and inspiring ski areas to share the joy of skiing with tribal youth, said Joan Birkland, executive director.
Synthetic Ice Embraced by Skating Coaches
Thu, 04 Dec 2008, 13:51:20 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CLEARWATER, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global Synthetic Ice, a worldwide leader in the development of synthetic ice has announced the support of professional ice skating coaches for their Super-Glide synthetic ice products. What if the ice in skating rinks never melted? What if the 'ice' was not real ice at all, but synthetic ice minus the slippery feel and all the maintenance headaches and costs of frozen water?
Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Stephen Schneider Hails Tribal Snow Contributions: 'Whatever Works, Go For It!'
Sun, 29 Jun 2008, 12:02:02 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I think it is wonderful that ski areas have been inviting the tribes back to ski and snowboard, which inspired them this winter to share their earth-honoring prayers and snowdances for all U.S. Ski Areas. It would be wise to further explore and expand such cross-fertilization,' said Stanford Climatologist Dr. Stephen Schneider, 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Winner as part of the Intergovernmental Panel for Change Climate (IPCC) team, who has been working with the Native Voices Foundation.
Ski Areas End 'Awesome Season' with Gratitude Ceremonies
Fri, 02 May 2008, 15:36:35 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ASPEN, Colo., May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'On Closing Day at Spirit Mountain, Wisconsin, 14 year old 'Honor the Earth Princess,' Mariah Cooper (Ojibwe-Oneida), a Native American Olympic Hopeful, led their first Snow Gratitude Ceremony. They joined Steamboat, Telluride, Ascutney (Vt) and Arizona SnowBowl in ceremonies during April expressing appreciation for one of America's best snow years,' said amazed Olympic skier Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee, Native Voices Foundation's (NVF) facilitator.
Six Year-Old Indian Is Nastar National Ski Champion
Wed, 26 Mar 2008, 14:43:19 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I won the gold because everyone helped me,' said 6 year-old Oglala-Sioux, Delaney Tyon, at Nastar's National Ski Championships, according to Olympic skier Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF). The event including Canada and Australia, was held at Steamboat Springs, Colorado, last week.
Billion Person Prayer Brings Snow to Europe - General Schwarzkopf Saluted by Olympians
Sun, 25 Mar 2007, 16:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ASCUTNEY, Vt. - Mar. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following a billion praying to help heal our Earth Mother of the man-made part of the global warming starting on February 14 - U.S. Valentines Day and New Years for many cultures - 'She' responded! 'We were blessed in February with enough snow to turn spring into winter so our European ski areas could open. Thank you, thank you,' reported French Princess Caroline Murat, Native Voices Foundation's (NVF) Euro leader 'of the Napoleon Tribe.'
Native Voices Foundation Celebrates Olympic Progress on 10th Anniversary
Wed, 06 Dec 2006, 15:41:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SEDONA, Ariz. - Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the 10th Anniversary of Native Voices Foundation, the board held an election and celebrated some phenomenal progress for Indian youth. As newly elected Co-Chairman, Gary Lake (Shasta Vice Chair) said, 'A single tribe cannot get their youth to the Olympics, but together we can.' 'Thanks to key leaders of Indian Country uniting behind the Indian Olympic Bid, these dreams for their youth are within their grasp,' according to re-elected Co-Chair, Suzy Chaffee, an Olympic skier.
Vermont Ski Hall of Fame Inducts Billy Kidd and Warren Witherell
Sat, 28 Oct 2006, 18:09:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
STOWE, Vt. - Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A blanket of snow turned Vermont's Green Mountains white as Billy Kidd, the first American male to win an Olympic (silver) Medal in Alpine Ski Racing, was inducted into the Vermont Ski Hall of Fame at the Snowflake Lodge in his hometown of Stowe on Sunday. 'Though not fully proven, it took the fearlessness of his Abenaki Indian and Pirate (Captain William Kidd) blood to break the glass ceiling,' said fellow Olympian Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation.
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