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News Index for Saturday, October 10, 2015
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With a successful day in Court, Olympic Athlete Justin Reiter obtains Swiss Court's approval to proceed with litigation against IOC
Fri, 18 Sep 2015, 14:34:55 EDT
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sept. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Justin Reiter, accompanied by his three lawyers, appeared this morning before the honorable Court in Lausanne in the first hearing on his lawsuit against the International Olympic Committee ('IOC').
Tue, 15 Sep 2015, 16:17:33 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Olympian Justin Reiter (2014 - Sochi Winter Olympics US Alpine Snowboarding National Team), who rose to national fame in 2013 as the Olympic athlete who had made his pickup truck his home in order to afford top level training, has filed suit in Switzerland against the International Olympic Committee ('IOC') seeking to modify the schedule for the 2018 and 2022 Winter Olympics.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014, 18:05:14 EDT
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.
Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 04:56:28 EDT
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
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.
Mon, 21 Jun 2010, 19:41:01 EDT
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.
Mon, 15 Feb 2010, 19:08:08 EDT
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
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.
Wed, 23 Sep 2009, 15:44:53 EDT
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.
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 12:46:51 EDT
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.
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 21:50:31 EDT
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.
Wed, 04 Mar 2009, 16:14:16 EDT
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.
Thu, 04 Dec 2008, 13:51:20 EDT
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
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.
Fri, 02 May 2008, 15:36:35 EDT
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.
Wed, 26 Mar 2008, 14:43:19 EDT
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.
Sun, 25 Mar 2007, 16:00:00 EDT
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.'
Wed, 06 Dec 2006, 15:41:00 EDT
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.
Sat, 28 Oct 2006, 18:09:00 EDT
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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