Sarah Burke Memorial Stickers Banned By IOC

The International Olympic Committee is remaining firm in their decision to ban the athletes from wearing the Sarah Burke memorial stickers during the Olympic games. Burke, a Canadian freestyle skier, was killed two years ago, in January 2012, after sustaining…

Julia Mancuso Says, For Her, Skiing Is “99% Mental”

Julia Mancuso, the 29-year-old Olympic gold medalist in skiing, spoke to CBS News recently and said that she has finally discovered that for her, skiing is “99% mental,” a determination that will, hopefully, result in another gold medal for the…

Vail Avalanche Claims Life Of Resort Founder’s Grandson

An avalanche claimed the life of the grandson of Vail Resorts’ co-founder and temporarily trapped three other persons, county reports indicate. Anthony Seibert, 24, died in backcountry outside the Colorado resort that his grandfather, Peter Seibert Senior co-founded. The three…

Lindsey Vonn Will Miss Sochi Olympics Due To Knee Injury

US skier Lindsey Vonn will not take part in this year’s Winter Olympic Games to be held in Sochi due to a right knee injury. The 29-year-old skiing sensation from Vail, Colorado made the announcement on Tuesday. According to her…

Schumacher’s Helmet Camera Given to Investigators

Michael Schumacher’s helmet camera has been given to investigators following a serious skiing accident in the French Alps last week. Authorities are hoping it will answer a host of questions about the fall that ended with the former Formula One…

Michael Schumacher Now in Post-Surgery ICU

The seven-time Formula One champion has one more precarious lap to make before he reaches his 45th birthday on January 3rd. Michael Schumacher’s head struck a rock during a back-country skiing fall in the French Alps with his 14-year-old son…

Lindsey Vonn Suffers Setback with Injured Knee

World Cup alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn suffered another setback on Saturday when she competed at the Alpine World Cup event in Val d’ Isere, France. Vonn said her injured right knee caused her to miss a gate and veer…

Google Adds Ski Slope Imagery To Street View

Google announced that it has gathered some new imagery of ski slopes for Street View using its Street View snowmobile. Google introduced the snowmobile back in 2010 when it gathered imagery from Vancouver and Whistler. It’s good to see it’s…

Lindsey Vonn Is Back In Training After Injury

Lindsey Vonn has been allowed to get back on the skis this week after a crash in November that partially tore her right ACL, and is trying to stick it out rather than head straight to surgery. It’s an injury…

Lindsey Vonn Injured: Possible Setback For Sochi Olympics

The reigning Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn got injured Tuesday in a training run in Copper Mountain, Colorado ahead of her anticipated return to racing in the World Cup competition next week in Beaver Creek, Colo. Vonn was just recovering from…