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  • Sochi 2014: Burton unveils U.S. Olympic snowboarding uniforms

    Sochi 2014: Burton unveils U.S. Olympic snowboarding uniforms
    Tuesday at its New York City flagship, Burton Snowboards unveiled the official uniforms to be worn by U.S. snowboarders at the upcoming Olympic Winter Games, a collection that manages to be both retro-nostalgia cool and highly technical. The most high-...
  • Ski roundup: Improvements have things looking up on the slopes

    Ski roundup: Improvements have things looking up on the slopes
    Last winter's strong recovery from a woeful 2011-12 ski and snowboard season has spurred much capital improvement and many new programs and promotions at mountain resorts. Here are highlights of what's new this ski and snowboard season in California and...
  • Rescuers find body of snowboarder buried in Mt. Hood ice tunnel

    Rescuers find body of snowboarder buried in Mt. Hood ice tunnel
    A dozen rescuers using shovels and chainsaws Sunday to hack through a wall of ice and snow recovered the body of a 25-year-old snowboarder killed on Oregon’s Mt. Hood. The snowboarder, Collin Backowski of Colorado, had been exploring the...
  • Tom Sims dies at 61; snowboard pioneer

    Tom Sims dies at 61; snowboard pioneer
    Tom Sims, an innovative skateboarding and snowboarding pioneer and former world champion who helped bring snowboarding to the masses by pushing ski resorts to embrace the fledgling sport in the 1980s, has died. He was 61. The founder of Sims...
  • Montel Williams confronts MS head on

    Montel Williams confronts MS head on
    Montel Williams is not your typical pot-smoking snowboarder. Best known as an Emmy-winning talk show host, the former Marine and decorated naval intelligence officer was also a champion boxer, bodybuilder and power-lifter. In 1999, Williams was...
  • Suspect in 'snowboarder bandit' bank robberies arrested

     
    A suspect in a series of bank robberies attributed to the “snowboarder bandit” was arrested Friday by police and federal agents. The bandit earned his nickname because he wore knit caps and sweaters and struck agents as having the general........
  • reFramed: In conversation with Ian Ruhter

     
    “I’ve always seen the world differently so I built a camera to share images the way I see them in my mind…growing up I had severe dyslexia and it was always hard to communicate – when I found photography I found my voice.” &#...
  • Snowboarder killed in Donner Pass avalanche

     
    A snowboarder was killed Monday morning after getting caught up in an avalanche at Donner Ski Ranch, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department said. A friend of the snowboarder reported him missing around noon. Search and rescue teams from Nevada and.....
  • Avalanche injures 2 skiers at Squaw Valley; snowboarders blamed

     
    Authorities believe snowboarders caused an avalanche at Squaw Valley Resort that injured two people Sunday morning, officials report. The avalanche was reported at around 9:50 a.m. on a section of the KT-22 peak. Officials say that three snowboarders...
  • 2 deaths in California avalanches point to snow dangers

     
    A Lake Tahoe-area resort ski patrol member for nearly 30 years, Bill Foster would have understood the dangers of avalanches better than most. But even knowing the exact date and time of a planned avalanche didn’t save the 53-year-old’s life......
  • Cold storm expected to bring snow and freezing temperatures

     
    A cold storm is expected to hit Southern California Thursday, ushering in several days of sub-freezing temperatures and bringing snow levels as low as 2000 feet....