Monthly Archives: January 2008

Some real Apres Ski history…

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The Story behind “Hot Dogging”

Hot Dog definition: hot-dog Pronunciation: (hot’dôg”, -dog”), [key] —v., -dogged, -dog•ging, —adj. Informal. —v.i. 1. to perform unusual or very intricate maneuvers in a sport, esp. surfing or skiing. 2. to perform in a recklessly or flamboyantly skillful manner, as

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A real Apres Ski icon, Wayne Wong.

Wayne Wong is the first of many famous or otherwise interesting skiers who’s story we will share with you at Nominations are welcome. Signature Move “The Wong Banger” (circa 1972): Glen Plake describes it as wriggling through the bumps

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“Ski-93” Expansion Efforts

Loon Mountain…  I think it’s been icey, rainy, and cold almost everytime I have made the trip… however, they do have a choo-choo train that will transport you from one end of the parking lot to the other (or you

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Dinner Roll at Lovers Leap

Thanks to the Yettie for this clip from a fresh-pow day in Colorado.  The dinner roll looks a bit different when Moseley does it in the bumps…  ps. the Yettie comes out un-scarred, if you were concerned.

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Evening show in Austria as Matt takes Cup.

SCHLADMING, Austria — Austrian Mario Matt halted Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Grange’s run of victories to triumph in a men’s World Cup slalom staged on home snow on Tuesday. Matt came from behind to snatch his 10th World Cup victory and his

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Alta flash back…

This reader submitted video definitely shows that while styles changes along the way the passion for fresh snow and sunshine will never change. Totally sick pow day at Alta!!

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Freshies, Apres, and the Olympics at Whistler

Whistler Blackcomb has almost TOO many good things going on right now. gives it a 9.5 on the “apres/nightlife” scale (10, of course, being reserved for some wild place in the swiss alps that we dont even know about

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Crushed at Steamboat

A winter storm has dropped a whopping 25 inches of Champagne Powder® snow within the past 24 hours at Steamboat Ski Area. For the past 10 days, more than three feet of snow has fallen mid-mountain at the resort and

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After loosing a huge amount of snow over the past week, New England skiers woke up to a very welcome sight this morning. Up to 15” of snow in some areas, it seems the best may still be yet to

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Stowe, VT