I am a freelance ski writer and golf television producer based in sunny Florida with frequent winter trips out to the snowy West. I have written ski-related content for Examiner.com, OnTheSnow.com, TheSkiChannel.com, Buzz.snow.com, SnowSkiingOnline.com and Ski Canada print magazine. My television work has aired on NBC, CBS, Golf Channel and ESPN. Although I remember crying during my first day on the slopes at the age of 7, the sport turned into a passion. I continue to add to my total of about 50 ski resorts visited across the country. While enjoying the unique character of each ski area, I hold a special fondness for Alta and Jackson Hole. My most memorable skiing days have involved opportunities to ski with the legendary Wayne Wong at Heavenly, with gold-medalist Jonny Moseley at Squaw Valley, and on a 48-inch powder day at Northstar-at-Tahoe. I frequently tweet as @SkiingExaminer and maintain the "Skiing Examiner" page on Facebook.

Ever Wonder What It’s Like To Ski Antarctica?

Although skiing can be found on all seven continents, Antarctica is the most exclusive and remote destination. You won’t find any chairlifts there, but for around $30,000, companies such as Adventure Network International (ANI) will allow you to check Antarctica… Read More →


Snowfall Totals for the 2014-15 Season

The 2014-15 ski season’s snowfall will be remembered for many years to come. For several parts of North America though, the memory won’t necessarily be a great one. The good news is that the law of averages means that next season… Read More →


The Season In Review: Top 10 Ski News Stories of 2014-15

The winter of 2014-15 brought a season of change to the skiing and snowboarding world. More accurately, much of the news involved ownership shifts and agreements that would signal changes for the seasons to come. In other words, many of… Read More →


Q&A with Andy Wirth: Base-To-Base Gondola To Connect Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows

The corporate owner of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows resorts announced an agreement today with private landowner Troy Caldwell that will likely connect the two California ski areas. Pending local government and U.S. Forest Service approval, Squaw Valley Ski Holdings plans to build a… Read More →

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5 More Common Myths About Skiing

Whether it’s with friends or sharing with strangers, chairlift rides give skiers plenty of time to chat. Some of the comments you’ll hear may be helpful like where the good snow is that afternoon. Other times, you may hear some… Read More →


5 Common Myths About Skiing

We’ve demystified the following 5 myths about skiing: 1. Moguls always make skiing harder. Ski resorts spend millions each year catering to skiers’ fear of moguls. Grooming snowcats smooth out thousands of trails each night. However, with a little knowledge… Read More →


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Skiing & Riding in Tahoe

The Lake Tahoe area ranks among highest concentrations of major ski areas in the country. Here are ten points to know about skiing and snowboarding around Big Blue. 1.  First chore is to pick a shore. “North or South?” is… Read More →


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Skiing in New Mexico

New Mexico may not receive the same attention as its neighboring states of Colorado or Utah, but the Land of Enchantment has its fair share of great skiing. There are eight alpine ski areas: Angel Fire, Pajarito Mountain, Red River… Read More →


Types of Alpine Skis: Building Your Quiver

Types of alpine skis range from “all-mountain” models to specialized varieties designed for very specific conditions. Skis’ basic features differentiate the various types: Camber is the slight upward rise in the middle of an unweighted ski when viewed from the… Read More →


‘Ja-Pow’ Means Powder Skiing in Japan

The Land of the Rising Sun has a rising reputation in the ski world. Although Japan hosted the 1972 and 1998 Winter Olympics, the island nation’s international standing as a recreational ski destination has only started to make a huge… Read More →