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.

10 Reasons Why You Need To Ski Jackson Hole Mountain Resort This Winter

Between Wyoming’s Tetons and the Gros Ventre mountain ranges sits Jackson Hole, a valley that is 15 miles wide and 80 miles long. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is situated on the Tetons side, about 12 miles from the main town… Read More →

PHOTO CREDIT: David McColm / Whistler Blackcomb

Vail Resorts, Whistler Blackcomb & the Mountain Collective Make Summer Ski News

The dog days of August are usually pretty slow for ski news. The past week was a big exception. On Monday, Vail Resorts announced that the company was buying Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia for around $1 billion in U.S…. Read More →


Build Your Own Custom Skis With Parlor Skis

Most skiers do not think much about the guts of their skis. They may demo skis with certain desired characteristics in mind, but their hands-on experience goes literally skin-deep. To provide a deeper understanding, Parlor Skis started classes at the… Read More →


These Were The 5 Biggest Ski News Stories Of 2015-16

1. Tahoe got an epic season. After four seasons of dismal snowfall, the Lake Tahoe area finally emerged in the 2016-17 season from its discouraging drought. It’s debatable whether or not El Nino, the climate cycle that received so much… Read More →


9 New Ski Lifts To Be Installed For 2016-17

When the snow has melted and the ground has thawed, ski resorts turn their attention to construction. For skiers and boarders, the most anticipated projects are new ski lifts that mean faster and sometimes more terrain access. Here is a… Read More →


Purgatory Draws Families For Fun Terrain & Value

Purgatory refers to the Catholic concept of a place for temporary suffering before going on to Heaven. For skiers and snowboarders, the name conjures much more pleasant images. High in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado, Purgatory Resort was… Read More →


Extended & Late Ski Seasons in The East & West

The 2015-16 ski season in the East has been far from a banner year in terms of natural snowfall. Killington Resort in Vermont had tallied just 69 inches by early April, compared to its annual snowfall average of 250 inches…. Read More →


Injury Prevention Advice From Ski Team Doctor

As U.S. Freestyle Ski Team physician, Dr. David Goltz sees his share of ski injuries. For the team’s mogul skiers, the biggest nemesis is the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in the knee. On the aerials side of the team,… Read More →


6 Ski Destinations Where Winter Is ‘Off-Season’ & Lodging Is Cheaper

“Ski-in, ski-out” lodging offers convenience that generally comes at healthy price tag. Even for lodging options farther from the lifts, the winter season demands the highest lodging rates in most ski towns. However, for a few towns and regions with… Read More →


Five Tips for Better Mogul Skiing

You helped us put together a list of North America’s favorite mogul runs, but how do you ski them? Here are a few tips: 1. Think of moguls as your allies, not your enemies. The upslope of a big mogul can… Read More →