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3 Athlete Stories from X Games Aspen 2016

3 Athlete Stories from X Games Aspen 2016

by Michael Stevens

On January 28-31, X Games celebrated its 15th year in Aspen, Colorado. Over 200 world-class athletes competed for medals & prizes, while spectators gathered for one of the world’s best action sports, music and festival experience. As the event went… Read More →

Athlete Profile: Q&A with Cassie & Darcy Sharpe

Athlete Profile: Q&A with Cassie & Darcy Sharpe

by Troy Hawks

January 22, 2015 was a really good day for the Sharpe family, of Comox, B.C. Cassie Sharpe, 22, put down a career performance to win silver at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria. Two days later her… Read More →

Alpine World Ski Championships Week 1 Recap: It’s All About the Austrians

Alpine World Ski Championships Week 1 Recap: It’s All About the Austrians

by Kristen Lummis

Otte and Matthias are rock stars at home, dodging ski racing mad fans, posing for photos and signing autographs. But at the Vail Beaver Creek 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Colorado, they were (seemingly at first) just two… Read More →

Q&A with Tiger Shaw, U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team CEO & President

Q&A with Tiger Shaw, U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team CEO & President

by Troy Hawks

It’s his name that strikes you first: Tiger. They don’t call it the “eye of the shark,” or lion, or bear. It’s “eye of the tiger,” and it seems to strike the cord and essence of competitive sports in the… Read More →

Pro Freeskier Brita Sigourney: Athlete Profile & Q&A

Pro Freeskier Brita Sigourney: Athlete Profile & Q&A

by Fletcher Keyes

Everyone knows chicks who ski are rad. Yeah, that’s a vague statement that might cause you to pause and ask, “But, what kind of skiers are you talking about?” I’m talking about the chicks you see on TV tossing their… Read More →

Q&A with Joss Christensen, Slopestyle’s First Olympic Gold Medalist in Skiing

Q&A with Joss Christensen, Slopestyle’s First Olympic Gold Medalist in Skiing

by Katie Coakley

Gold medals are always a big deal, but perhaps they have a bit more shine when they’re the first in the field. We caught up with Joss Christensen, Olympic Slopestyle gold medalist in skiing, at Copper Mountain Resort where he… Read More →

What’s Cooking with Steven Nyman, Three-Time Olympian Ski Racer

What’s Cooking with Steven Nyman, Three-Time Olympian Ski Racer

by Troy Hawks

It’s Sunday afternoon in late July and Steven Nyman, three-time Olympian ski racer, is holding court. In a few days he’ll be flying to New Zealand for a month of training as he kick-starts his 14th World Cup season. But… Read More →

Sage Kotsenburg: Athlete Profile & Q&A

Sage Kotsenburg: Athlete Profile & Q&A

by Katie Coakley

Gold medals are always a big deal, but perhaps they have a bit more shine when they’re the first in the field. We caught up with Sage Kotsenburg, Olympic Slopestyle Gold Medalist in snowboarding, at Copper Mountain Resort where he… Read More →

Mikaela Shiffrin: Athlete Profile and Q&A

Mikaela Shiffrin: Athlete Profile and Q&A

by Troy Hawks

“Now that I’ve won an Olympic gold medal, I can’t wait to study for my SATs,” said nobody ever – Well, except Mikaela Shiffrin, albeit with notably less enthusiasm. When we recently caught up with Mikaela, she was already training… Read More →

Q&A with Megan Gunning: Evolution of Women in Competitive Free Skiing

Q&A with Megan Gunning: Evolution of Women in Competitive Free Skiing

by Leah Evans

Watching Dara Howell come down the Olympic slope style course, professional skier Megan Gunning thought to herself, “Wow, so many girls are going to want be just like Dara!” Gunning, a member of the Canadian half pipe team from Calgary,… Read More →