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Author of Squallywood , co-director of GNAR: The Movie , and all-around good guy, Dr. Robb Gaffney announced his resignation as a Squaw Valley ski ambassador via his Facebook page on April 10, an affiliation he's had for 20 years, citing discontentment with Squaw's direction.

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Related Topix: Simon Dumont, Action Sport, Charles Gagnier, Outdoor Recreation

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Pique News Magazine

Olympic heroes here for WSSF

Howell is in town to compete in the WSSF's World Skiing Invitational, her first contest since the Sochi Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Dara Howell, Action Sport, Outdoor Recreation

Pique News Magazine

The Mike and Manny mission - making ski racing cool again... one athlete at a time

They insist it's all about giving back. And yet... "Seems that I get as much out of these camps as the skiers do," says former ACA slalom ace, Mike Janyk.

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Related Topix: Action Sport, Mike Riddle

Pique News Magazine

Jazic joins B.C. Ski Team staff

The B.C. Ski Team has added another Whistler coach to its staff, announcing last week that Ryan Jazic will be taking over the reins of the women's squad.

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Related Topix: Marielle Thompson, Brady Leman, Action Sport

Pique News Magazine

The Colby West Show to debut at WSSF

Tickets for the live taping are extremely limited. Stephen Colbert has already been pegged to take over for David Letterman next year, but maybe Late Show producers will be re-thinking that decision after seeing what Colby James West can do behind the desk.

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Related Topix: Colby West, Action Sport

SKINET

Is Olympic Slopestyle ...

Lars Engbretson, IOC's head of medical sciences points at the discipline's Olympic debut in Sochi.

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Related Topix: Maggie Voisin, Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Lyman Currier, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Ravi Drugan, Action Sport

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Mount Snow Academy freeskiers earn top prizes in Colorado

"We had some great success out there," said coach Robby Sullivan. "We had three podium finishes then a fourth in an open class division."

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Related Topix: Devin Logan, Action Sport, Nick Goepper

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Park Record

USSA post-Olympic analysis

Ted Ligety was on stage again last week, recounting his gold medal experience nearly two months earlier.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mac Bohonnon, Winter Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Brita Sigourney, Action Sport, Park City, UT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Mount Snow Academy freeskiers earn top prizes in Colorado

"We had some great success out there," said coach Robby Sullivan. "We had three podium finishes then a fourth in an open class division."

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Related Topix: Devin Logan, Action Sport, Nick Goepper

India Auto News

This is how Jon Olsson is preparing for Gumball 3000 #Miami2Ibiza rally

Meet Jon Olsson. His profile over the internet says he is a professional freeskier and alpine ski racer.

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Related Topix: Jon Olsson, Action Sport

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Olympians say selfies were stopped at White House

Some of America's Olympic athletes say they were asked to keep their cellphones in their pockets last week when they visited the White House and met with President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Nick Goepper, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Action Sport, Nick Goepper

Examiner.com

Slopestyle sports could be dropped by 2018 Winter Olympics

According to the Canadian Press on Saturday, slopestyle skiing and slopestyle snowboarding could be dropped from the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Kim Lamarre, Dara Howell, Action Sport, Olympic Snowboarding, Winter Sports

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Akelstad, Sullivan repeat as Arctic Man champs

Akelstad, a snowmachiner from Palmer, and Sullivan, a three-time Olympic downhiller from Truckee, Calif., won the men's ski title at the annual adrenaline-laced competition in the Hoodoo Mountains near Paxson, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.

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Related Topix: Daron Rahlves, Action Sport, Outdoor Recreation, Olympic Snowboarding, Winter Sports, Snowmobile, Levi LaVallee, Snowboard, Scotty Lago, Nate Holland

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Car and Driver

Rebellion R2K: Gallardo-Powered LMP-esque Thingy Bombs *Up* a Ski Slope

Travis Pastrana started on dirt bikes. Ken Block began on skateboards. Jon Olsson made his bones on skis and then found himself increasingly enamored of driving cars on tracks, which led to his purchase of an Ultima GTR .

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Related Topix: Jon Olsson, Action Sport, Rally, Moto X, Travis Pastrana, Ken Block, Autos

CBC News

Marielle Thompson, Tristan Tafel win Canadian ski cross titles

Marielle Thompson, shown in this file photo, capped off an impressive 2014 with a win at nationals in Banff, Alta.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Miller: Adopting shelter animals saves lives

American Olympian Gus Kenworthy finished this year's Winter Olympics with a silver medal in men's slopestyle skiing and a little something extra - two stray Sochi puppies and their mother.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Gus Kenworthy, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Action Sport, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

BenzConnection

Snow Drifting In A Prototype Racer? Jon Olsson Shows Us How: Video

Unable to ski at present because of an injury, Swedish adventure skier Jon Olsson has come up with another way to hit the slopes: behind the wheel of a 600-horsepower prototype race car.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Lucky lady goes on date with Lawrenceburg Olympian Nick Goepper

When Lawrenceburg native and slopestyle ski bronze medalist Nick Goepper took to Twitter to offer up a dream-date contest, he received thousands of responses from girls across the country.

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Related Topix: Action Sport, Nick Goepper, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Pique News Magazine

Brenneman best at SBX nationals

Whistler's Carle Brenneman claimed a national title over the weekend when she won the senior women's race of the Sport Chek Canadian Snowboard Cross Nationals at Big White.

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Related Topix: Kevin Hill, Snowboard, Rob Fagan, Action Sport, Marielle Thompson, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

TheDenverChannel

Olympian Gus Kenworthy living with 2 Sochi pups

Kenworthy was in Sochi, Russia, to compete in men's slopestyle skiing when he came across some stray puppies and their mom.

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Related Topix: Gus Kenworthy, Action Sport, Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

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