The Vermont Standard
Special Olympics This Weekend
For the seventh year in a row, Woodstock will play host to the 2014 Special Olympics Winter Games this weekend.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Nordic skiing off groomed trails evokes old days
Unannounced by signs, a discrete series of orange diamonds leads into the forest off the groomed Nordic trails.
Airdrie City View
All-around athlete rewarded by Airdrie Special Olympics
If there is a Special Olympics event taking place here during the course of the year, you can probably find Airdrie's Tore Thorn at it.
10 record-setting natural wonders in the U.S.
Deepest lake in the U.S.: Crater Lake, Oregon. The dazzling body of water is nearly 2,000 feet deep.
West Linn Tidings
College men's basketball: Weber State at Portland State, 7 p.m., Stott Center. ... The Portland Pilots, seeded seventh, take on No.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Record number participate in Special Olympics Winter Games at Waterville
Benjamin Demers of Pelham poses Tuesday afternoon on the slopes of Waterville Valley Ski Resort following the end of competition at the 38th annual New Hampshire Special Olympics Winter Games.
Conditioning coach Peter Twist shares battle with cancer
It has taken some time for Peter Twist to feel comfortable talking about his battle back from a Stage 4 cancer diagnosis.
The Georgia Straight
Sea to Sky Gondola opens up hiking in Stawamus Chief area
"It was the most brutal bushwhacking," Sovereign told the Georgia Straight by phone from Squamish.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Stay fit snowshoeing this winter
Snowshoeing is a great way to stay fit in the winter. Whistler Community Services Society leads a snowshoe group for people 55 and over every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m., starting from Meadow Park Sports Centre.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Photos: U.S. National Snowshoe Championships
The 2014 Dion Snowshoes U.S. National Snowshoe Championships were held Feb. 28-March 2 at Prospect Mountain Ski Area in Woodford, Vt.
Salt Lake Tribune
Recreation: If you can't train like an Olympian, at least eat like one
As they fly over jumps, muscle around sharp turns at 60 mph and glide with ease over long cross country courses, winter Olympians often made their sports look graceful and effortless.
Adventurer plans 80-day solo trek from Nunavut to Greenland
Vincent Cochin plans to spend 80 days travelling from Kugaaruk, Nunavut, to Qaanaaq, Greenland, by ski and snowshoe in an effort to break the world record for the longest unsupported, unassisted Arctic journey.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Record field set for Special Olympics Winter Games
Special Olympian Nate Webb, center, poses with Law Enforcement Torch Run participants Paul Montray of the Merrimack County Sheriff's Department, left, and Mike Murray of the Merrimack Police Department during the 2012 Special Olympics New Hampshire Winter Games at Waterville Valley.
Photos and video: Special Olympics Colorado Winter Games open
The annual Special Olympics Colorado Winter Games opened Saturday with figure skating and speed skating state championships at South Suburban Ice Arena in Centennial.
Ski or snowshoe to cozy hut near Mount Rainier
You know what makes any adventure in the snow even better? A warm, cozy place to settle in at the end of the day.
The Summit Daily News
Today's top five things to do in Summit County
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band will take the stage with New Sound Underground and special guest vocalist Arielle Verinis on Saturday, March 1, at The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco.
Snowshoeing legend, 84, keeps walking the trails
Rich Busa finished first in his age group at last weekend's state championship snowshoe races in Pittsfield.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Rudy Nielsen sits astride a land and data colossus
Rudy Nielsen is one of British Columbia's leading real estate evaluators and appraiser's.
Ten S's of the Sunshine Coast
And I thought Hawaiian sunrises were gorgeous. While visiting the Sunshine Coast recently, low-lying fog helped create some of the most beautiful early-morning light shows imaginable.
The Jersey Journal
Photos: 44 from Hudson participate in Special Olympics Winter Games
Forty-four Hudson County athletes participated in and brought home a variety of medals from the Special Olympics Winter Games held at Mountain Creek Ski Resort in Vernon, Sussex County, last month.