Skiing & Snowboarding


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Mon March 18, 2013
The Two-Way

Tiger Woods, Lindsay Vonn Make It Official: 'We Are Now Dating'

Originally published on Mon March 25, 2013 12:51 pm

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods.
Photos courtesy of: Tiger Woods/Lindsey Vonn

We promise, we'll get back to real news in a little bit. But first: After weeks of rumors, the sports icons Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn have made it official: They are dating.

"I guess it wasn't a well-kept secret but yes, I am dating Tiger Woods," Vonn, the Olympic gold medalist ski racer, tweeted.

Both Vonn and Woods, who is a 14-time major golf champion, also posted photographs of themselves on their Facebook pages.

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Thu March 7, 2013
Gun Debate

Parents Question Safety of Biathlon Event For Kids

Sgt Jeremy Teela competes in the Olympic men's Biathlon 12.5-kilometer pursuit at Whistler Olympic Park in this file photo from 2010
U.S. Army Flickr - Creative Commons

For years the organization that trains young winter sports athletes in Aspen has been holding a traditional European event called biathlon. This year questions are being raised about the sport, because it involves shooting guns.

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Wed March 6, 2013

With Adaptive Skiing, Disabled People No Longer Left Out In The Cold

Originally published on Wed March 6, 2013 9:18 am

Tilghman Logan and his instructor, Craig Stagg, do some practice turns using sit skis. Some ski resorts have created opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in snow sports.
Carrie Jung KUNM

March means spring break is just around the corner, and for New Mexico it means mild temperatures and fresh snow — perfect conditions for visiting area ski resorts.

A growing number of resorts are now offering programs that cater to vacationers with disabilities, and resort owners say it has proved to be a boost for business.

At a Taos Ski Valley chairlift, Barbara and Philip Logan prepare their son, Tilghman, for his first day of ski lessons.

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Mon February 11, 2013

Put A Lid On It: Helmet Use Reducing Brain Injuries On The Slopes

Sonny Joel Flock waves at his friend moments before a major ski crash at Arapahoe Basin two years ago
courtesy of Sonny Joel Flock and Kyle Hoehn