Feb 15, 2018

Skier lost in New York turns up in California, with no memory of journey

Police on Wednesday were trying to piece together how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked a massive search on a snowy New York mountainside ended up six days later in California, confused and still in ski clothes. Toronto firefighter Constantinos "Danny" Filippidis told investigators he ...

Legendary skiing filmmaker Warren Miller dies at age 93

Jan 26, 2018

Legendary skiing filmmaker Warren Miller dies at age 93

Warren Miller, the legendary outdoor filmmaker who for decades made homages to downhill skiing that he narrated with his own humorous style, has died. He was 93. His family said in a statement that Miller died of natural causes Wednesday evening at his home on ...

Vonn eyes Olympics after latest victory

/ Jan 21, 2018

Vonn eyes Olympics after latest victory

It's exactly what Lindsey Vonn was hoping for — a dominant victory one month before she goes for gold at the Olympics. Vonn amped up her preparations for the Pyeongchang Games by winning a World Cup downhill by a large margin Saturday, while Italian rival ...

Japan looks abroad to pitch snow resorts

Oct 31, 2017

Japan looks abroad to pitch snow resorts

The government and tourism industry are eagerly seeking ways to attract more people, including foreign tourists, to snow resorts amid Japan's declining skiing and snowboarding population. The Japan Tourism Agency plans to launch model projects in early December. It will provide funds to two community ...