An excited dog got loose and bounded into a World Cup cross-country skiing race on Sunday in Quebec City, and it was exactly as cute as you’d think.
Mikaela Shiffrin looked tired. She wasn’t arcing as smoothly in this, her last race of the season; she wasn’t fighting as much. The fact that even that performance at Aspen on Sunday still put her in sixth—one many athletes on the World Cup circuit would love to have, yet considered a lackluster one for Shiffrin these…
It takes a special person to be able to say, “Hey, look I got a new piercing,” immediately after impaling their face on a tree branch.
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — If you wanted to script the most fitting, the most unnerving-yet-uplifting race to cap off the two-week World Alpine Ski Championships, you couldn’t have done better than today’s men’s slalom.
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — With a line-up like today’s, it’s easy to make the mistake of predicting the podium.
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — There was a crash today at the men’s giant slalom in the Alpine World Ski Championships, but it wasn’t a racer that hurtled to the ground. It was a cable camera, its wires severed by a too-close flyover from the Swiss Air Force. That was frightening enough, but it was just inches from true…
Gotta score this round for gravity.
Here’s the apparent formula for setting a Guinness world record, per this video of X-Games gold medalist Tom Wallisch.
Snowboarder Seth Beckton says a skier threw him off a chairlift, from which he fell 20 or 25 feet, at Aspen Highlands in Colorado. Going by his account of events, the rivalry between skiers and snowboarders remains strong and hostile.
“The first time I was at the start I was really scared,” says former ski racing phenom Didier Cuche at the beginning of the documentary STREIF: One Hell of a Ride. “All of the guys are making jokes in the evening. They’re saying, ‘Don’t unpack too much your stuff, because I don’t want to pack for you tomorrow if you…
Olympic gold medal skier Picabo Street has been charged with domestic violence assault in Utah after she got in a fight with her father, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. The fight and subsequent arrest happened last month, on Dec. 23, at Street’s home outside of Park City, Utah, but weren’t reported on…
Marcel Hirscher, the best alpine skier in the world, recently competed in a World Cup event in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy. A few seconds into his second slalom run, he was very nearly crushed by a falling camera drone.
Skier Gus Kenworthy, who won a silver medal at the Sochi Olympics and also saved all the puppies, announced today that he is gay.
Yes, there is still snow in Boston. Black, disgusting, humps of snow, melting and composting in the massive “snow farms” that formed the dumping grounds during the city’s record-setting winter. This dude skied one just last week.
I've only ever been a casual snowboarder, but I've never gone up a mountain without thinking "Fuck, man, I hope I don't die in an avalanche today!" at least once. If you're anything like me, then this video is going to freak you out.
The 2015 World Ski Championships have had some historic firsts. The first World Champs to be held in the U.S. this century. The oldest women's winner (Tina Maze, 31, downhill). And then the oldest World Champs winner, period (Hannes Reichelt, 34 downhill). The first skier to win the same discipline in three straight…
Late into a giant slalom run that looked like it would clinch her second gold in the 2015 World Ski Championships, Anna Fenninger suddenly snowplowed.
Shortly after his run, just before mounting the most important podium of his career—and the first World Championships downhill podium for the U.S. since 2005—Travis Ganong was already thinking of powder. In particular, the two feet of powder that had hit the slopes at home in Lake Tahoe the night before. "I've dreamed…