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Killington remains King of Spring." -The Boston Globe | March 16, 2006

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You heard it folks! Killington reigns as the king of spring with 7" of new snow and a jammed pack events schedule... Conditions remain excellent at the kingdom for Friday.
PLUS - with the return of colder temperatures, our snowmaking jestures have been out on the mountain firing up the world's largest snowmaking system. They are working on covering Snowshed, Snowdon and Killington Peak with man-made snow and re-surfacing all of your favorites for this coming weekend...
At Killington you will find the best conditions anywhere in New England. Come and visit us- there is still plenty of winter to enjoy. March 23-26 Sprint US Freestyle Championships

The first appearance of US Ski Team athletes post Olympics competing in aerials, bumps and superpipe. kILLINGTON


LINDSEY JACOBELLIS CLOSES SEASON WITH 2ND AT WORLD CUP FINALS FURANO, Japan (March 17) - Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton, VT) closed the World Cup season Friday with a second place finish at the World Cup Finals behind Olympic bronze medalist Domonique Maltais of Canada. Maltais clinched the World Cup SBX title with the win.
Competition continues Saturday from Japan with halfpipe followed by parallel giant slalom on Sunday. WORLD CUP SNOWBOARDING
World Cup Finals
Furano, Japan - March 17, 2002
Men's SBX
1. Michal Novotny, Czech Republic
2. Marco Huser, Switzerland
3. Jasey Jay Anderson, Canada
4. Jason Smith, Basalt, Colo.
10. Nate Holland, Squaw Valley, Calif.
11. Graham Watanabe, Sun Valley, Idaho
Women's SBX
1. Domonique Maltais, Canada
2. Lindsey Jacobellis, Stratton, Vt.
3. Sandra Frei, Switzerland
4. Maelle Ricker, Canada

For complete details: US Snowboarding

US Ski Team News
RESI STIEGLER'S 2ND RUN DRIVES A TIE FOR 4TH IN SLALOM AT WORLD CUP FINALS Result marks best World Cup finish of Stiegler's young career ARE, Sweden (March 17) - Resi Stiegler (Jackson Hole, WY) produced the third-fastest final run Friday for the best result of her young career as she moved into a tie for fourth place in slalom at World Cup Finals. Newly crowned World Cup champion Janica Kostelic of Croatia won by nearly a full second at World Cup Finals.
Kostelic, who already had clinched her third World Cup slalom title, had a two-run time of 1:45.28 with Austrian Marlies Schild second (1:46.15).
Stiegler, who was ninth in the first run, had a total clocking of 1:46.84 as she tied Finn Tanja Poutiainen, the 2005 SL World Cup champ. Lindsey Kildow (Vail, CO) was 17th and Julia Mancuso (Olympic Valley, CA), tied for 20th in the first run, didn’t start the second run
World Cup Finals
Are, SWE - March 17, 2006
Women’s Slalom
1. Janica Kostelic, Croatia, 1:45.28
2. Marlies Schild, Austria, 1:46.15
3. Anja Paerson, Sweden, 1:46.34
4. (tie) Resi Stiegler, Jackson Hole, Wyo.,
  :   and Taja Poutiainen, Finland, 1:46.84 each - 17. Lindsey Kildow, Vail, Colo., 1:49.45
- DNS-2:
Julia Mancuso, Olympics Valley, Calif.

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Val d'Isère
Powder. heaps of powder !
2 metres of snow at the top of the slopes,
1m20 in the village. so much snow, so little time !
And what a snowfall.. light, soft, perfect ! Great skiing conditions !
Off piste skiing is always a pleasure, but be careful, skiing or snowboarding away from the marked slopes means higher risks including avalanches and accidents.
Before setting off on your off-piste advenure, you must (even if you are a really good skier) consult the snow-weather bulletins. Never go off-piste alone, always take an ARVA transceiver with you and tell somebody where you are going. It's always better to go with a ski instructor if possible. Event

White Stuff "Best Triks Contest" Competition open to experts (Snowpark black zone) Entries at the competition. Prize money : 2000€ & lots of prizes. DJ and barbecue for spectators. Meet at 10h00 at the Val d'Isère Snow park.

Wednesday March 22nd « Natives X Challenge 2006 » Ski and Snowboard boarder-Cross compétition open to all. Information and entries :Fat Face & Bar Rodeo or on the spot at 9h00. Tariff :15 € (including barbecue) From 10h00 at the snowpark.
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