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“King of Spring” moves in
with soft snow, sunshine, exciting events, live music and the famous Bear Mountain deck as the crown jewels of Killington Resort’s “King of Spring” celebration.
Beginning St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, and followed by the return of the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships; we have an entire “King of Spring” events lineup complementing warm days and corn snow. Plus, as a Drifter, when you book a “King of Spring” three-day or more combined lift ticket and lodging package you will receive all sorts of hot “King of Spring” deals including free admission to the Snowshed Adventure Center, Kids Zone Arcade and Snow Action Park; free admission to the Wobbly Barn, The Outback and Tabu nightclubs (ages 21 and over), plus special discounts at area businesses, including 10% off all food at Casey's Caboose, Birch Ridge Inn, Wally's American Grill, The Santa Fe Steakhouse, Cedars Restaurant and Outback Pizza. Simply present your “King of Spring” credential to receive these extra benefits. Packages start at $83 per person/per night. Tax and service fees not included. Some restrictions apply.

Here is the full “King of Spring” event lineup:
• March 22-25: Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships
• March 31-April 1: Bud Light Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge, featuring Blue Oyster Cult
• April 4: Wobbly Barn Pajama Party and Pillow Fight
• April 7-8: Spring Loaded
• April 8: Easter Sunday Sunrise Service and Easter Egg Hunt
• April 14: Sunshine Daydream Festival
• April 21: Pond Skimming

BTW, Killington averages more than 70 inches of snow during the month of March and so far we’ve received 26.5 inches!


Sugar Bowl
The National Championships for the Jeep Terrain Park Challenge land at Sugar Bowl this Friday & Saturday, March 9 & 10. The Join us for the kick off party Friday night at the Village Lodge. Fireworks, a torchlight parade and live music by the Truckee Tribe all begin at 6pm in the Village. Final round takes place on Saturday in the Mt Judah Terrain Park. Check out the series at Jeep Terrain Park Challenge

Its going to be a banger so if you are around try to make it over to Tignes for the sessions in the park or the film projection and almighty Protest Jib-Vid party which is going to Rock Tignes.
This year we have DJ Square 1 back to entertain us in the Melting Pot on projection night after a blistering performance for Joey Driscall who has come all the way over from New York to give us his sounds. Funky Salad will be dropping the beats in the Couloir Bar as well as local Dan ny Delta and in addition the Couloir Bar will also be bringing in a top surprise act to blow some minds.
The Prize breakdown:
1st place team: 2250 euros + 3 Sony Viao laptops
2nd place team: 1500 euros
3rd place team: 750 euros
4th place team: 450 euros
5th place team: 300 euros

Other film awards:
Best trick in the Jib-Vid films - awarded to an individual competitor.
Most creativity – team prize
Best editing – team prize
Best camera work – team prize
Most stoked film – team prize

There will also be on-the-spot cash giveaways in the Tignes snowpark

All information can be found on the event website,

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria (March 7) - Leanne Smith (Conway, NH; U.S. Development Team) tied for 15th place Wednesday in a downhill to lead U.S. skiers in the first women's race at the 2007 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships.
Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein had the fastest time over the 2.7K WC Strecke course in Zauchensee, above the village of Altenmarkt. She took gold in 1:39.69, edging Swiss racer Lara Gut by .07 with Austrian Nicole Schmidhofer earning the bronze medal. Smith's time was 1:41.97 on a sunny day with temperatures in the mid-30s. In addition, Kiley Staples (Park City, UT; Rowmark Academy/U.S. Development Team) was 29th and Hannah Victory (Mammoth Lakes, CA; Mammoth Mountain Ski Team) finished 31st in the field of 61.
The championships are spreading races over two venues - speed events at Zauchensee, which is above the village of Altenmarkt, and slalom and giant slalom in Flachau. The races continue Thursday with the men's super G in Zauchensee and the women's GS in Flachau.

2007 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships
WC Strecke
Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, AUT - March 7, 2007
Women's Downhill
1. Tina Weirather, Liechtenstein, 1:39.69
2. Lara Gut, Switzerland, 1:39.76
3. Nicole Schmidhofer, Austria, 1:40.50
4. Stefanie Moser, Austria, 1:40.54
5. Gina Stechert, Germany, 1:40.64
15T. Leanne Smith, Conway, NH; U.S. Development Team
29. Kiley Staples, Park City, UT; Rowmark Academy/U.S. Development Team
31. Hannah Victory, Mammoth Lakes, CA; Mammoth Mountain Ski Team, 1:43.49
40. Katie Hartman, Breckenridge, CO; Team Summit
44. Lyndee Janowiak, Manistee, MI; Park City Ski Education Foundation/U.S. Development Team
Megan McJames, Park City, UT; Park City SEF/U.S. B Team
For complete results:

Fresh snow in Cortina!
New snowfalls on 7th and 8th March: 25/30 cm of fresh snow


Alyeska Event


Squaw Valley
Loudest Show on Snow", The Honda Ski Tour lands at Squaw Valley USA this weekend. Opening ceremonies explode on Friday night with an enormous Fireworks show, Athlete Introduction and Rail Jam

The Honda Ski Tour brings the biggest names in skiing including Tanner Hall, Simon Dumont and Daron Rahlves to battle for $125k at the Halfpipe and Skiercross finals this weekend at Squaw Valley USA. Catch the action!

onovan Frakenreiter Live
March 9

G Love & Special Sauce Live
March 10

The Ski Tour Halfpipe Finals
March 10

The Ski Tour Skier Cross Finals
March 11

St. Patrick's Day Celebration
March 17

Squaw Valley Lift Tickets & Lessons


Spring Break Kicks Off This Weekend!
Spring Break comes to Purgatory with races, freestyle events, live music and even a pig roast. With incredible events, snow conditions and weather, it’s a great time to come to Durango Mountain Resort
Spring Break with DMR Luau Weekend. Surf music will be playing all weekend on the Beach, and there will be a Pig Roast on Sunday. Steamworks will be serving free root beer and the Hounds of Purgatory will be playing live music all weekend long www.durangomountain.com

Monterosa - Italy

SKI FAMILY TO THE DOORS E' by now to the doors the event dedicated to the Families Monterosa Ski. The just occasion for rilassarsi with the own beloveds. A weekend dedicated to being with to the standard of the true spirit of square. Unimaginable tests to time and obstacles wait for to you.

Whistler- Blackcomb


Action Sport/Lifestyle Competition Features World’s Best Shooters in Showdown for $10,000 Purse
WHISTLER, BC, March 7 2007 – Whistler is gearing up for a clash of the titans, when five of the world’s best lifestyle and action sports photographers compete in the tenth annual Pro Photographer Showdown at the TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival, April 18 2007.

Chosen from a stellar showing of international submissions, the finalists for the tenth annual Showdown, hailing from Norway , Colorado , California , and Vancouver BC , were announced today.

The five selected photographers will be flown to Whistler for a gala presentation on April 18, 2007, lured by the bright lights of the Festival, the industry’s preeminent celebration of action and lifestyle photography and a $10,000 prize purse.

At the Pro Photographer Showdown, the most dynamic moments in action sports are captured and mounted, trophy-style, for an appreciative 2000-strong crowd in a series of self-curated 9 minute multimedia presentations.
The “Best of Show” designation conferred at the renowned photography expose will see the winner join an alumni that includes Kevin Zacher, Eric Berger and Aaron Chang, who will judge the Showdown alongside Whistler’s “King of Light” Paul Morrison, and long-time host of the Pro Photographer Search, writer and creative mastermind Leslie Anthony.

“The early years of the Showdown were simply our best friends shooting skiing and snowboarding. Now it's morphed into an iconic and unique celebration of action sports - surf, skate, bike, AND snow," says Jack Turner, Commissioner of the Pro Photographer Showdown. "The night of the Showdown is all about the passion and commitment to the culture of action sports whether you're a photographer, an athlete, or someone lucky enough to have a ticket to the show."

Throughout its ten year history, the Pro Photographer Showdown has featured stunning photography from renowned surf photographers Aaron Chang, Jason Childs, Jeff Divine and Warren Bolster; skateboard gurus J. Grant Brittain and Jon Humphries; acclaimed mountain bike photographer Sterling Lorence; ski & snowboard legends Kevin Zacher, Eric Berger, Paul Morrison, Blake Jorgenson, Mark Gallup, Scott Markewitz, Dave Heath, Vianney Tisseau and Mattias Fredriksson, among others.

visit www.whistler2007.com/2007/photo

North Lake Tahoe Snow Festival- WINTER FEST
The 26th Annual Snow Festival is scheduled for March 2-11, 2007.
North Lake Tahoe thrives with ten fun-filled days and nights, packed with events and a variety activities

Montafon- Austria
Sunparty on Snow in the Silvretta Nova
03 March 07
From 11.30 hrs. live music with the "Tequilla Partyband" in the Bella Nova.

VLV Cup Finale in Gargellen
23 March 07
The best young ski racers show off their paces on the Madrisa slope in Gargellen. The preliminary rounds start at 18.30 hrs., the finals at 20.30 hrs

Live music at the Hochjoch
24 March 07
From 13.30 hrs. live music with "Alpenstarkstrom" at the Kapell Restaurant.


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11:27 PM, March 08, 2007


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