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Purgatory Resort to open Saturday despite warm weather

Warm weather is no deterrent for Purgatory Resort’s opening day Saturday, when the ski area will celebrate its 52nd season. Resort spokeswoman Kim Oyler said Purgatory nearly doubled its snowmaking...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s Lindsey Vonn revives request to race in men’s World Cup downhill

GENEVA — Lindsey Vonn’s request to race against men in a World Cup downhill will be studied again by the International Ski Federation (FIS) next week. The United States team will make the formal...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lara Gut targets North American races for comeback

GENEVA – Former overall World Cup champion Lara Gut has targeted races in North America to make her comeback from a serious knee injury at the world championships. “I’m back on the snow” Gut wrote...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nyman is in a festive mood with a podium and baby on the way

VAL GARDENA, Italy – Steven Nyman and his girlfriend were lying under the stars admiring the view atop one of the Dolomites’ most majestic mountain passes when they decided to open the doctor’s...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Eyeing 4th downhill win in Gardena, Nyman has loftier goals

VAL GARDENA, Italy – Bode Miller, Daron Rahlves, Bill Johnson, Buddy Werner. None of these accomplished skiers have achieved what Steven Nyman is aiming for this season: To become the first...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports