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Shaun White Blasted For Quitting

Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

Shaun White's decision to bail on the new slopestyle event at the Winter Games isn't winning him any friends. Rivals from other nations were quick...

Snowboarder's Helmet Cracked After Brutal Crash

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports

Fortunately for Sarka Pancochova, Olympic snowboarders are required to wear helmets. The 23-year-old's helmet may have saved her from a major head inj...

He's Stoked, and You Should Be Too

Brian Shactman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports
Brian Shactman

So, with White out (nice pun, eh?) and Canadian gold-medal favorite Mark McMorris nursing a broken rib, there was an opening. And this little-known 20-year old from Idaho went out and won a gold medal.

We Tried It: Indo Yoga Board

Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Anna Almendrala

Transitioning from plank pose to lunge pose on the Indo Yoga Board felt almost like getting into standing position on a surf board -- minus the cold water, wind and salt.

Shaun White Won't Ride This Course -- But Now You Can

Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

Shaun White won't compete on this Olympic snowboarding course, but now you can -- and you don't even have to buy a ticket to Sochi, participate in any...

Early Start For Sochi Olympics Events

AP | Posted 02.06.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Competition at the Sochi Olympics was officially starting Thursday, 32 hours before the opening ceremony. Early starts are nee...

8 Lessons the Sochi Olympics Have Already Taught Us About Blogging

Greg Narayan | Posted 04.07.2014 | Media
Greg Narayan

Today, the web is different. As we look towards the Olympics, however, there's still a lot we can learn from beyond the ceremonies, rings and medals.

The World's Ultimate 'Ski-cations': Exploring the Coolest Winter Retreats

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

From world-famous celeb magnets to quirky and humble haunts, here is our list of the world's top spots for skiing and snowboarding escapes.

Why I love Russia Right Now

Brian Shactman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports
Brian Shactman

Perhaps the focus is off aesthetics and onto function. Ultimately, television won't show what it looks like behind the stands. The focus is on the athletes.

I'm With Stupid: Xactly What Is so Fun About These Games?

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.05.2014 | Denver
Todd Hartley

I don't get it. I honestly don't understand the appeal of the X Games. I realize that it's because I'm a crotchety, old fart, but they just strike me as really, really lame.

Finding Love in a Ski Resort: The Odds Are Good but Goods Are Odd

Liftopia | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Do you go for the one with the large... acreage... or do you opt for the one that everyone else has already dated? It's a difficult dance, one that takes years to master.

Craft Beers and Craft Skis: An Inspired Pairing of the Year's Best Skis & Beers

Liftopia | Posted 03.22.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

It's that special time of the year when ski magazines fill mailboxes of those who have gone too long without snow. Hope returns to our hearts. These h...

Speak Up With Jimmy: 2014 Winter Olympics Talk With Tyler Duckworth

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

I preview the 2014 Winter Olympics in this interview with MTV reality star and now sports journalist Tyler Duckworth. Tyler and I talk about the in...

Top 4 Places to Learn to Ski and Snowboard

Liftopia | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

What do beginner skiers and snowboarders daydream about? Mostly not being cold, not getting hurt, and not being embarrassed. Not exactly inspirational, huh?

New Season Brings New Ski Lifts and Terrain

Liftopia | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

The 2013-14 season has brought another slate of terrain expansions and new ski lifts. In some cases, the trend of bringing "side-country" in-bounds offers the flavor of rugged backcountry skiing, minus any serious avalanche concerns.

Leave This To The Professionals

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.26.2013 | Sports

Professional snowboarders, Jeremy Jones and Bryan Iguchi, had been waiting for the perfect moment to take the vertical ride down the Grand Teton Mount...

5 Game Changing Skis for 2014

Liftopia | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

With every new ski season comes new technologies that promise to let you skip the bunny hill and fly down the slopes in bigger and cooler ways.

Family and Food: Giving Thanks

Wendy Gaynor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Wendy Gaynor

We understood more than ever that year what it truly meant to give thanks. Ruby was recovering, granted it was at a snail's pace, and we were blessed.

Europe's 10 Best Adventure Destinations

minube | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
minube

From the glaciers and volcanos of Iceland to the warm waters of the Canary Islands, here are Europe's 10 best adventure destinations.

Grit Was My Only Choice

Amy Purdy | Posted 01.25.2014 | TED Weekends
Amy Purdy

I came home from work one day with what I thought was the flu and less than 24 hours later I was on life support and was given less than a two percent chance of living.

Aspen Skiing Company Bonks On Social Media

Michael Conniff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver
Michael Conniff

ASPEN--Story is the new black. Any company emblazoning "story" in their branding (i.e., Jose Cuervo) is saying, in effect, that they understand stor...

Europe's 10 Coziest Mountain Villages

minube | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
minube

As winter approaches, the first blankets of snow are falling on the great mountains of Europe and the continent's enchanting mountain towns are gearing up for a new season

Live Vicariously

Liftopia | Posted 08.17.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

Who you should be following on Instagram for breathtaking pictures from the slopes to the surf.

Women Go Skiing in Afghanistan

Adam Valen Levinson | Posted 06.05.2013 | World
Adam Valen Levinson

The third annual Afghan Ski Challenge pitted thirty competitors, an even split between Afghans and foreigners, against the treeless massif of central Afghanistan.

Most Stoke-Worthy Gear For Chicks Who Rip

Liftopia | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

Girls rip just as hard as guys, so it only makes sense that we cover the hottest women's gear, too. Here's what she named best of best in women's gear for next season. No better time than the present to get ready!