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Youth skiers battle at state championships

...7) John Harris 59.97, 8) Daniel Ferucci 1:00.62, 9) Max Johnsen 1:01.42, 10) Tyler Abts 1:02.49.Youth skiers participated in the Blastathon giant slalom race Friday at Alyeska.Anchorage's Arianna Hall and Eli Seaver picked up the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-31/youth-skiers-battle-state-championship
Sports
Juneau skiers challenged at Alyeska Cup

...Anchorage's Alyeska Resort.Despite strong performances, no Juneau skiers reached the podium."The JSC continues to perform at the races...Men's Slalom on Feb. 13 saw University of Alaska Anchorage U21 skier Hughston Norton win with a two-run combined time of 1:14...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-22/juneau-skiers-challenged-alyeska-cup
Sports
'The mountain is massive, the mountain is mist'

...a small-town Alaskan, once the world's greatest extreme skier; one, a despised New York financier avoiding his notoriety...independently-beginning with a heart-pounding section in which the skier chases down his teenage son in a blizzard-he began to recognize...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/mountain-massive-mountain-mist
Art
Refunds could liquidate ski area's cash reserves, manager says

...inches of snow at the summit. That year, the visitor population peaked at 56,000. In the 2014-2015 season, only 7,000 skiers visited the slopes.With about $86,000 in lost revenue this year, the positive fund balance of $92,000 has been nearly...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-16/refunds-could-liquidate-ski-areas-cash-
Local
Skier digs head out of snow after Alaska avalanche

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska backcountry skier walked away uninjured after being completely...Avalanche Information Center said.The skier, whom officials would not identify, was...News.About a foot of snow covered the skier's head, Fitzgerald said. The man could...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-21/skier-digs-head-out-snow-after-alaska-a
State
'The Unrideables: Alaska Range' visits for special show

Jon DeVore, a skier, skydiver, BASE jumper and Red Bull Air Force manager who grew up in...documentary showing the birth of a sport. Whether you're a nature lover, skier, mountaineer... it kind of covers everything. Whether you're a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-13/unrideables-alaska-range-visits-special
Local
Snow-carving team prepares for Buckwheat Ski Classic

...about 15 years ago that Pete Lucchetti decided to help build a skier aid station for the Buckwheat Ski Classic, an annual cross country...it has become quite an event."Three or four hundred skiers will arrive to participate.This year's Buckwheat will pose...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25/snow-carving-team-prepares-buckwheat-ski-
Art
Juneau Nordic Skiers brave Buckwheat

The Juneau Nordic Ski Club finished its competitive season with a strong showing at Saturday's 2015 Buckwheat Ski Classic at the Log Cabin Ski Trails between Skagway and Whitehorse. Athletes from the capital city were a part of over 400 entrants.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-01/juneau-nordic-skiers-brave-buckwheat
Sports
Becoming Alaskan: Living the heli-ski daydream

...head of curly hair on those professional skiers hucking themselves across massive snow...me is the intense, bent-over run the skiers and riders do in the beginning of those...overhead.Side note: How easy do those skiers make it look just hopping in and out with...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-29/becoming-alaskan-living-heli-ski-da
Neighbors
Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

...Cross-country skiers are harnessing their...a Spokane Nordic skier who caught the skijoring...or harness for the skier and an 8- to 12-foot...distance between the skier and the dog when encountering other skiers on the trail."That...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-25/skijoring-winter-fun-your-dog
Sports

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