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Nordic skiers still await snowmaking system

...he said.Kornfield said the ski association's groomers are looking forward to using the snowmaking system to provide skiers with a "steadier" winter - as opposed to a "sooner" winter.Andrew Kastning, the coach of the University of Alaska Anchorage's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-08/nordic-skiers-still-await-snowmaking-sy
State
Nordic ski club is ready for winter snow

...popular spot better able to accommodate more skiers and more suitable for skate skiing as...constructing a new parking lot that will keep skiers' vehicles out of the path of city snowplows...fast-growing cadre of impressive young skiers who are becoming serious about improving...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-14/nordic-ski-club-ready-winter-snow
Sports
Juneau's skiers conquer Buckwheat Classic

...last Saturday. Over 320 skiers were registered to compete...Juneau's high school skiers were not far off the...Steele is an accomplished skier who has won the Buckwheat...most inspirational skier): Joel Luet, who assisted...the first time Juneau skiers had made the top three...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-27/juneaus-skiers-conquer-buckwheat-class
Sports
Skier out of Olympics, citing violence in Ukraine

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - A Ukrainian skier has withdrawn from the Olympics in response to the deaths of...Matsotska told The Associated Press on Thursday.The 24-year-old skier is refusing to ski Friday in the slalom, which is her third...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-21/skier-out-olympics-citing-violence-ukr
Sports
Alaskan shares knowledge of cross-country skiing

...much the only option. He said that providing guidance to new skiers became a way to pass on knowledge and help hone his own technique...low-key figure in the local ski community. Some of the fastest skiers in Fairbanks got their start at one of his lessons, and the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-28/alaskan-shares-knowledge-cross-country
Sports
Alaskan shares knowledge of cross-country skiing

...much the only option.He said that providing guidance to new skiers became a way to pass on knowledge and help hone his own technique...low-key figure in the local ski community. Some of the fastest skiers in Fairbanks got their start at one of his lessons, and the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-26/alaskan-shares-knowledge-cross-country-
State
My Turn: Road economics make sense

...roads, this just isn't true. Road avalanche hazards can be mitigated, and this is commonplace throughout Alaska. While skiers need be wary of avalanches, no motorists have lost their lives in Alaska due to an avalanche in the last 45 years. This road...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/my-turn-road-economics-make-sense
Local
Today In Sports History: Nov. 28-29

...first World Cup downhill victory. He also won the season-opening giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, and is just the fourth skier to win World Cup races in all five disciplines over his career (slalom and combined are the others).2009 - Clemson's C...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-28/today-sports-history-nov-28-29
Sports
Helmet camera craze lets skiers record their own runs for posterity, YouTube and grandma

...are moments on the slopes when skiers wish all eyes were on them...helmet cameras, which enable skiers to photograph and videotape...because the vantage point of the skier or boarder taking video has...to the leap in cameras among skiers and boarders - not to mention...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-25/helmet-camera-craze-lets-skiers-record
Sports
Cultivating the savvy skier

...South Lake Tahoe, Calif. The skier was carried over a small cliff...he was immobile.The buried skier was part of a group of five...in the backpack of the buried skier.The entire event was caught...encouraging young backcountry skiers and snowboarders to ride with...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-01-04/cultivating-savvy-skier
Outdoors

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