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...
Movie Review:' Pitch Perfect 2'

...German rivals, members of a group called Das Sound Machine. I haven't seen such poor Teutonic stereotyping since the evil skier in "Hot Dog...the Movie."In her first feature as director, Elizabeth Banks does well enough with spotty material and...
Family is sweaty business for Lauwers, Karlberg, Sims

...a 1978 Dimond graduate, finished 36th in the 1984 Iditarod. Lana Karlberg, a 1980 Dimond graduate, was a runner and a skier. Janice, a 1983 Dimond graduate, still plays hockey and softball.Ask various family members who is the most competitive...
Celebrating self-esteem through running coach believing in me I believed in myself and I pushed myself much further and was able to become a great cross country skier. I see a lot of that here; the girls just flourish in this program. Sometimes when they come in they are really shy, they...
Preakness approaches, 2015 Triple Crown pursuit is in good hands

...a million-dollar animal involved."Pharoah's eyes got big," Baffert said. "The groom leading him was like a water skier. By the time we got him to the paddock, I thought we had lost the race. When a horse is that stirred up, it usually has...
'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...
Snow-carving team prepares for Buckwheat Ski Classic

It was about 15 years ago that Pete Lucchetti decided to help build a skier aid station for the Buckwheat Ski Classic, an annual cross country ski race on the trails just north of Skagway."They just...
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KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - A Ukrainian skier has withdrawn from the Olympics in response to the deaths of...Matsotska told The Associated Press on Thursday.The 24-year-old skier is refusing to ski Friday in the slalom,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...
Resort fines injured skier for rescue costs resort are taking the rare step of billing a skier for the cost of a rescue after he was badly hurt...Habecker said. He could recall only one instance - a skier who got lost. That skier also was billed for the rescue. Davis is banned...
Cultivating the savvy skier

...and diligently conducts safety checks, a skier too should know the ways of the wilderness...the case.This week, for instance, a skier triggered an avalanche while skiing a line...southwest of South Lake Tahoe, Calif. The skier was carried over a small cliff and into...


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