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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
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
Juneau author delivers wild ride in new novel

...meet "Harry" Harrington, an extreme skier from Alaska. Pete Harrington, meanwhile...He could talk about snow with another skier for hours: corn snow, blower pow, crust...Really Sounds."For 300 pages, Harry the skier is nearly missing from the novel he shares...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/juneau-author-delivers-wild-ride-new-nove
Art
Pure Sole: My vertical feet are best left horizontal

...announced."Yep, I black-diamonded every V.F. on Revelstoke's 5,620 feet."They are almost similar ... except skiers like the vertical drop and runners like the vertical top.We would live up there if jobs, significant others, taxes and the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-16/my-vertical-feet-are-best-left-horizon
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
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
Photo: Recreational skiers

Cross country skiers and their dogs enjoy the Mendenhall Lake Campground's groomed skiing trails on Sunday. Skiing is both a recreational activity...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-18/photo-recreational-skiers
Local
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
Resort fines injured skier for rescue costs

...taking the rare step of billing a skier for the cost of a rescue after...responsibility. The resort does not charge skiers who need rescuing on in-bounds...could recall only one instance - a skier who got lost. That skier also was billed for the rescue...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031609/sta_410171976.shtml

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