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Whistler Blackcomb Announces New Interim PR Manager (19-Apr-10)

Whistler Blackcomb, Canada, April 19, 2010 - Tabetha Boot has been named

Tabetha Boot has been named Whistler Blackcomb’s interim public relations and communications manager during the maternity leave of Christina Moore.

Boot brings five years of experience in the Whistler Blackcomb public relations team to meet this new challenge.


Dawn Of The Shred At CairnGorm (18-Apr-10)

Cairngorm, Scotland, April 18, 2010 - Last weekend the Vans team

Last weekend the Vans team hit the Scottish mountains for the fourth year to host the legendary ‘Dawn of the Shred’ competition.


International Competitions In New Zealand This Summer (18-Apr-10)

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand, April 18, 2010 - Lake Wanaka ski fields

Lake Wanaka ski fields in New Zealand take centre stage this summer when several international ski and snowboard events roll in for the southern hemisphere’s winter season.

Young snowboarders and skiers from across the world will descend on Wanaka in August (19-31) for the 2010 FIS Snowboard & Freestyle Junior World Championships.


Copper Mountain Spends on Snowmaking (18-Apr-10)

Copper Mountain, Colorado, April 18, 2010 - Copper Mountain in Colorado will spend

Copper Mountain in Colorado will spend $6m (US) in off-season improvements for next winter, much of the money going on a 25% increase in the resort’s snowmaking capacity.


Huge Snowmaking Expansion For Hauser Kaibling (18-Apr-10)

Hauser Kaibling, Austria, April 18, 2010 - Has seen a 6 million Euro investment

Hauser Kaibling, part of Schladming’s ski area in Austria, has seen a 6 million Euro investment in new infrastructure this season, much of it spent on new snowmaking.

31 pieces of new snow guns have been purchased, making a total of 167 canons for its 37km of piste and increasing capacity to 11,000 cubic metres of snow per hour.


World Ski & Snowboard Festival Kicking Off (18-Apr-10)

Whistler, Canada, April 18, 2010 - The ten-day long

The ten-day long 15th annual TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival is getting underway at Whistler.

The Festival, which runs from April 16 to 25 is traditionally the biggest snow event on the planet in late April each year, and this season has the double bonus of being the ultimate after-party after the Olympics, and is also being staged at the end of what is so far the resort’s second-snowiest-ever season, with over 14.3m (47 feet) of snow fallen. 


Crystal Mountain Add New Gondola And Terrain Park For 2010-11 (18-Apr-10)

Crystal Mountain, USA, April 18, 2010 - Crystal Mountain resort in North Western USA

Crystal Mountain resort in North Western USA will add a new Doppelmayr gondola for next winter. Work is due to begin on the new lift on Monday, April 19th the day after the resort closes for the season.

The gondola’s base terminal will be where the current Mountain Market/Bumps Espresso is located and bring passengers to the top of Rainier Express and the Summit House.


Bank Holiday Blast Package To Tignes This Mayday Weekend (18-Apr-10)

Tignes, Europe, April 18, 2010 - With excellent late season snow

With excellent late season snow conditions dominating the European ski resorts, Ski Freshtracks, (skifreshtracks.co.uk), are offering a weekend break for all ski abilities over the first May Bank Holiday.

The weekend is based in the snow sure French resort of Tignes and offers evening flights and convenient transfers giving four full days on the snow.


Mammoth Mountain Extends Ski Season To US Independence Day – July 4th (18-Apr-10)

Mammoth Mountain, USA, April 18, 2010 - Thanks to good snowfall

Thanks to good snowfall throughout the 2009/10 winter season, Mammoth Mountain in California has announced that it will extend its winter operations for daily skiing and riding to July 4, 2010.

Mammoth Mountain has received over 41 feet (493 inches) of snowfall this season including more than three feet of snow in the first week of April.


Endeavor Snowboard Illustrates Commitment To Arts At Whistler Snowboard Festival (18-Apr-10)

Whistler, Canada, April 18, 2010 - Since it's inception

Since it's inception eight years ago, Snowboards has dedicated itself to bringing art to snowboard design. The “State of the Art” show at the TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival will showcase that dedication with six exhibitions by Endeavor artists and an Endeavor photography display by photographer and brand partner Scott Serfas. 

“Endeavor is proud to work with the most innovative artists in the world.

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