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  1. NSCF Newsbeat September 2017

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat September 2017 United Airlines Increasing Seasonal Services to Popular Ski Destinations. United Airlines (UAL) is increasing its nonstop service from six hub cities to Aspen, Colo., Vail, Colo., Crested Butte, Colo., Steamboat Springs, Colo., Jackson Hole, Wyo., Sun Valley, Idaho, Bozeman, Mont., Glacier National Park, Mont. and Reno, Nev. The […]

  2. NSCF Newsbeat July-August 2017

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat July-August 2017   United States Ski and Snowboard Association Announce Re-brand. Following a re-brand, the governing body will now simply be known as US Ski & Snowboard. According to the organization, the changes will “unite athletes, members and fans as one team with a vision to be the best in […]

  3. NSCF Newsbeat May/June 2017

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat May-June 2017   Kohlberg & Co. Buys K2, Marker, Multiple Other Brands from Newell. Kohlberg & Company has purchased K2, Marker, Dalbello, and the rest of the winter sports businesses formerly owned by Newell Brands Inc. The full brand portfolio includes Völkl, K2, Marker, Dalbello, Line, Full Tilt, Ride, Madshus, […]

  4. NSCF Newsbeat April 2017

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat April 2017  Wyoming Passes Skier Safety Statute. Wyoming has become the 29th state to adopt ski safety legislation after Gov. Matt Mead signed the Wyoming Ski Safety Act into law earlier this month. According to an NSAA report, the bill defines inherent risks involved with skiing and snowboarding, immunizes ski […]

  5. NSCF Newsbeat March 2017

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat March 2017 Sun Peaks is B.C.’s Fastest Growing Town. The Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality, home to Sun Peaks ski resort in the B.C. interior, reported the largest growth of all incorporated municipalities and cities in British Columbia with a 66% population increase, according to recently released Canada Census information. […]

  6. NSCF Newsbeat February 2017

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat February 2017   RIP Skiing Magazine. After nearly 70 years of publishing, Skiing magazine printed its final issue this winter—ultimately consumed by its milquetoast longtime sister title, the bigger and marginally more profitable SKI magazine. More. Outside   Intrawest Considering Sale. Intrawest Resort Holdings, the owner or operator of six […]

  7. NSCF Newsbeat January 2017

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat January 2017   NBCUniversal to Launch Domestic Olympic Channel.  An announcement by NBCUniversal this month holds the opportunity to bring even more ski and snowboarding content to fans. The International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee and NBCUniversal have created a comprehensive Olympic Channel content and distribution partnership for the […]

  8. December 2016 NSCF Newsbeat

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat December 2016 County Approves Expansion of Squaw Valley Village. Placer County supervisors approved a controversial expansion to Squaw Valley’s base village following a day-long hearing last month. More. First Tracks!! Vail Resorts Sells Inn at Keystone. Vail Resorts has announced the sale of the Inn at Keystone to Dallas-based Realty […]

  9. November Newsbeat

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat November 2016 CNL Lifestyle Properties to Sell 15 Ski Resorts, Other Properties.  CNL Lifestyle Properties has entered into a purchase and sale agreement for its portfolio of waterparks, amusement parks and small family entertainment centers, along with its 15 ski resorts. More. SAM Ed. Note: Operations at the affected resorts […]

  10. National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat October 2016

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat October 2016 Outside Magazine Article Questions Aging Lift Infrastructure, SAM Release Critiques. Ed. Note: An article in Outside Magazine provided an in depth look at the aging of ski lifts, particularly those at smaller resorts frequented by locals. Ski Area Management’s news service released a critique of the article. Links […]

  11. National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat September 2016

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat September 2016 Big Sky to Invest $150 Million Over 10 Years. An ambitious, top-to-bottom enhancement project called “Big Sky 2025” with an anticipated price tag of $150 million is underway at Big Sky, Mont. Over the next decade, the Boyne Resorts-owned property plans to install 12 new or upgraded lifts, […]

  12. National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat August 2016

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    National Ski Council Federation News August 2016 Vail Resorts to Acquire Whistler Blackcomb. Vail Resorts (VR) is purchasing Whistler Blackcomb, the largest ski resort in North America. In what the company calls a “strategic business combination,” VR will acquire 100 percent of Whistler Blackcomb stock in a cash and stock deal worth a total of […]

  13. National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat July 2016

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat July 2016 SIA Plans to Relocate to Park City. The staff at SnowSports Industries America (SIA) will all soon have skis hanging from the walls of their offices in Park City, Utah—a sight not necessarily seen at its current digs outside of Washington D.C. The decision to move SIA’s headquarters […]

  14. National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat May-June 2016

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat May-June 2016 New Hampshire Congressional Representative Relaunches Congressional Ski and Snowboard Caucus. U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, D-NH, co-chairwoman of the Congressional Ski and Snowboard Caucus, convened fellow caucus members last month for a conversation with two current and former members of the U.S. Olympic Ski Team, Hannah Kearney and […]

  15. National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat April 2016

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat April 2016  Vail Resorts Will Spend $13M Upgrading Ski Area Near Chicago. Vail Resorts has announced a $13 million plan to transform Wilmot Mountain. “We think our guests from Chicago and Milwaukee will be thrilled with the investments we are making at Wilmot for the 2016-2017 ski season, which represents […]

  16. NSCF Newsbeat March 2016

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat March 2016   While Timberline Repairs Lift, Nationwide Inspections Ensue. Following a chairlift failure at Timberline Resort (W.Va.), Feb. 20, caused by an entire cross arm sheave train assembly detaching from the top of a lift tower and falling to the ground, resorts nationwide have been inspecting other lifts of similar […]

  17. NSCF Newsbeat – February 2016

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat February 2016   Chairlift Speed Dating Is Now a Thing. At least since stretch pants went out of vogue, a ski resort isn’t necessarily the first place you’d think of when it comes to picking someone up—what with everyone wearing face masks. Nevertheless, LuvByrd—an online dating website for Colorado outdoor […]

  18. NSCF Newsbeat – January 2016

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat January 2016   Forest Service Abandons Plan to Take Ski Areas’ Water Rights. Instead of requiring ski resorts to transfer their water rights to the government as a condition of their renewed operating permits, the Forest Service will now require the resorts to prove that there is sufficient water to […]

  19. NSCF Newsbeat – December 2015

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat December 2015   Ski and Snowboard Baggage Fees on Airlines Worldwide. Face it: as if airline travel these days isn’t enough of a hassle, traveling with skis or a snowboard has become an absolute pain. As a result, many travelers who used to bring their own gear now rent when […]

  20. NSCF Newsbeat – November 2015

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat November 2015   Hall of Fame Names Seven New Inductees. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame has chosen seven pioneers to join the Hall as part of the Class of 2015. They are: freestyle skiing world champions Genia Fuller and Bob Salerno; David Ingemie, president and CEO of […]

  21. NSCF Newsbeat – October 2015

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat October 2015   Canadian Ski Area Makes Helmet Use Mandatory for All. While most North American skiers and riders now understand the benefits of a helmet, there remains a steadfast minority that refuses to wear one. Now Canadian ski area Brookvale Provincial Ski Park on Prince Edward Island has made […]

  22. NSCF Newsbeat – September 2015

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat September 2015   National Ski Council Federation Holds 2015 Annual Meeting. Ski Council delegates and industry representatives met Sept. 9-13 in Lake Placid. The Federation extends our great appreciation to Lake Placid for hosting the meeting. This was an election year and the following officers were elected for the coming […]

  23. NSCF Newsbeat – August 2015

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat August 2015   Beijing will host 2022 Winter Olympics. Beijing has been selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, beating out Almaty, Kazakhstan, by a 44 to 40 vote. It will be the first city to host both a summer and winter Games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that […]

  24. NSCF Newsbeat – June-July 2015

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    National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat June-July 2015 Snowboard Big Air Lands in 2018 Winter Olympics. The International Olympic Committee on Monday adopted four new sports for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018. The IOC also approved a mass start in speedskating, mixed doubles in curling and a team skiing event that will […]

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