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New ski show coming to Birmingham in the fall

The ski magazine, In The Snow is taking over the national British Ski Board Show after being firmly entrenched for the past 24 years.  In the Snow Live, (www.inthesnowlive.com), will take place from 25-27 October 2013.  Continue reading ‘New ski show coming to Birmingham in the fall’

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North American skiers come out in masses over holidays

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Mont Tremblant, in Quebec pictured on Jan. 5th with some fresh snow

Many didn’t believe the Farmers Almanac. As the saying goes, the years may follow but there are no two identical winters. After a devastating winter, Eastern North American ski resort operators are ecstatic after two big snowstorms brought the skiers out in droves their resorts during the Christmas / New Years break.

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Top 10 smartphone ski apps for 2012

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Ski Rebel Magazine compiles the list of the top 10 ski apps for 2012

With a lot of talk of the best ski apps around on the web these days, The Independent released it’s best apps ski apps for smartphones. The list top app smartphone Apps has evolved considerably since Ski Rebel Magazine published a first list of top 10 iPhone apps. How do you compare it to ski rebel’s annual top list of Apps?  We are interested Continue reading ‘Top 10 smartphone ski apps for 2012′

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USSA Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer Judelson to step down

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) today (Dec. 12) announced that Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer, Andrew Judelson will leave his post after 18 months on the job.   “In the past 18 months our organization has made great strides in establishing more productive revenue centers to support our athletic programs,” said USSA President Bill Marolt. “This week, though, I regret to announce that Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer Andrew Judelson has accepted a senior position with another company and will be leaving the USSA.” Judelson came to the USSA after serving as chief marketing officer for the Sports Illustrated Group, following eight years with the National Hockey League, where he rose to senior vice president of corporate sales and marketing. He also worked closely with the USSA while a manager of corporate sponsorships and events for Sprint in the mid '90s. The USSA has already begun the search for his replacement. “In his tenure with the USSA, Andrew has done a great job in raising the level of our entire management and staff in this area,” said Marolt. Continue reading 'USSA Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer Judelson to step down' Print This Post Print This Post

Billionaire to back Meadowlands Xanadu

An artist sketch of Meadowlands Xanadu snow complex

One of the longest and most expensive sagas in world ski area development appears to be back on track following the intervention of a US billionaire.

Local reports say that billionaire Steve Ross has been promoting the Meadowlands Xanadu mall project, now re-branded ‘Meadowlands’ at a convention in Las Vegas. Ross is expected to announce he has secured the $500 million (€400m) plus required to finally complete the development and that the grand opening could now take place in 2011.

The giant Xanadu mall in New Jersey, USA, will be home to North America’s first indoor snow centre. The complex was largely completed a year ago with snow produced on the indoor slope last summer, but has been effectively mothballed for the past nine months due to financial problems.

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Huge expansion of France’s Avoriaz gets underway

Avoriaz village in the French Alps.

A massive expansion of Avoriaz ski resort in France that will create two totally new resort districts gets underway this month.

Each district will include several new accommodation complexes, and that’s not all. Avoriaz is also building a large new water park and a spectacular new lift to replace the cable car link between the resort and Morzine in the valley below. Much of the new development will be completed in time for the winter after next, so December 2011.

The two new resort districts will be called Crozats and Amara. Between them they will add nine new Maeva and Pierre and Vacances residences containing more than 40 new apartments.

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Laax to build Europe’s first indoor training centre

Laax Village in the Swiss Alps.

Laax ski area in Switzerland will be the future location for Europe’s first indoor freestyle training centre.

The leading Swiss freestyle resort has announced plans for the facility, which it says will be the world’s second such facility, following Woodward at Copper in Colorado. Woodward uses Snowflex artificial surface slopes among its facilities for year-round training in freestyle technique.

But that’s all the details we’re going to get for now. The resort says more information won’t be released until later this year.

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