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Skier Dies on Whiteface

For the second time this winter a skier has died after hitting a tree while skiing at Whiteface Mountain at Wilmington. Chris Knight reports.  Go to full article

Commentary: Through the Ice

"Spring skiing" is a delight for cross country skiers. Warmer days and brilliant sun are hard to resist. But as commentator Betsy Kepes found, the transition from deep winter to temperate spring brings new hazards, too.  Go to full article

Commentary: Fresh Ideas for an Ancient Sport

Winter sports are always evolving for new generations of outdoor lovers. Commentator Lee Van de Water is on the cutting edge with free-skiing.  Go to full article

A Second Skier Dies on North Country Slopes

A skier died Monday at the West Mountain ski center outside of Glens Falls. The death was the second skiing fatality in a week to hit the region's slopes. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article
Freeskier goes airborne
Freeskier goes airborne

Lake Placid: Free Skiing, Part Hype, Part Grace

Lake Placid's "Ultimate Bumps & Jumps" competition aired Sunday afternoon on CBS Sports. The two-day competition held at Whiteface Mountain featured some of the best free skiers in the U-S. Brian Mann dropped by to watch some of the acrobatics and sends this postcard.  Go to full article
Whiteface Mountain
Whiteface Mountain

Winter Season Opens In Adirondacks

After days of frosty temperatures and steady snowfall, the Adirondack ski season opens in earnest this weekend. Whiteface and Gore Mountain will be open; so will the Verizon Cross Country Ski Course. Brian Mann spoke with Sandy Caligiore, spokesman for the Olympic Regional Development Authorty, about the prospects for this year's season.  Go to full article

Vermontville Champion Injured in Germany

A top North Nountry ski-racer has been hospitalized in Germany, following a head-injury suffered in a hotel swimming pool. Vermontville's Bill Demong fractured his skull on Wednesday in the town of Winterberg. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

Lake Placid Hosts World Mogul and Aerial Jumping Competition

Lake Placid grabbed some of the winter sport spotlight over the weekend. Skiers from around the world competed in the mogul and aerial jumping competitions. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

Commentary: Spring Skiing in Vermont

The joys of spring skiing in Vermont from commentator Betsy Kepes.  Go to full article

Spring Comes With A Taste of Winter in the Adirondacks

Spring has officially arrived, but in the Adirondacks there's still plenty of snow. For many, the thaw can't come soon enough. But for die-hard fans of skiing and snow shoeing, this is the season for one last adventure. Brian Mann took to the trail over the last few days and sends this audio postcard.  Go to full article

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