Sports

Adaptive Participant of the Week: Annie O’Neill
Adaptive Profiles
September 2, 2015

Adaptive Participant of the Week: Annie O’Neill

Annie O’Neill and a fellow athlete enjoy stand-up paddle boarding  on calm water.

At the age of five, Annie O’Neill of East Thetford was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a developmental disorder that may affect one’s behavior, ability to communicate and…

Behind the scenes at Pico
Sports
August 27, 2015

Behind the scenes at Pico

Linemen work throughout the summer on improvements to mountain operations. Pictured (l-r) Tim McGuire, John Darrah and Skip Poljacik.

Summer ops work continues

By Robin Alberti

When folks visit Pico and Killington resorts, whether it is in the summer or winter, they often…

Rules of the Game
Sports
August 27, 2015

Rules of the Game

QUESTION: Toni and Vern are playing is a tournament. On the 9th hole, Vern steps on his ball mark in the act of repairing it. He incidentally presses down a spike mark on his line of putt. Vern is unsure if he incurred a penalty for touching the…

Trail of the week: The Outback
Switching Gears
August 27, 2015

Trail of the week: The Outback

The Outback, shown here in yellow, is a black diamond trail from the top of Killington Resort.

By Tony Accurso

The Outback, also known as trail 11, is a 2.7 mile machine built black diamond trail at Killington Resort. This trail consists of narrow,…

Switching Gears
August 27, 2015

Building a bike park

Killington Resort’s terrain park supervisor and head excavator gives an insight into the process

By Polly Lynn

Killington Resort is in its second year of a five-year build-out of its mountain bike park, which it is building in partnership with Gravity Logic, a design/build company…

Vermont, a perfect fit for year-round recreation
Adaptive Profiles
August 27, 2015

Vermont, a perfect fit for year-round recreation

On Aug. 9, the Vermont Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired (DBVI) recently held a picnic and recreation day at Emerald Lake State Park in Dorset.

Vermont Adaptive offers summer and fall events/programs statewide

Vermont is home to some of the country’s…

Peak aspirations
Sports
August 24, 2015

Peak aspirations

Photo One: Racers break through the start line on Saturday.

Photo Two: A trail leads racers to Killington Peak for the 5K.

By Polly Lynn

KILLINGTON — Nearly 80 runners raced to the top of Killington Peak, Saturday, Aug. 15 for the…

  • 100 on 100 racers challenged by distance, terrain and weather
  • 100 on 100 racers challenged by distance, terrain and weather
  • 100 on 100 racers challenged by distance, terrain and weather
Sports
August 21, 2015

100 on 100 racers challenged by distance, terrain and weather

Photo One: Teammates Bill Hartnett and Tim Peek await Christy Lynn who ran the first  leg of the 100 mile relay. The Day began at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe and ended at Okemo’s Jackson Gore Resort.

Photo Two: Rochester…