Sports

New bike recreation in East Poultney
Switching Gears
August 30, 2018

New bike recreation in East Poultney

By Lani Duke

POULTNEY— The Slate Valley Trails Association plans to open 6 miles of new mountain biking and hiking trails on Route 140 in East Poultney with skill levels ranging from beginner to expert. The entire 10-mile project is expected to be complete this…

Results: Fox US  Open of Mountain Biking
Featured
August 9, 2018

Results: Fox US Open of Mountain Biking

By Paul Holmes

About 250 mountain bike riders attended the USO of MTB at Killington Resort, Aug. 1-5. Some impressive riding was witnessed by crowds of spectators that attended the events.

Results: Grom Bomb Downhill Boys/Girls 7-9 years old

1. Zack Harper, 24th overall, 2:17.45 2….

Off the peak!
Featured
August 2, 2018

Off the peak!

The USO of MTB downhill course excites athletes, fans

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON—“Killington Resort has built an impressive new downhill track coming off Killington Peak, the second highest peak in Vermont,” said USO co-founder and event director Clay Harper.

The USO track, called…

U.S. Open  Athlete Profiles
Local News
August 2, 2018

U.S. Open Athlete Profiles

Dakotah Norton

Age: 26 From: Davison MI but resides in Knoxville, Tenn. Years riding: 4 years.

Why I ride? I love riding downhill, but the life that my bike has made for me is amazing. Traveling around the globe and riding with my friends has…

FOX US OPEN 2018 Event Schedule

FOX US OPEN 2018 Event Schedule

Wednesday, Aug. 1

All Day GT Downhill track walk, K-l Peak/K-l Gondola 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Bike Park open for freeriding 12-5 p.m. Racer registration open, K-l Base Lodge 2-5 p.m. KMBC Bike Bum, Middle Step It Up 6-9 p.m. Bike Bum/US Open Welcome Party, Snowshed…

New bike park opens at S6
Local News
July 25, 2018

New bike park opens at S6

POMFRET—On Saturday, July 21 the Woodstock Inn & Resort, in partnership with Sinuosity: Flowing Trails, unveiled three miles of completed mountain biking trails that are now accessible via the Suicide Six Ski Area’s quad chairlift.

The new bike park welcomes all ages and…

US open comes to Killington Aug. 1
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July 25, 2018

US open comes to Killington Aug. 1

KILLINGTON—Killington Resort today announced registration is open for the 2018 Fox US Open of Mountain Biking on Aug. 1-5 and spectators are invited to attend for free.

The Fox US Open features a Pro/Am style format and offers the most challenging and competitive…

Local News
July 25, 2018

New world record set for barbed wire crawl

By Katy Savage

PITTSFIELD—After a two-year hiatus, the Spartan Death Race returned to Pittsfield this year with one person finishing with a world record.

Eric Hutterer, 25, of Canada, won a title in the Guinness World Records after he crawled under barbed…