Tag Archives: Skiing
Between the talent, the new venue, and the crowd Killington Resorts Rails 2 Riches this year was a must see event. Herb Highstreet breaks down the action at this years Rails 2 Riches.
1. Christian Franchino
2. Dale Talkington
3. Emile Bergeron
LUDLOW–Skiers and riders visiting Okemo Mountain Resort will no longer have to fumble with gloves, zippers and lanyards as they search for lift tickets and season passes prior to loading a lift. Instead, they can glide through special gates equipped with RFID readers that scan…
The search for the one ski quiver continues
By Tony Crespi
Each season the ski industry unveils new ski collections boasting advancements and refinements in technology and design. Often unrecognized by the public are the complexity of engineering and design principles involved in this process….
By Karen D. Lorentz posted May 23, 2013
Leslie Leete Smith: Killington’s first daughter and olympian
Some expectant parents play music to their unborn child; Leslie Leete Smith’s parents planned a ski area. Born just three months before Killington debuted in December 1958, Leslie literally…
By Karen D. Lorentz posted Dec 20, 2012
It was 1926 and Santa was stuck. What new toys could he and his elves make for kids and adults in the Rutland Region? “I know,” said Mrs. Claus. They have one of those big ski jumps…
By Karen D. Lorentz posted Dec 27, 2012
Photo courtesy of Okemo Mountain Resort Rob Bevier was one of the earliest instructors to embrace the new wave of snowboarding in the 1980s and 1990s.
“My father wanted a boy.”
That’s how this three-generation story started….
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