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Miranda on Mountain Biking “The Beast”

July 31, 2014
By Bobby Lanctot You may know Miranda, maybe from Killington Mountain where she is a Mountain Ambassador or perhaps from Baja Burrito where she makes one of the best Margaritas on Killington Road... or perhaps it's from surfing the New Hampshire coastline. During the summer months, you can often find her on the Killington mountain…

Killington Softball League: First and last playoff seeds clinched

July 18, 2014
By Dave Hoffenberg Over the years we have seen our fair share of David beating Goliath. Upsets are going to happen and the best part is they happen when you least expect it. Those two lines were almost written about the Heavy Hitters, who recently shocked the entire league. They put up their biggest battle…

33rd annual Prouty raises $2.6+ million to fight cancer

July 17, 2014
Athletes from Vermont and New Hampshire and beyond raise money for cancer research and care On Saturday, July 12, nearly 6,000 registered cyclists, walkers, rowers, and golfers (and 1,300 volunteers) gathered in Hanover, N.H., for the 33rd Annual Prouty, northern New England’s largest charity fundraiser. Sunshine and comfortable summer temperatures contributed to the festive mood…

On Kent Pond

July 16, 2014
Photo by Paul Holmes Merisa Sherman paddles across Kent Pond in Killington, her Golden Retriever Vespi along for the ride.

Bumps, jumps, speed and style on display at Killington’s Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge

July 14, 2014
KILLINGTON - Last weekend, April 5-6, more than 125 bump skiing fanatics converged on Killington's Outer Limits, one of the steepest ski trails in the East, to race through moguls and throw their best tricks for a chance to win the legendary Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge. "The Killington Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge is definitely back…

Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge

July 14, 2014
On Saturday, April 6, 200 amateur bumpers took to the slopes of Outer Limits to battle it out for top honors. The top 32 men and 16 women returned Sunday, April 7, to compete in a head-to-head competition, running a dual bumps course with sudden death format; only the winners advanced. The results were spectacular…

Killington hosts mountain bike series

July 14, 2014
updated Thu, Jul 10, 2014 12:22 PM Photo by Paul Holmes KILLINGTON - Killington Mountain Resort welcomed back the POC Eastern States Cup with a three race series this past weekend. The Eastern States Cup is an officially sanctioned event by USA Cycling for Mountain Biking. It was an "East Coast Showdown" of the top…

The 2014 Spartan Death Race takes endurance athletes on an “exploration”

July 14, 2014
PITTSFIELD - There are millions of running races, thousands of marathons, hundreds of triathlons and dozens of ultramarathons, but there is only one Death Race. Held annually since 2005 in the small town of Pittsfield, Vt., the 2014 Death Race is scheduled to begin on Friday, June 27. Only 300 elite endurance athletes were accepted…

Spartan Champions crowned

July 14, 2014
Posted Sep 26, 2013 KILLINGTON - On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21-22, a crowd of 15,000 watched as Hobie Call, age 36 from Utah, and Amelia Boone, age 30 from Chicago were crowned the new Spartan World Champions at Killington. The winners emerged from the daunting 14 mile course which made up "The Spartan Beast"…

Once upon a time in history

July 10, 2014
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 grew up at the mountain. She recalls the story of…

Three-generations instruct and inspire with “You can do it” approach

July 10, 2014
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. And how Gwen Allard came to love the outdoors and…

Vermont Challenge

July 8, 2014
  August 13-17, 2014 The Vermont Challenge is the only bicycle Challenge that tours Southern and Central Vermont over 3 or 4 days and draws upon the creative energy of local businesses and people of Vermont, key towns, ski resorts, and restaurants and involves the local communities that we visit. We offer cyclists the chance…

Spartan Beast, an obstacle race that will challenge the best

September 19, 2012
By Polly Lynn posted Sep 19, 2012 Photo courtesy of nuvision and Spartan Race KILLINGTON-The description of the Spartan Beast sets the tone for the competition, it reads: "If you have done any race anywhere in the world: whether a mud run, fun run, olympic run, bike race, death march or any kind of event…

World Cup Program 2022 Part 1

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World Cup Program 2022 Part 2

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