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Gwyneth Paltrow's Ski Trial
Is Becoming a Musical
Nov 16, 2023 3:00 AM CST
Gwyneth Paltrow's Ski Trial Is Becoming a Musical
Though you'll have less than 2 weeks to see it at a small theater in London
- Gwyneth Paltrow's strange, and strangely fascinating, ski trial is being turned into a musical. It won't be on Broadway or the West End—at least not yet—but will debut at a small theater in London next month.
Gwyneth Goes Skiing
, written by singer-songwriter Leland and produced by...
One of Nation's
Spots Has a
Oct 17, 2023 11:11 AM CDT
One of Nation's Oldest Ski Spots Has a 'Difficult' Update
New Hampshire's Black Mountain won't open this season, due to 'circumstances beyond our control'
- One of North America's very first skiing destinations will be shuttered for the first time in nearly 90 years.
reports that the Black Mountain Ski Area, located in Jackson, New Hampshire, won't be operating during the upcoming winter season, according to the Fichera family, which has owned...
After 275 Days,
Epic Ski Season
Ends in California
Aug 10, 2023 2:00 AM CDT
After 275 Days, Epic Ski Season Ends in California
Mammoth Mountain ski resort finally closed Aug. 6
- An epic California ski season finally ended Sunday after 275 days of skiers hitting the slopes. Mammoth Mountain, the state's highest-elevation ski resort, got a record amount of snowfall this winter and was able to keep lifts open until that day, the
reports. They had opened in early...
Utah's Famously White Snow
Is Getting Dusty
Jul 9, 2023 3:45 PM CDT
Utah's Famously White Snow Is Getting Dusty
Scientists say the shrinking Great Salt Lake is a big factor, with serious implications
- Dust blowing off the dry areas around the receding Great Salt Lake is coating the famously ski-friendly pure white snow on nearby slopes and causing early melting—a big problem with wide-ranging effects for Utah, reports
. In a study published by
Environmental Research Letters
, University of Utah hydrologist...
NPS Worker Dies
While Skiing in Denali
May 8, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
NPS Worker Dies While Skiing in Denali
Witness says Eric Walter triggered avalanche in Alaska preserve
- A National Park Service staffer died last week in Denali National Park & Preserve, in an avalanche he himself may have triggered. In a Friday statement cited by CBS News , the NPS reports that Eric Walter was killed Thursday while taking part in some backcountry skiing on a "north-facing...
California Will Be
Skiing in Summer
in case you missed it
Apr 1, 2023 12:15 PM CDT
California Will Be Skiing in Summer
Some resorts have announced they'll stay open far into the season, thanks to vast snowfall
- A few of California's ski resorts have announced they'll be staying open into summer, thanks to the massive snowfall the state has gotten this season. Palisades Tahoe said that after the Lake Tahoe area's second snowiest winter on record, it would keep the alpine portion of the...
What Gwyneth Paltrow's Kids
Said in Ski Crash Depositions
Mar 29, 2023 12:30 AM CDT
What Gwyneth Paltrow's Kids Said in Ski Crash Depositions
Apple and Moses Martin's depositions read in court
- Gwyneth Paltrow's kids didn't end up testifying during her ski crash trial, but their depositions were read in court Tuesday. Apple and Moses Martin, Paltrow's kids with ex-husband Chris Martin, were 11 and 9 when the 2016 collision took place in Utah during a family trip that...
Before Ski Crash,
Mar 28, 2023 12:43 AM CDT
Paltrow Accuser: Before Ski Crash, a 'Bloodcurdling Scream'
He says actress sounded like she was out of control
- The man accusing Gwyneth Paltrow of crashing into him on a Utah ski slope in 2016 took the stand Monday in the civil trial over the collision, which he says was caused by Paltrow and the actress says was caused by him. Terry Sanderson, now 76, said that just before...
Paltrow: I Initially
Crash Was a
Mar 25, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
Paltrow: I Initially Thought Ski Crash Was a Sex Assault
Star took the stand Friday to testify about 2016 accident on slopes of Park City, Utah
- Gwyneth Paltrow's ski crash trial continued Friday, with the star herself taking the stand to testify about the incident that took place in Park City, Utah, in February 2016. The 50-year-old actor and Goop CEO testified she initially thought retired optometrist Terry Sanderson, 76, slammed directly into her back...
Ski Crash Trial
Mar 21, 2023 1:39 AM CDT
Gwyneth Paltrow's Ski Crash Trial Is Starting
Actress says her accuser is actually the one who crashed into her
- Gwyneth Paltrow is scheduled to stand trial on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by a retired optometrist who said that the actress-turned-lifestyle influencer violently crashed into him in 2016 while skiing in Utah at one of the most upscale ski resorts in the United States, the AP reports. After his...
Shiffrin Sets Career
Giant Slalom Record
Mar 19, 2023 9:50 AM CDT
Shiffrin Sets Career Giant Slalom Record
US star also passes Lindsey Vonn on podium finishes
- Mikaela Shiffrin won her 21st career giant slalom at the World Cup Finals on Sunday as the American standout ended the season with yet another record. The victory in Soldeu, Andorra, moved Shiffrin past Vreni Schneider, a week after matching the Swiss skier's mark of 20 World Cup GS...
US Pro Skier
Dies in Avalanche
Jan 30, 2023 1:26 PM CST
US Pro Skier Kyle Smaine Dies in Avalanche
'An all around great skier, an all around great, kind person'
- Celebrated American freestyle skier Kyle Smaine was one of two men killed in an avalanche at a ski resort in central Japan Sunday. The Lake Tahoe-based skier's father confirmed the death to NBC . Smaine, 31, posted an Instagram video of himself skiing Sunday, praising the "unbelievable snow quality,...
Jan 8, 2023 8:31 AM CST
For American Mikaela Shiffrin, a Milestone Skiing Victory
She ties Lindsey Vonn's women's World Cup record of 82 wins
- Mikaela Shiffrin matched Lindsey Vonn’s women’s World Cup skiing record with her 82nd win Sunday. Shiffrin led from start to finish to win a giant slalom by a large margin and can now break Vonn’s mark in a night slalom scheduled for Flachau, Austria, on Tuesday, per...
Shiffrin Misses 6th Chance
at Medal, Sends a Message
Feb 20, 2022 6:01 AM CST
Shiffrin Misses 6th Chance at Medal, Sends a Message
American skier speaks of resilience and kindness
- Mikaela Shiffrin competed in her sixth event on Sunday—a rarity in itself—but she missed out on her final chance to earn an Olympic medal in Beijing when Team USA finished fourth in the mixed parallel slalom. The 26-year-old, one of the world's top skiers, didn't shy...
Eileen Gu Wins Gold,
Feb 17, 2022 11:14 PM CST
Eileen Gu Wins Gold, Makes History
The skier won women's halfpipe
- Even when Eileen Gu’s simply taking a celebratory stroll through the halfpipe, she’s still so stylish and makes it look so effortless. The 18-year-old American-born freestyle skier who represents China captured Olympic gold in the women’s halfpipe on a breezy and cold Friday morning to become the...
He Had Gold in His Sights After
COVID. Then a 'Silly Mistake'
Feb 16, 2022 11:49 AM CST
He Had Gold in His Sights After COVID. Then a 'Silly Mistake'
Wrong turn likely cost Jarl Magnus Riiber a medal in Nordic combined
- Expectations were high for Jarl Magnus Riiber going into the Winter Olympics. "He's probably going to go down as the best Nordic combined skier ever," NBC analyst Johnny Spillane said, per the
Wall Street Journal
. "If he has a good day, he's pretty much unstoppable....
Feb 2, 2022 1:31 PM CST
This Olympian Will Represent His Country Alone
Arif Khan, 31, is sole athlete from India
- The US is sending 222 athletes to the 2022 Winter Olympics. India is sending just one. NPR reports 31-year-old skier Arif Khan arrived in Beijing on Tuesday and is scheduled to compete in the slalom and giant slalom events later this week. As long as he manages to stay COVID-free,...
China Loves This Olympian.
America Has Mixed Feelings
Feb 1, 2022 12:17 PM CST
China Loves This Olympian. America Has Mixed Feelings
18-year-old Eileen Gu, born and raised in US, will compete for China as its best chance for gold
- Eileen Gu "is, without debate, the most dominant woman in freeskiing," per ESPN . The 18-year-old San Francisco native is therefore the favorite to win gold in big air, halfpipe, and slopestyle freestyle skiing events at the Beijing Olympics. But if she does, those medals won't be counted...
Skier May Face Manslaughter
Charges After Deadly Collision
Jan 18, 2022 3:16 AM CST
Skier May Face Manslaughter Charges After Deadly Collision
Girl, 5, killed when man crashed into her on the slopes
- A skier is being held on suspicion of manslaughter after a collision in the French Alps on Saturday that left a 5-year-old dead. The British girl was taking a ski lesson on an easy-level ski run in clear weather, Yahoo News reports. She was last in line behind the instructor...
They Skied, Rappeled
Down 'Death Slabs'
for a Half Dome First
Mar 1, 2021 11:35 AM CST
They Skied, Rappeled Down 'Death Slabs' for a Half Dome First
Jason Torlano, Zach Milligan seem to be first ones to ski entire 4.8K feet from peak to Yosemite Valley
- Two skiers navigated a thin layer of snow with no margin for error down the precipitous shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and alternately skied and rappelled back to the valley floor in an unusually daring feat, per the AP . Jason Torlano, 45, and Zach Milligan, 40, completed...
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