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Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

Smugglers' Notch has placed focus on teaching kids

Kids’ ski programs may not have been invented there, but “Smuggs” has come a long way toward perfecting them.
 
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

A tribute to persistence

Kudos to Steve Nyman for his World Cup victory in the downhill event this weekend at Val Gardena Italy.
 
Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Bad weather doesn't always mean bad skiing

I remember a Bill Rice column several years ago where he wrote about waking up early one winter morning, seeing that the weather outside was not good, but deciding to drive up to the mountain, anyway.
He reported that by the time he reached the area, things had changed, and he had a great ski day.
Think last Saturday.
 
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012

Excellent conditions at Whiteface

Going skiing for me can be like a box of chocolates for Forrest Gump.
 
Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

Local areas rely on snow making

Most of the ski areas in our area have opened for the season — or will soon — with limited terrain now, but they have high hopes for the holiday season. This is a sport for optimists.
 
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Vonn inches closer to Moser-Proll

Lindsey Vonn, the US Ski Team phenom, won three World Cup races over the weekend at Lake Louise, Alberta.
 
Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

Rice made impact on local skiing

This hasn't happened since Richard Nixon was president, since Nelson Rockefeller was our governor or since the movie just shot locally was "The Way We Were" featuring Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand.
Someone other than Bill Rice is writing the Daily Gazette ski column.
 
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

New column debuts Friday

We welcome aboard veteran skiing enthusiast Phil Johnson of Clifton Park as The Gazette's new ski columnist.
 

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