Winter Sports


Snowmass

Construction Begins on $600 Million Snowmass Base Village

August 7, 2017

North America’s largest ski area village development is underway with the construction on the next phase of Snowmass Base Village. more >>


IBSF

Lake Placid to Host 2021 IBSF World Championships

August 2, 2017

Lake Placid will host the 2021 International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships. more >>


USA_BS

USA Bobsled National Push Championships to begin Thursday

July 26, 2017

The USA Bobsled National Push Championships will take place July 27-30 in the Indoor Ice House in Calgary, Alberta. more >>


Holcomb

Celebration of Life honoring Steven Holcomb Scheduled

June 9, 2017

A Celebration of Life for Steven Holcomb will be held on Saturday, June 10 at 2:00 PM at Utah Olympic Park. more >>


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Aspen

Intrawest Resorts To Be Acquired By Aspen, KSL Capital Partners

April 17, 2017

ntrawest Resorts Holdings, a North American mountain resort and adventure company, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly... more >>


Vail

Vail Resorts to Purchase Vermont’s Stowe Mountain Resort

March 6, 2017

Vail Resorts has agreed to buy all of the ski-mountain operations at Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort for $50 million. more >>


Hershey

Hershey Company Partners with US Ski and Snowboard Association

January 16, 2017

US confectionery manufacturer the Hershey Company has unveiled a three-year partnership with the US Ski and Snowboard Association. more >>


USA_Bobsled

Thorne Research Named Nutritional Supplements Partner of USABS

November 21, 2016

USA Bobsled & Skeleton (USABS) has announced Thorne will become its exclusive nutritional supplements partner. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Bloomington, Minnesota: More Sports than you ever Imagined Case study | December 31, 2012
Bloomington, Minnesota: More Sports Than You Ever Imagined   

By: Juli Anne Patty

You know the Mall of America, one of the world’s biggest malls and home of an indoor theme park. But did you also know that Bloomington, Minnesota,... More>>


Sioux Falls, South Dakota Case study | August 31, 2012
Sioux Falls, South Dakota: “The Heart of America” Stays Ahead of the Sporting Game   

By: Peter Francesconi

The brand for Sioux Falls is “The Heart of America,” and based on the accolades this largest city in South Dakota has received in recent years,... More>>


Colorado Springs, Colorado Case study | March 31, 2012
Colorado Springs, Colorado: America's Olympic Capital    

By: Juli Anne Patty

Colorado Springs is home to Pike's Peak-America’s Mountain, birthplace of one of America’s most inspiring patriotic songs, “America the... More>>


White Papers

COSki Whitepaper | January 1, 2016
Economic Study Reveals Ski Industry’s $4.8 Billion Annual Impact to Colorado   

Colorado Ski Country USA and Vail Resorts, Inc. announced an economic impact study of the state's skiing and snowboarding industry. More>>


ACSM Whitepaper | December 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016   

The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual survey detailing the fitness trends for the coming year. More>>


US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>



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Articles

PyeongChang Article | July 26, 2017
Travel Ban to North Korea the Latest Blow to United Image PyeongChang 2018 Wants to Project

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

PyeongChang, South Korea, is open for business, but a U.S. travel ban to North Korea illustrates the unresolved tensions in that part of the world....   More>>


NoGames Article | July 12, 2017
A History Lesson: Why Denver Snubbed the 1976 Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Cities used to rush the Olympic bargaining table. Today, they don’t. But the roots of refusal actually stretch back nearly 50 years, to the time...   More>>


Calgary Article | May 31, 2017
Winter 2026 is Coming, Says Calgary, and they Want to Host

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Winter is coming. Specifically, Winter 2026, when Calgary would like to host the Olympics. And according to a survey, nearly two-thirds of the 1,949...   More>>


blank Article | May 30, 2017
The Mid-Atlantic: Vibrant, Growing and Easily Accessible

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

The Mid-Atlantic’s growth as a sports destination lies in its proactive sports commissions and ‘sports-cation’ destinations that attract teams,...   More>>



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