Winter Sports


TellurdeVentures

The Second Annual Mountain Ventures Summit Set for Closing Day in Telluride

March 29, 2018

The Second Annual Mountain Ventures Summit, April 5th through 7th, in Telluride, Colorado, will attract top snow industry leaders. more >>


MaineSC

Sunday River to Host World Pro Ski Tour, March 30-31

March 27, 2018

For the second year in a row, the World Pro Ski Tour returns to Sunday River for the final competition of the season, on March 30 and 31, 2018. more >>


Placer

Wine Country Curling? It's On in Placer Valley

March 23, 2018

The Wine Country Curling Club brings the Barrel Bonspiel back for the second year in a row to Skatetown Ice Arena in Roseville. more >>


CurlManitoba

Melita to Host 2019 Canola Junior Curling Championships

March 15, 2018

The best young curlers in Manitoba will assemble in Melita for Manitoba’s 2019 Canola Junior Curling Championships. more >>



SnoCo

Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


LER1

Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center

September 26, 2017

Located in beautiful sunny Redmond, Oregon, the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center is the perfect location for virtually any type of sports event.... more >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>



SFIA

SFIA Announces 2018 Sports, Fitness and Leisure Activities Topline Participation Report

April 2, 2018

Every year, the SFIA releases the participation topline summary tracking activity participation study in the country. more >>


GoogleCloud

Google Cloud Named Official Cloud of the NCAA

January 15, 2018

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced Google Cloud as its official cloud provider. more >>


USA_Luge

USA Luge Extends Three Sponsorships through Beijing 2022

January 15, 2018

USA Luge has extended sponsorship deals with three companies through to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. more >>


SIA

Snow Sports Participation Study Shows Strong Market for Winter Events

January 15, 2018

Snowsports Industries America (SIA), the non-profit trade association for the winter sports industry, announced its 2017 SIA Participation Study. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>


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>>


White Papers

Whitepaper | December 10, 2012
Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States   

In the many U.S. states that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency and climate change is expected to contribute to warmer winters, reduced... More>>


Whitepaper | November 20, 2012
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics 2011-12 Research Grants Initiative   

In May 2011, the Knight Commission announced a new initiative to fund research on policy issues in college sports. The program was intended to... More>>


Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>



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Articles

Synchro Article | April 18, 2018
Could Synchronized Skating Makes Its Olympic Debut in 2022?

By: Michael Popke

The IOC won’t be adding any new sports to the next Winter Olympics but it hasn’t ruled out the potential for variations on existing sports,...   More>>


blank Article | March 29, 2018
Big Skies and High Hopes

By: Michael Popke

The mountain region of the United States covers a wide swath of land — some of it arid, some of it snowy and all of it ideal for hosting a variety...   More>>


DirtySnow Article | March 7, 2018
Report: Warmer Winters Costing Winter Sports Industry Over $1 Billion

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Climate change is a hot-button topic, so new research on the economic effect of warmer winters and skimpier snow on winter tourism destinations may...   More>>


IceFishing Article | February 21, 2018
Minnesota Ice Fishing Tourism on Solid Ground, Despite Tournament Cheating Allegations

By: Michael Popke

Many ice fishing tournaments have been big winners this year, thanks to cold weather. But unfortunately, controversy has cropped up, resulting in...   More>>



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