Winter Sports Articles

Article | November 30, 2016
NHL’s Threatened Pullout of the Olympics Could Put Sports Events on Ice in 2018   

There just might be a different face on the Olympic hockey teams in 2018, thanks (or no thanks) to disagreements between the NHL and the IOC. And... More>>

Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of... More>>

Article | October 19, 2016
International Ski Federation Makes Push to Draw Younger Generation   

Skiing is okay for old people. That’s the stereotype the International Ski Federation is fighting, and apparently it will take an all-out effort to... More>>

Article | October 18, 2016
Snow Sports Alert: An Avalanche of Ill-Advised Selfies in Backcountry Conditions   

Those putting on ski and snowboard events in high altitudes are already well-versed on the dangers of avalanches. Unfortunately, others (such as... More>>

Article | October 5, 2016
U.S. King of the Ski Mountain, Beats France for First Time Since 2011-12   

The snow must go on for sports events to succeed, and a lack of precipitation in the Alps and Pyrenees has worked in the U.S.’s favor, giving this... More>>

Article | August 24, 2016
Inside Events: Disabled Sports USA   

Soon, the Paralympics will take center stage in Rio, providing an international showcase for athletes with disabilities. But before those individuals... More>>

Article | August 10, 2016
Action on Ski Slopes Staying Hot, Thanks to Sports Business   

The snow cannons aren’t rumbling, the Ski Patrol has the season off and the market for Polartec is way down. And business at ski resorts has never... More>>

Article | June 15, 2016
White Winter, Godzilla El Nino Have Ski Resorts in the Black   

Ski resorts are hosting everything from mud runs to mountain bike races, but early reports show the winter of 2015/2016 brought a blizzard of... More>>

Article | May 18, 2016
Facing Too Many Obstacles, U.S./Canada Olympics Bid Falls Apart   

The thought of having a U.S./Canadian-hosted winter Olympics is over. The original concept, proposed in early April, called for having Québec,... More>>

Article | April 6, 2016
A Canada/USA Winter Olympics? It Could Happen   

Could there be a bid to host the Olympics that takes two countries to pull it together? As the Magic 8-Ball likes to say, Signs Point to Yes.... More>>

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