Winter Sports


USOC

USOC Announces Championship Series Schedule

January 16, 2019

The United States Olympic Committee announced the schedule for the 2019 Team USA Champions Series. more >>


Strider

Toddler Powder Takeover Set for 2019 Strider Snow Cup

January 7, 2019

Strider Bikes has announced Buck Hill in Burnsville, Minnesota, will host the 2019 Strider Snow Cup on March 2. more >>


ElanSkis

Elan Skis to Host Events at Smaller Ski Resorts Nationwide

December 11, 2018

Elan athlete and ski industry legend Glen Plake is bringing back the Down Home Tour to small ski areas across the U.S. this winter season. more >>


RedBullCrashedIce

Fenway Park Serving Up 'Crashed Ice' this Winter

December 11, 2018

On Feb. 8-9, the sport known as ice cross downhill will make its debut in Boston at the Red Bull Crashed Ice event at the home of the Red Sox. more >>



Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 23, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. 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

TriCities Case study | September 1, 2018
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Provides Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

When thinking of the Pacific Northwest, a dry desert region may not be top-of-mind, so the Tri-Cities’ 300 annual days of sunshine will come as a... More>>


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>>


White Papers

NFHS Whitepaper | January 1, 2019
National Federation of State High School Associations Sports Participation Survey   

For the 29th straight year, participation in sports at the high school level has increased. This paper has a breakdown of all sports. More>>


POW Whitepaper | July 1, 2018
The Economic Contributions of Winter Sports in a Changing Environment   

This analysis discusses what changes we can expect in the future of the winter sports industry under high and low emissions scenarios. More>>


RedTorch Whitepaper | May 1, 2018
#SportOnSocial2018   

This report ranks the social media performance of 35 international federations of the IOC from March 2017 to February 2018. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>



Print

Articles

SFIACover Article | January 23, 2019
What’s the Future of Sports? Find Out from These Two Reports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Want to know the future of sports events in America? Forget about looking into crystal ball, hosting a séance or even cracking open a fortune...   More>>


SLC Article | January 9, 2019
Salt Lake City Suddenly Emerges as Serious Contender to Host 2030 Winter Olympics

By: Michael Popke

Calgary may have taken itself off the list of cities vying to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, but another North American winter sports destination —...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
Cold As Ice

By: Michael Popke

In winter sports, change is coming. As significant snowfall seemingly becomes less of a sure thing every year, many alternatives – including some...   More>>


Snowboard Article | October 31, 2018
Is Snow Farming the Future of the Ski Industry?

By: Michael Popke

Call it climate change. Call it global warming. Call it a below-average snow year. Whatever you call it, it hurts outdoor winter sports events and...   More>>



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