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Skier dies after crevasse fall in Alaska national park

May. 04, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska (AP) — A skier from Colorado died after falling into a crevasse on a glacier in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, the park said Tuesday. The park, in a release, said mountaineering rangers on Monday received a report...

Usman tops Masvidal, UFC 261 returns sports world to normal

Apr. 25, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A packed house. A raucous crowd. Celebrity sightings. Stunning upsets. Spectacular finishes. Broken bones. Blood, sweat and tears. UFC 261 returned a sense of normalcy to the sports world Saturday night with one of its craziest events in years....

Vermont ski resorts lose roughly $100 million this winter

Apr. 19, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont ski resorts lost an estimated $100 million this winter during the pandemic, according to the Vermont Ski Areas Association. State officials estimate that equates to $700 million in losses for the economy, the Rutland Herald reported. ...

Super-G ace Andrew Weibrecht back on skis for Make-A-Wish

Apr. 15, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — It's been three years since Andrew Weibrecht retired from the U.S. Ski team, but the mountains always beckon. So, the two-time Winter Olympic medalist is back on his skis for a unique fundraising event — he's skiing the summits of all 46 high...

Skier at resort event goes through fence into crowd; 2 hurt

Apr. 10, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

CHAMPION, Pa. (AP) — Two people were taken to hospitals after a skier broke through a fence and went into a crowd at a western Pennsylvania ski resort over the weekend. Officials said the accident happened Saturday at Seven Springs Mountain Resort on the last day of the...

Paw patrol: Meet Lake Tahoe's four-legged rescue heroes

Apr. 04, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Buster’s workday at Sugar Bowl Resort starts with a solid game of tug-of-war. His co-worker, Nova, starts her day with a vigorous roll in the snow. Buster, Nova, Graupel and Griffey are black Labradors and golden retrievers that love to frolic and...

Wreckage of helicopter crash that killed 5 found on glacier

Apr. 02, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board announced Friday that it has recovered the wreckage from a helicopter crash north of Anchorage that killed five people and is sending a team of investigators to examine the evidence, KTUU TV station reported. ...

Czech billionaire among 5 killed in Alaska helicopter crash

Mar. 29, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A helicopter carrying guides and guests on a heli-skiing excursion north of Anchorage slammed into a mountain and then rolled downhill hundreds of feet, killing the pilot and four of the five passengers, officials said Monday. Among the dead in...

Manuel Feller wins season-ending World Cup slalom race

Mar. 21, 2021 09:41 AM EDT

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland (AP) — Rising from sixth place after the first run in a World Cup slalom, Manuel Feller won the season-ending race on Sunday. First-run leader Marco Schwarz, who already took the season-long slalom title, lost speed in a difficult section of...

Robinson edges Shiffrin to win final World Cup giant slalom

Mar. 21, 2021 08:12 AM EDT

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland (AP) — An aggressive second run lifted teenager Alice Robinson ahead of Mikaela Shiffrin to win a giant slalom that ended the women’s World Cup ski season on Sunday. Robinson had been fourth-fastest in the opening run, trailing 2018 Olympic...