Jay Peak will be for sale within weeks
The Northeast Kingdom's embattled powder playground will officially be on the open market within a couple of weeks according to The Burlington Free Press. The news comes in the wake of Jay Peak's involvement in one of the biggest EB-5 visa frauds in U.S. history, and, in theory, gives the resort a fresh start. After remaining independent for years, Jay Peak may have to accept that such a new beginning could come as a cog in a resort conglomeration wheel like Vail Resorts or Alterra, both of whom are reportedly interested in purchasing the East Coast powder cache. Keep the soul in skiing, friends.
VIDEO: Hornbeck hits back with ‘WRECKANIZE’
Quietly bridging the gap between old school and new, Midwest's finest, Mike Hornbeck is back with his first new film in 6 years, "WRECKANIZE." Silky skiing and sultry tunes highlight a career carved from icy parking lots and metal handrails. While this might not be every skier's cup of soup, it's a worthy salute to one of the best in the streets.
2018 PyeongChang downhill venue could be demolished
After a successful Winter Olympic Games, it seems at least a part of the host nation is pushing to erase the memory of one of the event's biggest venues. This week, the Korean Forest Service demanded that the alpine skiing venue at Jeongseon Alpine Center be demolished (per an agreement made before the Games) in order to restore the natural environment in the area. This demand is being challenged by local government, who hopes to continue generating revenue from the site. In all, restoration could cost upward of $355 million according to Inside the Games.
Are the Eagles going skiing?
Did I miss something in the world of sportsball? I guess the Eagles are rocking ski masks in the NFL playoffs now? They've even asked fans to start wearing them to games? I guess you just never know where ski news will pop up.