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  1. HEXO+, the Multiple Awarded Self-flying Camera Delivering Exceptional ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WebWire

    'As a rider and film-maker, I wanted to capture myself in action from a bird's view, but getting an helicopter or a crew to pilot a drone following me is expensive and cumbersome. HEXO+ is the perfect rider's companion to make amazing footage from above without a pilot' Munich, Germany, January 27th 2015 .


  2. Alice McKennis "psyched" to take on the worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Alice McKennis of the USA competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Downhill on January 18, 2015 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. When the Sochi Olympics were on TV a year ago, Alice McKennis couldn't bring herself to watch women's ski racing, because it would have sharpened the sadness she was feeling about not being there.


  3. X Games Aspen Recap: Taking a look at Aspen's greatest momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

    As always, X Games was filled with more excitement and surprise than I think one weekend could hold-athletes pushed limits that to some, didn't seem humanly possible, yet the impossible was achieved. Here's a look at the winners, the upsets, and the tragedies that encompassed X Games Aspen.


  4. Mikaela Shiffrin: The champion comes homeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vail Daily News

    Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates her gold medal in Sochi, Russia, in February 2014. Having won Olympic gold and two World Cup slalom titles, Shiffrin will defend her World Championships gold medal at Beaver Creek, just a few miles away from her home.


  5. Ricker misses events recovering from injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | North Shore News

    Maelle Ricker flies down Cypress Mountain on her way to gold during the 2010 Olympics. Photo Jenelle Schneider, Canwest News Service Snowboard cross star Maelle Ricker says she still has a strong desire to compete on the world stage but is currently taking time off the sport to recover from injury.


  6. Afton's Jessie Diggins named to U.S. Nordic world championship teamRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TwinCities

    U.S. skier Jessie Diggins reacts after the semifinals of the women's 1.3 km sprint free race at the FIS Cross-Country World Cup event in Rybinsk, Russia, on Jan. 24, 2015. Jessie Diggins of Afton, a three-time state Nordic champion at Stillwater High School, is among the 16 Americans to compete at the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in Falun, Sweden.


  7. Russia's Khoroshilov wins World Cup slalomRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ESPN

    Alexander Khoroshilov won a night slalom by a huge margin Tuesday, the first Russian World Cup victory in more than three decades. Khoroshilov built on his commanding first-run lead to finish in a total time of 1 minute, 46.39 seconds.


  8. The Burden of Expectation: A Lesson from an Olympic ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    Mikaela Shiffrin, the 19-year-old ski racing phenom, has certainly put herself between a rock and a hard place. Let's start with the rock, which is the expectations she has created from the remarkable successes she has had during her short, though illustrious, career .


  9. Whistler skier makes X Games historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Madison Publishing

    Simon d'Artois competing in Men's Ski SuperPipe Final during X Games Aspen 2015. Photo by Gabriel Christus / ESPN Images Photo by Vince Shuley Simon d'Artois competing in Men's Ski SuperPipe Final during X Games Aspen 2015.


  10. Minnesota scene: Gophers, playing Penn State, have on eye on stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    Count Gophers men's basketball team officials as among the most interested weather-watchers Tuesday. The Gophers are scheduled to play a game Wednesday night in State College, Pa., where the much-hyped "super storm" is battering communities.


  11. d'Artois wins Winter X Games gold in men's superpipe skiingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    According to ESPN on Sunday, Simon d'Artois of Vancouver, British Columbia won the gold medal in the men's superpipe competition at the 2015 Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. For d'Artois, it was the biggest win of his freestyle skiing career, and according to the Canadian Press , d'Artois becomes the first Canadian to win the gold medal in the men's superpipe competition at the Winter X Games.


  12. Lake Placid Freestyle World Cup Jan 29 - 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AlpineZone News

    Speed, precision and courage are all on display when athletes from around the globe return to Lake Placid, N.Y. and Wilmington, N.Y. to compete in the FIS Putnam Investments Lake Placid Freestyle World Cup. The event, which has been returning to the two-time Olympic village and the Olympic mountain for almost 30 years, comes just one week after these same athletes competed for the title of World Champion in Kreischberg, Austria.


  13. Sharpe wins silver in big air at World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    According to the International Ski Federation website on Saturday, Calgary native Darcy Sharpe won a silver medal in the men's big air snowboarding competition at the 2015 Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria. Sharpe posted a score of 169.5 points.


  14. Howell wins bronze at 2015 Winter X GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    According to ESPN on Saturday, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Dara Howell of Huntsville, Ontario has won a bronze medal in women's slopestyle skiing at the 2015 Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. Howell, who won a gold medal in women's slopestyle skiing at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, posted an overall score of 82 points.


  15. County Clipboard: Soratos clocks fastest mile time in nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Monterey County Herald

    Cristian Soratos opened the indoor track season for Montana State by running the fastest college mile time in the nation, clocking 3 minutes, 56.87 seconds. Soratos, who prepped at Salinas High and ran at Hartnell College, came within a stride of breaking the school record, earning a Big Sky Conference qualifying mark in the process.


  16. Snowboarding takes a slide in popularity; experts unfazedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    Aging athletes, new skis, and a lack of snow are ganging up on the once-edgy sport of snowboarding, which has seen a marked drop in participation over the last decade. Industry experts say it's a sign of the maturing of snowboarding, which grew at a rapid pace in the 1990s and early 2000s.


  17. Monster Energy's Jamie Anderson Takes A Silver Medal in Women's...Read the original story

    Monday | Digital Game Developer

    Four-time X Games Slopestyle gold medalist and Monster Energy teammate Jamie Anderson added another medal to her collection today, earning second place in the hotly contested Womens Snowboard Slopestyle event at X Games Aspen 2015. Anderson, who entered the event with nine X Games medals overall under her belt, overcame a tough fall on a backside 900 in practice to put down an exciting run full of amplitude and style, including a gap to layback on the Jeep wallride , as well as a clean frontside 720, and finishing it all off with a massive Cab 720 of the final 70-foot kicker.


  18. Simon d'Artois unseats David Wise to win X Games ski halfpipe goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Denver Post

    The skiers flipped and spun in every direction on a warm Sunday afternoon, soaring more than 20 feet above the halfpipe in one of the most exciting Winter X Games contests in years. Leapfrogging leaders lasted mere minutes in golden position as skier after skier stepped up their game in the best-of-three contest.


  19. 'Dart' Simon d'artois hits bullseye at X GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Canada.com

    More than 70 community dancers participate in Le Grand Continental, at the plaza of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre as a part of the 2015 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival in Vancouver Jan. 24, 2015. It was choreographed by Montreal-based choreographer Sylvain Emard.


  20. X Games: McMorris strikes gold again in final day in AspenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Deseret News

    Mark McMorris won the gold medal in men's snowboard slopestyle for his third time in four years and his second gold medal of X Games 2015 after winning the gold in Snowboard Big Air Friday night. ASPEN, Colorado - X Games Aspen 2015 wrapped up the final day of competition setting a new winter X Games attendance record with 115,000 people gathering at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado, to watch the event.