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  1. Smithsonian Snapshot: Shaun White in "Eye Pop"Read the original story

    Friday | Newswise

    In a world consumed by personal and celebrity image making, the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery considers how personalities are constructed in its exhibition "Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze." Featuring 54 portraits, such as this one of Shaun White, it will be open at the Portrait Gallery May 22 through July 10, 2016.


  2. Aussie gymnast eyes unique featRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Gymnast-turned-snowboarder Steph Magiros will take a step towards becoming the first Australian to compete in back-to-back summer and Winter Olympics when she contests the vault final at the national gymnastics championships in Melbourne on Saturday. A semi-finalist in the snowboard halfpipe at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014, Magiros has her eyes set on the Rio Games next year.


  3. Early surpriseRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Truro Daily News

    Liam Moffatt, graduating soon from Carrabassett Valley Academy in Maine, was named to Canada's national development team for snowboardcross last week. The Truro teenager had hoped to crack the team next year, but had no idea he would be selected this season.


  4. Bode Miller keeps open possibility of return to ski teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Concord Monitor

    However, he is keeping his ski racing options open even as his wife gets ready to deliver their child anytime now. The six-time Olympic medalist accepted a nomination yesterday to be a part of the U.S. Ski Team in 2015-16.


  5. Bode keeps open possibility of return to ski teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | ESPN

    With the 2016 Rio Games in Tyler Clary's sights, the Olympic champion hopes more success in the pool will help lead to a post-swimming career in IndyCar. Tyler Seguin notched a hat trick as Canada cruised past Belarus 9-0, and Evgeni Malkin scored twice to lift titleholder Russia over Sweden 5-3 in the quarterfinals.


  6. SIA Installs New Directors, Raises Membership DuesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Sporting Goods Business

    SnowSports Industries America installed three new members to its Board of Directors at its annual spring meeting in San Francisco, which was packed with updates on everything from consumer research and athlete development to the search for the association's next president. The meeting was held May 3-6 in conjunction with the 2015 NSAA National Convention & Tradeshow.


  7. Feds say tax firm figures sold pot, ripped off Olympic medalist, porn shop heirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Oregonian

    Government lawyers are bearing down on the former principles of an Oregon accounting firm, accusing them of illegally shipping marijuana across state lines, misappropriating the trust fund of two porn shop heirs and ripping off legendary two-time Olympic snowboarding medalist Danny Kass . Tax attorney Jeremy Swanlund and CPA Nathan Wheeler , formerly key figures in Milwaukie-based Bridge City Advisors, allegedly paid clients to obtain state medical marijuana cards so they could grow and sell bulk shipments of cannabis, according to court papers filed in Portland's U.S. District Court .


  8. Local girl to become youngest ever on US Freestyle Team | VailDaily.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Vail Daily News

    Tess Johnson flies through the air in the backyard of her home in Edwards. The 14-year-old Vail Valley native recently learned that she will become the youngest person ever to be named to the U.S. Ski Team Freestyle Moguls C-Team after finishing fourth overall on the NorAm tour this season.


  9. Looking back: Canadian Mogul Team dominates 2014-2015 seasonRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | PressReleasePoint

    In the second part of our series acknowledging the top moments of the past season for the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association's national teams, we will look back on the tremendous success of the mogul team. Between rising stars, dominating figures and historic events, here are a few of the most significant moments that made it a season to remember : To start the season, 25 year-old QuA bec City native, Philippe Marquis, won the first World Cup event for the men's team, a dual moguls competition in Ruka, Finland.


  10. Afton: Olympian Jessie Diggins is grand marshal for July 4th paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | TwinCities

    OCTOBER 02: Cross-country skier Jessie Diggins poses for a portrait during the USOC Media Summit ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on October 2, 2013 in Park City, Utah. Olympic cross country skier Jessie Diggins will preside as grand marshal of the Fourth of July parade in her hometown of Afton.


  11. Carr plays to the crowd with record vault of 16-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | NWAonline

    Jonesboro Westside senior Michael Carr broke his own state record with a vault of 16 feet in the Class 4A State Track and Field Championships on Tuesday. Pine Bluff Dollarway, led by senior Henri Murphy's victories in the 100- and 200-meter dash, won the boys title with 74 points.


  12. High rollers will enjoy Winter Sports School fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Park Record

    The Winter Sports School offers students accelerated college preparatory classes from April to November so they can compete in their selected sports. The school will host a fundraiser on Saturday, May 9, at the Yarrow.


  13. Olympic skier joins Okemo Mountain School Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Chester Telegraph

    Ford's roots are grounded in Vermont and Okemo Mountain Resort, where she learned to ski and later attended Okemo Mountain School. "We are delighted to have Julia's enthusiasm and expertise added to our board," says Mariel Meringolo, head of OMSl.


  14. Te Awamutu teen Fletcher Craig performs impressively on four month American adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Waikato Times

    Te Awamutu 13-year-old Fletcher Craig has returned from four months in the United States with five snowboarding medals to show for his hard work. Craig, a Hamilton Boys' High School student, travelled to the United States in December to join the New Zealand development team for four months of training in the middle of America.


  15. First male head at Nonsuch High School for Girls sacked over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Daily Mail

    The quake that killed in four countries: 1,300 people dead after monster 7.8 tremor flattens Nepalese capital while India and Bangladesh report damage and casualties hundreds of miles away Google executive and ex-boyfriend of Sophia Bush among the 10 killed in Mount Everest avalanche sparked by 7.8 Nepal earthquake Robert Downey Jr sparks controversy AGAIN as he is accused of making a racist remark about Oscar-winning Mexican director 'That mama sure was mad at me': How George W. Bush was 'confronted by mother of a dying soldier on hospital visit' 'I felt powerless': Lena Dunham reveals harrowing details of her rape in moving speech at Variety's Power Of Women event FBI agent's sniper rifle stolen out of car's safe through the WINDOW at hotel... just days before President Obama's Utah visit EXCLUSIVE: Bruce Jenner emerges for the first time since revealing he is a woman... looking as if ... (more)


  16. Bowman perhaps most accomplished coach ever hired at ASURead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Arizona Republic

    Bob Bowman is perhaps the most accomplished coach ever hired at ASU Bob Bowman must prove himself but comes to ASU as most accomplished coaching hire ever in any sport Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1z5FRO7 I started to believe this Friday after a conversation with USA Swimming communications director Scott Leightman, who was with the Phoenix Suns from 1998-2003, and I'm more convinced after spending some time reviewing ASU's coaching history. Frank Kush, widely regarded as ASU's greatest coach, was a three-year football assistant at ASU when he replaced Dan Devine to start a 22-year head coaching run that took him to the College Football Hall of Fame.


  17. Mikaela Shiffrin charms Vail Town CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Vail Daily News

    If you're a skiing star, from the valley, and talk to the Vail Town Council, people are going to want pictures. Mikaela Shiffrin, fourth from right, Tuesday talked about her experiences at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.


  18. Bobbi Brown Debuts #LONGWEARLIFEPROOF CampaignRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Global beauty brand Bobbi Brown Cosmetics is proud to unveil #LONGWEARLIFEPROOF , a user generated content-driven campaign created to celebrate the launch of the brand's new Long-Wear Eye Collection, featuring some of the world's greatest female extreme athletes.


  19. Give Wishes Wings: Nathan TackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Looking at Nathan Tack slice through the tricky slopes at Keystone Resort in The Rocky Mountains, you wouldn't know he's endured a serious battle with congenital heart problems. His wish? To meet freestyle skiing champion and US Olympic medalist Nick Goepper.


  20. Jessie Diggins comes homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | TwinCities

    Nordic skier Jessie Diggins, a Stillwater High School graduate from Afton, signs a poster for Stillwater sophomore Emily Tibbetts on Monday night at Stillwater High School. Jessie Diggins still remembers meeting her idol Kikkan Randall more than six years ago at the U.S. junior national Nordic skiing championships in Anchorage, Alaska.