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A Look Back

20 Feb

This is my third winter covering the World Cup for the New York Times. From Bode Miller’s comeback to Vonn’s re-injury, here’s a recap of the season so far:

Ted Ligety Takes Aim at Overall Title

Bode Miller Returns to Prime Form

Ligety Dominates and Miller Surprises

Miller Is the Main Attraction

Vonn Hit Tricky Turn

American Women Have Difficulty Early in the Season

Giving Back After the Race Has Past

On the Comeback trail, Miller is Third, But Disappointed

Felix Neurether Leaves His Mark

For Some Ski Racers, An Advantage Before the Season Even Starts

Svindal Wins Beaver Creek Downhill

Shiffrin Barely Misses Giant Slalom Win

Injury Lifted Hirscher’s Career

The King of Speed

Olympian’s Insider’s Guides to Your Favorite Ski Resorts

20 Feb

From Telluride, Colorado to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, here, your favorite Olympians give you the inside scoop on what to do and where to ski at their home resorts.

Gus Kenworthy on Telluride, CO

Julia Mancuso on Squaw Valley, CA

Ted Ligety on Park City, UT

Tommy Moe on Jackson Hole, WY

Picabo Street on Sun Valley, ID

Grete Eliassen on Brighton, Utah

Getting and Staying in Shape for Ski Season

20 Feb

Balancing Your Way to a Rip Roaring Performance

The US Ski Team’s Secret Weapon

The Power Endurance Powder Plan

Moving to the Alps

20 Feb

About a year ago, I visited the 12th century village of La Grave, France. It’s a charming, 500-person alpine hamlet stashed in the south east corner of France devoted entirely to skiing. There’s a bakery, two bars, a handful of hotels and a farmer’s market on Thursday mornings, and one ski lift accessing over 7,000 vertical feet of wild, ungroomed, unpatrolled terrain. I was sold. In January I moved to La Grave. Here’s why

Reaction In GJ Sentinel to Outside Article

7 Dec

KVNF Radio Interview

7 Dec

KVNF Radio Interview on Outside Magazine profile of Tom Chapman

Backcountry Monopoly Gets Attention

5 Dec

Outside and I shared some of my reporting materials with Jason Blevins  from the Denver Post. He wrote a companion piece (link there to 0 which landed on the front page of Monday, December 5th Denver Post.

Lou Dawson also posted about the article on, which is stirring up quite a debate going on that site. Click here (link to:  to see what people are saying about Tom Chapman and Backcountry Monopoly (link to :

The story was also mentioned in Monday’s GJ Daily Sentinel.