WILMINGTON, N.Y. – 'Tis the season for snow, skiing, and Santa. Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., is celebrating with Santas Ski Free Day on Sunday, Dec.10.
Skiers and riders, who dress as Mr. or Mrs. Claus, participate in a group photo and arrive by 10 a.m., receive a free lift ticket to ski or ride the Olympic mountain. Those who do not have a jolly red suit can donate a new toy (valued... Continue Reading
November 18, 2017
Skiing & Riding Season is here … Whiteface Opens
WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- The record warm autumn days are a distant memory, snow is on the ground and Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., opened Saturday, Nov. 18, for skiing and riding, a full week ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
"I'm super excited, this is so exciting and the snow looks awesome," said Mary Ellen Decker, of Saranac Lake, N.Y., as she stood atop Little Whiteface for her first... Continue Reading
November 15, 2017
GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES START OF 2017-‘18 SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING SEASON IN NEW YORK
Whiteface Mountain & Gore to Open Saturday, Belleayre Slated to Open Friday, November 24, Skiing Underway at Other Slopes Across New York State
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the start of the 2017-18 skiing and snowboarding season, with both Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, and Gore Mountain, in North Creek, slated to open this Saturday, November 18. Belleayre Ski... Continue Reading
November 14, 2017
World Cup Para-Bobsleigh Racing Comes to Lake Placid Dec. 1-2
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Catch all of the excitement of IBSF World Cup Para-Bobsleigh racing, Dec. 1-2, in Lake Placid, N.Y. Hurtling down the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex track, these athletes will reach speeds of more than 60 miles-per-hour, while pulling as many as 3Gs in the corners.
Athletes compete on their own in specially designed 'monobobs.' Trying to clock the fastest time... Continue Reading
November 6, 2017
United States Wins Two Medals at 2017 Cup of China
2017 Bridgestone Skate America Wraps Up Grand Prix Series... Tickets Remain on Sale
By: U.S. Figure Skating
BEIJING, China --- Madison Chock and Evan Bates held onto second place and took the silver medal while Max Aaron came from behind to earn the bronze medal, highlighting the United States' day two performance at 2017 Cup of China, the third event of the 2017 International Skating Union (ISU... Continue Reading