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Claudia Carbone (Women Skiing)


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Holiday events at Colorado ski resorts
No matter which resort you visit during the holidays, each one will be aglow with lights and festive decor, guaranteeing a sparkly and white Christmas. Santa sightings, fireworks displays and torchlight parades have been annual holiday events for years. ...[Read on]
First for Colorado's ski season: Wolf Creek Ski Area
An early October snowfall allowed Wolf Creek Ski Area in southern Colorado to be the first in the state to open for the 2011-12 ski season. Typically the ski area that gets the most snow, Wolf Creek never has been among the first to open. It's earliest op...[Read on]
Battle of the Skiing Sexes
Ski hills are the perfect place to test compatibility, maybe better than online dating. Take a run together (athleticism), ride the chair (personality), eat lunch (coolness and cash). But those same hills can also test patience, can even lead to outright ...[Read on]
Title IX opened up opportunity for girls in the 70's, got them moving and interested
With the 39th anniversary of Title IX coming up in June, I am remembering a program that I and another mom began for our daughters in grade school back in the mid-70s.  Title IX, you may recall, was the amendment to the 1972 Civil Rights Law that prohibi...[Read on]
Women's Lacrosse scores big at Vail shootout
Women's lacrosse is growing by leaps and bounds, as is the sport in general as it moves west. The most prestigious lacrosse event in the country happens in Colorado every summer. For the last 39 years, the Vail Lacrosse Shootout Presented by Harrow brings...[Read on]
Women's Ski Jumping Could Be a Go!
For five years, women ski jumpers have waited to get their sport into the Olympics. After an unsuccessful legal battle to get into the 2010 Vancouver Games, women's ski jumping is finally set to take its place on the Olympic program this week when the Int...[Read on]
Fog ruins Lindsey Vonn's chance for Alpine World Cup title
The battle for the Alpine World Cup title between Lindsey Vonn and Germany's Maria Riesch is over. In the end, weather determined the winner: Riesch by three points.The much-anticipated finale that would have given Vonn her fourth straight overall World C...[Read on]
Women and the Iditarod
In 1985, Libby Riddles became the first woman to win the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. A year later, Susan Butcher won the race and became the second four-time winner in 1990 and the first woman to ever place in the top 10. Soon after, the motto going around Al...[Read on]
Kim Kircher: Using ski patrol skills to deal with personal crisis
The hardest challenges Kim Kircher has dealt with in her 21-year career as a ski patroller at Washington's Crystal Mountain have helped her get through the toughest time in her personal life.Photo by Chris MorinWith her mostly male mates on ski patrol, Ki...[Read on]
Quebec City's Winter Carnival is the Winter Olympics of Fun
The Québécoise call it "the real winter game." I can see why. . .it's not for anyone timid about being in cold and snow! Carnaval de Quebec is the grandest celebration of winter and has been on my bucket list for years. I finally made it!For 57 years...[Read on]