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90-Year-Old Water-Skiing Granny Says 'It's No Fun Sitting at Home in a Rocking Chair!'

People Magazine - ‎16 hours ago‎
Millie Sullens first started skiing when she was 34-years-old, after learning on a 1959 cabin cruiser boat she bought with her husband in 1960.

Is professional freeride skiing just too dangerous?

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎18 hours ago‎
Matilda Rapaport, the Swedish skier who died from her injuries on July 18 after being caught in an avalanche while filming in Chile, was just 30.
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Champion Skier Matilda Rapaport Dies In Freak Skiing Accident While Filming Video Game

TMZ.com - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
0720_remembering_matilda_rapaport_launch A champion big mountain skiier was killed during an avalanche in Chile -- after she was caught in a snowstorm while shooting scenes for an upcoming video game.

Meet the 90-year-old water skiing grandma from Oklahoma who can ski with no hands!

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
At 90-years-old, Millie Sullens does not take any medications and goes dancing every Friday night. The Oklahoma grandmother also spends every summer water skiing as often as she can. On Lake Tenkiller, east of Muskogee, the sprite Sullens is something ...
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US skier credits Vancouver doctors for recovery from brain injury

CTV News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
VANCOUVER -- For weeks after professional skier Jamie Crane-Mauzy injured her brain while competing in Whistler, B.C., the 23-year-old says she experienced the world like the protagonist in the movie "50 First Dates.

Water-skiing Grandma Is A Viral Sensation At 90 Years Old

Starpulse.com - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
It's not every day that you see a 90-year-old grandmother water-skiing -- but today is your lucky day! Millie Sullens has wowed thousands of people as photos of her water-skiing at Lake Tenkiller in Oklahoma have gone viral. According to 5 News KFSM, ...
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No lifts, no trails: Skiers tackle Colorado park's highest peaks

CNN - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A year and a half ago, skiers Austin Porzak and Dan Sohner set out to ski and photograph the 50 highest peaks in Rocky Mountain National Park, an adventure they describe as surreal and religious.

Water skiers compete in the Southern Regional Championships in Tuscaloosa County

WIAT 42 - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) - Some of the best water skiers in the south are competing in Tuscaloosa County this week. The competition features three events: slalom, trick skiing and ski jumping. Organizers say you can expect to see young water ...

Austral Aspirations: Nat Segal Talks skiing in the Land Down Under

Backcountry - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Australia is not often thought of as a backcountry skiing destination, but for freeskier Nat Segal, it is home, where she learned to ski and where she and her sister Anna will return this summer to film for the upcoming video project “Finding the Line ...
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Supporters rally around stricken skier

Views and News from Norway - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Norwegian skiers, Norway's national skiing federation and even commercial sponsors were supporting multiple-medal-winner Martin Johnsrud Sundby on Thursday, after he was ruled as having illegally using an asthma medicine and stripped of major ...

The Process of Skiing

Powder Magazine - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
What is the spirit of skiing and why do we seek that inexplicable feeling, season after season? To answer this timeless question, in collaboration with Red cameras and their third annual REDirect video competition, Aspen local and cinematographer Jesse ...

'Hot Chic' and Other Words on Skiing the Gaspé Peninsula

Powder Magazine - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
In Gaspésie, Quebec, middle-aged men sit in a backcountry cabin and speak intermittent French and English over a small wooden table with fold-up chairs, the only light source emitting from a propane lamp on the other side of the room.
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Water Skiing 90-Year-Old Granny Hits Lake Tenkiller

5newsonline.com - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
"I was 34-years-old when I started skiing," Millie said. " I had a little hard time the first time. Finally, when my husband slowed the boat down.

Short grass skiing season highlighted by event in Iran

SkiRacing.com - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Summer is half way done and we're less than 100 days away from the alpine skiing World Cup opener. If you're missing the excitement of World Cup alpine skiing, there is another sport to follow. Grass skiing has reached its halfway mark in the season ...

Hedge fund manager, injured skiing, sues Deer Valley for $60 million

The Park Record - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
A hedge fund manager badly injured in a skiing accident at Deer Valley Resort in January filed a lawsuit against the resort seeking $60 million, claiming the sum would make up for lost earnings, medical care and other damages.

Bravin' it with Bryan: Water Skiing

KBOI-TV - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
"Simple balance and coordination are key," Young said. Young estimates that the championships will have around 600 people competing.
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Cookies on the BBC website

BBC News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Swedish professional extreme skier Matilda Rapaport has died while filming a promo for Ubisoft's new game, Steep. The 30-year-old was caught in an avalanche in the Andes near Chile's capital Santiago.

Kingsford drops skiing program

Marquette Mining Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
Kingsford drops skiing program. July 23, 2016. By LINDA LOBECK , Iron Mountain Daily News. Save |. KINGSFORD - The Breitung Townships Schools Board of Education recently took action on sports participation fees, administrative fees and dropping the ...
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Avalanches: What you need to know when skiing and snowboarding

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
This week, the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council issued an avalanche warning for the mountains around Queenstown and Wanaka. But what causes the avalanches and what can you do to stay safe?

On the trail of extreme skiing pioneer Doug Coombs

The Boston Globe - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Growing up, Cocuzzo was in awe of the so-called “extreme” skiers, the athletes who pioneered daredevil descents on treacherous backcountry terrain.
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