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Lindsey Vonn skis before crashing while competing in the Women's Super G event during the Alpine FIS Ski World Championships on Feb. 5, 2013 in Schladming, Austria.  (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

US Ski Team: Vonn Cleared For Downhill Training

Lindsey Vonn was cleared to get back on a World Cup course for downhill training, the latest step as she works to return from a right knee injury and get ready for the Sochi Olympics.

12/03/2013

A room at the Viceroy Snowmass (credit: viceroyhotelsandresorts.com)

Ski Lodges Going To More Modern Look

The rustic ski lodge has been a staple of ski towns pretty much since the first resort was erected on the side of a mountain.

12/03/2013

Mikaela Shiffrin of the USA takes the 2nd place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Giant Slalom on December 01, 2013 in Beaver Creek, Colorado. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Women’s Giant Slalom A Good Test Run For Beaver Creek Before 2015

While the Denver Broncos were on the road another major sporting event took place in Colorado — women’s ski racing at Beaver Creek.

12/01/2013

Lindsey Vonn takes a downhill training run at the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain on November 6, 2013 in Copper Mountain, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Lindsey Vonn Putting Off Knee Surgery In Hope Of Comeback

Lindsey Vonn is delaying further surgery on her right knee for as long as possible in hopes of skiing at the Sochi Olympics.

12/01/2013

Mikaela Shiffrin of the USA takes the 2nd place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Giant Slalom on December 01, 2013 in Beaver Creek, Colorado. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin Places 2nd In Giant Slalom In Beaver Creek

As she glided closer and closer to the finish line, Mikaela Shiffrin heard the roars, the ringing cow bells and the raucous music from the loud speaker.

12/01/2013

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Paralympic Ski Club Now Relying On Fundraising

A Paralympic ski club based here in Colorado now needs to rely on donations to stay afloat.

11/29/2013

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Injured Vonn Says She Has Returned To Snow

Lindsey Vonn says on her Facebook page that she has returned to the snow for the first time since her training crash last week.

11/28/2013

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Effect Of Recreational Pot On Ski Biz Remains Hazy

Colorado’s ski resorts are taking the offensive in ensuring the multi-billion-dollar-a-year industry isn’t hurt by recreational marijuana stores that are set to open at about the same time many families begin planning their winter vacations.

11/25/2013

Breckenridge (credit: CBS)

Early Snow May Cause Best Tourism Season Since Recession

With early snow falling in the mountains tourists are flocking to Colorado at a rate not seen since the winter of 2007.

11/23/2013

Billy Kidd (Photo by Handout/Getty Images)

Ski Slopes Demographics Change As More Senior Skiers Suit Up

If you’ve walked into a ski lodge the past few years, likely as not you’ve seen tables filled with gray-haired skiers wearing sweaters so old they’re back in style.

11/19/2013

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