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Downhill economy

How to go skiing in New England with no car and little money
Thrills, generally speaking, aren't cheap.
By JASON O'BRYAN  |  November 18, 2008

Technically improved

Ski and snowboard gear refined, not redefined
Snow sports shred the space-time continuum this winter, with new styles that push technological boundaries for form and function.
By CLEA SIMON  |  November 18, 2008

The other side of the mountain

New winter-sport challenges for snow-klutzes and hotshots
If you don’t ski or snowboard, winter is the longest, loneliest season.
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  December 10, 2007

Insane fun

New England resorts embrace extreme skiing and riding
You don't have to go to the Rockies or the Alps or jump out of a helicopter skis-first to get a chilling thrill this winter.
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  November 14, 2007

If we had our way . . .

Three wishes for improving winter sports in New England
However tempting, I do not wish for movie stars.
By ELLEE DEAN  |  November 14, 2007

If looks could thrill

Graphic design meets boards and twin tips
The world of snow sports merges with the world of art in completely unique way.
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  November 14, 2007

Black + Gold go green

Offsides and offsets
As a kid in his native Alberta,  NHL defenseman Andrew Ference was always outdoors — like a lot of Canadian kids, he loved snowboarding, skiing, and skating.
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  November 07, 2007

The poseur’s guide to skiing and riding

How to snow your friends on the slopes
My life as a poseur began when I joined an after-school skiing and snowboarding club my sophomore year of high school.
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  December 05, 2006

Stars on snow

Some of the world’s best skiers and snowboarders got their starts on the mountains of New England
Anyone who’s spent a day skidding along the ice-plagued trails of a New England ski resort knows that the snow around here can be hard to love.
By KATE COHEN  |  November 09, 2006

Etymological snowdrift

This year’s ski gear — b y any other name
Snowboarders have a particular flair for christening their tricks.
By JESS MCCONNELL  |  November 09, 2006


Eric Kovall
Eric Kovall’s license plate doesn’t say ASSMAN, but his Jeep Cherokee does have a bumper sticker that proclaims i ♥ ASS.
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  November 09, 2006

Crossword: 'They're playing my song'

Stock characters, canned music.
35 Across: Character introduced with fiddles and a banjo
By MATT JONES  |  February 09, 2006

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