Friday, December 18, 2009

From sun and powder lines in the morning to heavy snow starting to fall at around 5pm yesterday in Niseko

We had over 40 cms overnight at the base you can imagine what its like up top 12 lifts and the Stomping Ground Terrain Park should be up and running The current snow depth at the base is over a metre and over 2 metres up top Wind chill is down to - 20 degrees with a day time high of - 5 Snow is forecast right through the weekend with some heavier falls due Sunday night Monday

Promoters Bring Snowmobile Racing To Milwaukee This Weekend

Problems with track promoters aren t slowing down a big race at the Milwaukee Mile this weekend

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Freediver's quest to be the best

British freediver Sara Campbell has taken the extreme sport by storm Within months of taking up deep diving -- which can involve reaching depths of 100 metres on one single breath -- she was a multiple world record holder She spoke to AFPTV about her dreams of diving deeper and snatching the world record back from her Russian rival Duration 01 54

Phelps lands in UK

Michael Phelps is in the UK for the Duel in the Pool swimming competition in Manchester

Fresh powder and plenty of Sunshine for Friday the 18th

Blue skies and fresh powder all around today The top of the mountain has reached 2 metres and the temp out is around -10 Only a slight wind and its looks like the calm before the storm

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Cross-country skiing

Angela Kelly learns how to cross-country ski at Barkhausen in Suamico

We had 40cms of fresh powder on the mountain overnight Hanazono Niseko

10 lifts should be up and running with Stomping Ground Terrain Park open by mid morning of the 17th December 2009

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

New surfing king

Taj Burrow wins the Billabong Pipe Masters title in Hawaii

Cops say boy's injuries from car surfing

This holiday season is extra special for Tommy Cartwright and his son Ethan

Speedskating has a new backer

Stephen Colbert will appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated

The snow keeps on dumping with so much powder in Niseko now

The base is topping up nicely with around 80cms of fresh in the past 24hrs There will be lines for the taking this morning

New at 10:30: Skiing Safety

Phoebus Pep rally

The Phoebus Phantoms held a pep rally to celebrate the division 5 state championship

Skating Wonderland To Open at Wrigley

We re a long way from baseball season but there ll be action this weekend at Wrigley Field

Man Does 3 Ironmans In 3 Days

A Valley man does three Ironman competitions in three days

Monday, December 14, 2009

Suit costs Roebuck medal

A swimsuit malfunction has cost Joe Roebuck his first senior swimming medal

Miley takes bronze

Hannah Miley won bronze on the opening day of the European Short Course Swimming Championships

Video Of Skateboard Scuffle Sparks Investigation

A video showing a security guard fighting with a group of people in downtown Portland has sparked a city investigation

Bud Foster signs new contract with Hokies.

Virginia Tech locks Bud Foster up for next 5 years

Bud Foster agrees to new deal

Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster agrees to new contract

Amazing Conditions after a huge dump of powder in the last 24 hrs

When the powder snow falls its all you can talk about Around 60cms has fallen in the past 24hrs There are going to be so many fresh lines for the taking

Sunday, December 13, 2009

The powder snow started to fall early yesterday in Niseko

Mt Annapuri has been blanketed in the white stuff around 15cms of fresh on the lower runs and more up top

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Phoebus, Bruton play for state titles.

Phoebus defeats Stone Bridge Bruton losses to Northside WAVY s Chris Reckling has highlites from both title games

Friday, December 11, 2009

Olympic Weightlifting part 2

Olympic Weightlifting part 2

Olympic Weightlifting part 1

Olympic Weightlifting part 1

Hanazono TVs Daily Powder Report - Sat 12th December

It 8217 s likely to be snowing up top 8 lifts are expected to be up and running in Hanazono Hirafu Wind chill is down to - 12 with a day time high of 3 Southeasterly winds tending northwesterly should be moderate between 20 to 40 km hr throughout the day

Snowmobiling may be tempting, but wait

If you want to take advantage of the weather to ride a snowmobile hold on to your helmets

Thursday, December 10, 2009

This glorious sun may be out for most of the day however it’s currently a chilly -3 degrees.

A developing low moving ESE may see some possible showers at first before the powder snow returns Sunday right into next week

New indoor skate park opens:12-11-09

Just because there is snow outside doesn t mean that skaters have to trade their skateboards for snowboards A new spot in town is giving them a place to roll without having to bundle up

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Newest Olympic Event

For many of us jumping on a trampoline and tumblinb on mats were things we may have done during PE class in school

Beautiful Sunny Conditions in Niseko for Thurs 10th December

We should see a beautiful sunny day ahead With

Snowstorms and Surfing

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

A beautiful morning, 10 cms of fresh snow in the Niseko overnight

8 lifts are expected to be up and running in Hanazono Hirafu Currently the snow depth at the base is 40 cms and 80 up top Wind chill is down to - 14 with a day time high of - 1 West northwesterly winds should be generally moderate throughout the day

Sports Beat, December 8

Local soldier dies in accident

Sgt Major Matthew Stevens died last week in a bike accident at Fort Irwin California

Monday, December 7, 2009

Snowboarding Bulldog Preps For Rose Parade

Meet Tillman a 4-year-old bulldog who loves riding on boards whether on land or snow Soon he will be snowboarding down a manmade mountain on a float in the Rose Parade

Soon on Parade: Tillman the Snowboarding Bulldog

Meet Tillman a 4-year-old bulldog who loves riding on boards whether on land or snow Soon he will be snowboarding down a manmade mountain on a float in the Rose Parade Tillman s owner is not a pro just a guy with a dog Dec 8

Niseko Hanazono TVs Daily Powder Report - 8th December 2009

The typical Niseko Powder snow is falling

Surfing 40-foot waves

Road to the championship

The gear is out for the upcoming Longhorn game against Alabama

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Cyclist Gifts

Remember what it was like to wake up Christmas morning to see the brand new bike that you prayed for from Santa to bring you under the tree This year may be the year to share that excitement Joining us this morning is Rob Foulkes owner of East Providence Cycle

Scalloped Harvest Potatoes

We re cooking Scalloped Harvest Potatoes with Retired Chief Justice Frank Williams

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RS 20091207

Londan offered football job at UVa

Mike London has been offered the head coaching job at UVa

Friday, December 4, 2009

Competitors gear up to climb

A competition in New Haven is reaching new heights rock climbers are gearing up for a new season and they say the competition is heating up

DNR withdraws proposal

DNR withdraws proposal for the 16 day gun deer hunt in 2010

Vegas Hosting 'Cowboy X-Games'

The Thunder Equi-Games are touted as the most extreme cowboy events in town Get a preview of this weekend s show at the South Point resort

Learn To 'Ride' A Skateboard Like Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk says he didn t set out to create another make-you-sweat game with his new RIDE But hop on the skateboard controller long enough and you ll be panting

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Silverstein on the Packers

Journal Sentinel beat writer Tom Silverstein talks about the Pack s four-game winning streak Mason Crosby s struggles and the Jermichael Finley factor with TODAY S TMJ4 s Rod Burks 12 10 09

Like My New Coat?

I m ready for Blizzard Brawl

Carp could pose big threat to rivers

Much of the talk about the threat of Asian carp focuses on its impact on the Great Lakes but as Carl Ruetz puts it they would probably have the largest impacts on the tributaries

West Michigan rivers such as the Grand potentially could be good habitats for the non-native fish said Ruetz an associate professor with Grand Valley State University s Annis Water Resources Institute

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

The Bucks Workout

I get the chance to do what the pros do

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Sports Beat, December 1

outdoors tip of the week

outdoors tip of the week