Thursday, April 8, 2010

Skydive Adventure

Maybe you put this one on your bucket list this year - skydiving Matt can now cross it off his cause eightWest sent him up in the air Check it out Skydive Allegan has several options for giving it a try including the basic tandem package for 219 which includes training equipment and instruction The deluxe tandem goes for 289 which has the whole basic package plus a d-v-d video of your jump with a hand cam like we used for our story And for those who don t want to jump there s also an Observer Flight for 45 dollars That allows you to ride in the airplane with the skydivers watch them jump out and then ride the airplane back to the ground

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

11-year-olds use skateboard to beat 12-year-old

Police say the boy received a concussion as a result of the assault and is reportedly experiencing lasting effects from his injuries several months later

Friday, April 2, 2010

Challenging The Great White

He s the king of the squash court for good reason But does he still have it CBS 21 News Sports Director Jason Bristol puts John White to the test

Spring Skiing at Greek Peak 4-2-10

Kim Brown spent the afternoon on the slope with some folks enjoying skiing with temperatures in the 80s

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Sean Jordan on Newswatch 16 sports

Clearview Student-Athlete Of The Week: Samantha Pickens

When it comes to this Franklin Regional diver s dominance both in the pool and in the classroom there s no fooling around

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Suiboku - Nisekos benchmark in luxury property

Sophisticated styling these 10 5 bedroom lofts are self-contained with all the modern appliances you can expect Crisp frette linens and towels flat screen TV 8217 s books magazines CD players and Ipods with ready to use music Suiboku has luxurious Ofuro Spa 8217 s a fire place and sunken lounge settings Then add in Day Beds Tatami rooms with futons and you have luxury accommodation that offers the ultimate in relaxation after a day of powder skiing boarding or summertime golf Suiboku offers a dedicated concierge service within the village and will deliver you to lifts without a hassle

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

It has been an ultimate season for powder over 16 metres has dumped on Mt Annupuri in Niseko.

Hiking the peak putting fresh turns in Strawberries and the Annupuri back bowls so happy I brought my snorkel Lifts are subject to wind conditions With speeds ranging between 20 to 40km hr Wind chill should see temperatures down to -12 with a top of 2 Check out skihanzono com for more info on the 3rd of April crazy fun bag jump mania event and DJ line up After party

Monday, March 29, 2010

Surfing at 6:30

Amazing hike up the peak in Niseko yesterday.

A change is due for Wednesday and Thursday which may see some shower activity about the lower runs All adventure park activities are 40 off so try driving your own snowmobile or go snow rafting if you are here

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Gondola Chalets in Niseko. Premium Accommodation, Outstanding Location

Its name speaks for itself and boasts unrivalled access to Mt Annupuri and the Hirafu Gondola for a day of skiing and riding Intercom surveliance large storage areas Gondola Chalets have a stylish layout with open kitchen dining and lounge area All the necessary kitchen appliances and are fitted with TV CD player washer dryer and ironing equipment There are 15 apartments which comprise of 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms These apartments can certainly host quite comfortably a large group of friends or family

The latest storm cycle delivered over 50cms of fresh to Niseko. Epic snow conditions for spring.

hecking out some footage from the season while we look around the mountain Light winds Most lifts should be up running Wind chill should see temperatures down to -18 with a top of -2 Check out skihanzono com for more info on the 3rd of April crazy fun bag jump mania event and DJ line up After party Outro Back-country hazard is high have avalanche beacon and respect the Niseko rules Sun with possible snowfalls are forecast into tomorrow Chat with us on our Hanazono in Niseko Japan facebook page or on twitter

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Saturday's Top Performer

Saturday s Top Performer

Skydiving Team Honors 9-Year-Old Member

A local skydiving team honored a fallen member this weekend

Raw Putin and Medvedev Hit the Slopes

Russia s President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin met for a session on the ski slopes at a resort near Sochi where the 2014 Winter Olympics is to be held March 27

CageFight4 at Lackawanna College

Friday, March 26, 2010

Visually impared teams square off in goal ball tourney

Quad City Rollers

Friends grant 84-year-old woman's final wish to skydive

If you only had weeks to live and you could do anything in the world what would it be That scenario played out this past week for a woman from Eagle Mountain Thanks to some wonderful neighbors her last wish took flight

Spring Weekend Great For Golfing, Boating, Skiing

KCRA LiveCopter 3 HD shows the great weekend weather ahead that will be perfect for all outdoor ventures

Local teams battle it out in Goal Ball

A beautiful morning over 10cms of fresh overnight here at the base in Niseko

Most lifts should be up and running this morning along with the BagJump Terrain Park and Adventure Park Westerly winds should be around 20 to 40km hr Wind chill will see temperatures down to -20 with a day time high of -4 It s the 27th of March and the powder snow is still falling Luurvin Niseko as there are more snowfalls expected through the weekend

Raw Skydiver Killed in Crash Through Roof

Investigators have released video and photos of a skydiving accident that killed a man The 34-year old was preparing to land after photographing skydiving tandems when his parachute collapsed and he crashed into a condo roof March 26

McPhie, Kariotis Ready For Championships

Heather McPhie and Ali Kariotis offer a preview of the U S Freestyle Championships at Squaw Valley

Boys Players of the Year

Girl Players of the Year

State Champs

Handicapped Ski-A-Thon Has Extra-Special Meaning

Hundreds of skiiers are getting ready for a special event at Sunday River and it has extra meaning for one family News 8 s Steve Minich reports

Goalball tournament provides sport for blind and visually impaired in Utah

Shannon Bahrke: Music, Skiing Make Freestyle Event Fun

Olympic gold medalist Shannon Bahrke and brother Scott Bahrke also an Olympian offer a preview of the U S Freestyle Championships at Squaw Valley

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Athletes Get Basic Triathlon Lesson

Many of the women participating in the 3rd annual Tri For A Cure have never done a triathlon before so event organizers held a lesson on triathlon basics for them News 8 s Steve Minich reports

Extreme Kellie goes Ice Climbing

Kellie MacMullan

We had another dusting overnight in Niseko. A partly sunny day ahead with light snowfalls forecast.

Most lifts the bagjump and terrain park should be up and running An excellent cover of snow over 2mtrs at the base with over 4mtrs up top Wind chill is down to - 22 degrees with a day time high of - 3 Westerly winds ranging from 15 to 35km hr A round 10cms of fresh is forecast to fall overnight with cold temperatures and light snow expected over the next few days With a special promotion it is only 200 yen to have a go for 10mins

KCTV5 Crew Preps For Dodgeball Versus Cops

The KCTV5 crew has been prepping for the News Vs Blues dodgeball tournament on Saturday during their workday

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Protests Put BMX Park's Future In Doubt

The wheels may soon come off a nationally-known BMX park in Portland

6pm Wednesday sports 3-24-10

11pm Tuesday sports 3-23-10

Teen dies in dirt bike accident

SANDWICH - A 16-year-old Sandwich boy died last night from injuries he sustained in a dirt bike crash police said FOX25 s Adam Pellerin reports

The Bucks Dynamic Duo

Brandon Jennings and Kelvin Sampson work to perfect the point guard s jump shot

A sensational sunny spring day yesterday and the snow pack is holding up well in Niseko

There is still over 2 mtrs at the base with over 4 up top A cloudy day ahead with light winds around 5 to 15 km hr Voice Over Around the mountain An excellent cover of snow for March Most lifts should be running and go check out the bag jump its crazy fun and try out that new trick or take it easy with a Nordic Snowshoe Wind chill is down to -12 degrees with a day-time high of 1 Going back country have required avalanche beacon and check at lift stations for gate status Light snowfalls are expected with a chance of some sun tomorrow

Surfing at 630

Two Speedskaters Going For Gold

Sam Stoiber and A J Bruno recently finished well at the National Long Track Championships and have Olympic dreams

Bill Heaner, Extreme Sports Professional

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Racing Season Underway

Harness Racing Returns

Harness Racing Returns

A beautiful springtime day in Niseko.

17 lifts are running and go check out the bag jump its crazy fun and try out that new trick you have been wanting to do

Athlete of the Week: Mark Madl

As a 15 year old last year Mark Madl dominated on his four-wheeler ATV Our Athlete of the Week went undefeated earning the title of Youth Rider of the Year This self-driven teenager is done with high school at 16 and on the road as one of the youngest pro-am riders

Sports live Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Frank Beamer in the 757

Frank Beamer is making the rounds in the 757 WAVY-TV s Chris Reckling has the story