Athletic Competition is not just about the thrill of victory, but the agony of defeat - especially in the Olympic Games. USSA spokesman Tom Kelly said that was brought home in the competition on Tuesday in Sochi, Russia. Rick Brough has more.
While last Tuesday was a bitterly disappointing day for the U.S. in several categories, the silver lining was the first-ever competition in a Winter Olympics for women's ski jumping. Rick Brough has more.
Chris and Nell's first guest is Brent Giles, Chief Sustainability Officerfor Powder Corp, which includes Park City Mountain Resort. Brent will talk about "Protect Your Playground" a contest soliciting ideas from individuals on how to protect your natural surroundings and playgrounds, and how that idea could win you up to $2500! Their second guest, Kevin Emersen, Senior Policy and Regulatory Associate with Utah Clean Energy, provides an update on all those clean air bills being considered by the state legislature.
Women ski jumpers from around the world soared into the history books last Tuesday in Sochi and Park City's own Olympic jumpers were smiling along with the rest of the 30 jumpers. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
The future of the Wasatch Front and Back is defined by how its economy, transportation, recreation and environment settle into harmony. At least that's how the Mountain Accord sees it. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
20 year old Sage Kotsenburg of Park City won the U.S.'s first medal, the gold, at the Olympic debut of slopestyle snowboarding on Saturday. As he did, his family was at home in Park City, realizing the judges appreciated Kotsenburg for the same reasons his family does: for being unique, creative, and letting the love of his sport shine through. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
The US athletes in Sochi are bringing home 4 medals so far for skiing and snowboarding. Tom Kelly of the USSA called in for his weekly report to give us the latest news of those athletes. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
You may not like it, but money is a vital part of our lives, and it's important to learn how to manage it. That's the topic of this week's segment of the Thriving Lifestyles Guide, presented by Summit County's Department of Health. Rick Brough has more.
Opposing attorneys in the legal fight over the ski mountain lease of Park City Mountain Resort went into Third District Court last week. The major arguments focused on claims from Talisker, the landlord, that it is entitled to evict the Mountain Resort, and is owed the profits that the Mountain Resort has made every since its lease allegedly expired in the spring of 2011.
Judge Ryan Harris took the arguments under advisement and did not render a decision last week. Rick Brough has more.