Ski area has opened thanks to abundant snowfall this week.
Bob Cochran of Richmond, Vermont, swoops down Mt. Eniwa at Sapporo, Japan, Feb. 6, 1972, during a training run for the downhill event of the Winter Olympics. His time of 1:55.78 was fifth best of the day. (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz)
The American Olympic men's ski team, left to right: William Beck, Bill Bueck, David Lawrence, Jack Nagel, Emile Allais, John Herbert, Verne Goodwin, Darrell Robinson, Brooks Dodge, and Jack Reddish pose together on the slopes, Jan. 27, 1952 at St. Anton, Austria. (AP Photo/Hans Von Nolde)
Though tracks lead every which way, this snowboarder at Mount Lemmon Ski Valley has a route all planned out. "It's been really good this year - good snow and good crowds," said Graham Davies, general manager of Ski Valley, which opened on Dec. 20.
Skiing enthusiasts Mary Cavada, 8, and her father, Francisco, take advantage of the excellent conditions at Mount Lemmon Ski Valley.
Skiers are schussing the slopes of Mount Lemmon Ski Valley on 29 inches of natural snow - while more northerly ski areas such as the Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff rely partly on artificial snowmaking.
Anna Bagenholm was skiing in the Norwegian backwoods when she
slid headfirst into a frozen stream. Rescued over an hour later,
she was clinically dead, with no breath, no pulse.
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A tumor sprouted in Mitch Sluder's brain and grew to the size of
a baseball, sitting on his right frontal lobe, quietly waiting to
WRIGHTWOOD, Calif. — Firefighters made progress Monday against a
wildfire near a Southern California mountain town as weather turned
calm and cool.
TESSENDERLO, Belgium — Kim Clijsters will center her 2010
schedule as much around young daughter Jada as around the four
Grand Slams, planning a limited program that will put family