Bigrock Mountain in Mars Hill.

Thaw closes slopes at Bigrock

By Anthony Brino on Jan. 26, 2017, at 2:01 p.m.
“We made a decision today to close and let this go another day.”

Four Carrabassett Valley Academy snowboarders heading to World Cup

on Jan. 12, 2017, at 5:02 p.m.
For the first time in school history, the Carrabassett Valley Academy will send four snowboard cross athletes to the World Cup Boardercross event in Utah later this month, the school announced Thursday.
Snow guns laid down a fresh layer of powder Sunday morning on Locke Mountain at Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry. About 150 snow guns worked over the weekend in preparation of the opening of the 2015-2016 season Monday.

Sunday River plans to open Monday

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 16, 2015, at 12:15 p.m.
This could be the earliest Sunday River will have opened in nearly 20 years.
Carrabassett Valley Academy Snowboard Program Director Michael Mallon (left) and CVA student-athletes (from left) Kristen Venuto, Devryn Valley, Liam Moffatt, Max Yudajev and Katie Wilson are at the World Junior Snowboard Championships this week in Yabuli, China.

West Gardiner native to compete in World Junior Snowboarding Championships

By Sam Bonsey, Special to the BDN on March 09, 2015, at 5:05 p.m.
Jamie Poitras of Old Orchard Beach grinds across a rail during Rail Jam, the kickoff event of the inaugural Winterfest in Portland. Snowboarders sponsored by Long’s Board Shop will performs jumps and tricks on the Shawnee Peak rail course.

Snowboarders, skiers catch some air at Winterfest in Portland

By Robert F. Bukaty on Jan. 23, 2015, at 8:37 p.m.
Julia Clukey

Augusta native Julia Clukey, US luge team return to World Cup circuit

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 02, 2015, at 1:47 p.m.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott was awaited by a crowd of people gathered to see him at his homecoming celebration in 2010. Wescott won the gold medal in snowboard cross at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.

Dreams born on Sugarloaf reach the mountains of Japan for Seth Wescott

By Lauren Abbate, Special to the BDN on Nov. 20, 2014, at 2:31 p.m.
Members of the Maine Warden Service gather at the public boat access lot at Megunticook Lake in Camden as they prepare to send divers into the water in search of a James Wescott, who fell in on Tuesday morning.

Wardens find body of James Wescott, father of Olympic snowboarder

By Abigail Curtis and Stephen Betts on May 27, 2014, at 4:48 p.m.
Shaun White of the U.S. crashes during the men's snowboard halfpipe final event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014.

Shaun White finishes fourth as Swiss ‘I-Pod’ wins halfpipe gold

By Nick Mulvenney, Reuters on Feb. 11, 2014, at 2:14 p.m.
Winner Sage Kotsenburg of the U.S. celebrates after the men's snowboard slopestyle final competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor on Feb. 8, 2014.

Winter Olympics Day 1: US claims first gold medal

By Mike Collett-White, Reuters on Feb. 08, 2014, at 9:20 a.m.
Seth Wescott

Wescott fails to advance in Winter X snowboardcross; Baumgartner receives final Olympic team berth

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 24, 2014, at 5:34 p.m.
Russell Currier was 12 for 20 on the range during the men's mass start at the US National Championships in March 2009.

Maine biathlete Currier undeterred by Olympic terror concerns

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 21, 2014, at 2:08 p.m.
Seth Wescott of Carrabassett Valley surges down Sugarloaf Mountain during an event last year. The 37-year-old Wescott has not qualified for the Olympics, but could be made a discretionary pick based on his past success.

Wescott’s quest to defend Olympic snowboardcross gold medals in jeopardy

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 11, 2014, at 4:18 p.m.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott acknowledges a crowd during a homecoming celebration at the Sugarloaf ski resort in March 2010.

Maine Olympian expresses concerns over suicide bombings in Russia

By Sergei Karpov, Reuters on Jan. 01, 2014, at 3:49 p.m.
Thousands of pieces of ski gear are organized in the Bangor Parks and Recreation for the 2012 Penobscot Valley Ski Club Ski Sale. A similar selection of new and used ski and snowboard gear will make up the 2013 sale, scheduled for Oct. 19.

Mountain of ski gear anticipated for annual Bangor sale

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Oct. 16, 2013, at 9:18 a.m.

Wescott top qualifier for Sugarloaf Banked Slalom snowboarding event

on March 23, 2013, at 5:15 p.m.