skiing

Émile Allais: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Father of Modern Skiing

Posted on 10/23/2012 by | Who's News | Comments

LegacyThere was a time, in the late 1930s, when Émile Allais was a the best all-around skiier on the planet. In the 1937 world championships, he won gold medals in the downhill, slalom and combined, becoming the first athlete to win both downhill and slalom races in the international event. He was not only talented but also so bold and fearless that, after taking a bad fall and being knocked unconscious in an event in 1936, he returned the next day …

Sporting News

Posted on 04/8/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

EntertainmentWarm weather and springtime mean it’s finally time for outdoor sports – and now that it’s now officially baseball season (my favorite season of the year)…we can add another sport to the list to watch: today marks the beginning of the Masters Tournament! I found this article from the AP this morning interesting, and if you are a Masters follower, you might too. It talks about how “old-timers” at the tournament are becoming a thing of the past. Of the …