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Ski helmet use on the rise, injury rates flat

Formula One racing great Michael Schumacher is the latest celebrity to suffer a life-threatening brain injury while skiing with a helmet. Although ski helmet use is up, the rate of severe brain injuries is unchanged.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 09:18pm EST

Tags: helmet, Michael Schumacher, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, paula wolfson, brain injury

2 lost Va. snowboarders spend night in woods

Two Virginia men who went out of bounds at a Vermont ski resort have been found after spending the night outdoors.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 08:17pm EST

Tags: frostbite, Springfield, Va., Woodbridge, Va.

Ohio man dies after accident at Md. ski resort

A skier died in an accident at the Wisp resort in western Maryland - the second man to die on the same ski slope this winter.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 08:19pm EST

Tags: Wisp ski resort,

Wisp operators look forward to snowy winter

For Maryland's only ski resort, this week's snowfall offered the promise of a profitable winter season as the Wisp emerges from bankruptcy - and its new owners are already moving forward with upgrades at the facility.

Saturday - 09/22/2012, 04:28pm EDT

Tags: Wisp resort, Deep Creek Lake, Washington County, Md.

Snow piles up in far Western Md.

A spring snowstorm is putting a wintry coat on the mountains of far Western Maryland. Maryland State Police in McHenry said Monday morning that 6 inches to 8 inches of snow have fallen in parts of Garrett County.

Monday - 04/23/2012, 02:46pm EDT

Tags: Garrett County, snow, Wisp resort,

Fourth-grader takes a leap of faith (VIDEO)

It's hard being brave, especially when you're a fourth-grader and the task at hand is your first 40-foot ski jump.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 09:06am EDT

Tags: Zia Terry, Utah

Baby boomers make a comeback on the ski slopes

It's a trend that you might find surprising, but baby boomers are making a comeback on the ski slopes.

Sunday - 01/01/2012, 07:54am EST

Tags: Kathy Stewart, recreation