New England Ski Guide 2007

INSANE FUN
New England resorts embrace extreme skiing and riding
By Ashley Rigazio

New England's mountains attract two distinct groups of winter-sports enthusiasts: casual skiers and snowboarders who hit the scenic trails to unwind and slope-shredding adrenaline junkies in search of an extreme, heart-racing thrill. While some of us are content to relax and cuddle up by the fire in a crowded ski lodge, our slightly unhinged counterparts use the time between runs to plot their next rush.
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IF WE HAD OUR WAY
Three wishes for improving winter sports in New England
By Ellee Dean

I've bought lift tickets costing upward of $80 — Aspen's tickets are rumored to be $87 this year — skied the long, boulevards and bowls. Stuff we don't really have here in New England. I've pored over descriptions of lift tickets with miniature prints of what were possibly, Degas's ballerinas because, well, I don't know why.
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IF LOOKS COULD THRILL
Graphic design meets boards and twin tips
By Caitlin E. Curran

“What we have here is a TV-ratings dog of a World Series. Even the banner-hungry un-sportsmanlike Boston fans may lose interest in a one-sided slaughter. So let’s stir things up. On game day, make every effort to devote or relate your top news stories to the upcoming game."
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