It's hard to believe with near 70 degree temperatures in November that there would be a Ski/Snowboarding event, but that is exactly what is going down this Saturday November 12th at Clover Island in Kennewick.
The snow has been dumping in the mountains and we are taking full advantage this weekend - Sunday February, 23 is 97 Rock Day at Bluewood and you can enjoy a full day of skiing or snowboarding for just $29!
Although she came in 11th place during the inaugural snowboarding slopestyle event, Silje Norendal of Norway was the gold medal winner at the X-Games in Aspen just a few weeks ago. She is done competing in the Sochi Olympics but she is still one of our favorites...
The USA brought their largest delegation of athletes in Olympic history to Sochi and it didn't take long to claim a gold medal. Congrats to Sage Kotsenburg for going HUGE in the inaugural snowboard slopestyle event at the Winter Olympics and bringing home the first place hardware!
After my post last night about Bob Costas name dropping Pussy Riot during the opening broadcast of the Sochi 2014 Olympics, I realized that I should also give you some sort of context as to why it happened. It wasn't just Costas going all willy-nilly and standing atop his soapbox (yet). Ol' Bobby mentioned the all female punk collective while referring to Russian snowboarder Alexei Sobolev.
It is with a heavy heart that we bring you this news. According to a report from KNDU, 14-year-old Hunter Connor died on Saturday, Jan. 25 after a snowboarding accident at Bluewood. Connor was an eighth grader at Columbia Burbank Middle School.
Some are calling it animal cruelty, others are calling these guys stupid, and some think it was a harmless video. A couple of friends were snowboarding in White Fish, MT when they stumbled across one of the biggest beasts in the forest.
No class on Friday? Perfect. Make the quick drive up from the Tri-Cities or Walla Walla to Ski Bluewood just outside of Dayton for College Fridays. When you go to purchase your lift ticket, present a valid college I.D. and you will receive a discount ski lift ticket for just $29!
Now that the weather has warmed up most of us have put away our ski/boarding gear for the season. Here is a great excuse to get it out and get it on. This weekend White Pass holds it's annual Rhythm N Bruise event. It's what they call "Part BMX, part motocross, part MTB, Rhythm N Bruise embodies what snowboarding in a rhythm section could be like...