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Snowbound Expo, Hall of Fame, NASJA Journalists Ring in the New Season at Annual Boston Confab

Consider the stoke fired! Skiers and boarders from all across the east coast spent last weekend in Boston to kickoff the winter season, as they have for over two generations. Now called the Snowbound Expo and run by Great Britain’s Raccoon Management, thousands of winter sports enthusiasts and industry insiders gathered at the sparkling new Boston Convention...

iHeartRadio Show Drop for Jay Flemma Sports Report

Not one but two new Jay Flemma Sports Report shows have dropped recently, so here are the links. Skiing in Argentina/Open Championship and USGA Mid-Am Redux Our first guest was Aaron Schorsch of Saveur the Journey, the skiing, fishing, and culinary travel outfit that showed me around Argentina. It was an absolutely gold standard experience on every level –...

The Second Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Second Legend of Sleepy Hollow —by Washington Flemma, Special to Golf News Net and Found among the papers of Mr. Ryan Deidricht Knickerbocker— SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY – Nestled in the bosom of a spacious cove on the eastern shore of the Hudson at an expanse of the river called by the Dutch the Tappan Zee, but more recently stylized by one Italian as “Mario...

2023 Masters Tournament Betting Odds

In just over two weeks all eyes will be on Augusta National as Scottie Scheffler endeavors to repeat as Masters Champion, the first since Tiger Woods in 2005 and 2006. Scheffler has moved into a tie with Spain’s Jon Rahm, the 2021 U.S. Open Champion for the favorite’s position. Rory McIlroy, Cameron Smith, Collin Morikawa, and Jordan Spieth round out the...

Saddleback Mountain, the Pizza of Doom, and those Dadgum Tarnation Buffalo Bills

RANGELEY, ME – How does the old saying go? With ski buddies like these… Meet Twang and Clang, my wingmen, and after their performance this weekend in Maine, I’ll be grateful if the next time I go back to Saddleback the resort staff aren’t waiting for me with a big net. Maine’s Saddleback Mountain proved every bit the fierce challenge and magnificent setting pictures...

Jay Flemma Sports Report on iHeartRadio Features 2023 Season Preview, Celebrity Interviews

It’s been a hot start to 2023 on Jay Flemma Sports Report on iHeartRadio. First, we preview the turn of the PGA Tour season and its West Coast swing with Editor, Producer, and owner of Golf News Net, Ryan Ballengee, before turning to a discussion of the venues for the four majors, including the changes to Augusta, new venue L.A. Country Club for the U.S. Open...

Border War! Jay Peak Week Continues – The People That You Meet

[Editor’s Note:  Jay Peak Week is held over by popular demand. The first article in the series is here, and the second part of the series is here.] JAY PEAK:  THE PEOPLE THAT YOU MEET – 601, MICKY, AND CREECH, OH MY… JAY, VT – As any true sports writer will tell you, we don’t just write about skiing, we write about the people who ski...

Golf Courses at Minnesota’s Giant’s Ridge Resort Garner More Awards

The mid-west’s best ski and golf resort is getting even better. Both Golf Digest and Golfweek have published their recent top 100 lists and awards, and, once again, Minnesota’s Giant’s Ridge has risen in the rankings. A member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects and its president in the organizations 50th year, 1995-96, Arlington...

HEAD Joins North American Snowsports Journos (NASJA) as Corporate Members, Showcases New Releases at Snowbound Expo

What a pleasant surprise it was turning a corner at the Snowbound Expo and seeing the HEAD/Tyrolia booth brimming with interested patrons. I ski on HEAD Supershape i.Rallys. They rock like Foo Fighters. Better still was finding out that the bubbly, effervescent, and knowledgeable person chatting me up about the latest updates to their KORE ski collection was Julia...

Border War! Jay Peak Week Continues – On the Mountain

[Editor’s Note:  This is the second of three installments on Jay Peak. Part One, a thumbnail sketch is here. Part Three, the people that you meet, is here. Part Four, a brief summary of recent history and a look at the future will drop soon.] MOUNTAIN GAZETTEER Jay Peak has two main areas – Tramside and Stateside, each with their own base lodge and...

Cranmore Mountain Resort to Open New Fairbanks Lodge for ’23-’24 Season

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. – Cranmore Mountain Resort’s plans for a sparkling new combination base lodge and condominiums proceed apace. The new Fairbanks Lodge – slated to open next fall – features over 30,000 feet of lodge and gathering space in addition to 15 two-story lofted residences on its upper levels. Daily services will also include season...