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Skiing and snowboarding: a unique sport for the Valley

“Pray for snow” is what Logan Doss said he wants fellow teammates to do the most. Doss is a plant science major and president of the Fresno State ski and snowboard team. This is Doss’ first year as team president, ...

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January temperatures break records

Fresno is going through a spell of unprecedented weather as record-breaking heat and a lack of rain threaten to make this the hottest and driest January on record. “This is uncharted territory in more ways than one,” said Gary Sanger, ...

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China Peak popular attraction for Fresno State students

Too often, we underestimate the convenience of the Central Valley. Fresno is centrally located in the heart of California, and is in a perfect location to take a short trip to the coast, the city, and some of the country’s most beautiful national parks. And then there’s skiing and snowboarding at China Peak, which, at a mere 65 miles from Fresno, is one of the most popular winter getaways among students at Fresno State.

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Olympian to host weekend at China Peak

Fresno native and 2006 Olympic Snowboarding team member Andy Finch will host a special weekend in his honor this weekend at China Peak Mountain Resort. This two-day event will mark the first ever “Andy Finch Weekend.”

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Warm weather slows ski season

Although the idea of a warm winter may present students with an early springtime feel, for the snow-sports enthusiasts that have been itching to hit the slopes all year, the spike in dry conditions hasn’t been ideal.

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Snowboarding duo make impact at Nationals in Sun Valley, Idaho

Competing in whiteout weather, where athletes are unable to tell which way the snow is falling, Ty Alexander and Megan McClintock represented Fresno State at the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association Nationals competition in Idaho last week with both placing in the top 15 based on overall scores in each of their respective sports.

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Fresno State students like their slopes

Despite the thick Central Valley fog, Fresno State students are still willing to make the drive to their favorite peaks during the winter season to go skiing or snowboarding.

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Bulldog of the week: Ty Alexander

With the closest snow hours away, Ty Alexander, an agricultural business student, has had to work hard to make his future in snowboarding a possibility.

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Bulldogs fly high in Snow Warz

More then 40 teams from 33 colleges and competed in Snow Warz, a ski and snowboard competition for colleges all over the West Coast. It was held at Northstar at Lake Tahoe, a resort near Truckee, Calif. on Saturday, April 12, 2008.

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Boarding in Fresno


The Cricket Wireless Campus Rail Jam Tour made a stop in Fresno on Tuesday where participants included the Fresno State Ski and Snowboard Club

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Riding the Urban Rail

Ski and Snowboard Club's Darren Tuttle rode in the second heat at the Urban Rail Jam on Saturday in Modesto. All heats, including the final heat, were 25 minutes. There were a total of 25 competitors, both skiers and snowboarders, that competed for a prize of $250 and a Santa Cruz snowboard.
Heavenly, Kirkwood and, for the locals, Sierra Summit, are just a few of the places people can go to experience some of the joys of winter — snow.

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