Legendary New Mexico

  • Skiing has major boost to NM economy
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    Skiing has major boost to NM economy

    It's long been considered one of the biggest boosts to New Mexico's economy in the winter, the sport of skiing. For whatever majestic mountains the state has to offer, it was enough for innovators to carve out trails for skiing and in turn, pump hundreds of millions of dollars back into the state.

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  • Albuquerque woman becomes pioneer in skiing
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    Albuquerque woman becomes pioneer in skiing

     Long before women had a voice in the sport of skiing, there was Elizabeth Woolsey.

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  • Flying High Again
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    Flying High Again

    The ski jump has gone through a number of changes in the past thirty years.  First and foremost, the form of the jump has changed from parallel skis to a "V" formation, which gives athletes greater loft and farther distances.

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  • John Dendahl was a leader in skiing and politics
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    John Dendahl was a leader in skiing and politics

     Before John Dendahl's name was synonymous with politics, it was big in the world of skiing.

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  • The Sweetheart of the Skeleton
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    The Sweetheart of the Skeleton

    Imagine barreling down a chute of ice, head first at more than 80 miles per hour. A sled weighing more than half your body weight separates you from the ice by mere inches.  It's a sport of gravity, and as such, heavier competitors are favored.

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