News from the Field

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Pastrana Crashes Out of X-Games

Travis Pastrana’s X-Games came to a quick end on Thursday when the Motocross and rally racing star crashed his dirt bike, breaking his right ankle and foot. Pastrana had attempted a... Read More

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Pilot Survives 17 Hours After Crash

A New York pilot who crashed his private plane into Lake Huron, 14 miles off the coast of Michigan, tread water for 17 hours before a fishing boat rescued him Wednesday morning. Michael Trapp, 42,... Read More

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OnTheSnow Editor Jumps to His Death

Roger A. Leo, executive editor of, one of the most-visited snow-sports sites on the web, died earlier this week after he jumped from a bridge near his home in Massachusetts. According... Read More

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Storm Traps Hundreds on NZ Mountain

Strong winds and heavy snow on Tuesday stranded more than 250 skiers and snowboarders overnight at a ski lodge in Cantebury, New Zealand. Operators at Mount Lyford closed the mountain's parking lot... Read More

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Lochte Swims to World Record

American Ryan Lochte set a world record in the 200-meter individual medley at the world swimming championships on Thursday, defeating Michael Phelps for the second time this week. Lochte's time, 1... Read More