Marci Krivonen http://kmuw.org en Skier Vies For A Spot On Team USA After Breaking Both Legs http://kmuw.org/post/skier-vies-spot-team-usa-after-breaking-both-legs On a cold, cloudy day in Colorado, ski racer <a href="http://www.teamusa.org/Athletes/MC/Alice-McKennis">Alice McKennis</a> suits up. She buckles her boots, puts on a back protector and dons a tightfitting speed suit.<p>She's training at the U.S. Ski Team's Speed Center at Copper Mountain near Vail, Colo. — and how she got here is exceptional.<p>The 24-year-old has been skiing since she was a toddler. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 21:43:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 28464 at http://kmuw.org Skier Vies For A Spot On Team USA After Breaking Both Legs Ski Resorts Work To Turn China's Middle Class Into Snow Bunnies http://kmuw.org/post/colo-ski-resorts-work-draw-business-chinas-middle-class Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>Colorado's ski resorts are looking far and wide for potential customers, including emerging markets like China. About 12 percent of visitors to the state's ski areas come from overseas. And with China's middle class growing, Colorado resorts are looking to profit. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:44:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 27174 at http://kmuw.org Ski Resorts Find Ways To Stay Busy When There's No Snow http://kmuw.org/post/ski-resorts-find-ways-stay-busy-when-theres-no-snow With sizzling temperatures in much of the country, tourists are turning to mountain ski resorts to find relief. Resorts from Colorado to California and Oregon are on track to set a record this year for summer business.<p>Brandon Wilke is spending a long weekend at a resort just down the road from Aspen, Colo. He came for a wedding, but Wilke and his brother-in-law decided to bring their mountain bikes and try out some bike trails at the Snowmass ski resort. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 21484 at http://kmuw.org Ski Resorts Find Ways To Stay Busy When There's No Snow