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Mt. Hood League winners of sportsmanship awards.

High school racers throughout Oregon are getting revved up for the the 2019 state championships set for March 6-8 at Mt. Hood Meadows.

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She did it with power, energy and her usual brilliant skiing.

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High School Snowboarding on Mount Hood is all about good times. OISA President Ben Beavon with Sandy High Riders.

When a parent asked Ben Beavon whether Washington kids are allowed to compete in high school snowboarding comps on Mt. Hood, he couldn’t think of a reason why they shouldn’t. So he brought the notion to the volunteers who run OISA, and it was a quick vote.

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250 kids raced in the 2016 Cooper Spur Duel Slalom.

What do you get when several hundred of the most hard-core ski families on Mount Hood descend on a quaint little throwback of a resort with limited indoor plumbing?

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AJ Kitt competing in the Beaver Creek GS.

AJ Kitt is a familiar character around Mount Hood, a family guy with three young kids, a ski racing coach, a hard-working real estate pro who helps run his wife Amy's vacation rental business. Just a regular Oregon guy, who also happens to be one of the greatest American ski racers in history: winner at Val-d'Isère, silver medalist at the Hahnenkamm, a four-time Olympian.

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Racers got creative for the costume contest.

More than 400 Oregon High School ski racers launched another lively season Saturday on Mount Hood with camaraderie, costumes, and spirit befitting the Third Annual Kelsey's Race, the largest high school race in the United States.

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Lindsey Vonn won two World Cup races in one weekend in Italy to tie and then break the all-time record with 63 victories.

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Sandy's Ethan Anderson gets his slopestyle on after weeks of waiting to compete.

The riders of Sandy High did the seemingly impossible on Mount Hood Sunday, claiming double gold, silver and bronze in Sunday’s Gorge League Slopestyle.

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U14 girls trophy winners Sami Woodring (center), Erika Anderson (right) and Cailan Gahan (left)

The Mitey Mite racers of Mount Hood were treated to perfect visibility and good, fast snow for the Meadows Challenge giant slalom race on Sunday.

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Racing coach Richard Tichy, Meegan Bombadil and her teammate James Wainwright make the most of brutal conditions on Mount Hood. Photo by Melina Jacklet

Hard-core racers braved some brutal conditions on the West Mile Saturday to add another PACRAT race to a fun but challenging season on Mount Hood.

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