Powder, Surfer, Bike, and Snowboarder are a few publications that have been recently scooped up by American Media Inc (AMI). If you’ve spent any time at the grocery store you’ve seen a few of AMI’s other publications lining the checkout stand: The National Enquirer, Soap Opera Digest, Us Weekly, and Men’s Journal. It appears that the company is looking to move into the action sports realm.
According to Forbes, the media group acquired 14 adventure sports and media brands from TEN: Publishing’s Adventure Sports Network (ASN). All in all, it will boost the company’s sports category, which extends even to event management. The company will also now handle the Dew Tour and aims to execute several consumer experiential and content-driven events.
This isn’t the first time ASN has been acquired by new management. They’ve been moving from company to company consistently over the past few years, having been previously owned by Times Mirror Magazines, Time 4 Media, and TEN. In regards to the new change, ASN's office will remain in Carlsbad California.
Professional freeskier Dave Treadway died yesterday after falling into a crevasse while backcountry skiing in Pemberton, British Columbia. The Pique News Magazine reports that the 34-year-old fell 98 feet into a crevasse after a snow bridge collapsed underneath him. Pemberton District Search and Rescue (PSAR) arrived at the scene near Rhododendron Mountain to retrieve him, but Treadway had already succumbed to his injuries. The recovery was extensive and required 14 members of PSAR due to the
Zac Efron's dream of becoming a pro-skier is temporarily on hold. While we don't actually have any evidence that he has (had?) aspirations of becoming a pro, who wouldn't want to ski for a living? Either way, the Wildcats' team captain is sadly laid up following an ACL tear. While in Park City for the Sundance Film Festival, Efron went on a guided-catskiing tour which ended in injury. Don't worry Zac, the TGR crew feels your pain and would like you to know that we're all in this together.
Yesterday with great sadness, we learned about the untimely death of freeskier Dave Treadway. Beyond his incredible skiing abilities, Treadway was an individual that held a special and vital place within his community, family, and the snow industry as a whole. With the news still setting in, friends and loved ones of Treadway are taking to social media to share moving tributes in honor of the late skier. RELATED: Dave Treadway Dies From Crevasse Fall in Pemberton B.C. Treadway is