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Joe Stevens

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Joe is well known around the southeastern ski circles. Stevens was Director of Communications at Snowshoe Mountain Resort for 16 seasons with another 15 years prior to that in Richmond, Virginia newsrooms. Joe serves on numerous boards and committees and currently is a spokesperson for the West Virginia ski areas.Joe has been a featured columnist on SkiSoutheast since 2005 and has written numerous articles for us, as well as for others promoting all of the southeastern ski resorts. Joe resides in Charleston, West Virginia, with his wife, Angie, and son, Christian. He is an avid snowboarder and marathon runner.

Let’s Get Started – by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – Well another season is underway and skiers and snowboarders are having fun on a number of slopes in the mid-Atlantic area. That opening sentence has a lot of meaning to everyone that enjoys the winter outdoor season in one form of...

The Media Center – Taking Your Message to the World…

As we are preparing for some new offerings via SkiNC and SkiSoutheast this season, we wanted to take a moment and do a little pre-season promotion for our good friend and contributing editor Joe Stevens. Joe writes a weekly column for us that shows...

The First Annual SNOWIES by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – I have now experienced my first season away from a mountain full-time.  I have to admit it is a little different experiencing fun on the slopes while standing in lift lines and dodging skiers and snowboarders on terrain that is beyond...

What’s Fun All About, by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – So there I am having fun on the snow making turns on a beautiful day and then it happens. My cell phone rings inside of my jacket.  No way I say, as I usually leave that necessary business tool in the...

It’s About Fun! by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone –It always takes the smiles of strangers to make you stop and realize why playing on a frozen surface we call snow is a whole lot of fun.  Before traveling to make some spring turns this past Saturday, I was more worried...

Don’t Miss Out – by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – You can tell the 2005-2006 season is starting to wind down, because the talk around town is centering on when the resorts are going to close for the season, instead of people worrying how many more times they were going to...

What Did I Tell You! – by Joe Stevens

(Editor's Note: If you read this column yesterday evening, you may want to read through it again.  Somehow in transforming it to the web, we lost some words!)Hello Everyone – The 2006 Winter Olympic games are now history and the last time I checked...

JUST SAY YES! – by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – Take a look outside or better yet just go outside.  If you haven’t noticed, winter is here and that means playing in snow is at its best.  I just don’t think most people realize this has been a very common winter...

SURPRISE, SURPRISE by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone! The games of the Winter Olympics got underway this past weekend in Italy and may I just say the United States is showing why the best snowboarders hail from this country’s mountains.  Going big in the men’s halfpipe competition were Shaun White...

PHIL FOR PRESIDENT – By Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – At this time every year, I am either ready to nominate and/or elect Punxsutawney Phil President of this great union or prepare him for a groundhog stew to be served during my Super Bowl party.  I think the stew idea really...