With Halloween in the rear-view mirror and the calendar turned to November, it's time to embrace the wintry weather and snow that typifies the holiday season.
While the baseball season is over and the NFL year is already at its midway point, we're now approaching perfect ski conditions.
The 2012 ski and snowboard season for most disciplines gets underway this month, and Team USA will once again be among the front-runners on the slopes.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboarding Association held its annual gala in New York on Tuesday. In preparation for the organization's largest fundraising event of the year, many of the nation's top athletes swung by Paul Mitchell's Raika studio in Manhattan for a day of pampering and hair styling.
Bleacher Report was on hand to chat with Lindsey Jacobellis, Hannah Kearney, Jen Hudak and Co. to find out what the 2012 season has in store.