Australian Masters Alpine Championships 2012

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Australian Masters Alpine Championships 2012

August 16, 2012 by  
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The Slalom & Giant Slalom will take place on Thursday 30th August, with the Super G taking place on Friday 31st August 2012…

ACT Citizens Race

July 17, 2012 by  
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The ACT Citizens Race is an Alpine and Snowboard race being held at Roller Coaster, Blue Cow…

Canadians Excel at Chamonix Alpine Skiing World Cup

February 8, 2012 by  
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With temperatures dropping to minus 15 degrees during the Men’s Alpine Skiing World Cup held at Chamonix this past weekend, the three Canadian skiers who started the race all finished in the top five.

Skiing in Tasmania

July 15, 2011 by  
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Tasmania lies to the south of mainland Australia, and is an island that is known for its impressive mountain ranges, of which eight stand higher than 1 500 meters above sea level. The peak that overshadows the other mountains is Mount Ossa, which stands proudly at 1 614 meters. Together with Victoria and New South Wales, Tasmania is amongst the most popular skiing destinations in Australia. The breathtaking Tasmanian Wilderness provides the ideal location for cross country skiing, while other resorts offer numerous winter sport activities.

2011 SIA Report Released

July 1, 2011 by  
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SnowSports Industries America was originally founded under the name National Ski Equipment and Apparel Association in 1954. It is a non-profit organization, member owned national trade association and today it has numerous functions. It not only promotes snow sports in general, but it also serves as a representative for suppliers, from ski resort communities to retailers. They also work with various others in the industry to gather data in regard to skiing participants and services, and assist in marketing all aspects of snow sports by hosting a massive trade show that offers wonderful networking opportunities for industry members.

Freeski Half Pipe New Zealand

April 11, 2011 by  
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With the objective of performing difficult tricks with perfect form, competitors will be showcasing their skills on the 22 ft Olympic-standard half pipe at Cardrona. This popular venue has its half pipe course burrowed deep into the hill. Propelled by the speed gained on the slope, skiers perform some amazing maneuvers as they leave the […]

Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010

January 28, 2010 by  
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The Vancouver Winter Olympic Games 2010 will be taking place from the 12th of February to the 28th of February 2010. This thrilling international event began in France in 1924, when the first Olympic Winter Games were held in Chamonix.

Downhill

February 9, 2009 by  
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Downhill skiing, also referred to as Alpine skiing, is a fantastic way to keep fit and have fun. In a nutshell, downhill skiing is moving down a slope on a pair of skis – often at high speeds. The equipment required for downhill or Alpine skiing includes a set of skis, poles to maintain your […]

Mammoth Mountain

February 9, 2009 by  
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You look out – sparkling white snow surrounds you, a chilly breeze brushes past your face and your anticipation grows. Skiing on Mammoth Mountain is an amazing experience. Mammoth Mountain lies within the Inyo National Forest to the west of Mammoth Lakes town in California. With one of the longest ski seasons in the USA […]

Vermont

February 9, 2009 by  
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Take a vacation in Vermont, the birthplace of skiing in America! Over a century ago, Norwegians who had settled in Stowe used skis to get around in winter on the impassable roads. Stowe, which is home to the highest mountain in the state, Mt Mansfield, was the venue of the first ski race held in […]

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