With a little more than fourteen months to go before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the construction of brand-new stadiums and other facilities are reportedly running ahead of schedule…
Berchtesgaden has an enchanting old world charm about it with its medieval marketplace, castle square and ancient winding back streets that entice a visitor to explore them. Not far from the Austrian border and only 23kms from Salzburg, Berchtesgaden Land ski resort is located in southeastern corner of Bavaria. A popular ski vacation resort for [...]
Though luge has been around for centuries, not many people today know what it is or how it is done. However a company called â€˜Verizonâ€™ has been attempting to change all this, bringing the challenge and appeal of this exciting thrill sport to people across the country.
Skeleton sledding is the kind of sport that extreme sport enthusiasts participate in only when they have tried everything else and lost interest. The concept is so dangerous that few people would ever dream of giving it a try. Others would simply view it as â€˜death on a sledâ€™ and immediately condemn anyone even thinking of attempting it. The sport is also known as Cresta Sledding â€“ after the Cresta Run at Saint Moritz where the sport was developed â€“ and it is probably one of the most dangerous and thrilling snow-orientated sports in the world.
Tobogganing and sledding are both age-old ways to enjoy the snow. But what is the difference between these two winter activities and how did they start? There is more to both activities than meets the eye and the basic concept of both has been used to spawn fast and furious modern sports such as bobsledding and the Luge.