Snow Skiing Champions: Hermann Maier

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Snow Skiing Champion: Hermann Maier

March 26, 2014 by  
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Considered to be one of the finest alpine ski racers in history, Hermann Maier is the holder of two gold medals earned at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympic Games and one silver medal earned at the 2006 Turin Winter Olympic Games, as well as four overall World Cup titles – 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004. He also has numerous World Cup titles in other disciplines…

Fun and Excitement at the Lahti Ski Museum

August 21, 2013 by  
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The Lahti Ski Museum, located at the foot of the Lahti Sports Center ski-jump ramps, was started in 1958 by veterans of the Lahden Hiihtoseura skiing club in Finland and officially founded in 1974. The first permanent exhibition for the museum was set up in the club’s old sauna, and as the museum collection grew

CADS: Keeping Skiers on the Slopes

January 23, 2013 by  
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Many Alpine skiers are faced with the painful reality of knee injuries at one time or another, and some may even find themselves considering giving up the sport they so enjoy…

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 […]

Leavenworth Ski

February 9, 2009 by  
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Get outdoors and stay healthy this winter at Leavenworth Ski Hill. This superb, low-cost ski area features six different winter activities, daily grooming and a fun-filled atmosphere. The tiny ski area only has a 400 ft vertical drop but that does not mean it is short of things to do. Leavenworth offers a variety of […]

Le Grand Bornand

February 9, 2009 by  
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A vacation in Le Grand-Bornand is a journey back in time into seventeenth century France. This lovely little town is located in the heart of the Aravis Mountain range in the Haute Savoie. Surrounded by Mont Blanc, Lake Annecy and Switzerland, Le Grand-Bornand reminds you of a picturesque ski vacation picture postcard you would send […]

Garmisch-Partenkirchen

February 9, 2009 by  
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Take a ski vacation in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the undisputed ‘Winter Sports Capital’ of Germany. This is the most famous ski resort in Germany, located only a short distance from the Austrian border in the country’s southwestern corner. Just an hour’s drive away from Munich, Garmisch and Partenkirchen were two towns that came together in order to […]

Arefjallen

February 9, 2009 by  
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Over a hundred kilometers of superb quality snow await you at Arefjallen, Northern Europe’s largest ski resort! Located on the edge of a large frozen lake, Arefjallen in Sweden hosts the world’s biggest downhill skiing race every April, the Skutsjutet. This time-honored ski resort also is home to the Freeride and Red Bull Big Air […]

Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort, Australia

July 2, 2008 by  
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Situated about 120 kilometers east of Melbourne in Australia, nestled high amongst the majestic Great Dividing Range, Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort offers snow skiing enthusiasts breath-taking mountain views, crisp mountain air, stunning parklands and, of course, plenty of snow. Holidaymakers of all ages will enjoy the resort’s diverse range of winter snow sports and activities.