Celebrating the onset of winter in New Zealand by promoting the thrill of snow skiing, some of the country’s top winter athletes will be offering free skills sessions at Snowplanet on Saturday May 18, 2013…
Held every year on the second Saturday in May, the SnowSports ACT Ski and Snowboard Sale and Expo will be held on May 11, 2013…
>With ongoing advances in snowsport equipment, monoskiing has been making a comeback in recent years, with supporters of this exciting sport highlighting the benefits of gliding down a slope with both feet on one board…
A Snowskate can be described as a combination of a snowboard and a skateboard. It allows snowskaters to perform tricks usually done by skateboarders on hard surfaces. The sport of snowskating has grown in popularity. There are a few different snowskates on the market that snowskaters can choose from, made by leading brands in the winter sport industry.
Anti-glare, anti-fog goggles have long been an essential item for snowboarders. State of the art technology now gives snowboarding enthusiasts the option of incorporating full GPS features in their goggles, thereby having access to real-time statistics such as speed, vertical, altitude, temperature, total distance readings, run-counter, and stopwatch/chrono mode clock. Moreover, the head-mounted, full color LCD display provides features such as Google maps overlay, and logging of averages, as well as maximum and minimum statistics over several days. A micro USB port allows for data transfer and charging – and all this in a package weighing just 257 grams.
The sport of snowboarding is an activity that the entire family can enjoy, but to get started one always needs the right equipment. Finding a suitable board can be a daunting task, especially with the number of different types of boards and manufacturers on the market. The first step in buying a snowboard is to decide which snowboarding discipline appeals to you, and after that you can hit the shops with confidence. A few important pieces of advice can also go a long way.
Airboarding has certainly grown in popularity since its creation some ten years ago. Joe Steiner invented the concept of airboarding, and it has been a favorite winter sport across Europe. The younger generation seems to be catching onto the sport more eagerly than adults, as the older crowd is generally a little wearier of the high speeds that airboarders reach. And going down a slope head first is not everyone’s cup of tea.
On the 21st and 22nd of November 2009, the Val Thorens Resort will be hosting a spectacular event, known as the Ski Force Winter Tour. What makes this event so exciting is that participation is free of charge and all the big names in skiing equipment will be on hand offer their latest releases for […]
To kick off the winter season in Spain, the Nivalia Ski Show 2009 will be held on the 16th and 18th of November 2009. It is a show that has all the latest equipment on display and for sale, and due to the success of the second hand market, it will once again be one […]
For three days, from the 23rd to the 25th of October 2009, the leading brands in skiing and snowboarding equipment will be under one roof, at the Ottawa Civic Centre. Both international and local exhibitors will be attending the Ottawa Ski Show 2009, including manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers. Ski resorts will also be in attendance […]