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Snow Sport Fun with Man’s Best Friend

December 26, 2012 by  
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With its name derived from the Norwegian term skikjøring, translated ‘ski-driving’, skijoring offers loads of snow sport fun for both human and canine (or equine) participants. Skijoring relies on a close partnership between skier and dog…

1st Calgary SnowFest

October 11, 2011 by  
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An exciting new winter festival is coming to Canada in the form of the 1st Calgary SnowFest. The event will feature The Southern Alberta Ski & Board Swap, 100 booths related to skiing, boarding travel and retail, The Ski Pass Junction, Sneak-a-Peak Friday movie premiere, Big Air Demos, Extreme Sled Tricks, contests, athlete appearances, prizes, and more.

Riding a Zipflbob

April 22, 2011 by  
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The inspiration for the Zipflbob was the coal shovel. Invented in 1970 by Siegmund Loger, the original model was changed to plastic. Modifications were made to the handle and seat over the years to provide more maneuverability, speed and comfort. It only re-emerged in the 1990s and this form of sled has gained so much popularity that the first Zipflbob World Series was held in 2002 in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Today there are thirty official Zipflbob events and the International Federation Zipflbob was established in 2009.

Sun Valley

February 9, 2009 by  
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Sun Valley, opened in 1936, is renowned throughout North America as a true original. Situated in Idaho’s Rocky Mountains, the resort encompasses two beautiful and brilliant ski mountains – Bald Mountain and Dollar Mountain – which are ideal for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. Skiers and snowboarders can be seen gliding down the many […]

Park City

February 9, 2009 by  
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Just 37 miles from the Salt Lake City International Airport, you’ll find Utah’s biggest ski resort. The Park City Mountain Resort can be found in the heart of the Wasatch Mountains and it offers an impressive 3 300 acres of great ski trails. With 100 different trails to choose from, a variety of terrain and […]

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