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Mammoth Mountain Acquires Snow Summit and Big Bear

October 1, 2014 by  
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Mammoth Mountain, in eastern California, recently announced that it has acquired Big Bear Mountain Resorts and Snow Summit in a $38 million deal, making it one of the biggest ski companies in the United States. Together with June Mountain, which is already owned by Mammoth Mountain, the new four-resort group collectively hosts more than two […]

Knox Pymble Snow Sports Race

May 19, 2014 by  
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Open to students aged 4 to 19 years from any school or college, the Knox Pymble Snow Sports Race is for both skiers and snowboarders and will take place on Tuesday 1 July 2014 at Thredbo….

Ski-Biking in North America

April 23, 2014 by  
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As ski-biking becomes more popular, an increasing number of North American ski resorts and ski areas are opening up trails to this exciting sport. Durango Mountain Resort in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains has been featuring ski-biking as a winter activity for some time now, offering lessons, rentals and spectacular terrain for a whole lot of family fun (minimum age is 12 years-old). Because of the level of stability afforded by three contact points …

Skiing in South Africa

February 26, 2014 by  
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Often referred to as “Sunny South Africa”, this diverse multicultural country on the southern tip of the African continent is generally not readily associated with snow skiing. However, there are snow skiing options in the country, at least one of which is available all year around…

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

Subaru Australian Interschools SnowSports Championships 2012

August 16, 2012 by  
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The 2012 Subaru Australian Interschools SnowSports Championships will be celebrating 25 years of NSW Interschools SnowSports Events…

2012 Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Inductees

May 16, 2012 by  
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Founded in 1976, the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum strives to maintain the legacy of snow sports in the region, specifically by preserving the history of the 10th Mountain Division which was the foundation upon which Colorado’s skiing community was built…

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.

The Skill of Ski-Archery

September 2, 2010 by  
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Historically used as a weapon for hunting or in combat, today archery is primarily a recreational activity. Archery is sometimes referred to as an art, rather than a sport, and it certainly takes a lot of skill to propel an arrow, by means of a bow, with the accuracy required to hit a target, whether stationary or in motion. Ski-archery, also known as ski-arc, combines the skill of the archer, with the strength and endurance of cross-country skiing in a sport that is gaining quite a following.

Give Skwalling a Try

July 9, 2009 by  
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If you’re a regular on the slopes and you’re looking for a new challenge, you might want to give skwalling a try. This unusual hybrid sport combines the carving motion of skiing with the sensation of snowboarding in one unique package. It may take a little effort to master, but it can be a really fun way to spend your winter vacation.

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