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
The 2012 Subaru Australian Interschools SnowSports Championships will be celebrating 25 years of NSW Interschools SnowSports Events…
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…
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.
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.
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.
Sun Peaks Ski Resort in the south of British Columbia, is a white winter wonderland. With everything a snow sports enthusiast could desire, Sun Peaks is a year-round family resort. Opened in 1961, Sun Peaks Ski Resort has grown in popularity and is today listed amongst the top ski resorts in North America. Canada’s Sun […]
Pine Creek Ski Resort is considered by many to be one of Wyoming’s best kept secrets. Located in southwest Wyoming, seven miles east of Cokeville in the southwest part of the state, it lies in the Tunp Mountain Range. The summit of Pine Creeks offers unmatched views to the north of the Wind River Mountains, […]
White Pine Ski Area is located in the lovely Bridger-Teton National Forest of Wyoming, near the town of Pinedale. This fantastic ski area is a popular resort amongst those wanting to escape the bustle of life and get in touch with nature. With uncrowded snowy slopes and short lift queues, skiers and snowboarders alike will […]
You could be a pioneer when you take a skiing vacation in the Himalayas! Although skiing has been around for a while in the Himalayas, there are new discoveries being made here all the time. The charm of the beautiful countries of India and Nepal, combines with the thrill of the pristine slopes of the […]