>While in the United States snow skiing resorts are dealing with the economic impact of reduced snowfall, in Europe resorts have experienced a bumper 2012/2013 snow sport season…
The 37th Annual North American VASA features 12km, 27km and 50km Freestyle and Classic…
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…
Thanks to the popularity of skiing and other snow sports, the Alpine areas of Austria are among the wealthiest in the country, with excellent infrastructure, a high standard of living and a thriving economy. Prior to the invention of skiing these areas were poor and underdeveloped, and while the local population made use of boards [...]
The Fifth edition of Kingdom Days is a fantastic celebration of Breckenridge town’s heritage. The town was established back in 1859.
When visiting the Northeastern parts of the United States, and more specifically, Franconia in New Hampshire, be sure to visit the New England Ski Museum, where the history and the fascinating facts of cross-country skiing, alpine, commercial and various other skiing activities of the area are documented. There are only four ski museums in the United States. Even though the New England Ski Museum was established in 1977, it only moved to its present, and permanent, location in 1982. Skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts will find the museum to be interesting and educational.
North America offers snow skiing enthusiasts some superb venues to indulge in their favorite winter sport. With its extreme northern location, Canada‘s ski resorts generally boast consistently good snow, with long skiing seasons giving plenty of opportunity to enjoy the rugged beauty of this country where back country skiing is very popular. Canada is generally [...]
Music and winter sport enthusiasts flock to the Big Boulder Ski Area every year, to be a part of the Poncho Blues Festival, which combines wonderful skiing opportunities with top class musical performances. This year, three different stages will bring this festival to life from 23 to 25 July 2010. There will be twenty different [...]
Each year, the National Ski Areas Association compiles a report to assess the snowboarding and skiing activity of each season. The preliminary analysis of the report revealed a pleasant surprise for the association, showing that even though a recession was ongoing, the United States experienced the second most successful season to date. These statistics were derived from the Kottke National End of Season Survey, and brings hope that the coming seasons will be just as successful as the one that has just passed.
The RIDE Shakedown US 2010 is a snowboarding event for everyone to enjoy, as it challenges competitors and offers spectators non-stop competition action. Participants, male and female, are given the freedom to enjoy the competition and make the most of their time, in the two competition categories, namely Rail Jam and Big Air. Amateurs will [...]