Wok Racing 2014 Championship

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Wok Racing 2014 Championship

April 9, 2014 by  
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Held in Koenigsee, Berchtesgadener Land, Bavaria, the 2014 wok racing championships – WOK WM 2014 – took place on March 8, with the gold medal going to Joey Kelly, silver to Georg Hackl and bronze to Armin Zöggeler. The team event was won by Otelo team with the four-member team from Jamaica comprised of Hanukkah Wallace, Marvin Dixon, Seldwyn Morgan …

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…

Tsakhkadzor Ski Resort in Armenia

August 26, 2011 by  
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Mount Teghenis is home to a very picturesque village on its eastern slope called Tsakhkadzor. Its name means “Gorge of Flowers”. Located at 1 840 meters above sea level, the town was a quiet destination until it began gaining popularity as a skiing and winter sport location during the Soviet rule, as facilities were created by the government to allow their top athletes to train here for the 1988 Winter Olympics. Once the rush of Olympic training was over, the opportunity to develop the town into a skiing resort became the goal, and to attract foreign visitors, attention was directed into development and modernization of facilities.

Lindsey Vonn Wins Women’s Downhill World Championship

February 11, 2009 by  
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Twenty-four-year-old American Lindsey Vonn already has a track list that outshines even most of the best skiers in the world. Her latest victories at the World Championships in Val d’Isere in France on Sunday seem to be just another feather in her cap as she continues with her highly successful skiing career.

Famous Skiers

February 9, 2009 by  
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There are many famous skiers throughout the world. We will highlight just a few of them. Toni Sailer of Austria, a famous downhill skier, came to be called the “Blitz from Kitz” as he won all three of the Alpine skiing events at the Winter Olympics of 1956. He went on to win 3 gold […]

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