Tied Gold Medal for Women’s Alpine Downhill at Sochi

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Tied Gold Medal for Women’s Alpine at Sochi

February 12, 2014 by  
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With the 2014 Winter Olympics well underway, the excitement and competitive levels are running high as countries start to count their medals. Officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, and most often referred to as Sochi 2014, the games feature a total of 98 events in 15 winter sport disciplines. Sochi 2014 is the debut…

Enjoy Spectacular Skiing in Russia

February 6, 2013 by  
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As the host country for the 2014 Winter Olympics, Russia has been drawn to the attention of the international snow skiing community, which may very well mean more business for the country’s numerous ski resorts and areas…

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…

British Woman on Solo Antarctica Crossing

November 30, 2011 by  
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Felicity Aston of Britain began her attempt to cross Antarctica on her own on Friday, 25 November 2011. The 33-year-old expeditionist has been preparing to make the journey of over 1,000 miles for several years, beginning the solo adventure at the Ross Ice Shelf. Carrying just the absolute essentials, Aston is aiming to be the first person to ski across the continent alone, using nothing but muscle power.

A Skiing Vacation in Russia

August 12, 2011 by  
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With over a hundred ski resorts in Russia, there are quite a few destinations to choose from. Most of the resorts in Russia are small, and some need a little upgrading to get up to international standard, but do have the basic equipment. There are a few resorts, however, that do stand out. Russia, famous for its cruel winters, provides ideal conditions for skiing enthusiasts and snowboarders to enjoy a winter sport vacation. With interest in Russian ski resorts increasing each year, it is foreseen that most resorts will upgrade and develop to accommodate the growing requirements.

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