Hirscher and Vonn Overall World Cup Champions

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Hirscher and Vonn Overall World Cup Champions

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With her closest rival – Tina Maze of Slovenia – almost 600 points behind her, Lindsey Vonn has claimed the prestigious World Cup overall title, proving that she has the determination, skill and endurance that set champions apart from the crowd.

The Development of Snowkiting

Over the last few years the sport of snowkiting has increased in popularity and is now a regular sight on many of the slopes across the world, such as in Sweden, Canada, Austria, Norway, Russia, France and Iceland. It is very similar to kitesurfing, with the only difference being that snowkiting is done on ice or on the snow. It is a sport that has evolved greatly, with foil kites being used when the sport first made its appearance, as opposed to the inflatable kites that are used today.

Ski Orienteering – Skill, Endurance & Quick Thinking

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As one of the four disciplines regulated by the International Orienteering Federation (the others being foot orienteering, mountain bike orienteering and trail orienteering) ski orienteering is a winter activity requiring strength, endurance and technical skiing skills, along with the ability to make split-second decisions while navigating cross-country terrain, often at high speed.

Sweden

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A ski vacation in Sweden offers an opportunity to get in touch with nature in the best possible way. The resorts are not built in an area cleared for the purpose, but are in the midst of unspoiled wilderness surrounded by lakes and forests. A vacation in Sweden is perfect for those who want to […]

Arefjallen

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Over a hundred kilometers of superb quality snow await you at Arefjallen, Northern Europe’s largest ski resort! Located on the edge of a large frozen lake, Arefjallen in Sweden hosts the world’s biggest downhill skiing race every April, the Skutsjutet. This time-honored ski resort also is home to the Freeride and Red Bull Big Air […]

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