Free Skills Sessions at Snowplanet

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Free Skills Sessions at Snowplanet

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Celebrating the onset of winter in New Zealand by promoting the thrill of snow skiing, some of the country’s top winter athletes will be offering free skills sessions at Snowplanet on Saturday May 18, 2013…

Pennsylvania Ski and Winter Sports Museum and Hall of Fame

The Pennsylvania Ski and Winter Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is located in Camelback Ski Area’s base lodge, with additional exhibits in the museum’s Liberty Mountain Annex. In 1994 Alex Bensinger and Alber Dowden headed a group in forming this education organization that is committed to preserving the state’s skiing and winter sport heritage.

Protect Our Winters to Save Future of Snow Sports

Protect Our Winters is a non-profit organization that was started by Jeremy Jones, a pro snowboarder, in 2007. The organization is concerned with the effects of climate change on mountains, and in turn on winter sports and communities. Protect Our Winter’s mission is to get the global snow sports community to unite and lead the way in fighting climate change.

Ins and Outs of Snowskates

A Snowskate can be described as a combination of a snowboard and a skateboard. It allows snowskaters to perform tricks usually done by skateboarders on hard surfaces. The sport of snowskating has grown in popularity. There are a few different snowskates on the market that snowskaters can choose from, made by leading brands in the winter sport industry.

Victory for Gundersen in Birkebeiner

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The American Birkebeiner was hosted for its 38th year on Saturday, 26 February 2011, in Wisconsin’s northwoods. It is located close to the cities of Duluth, Chicago, Minnesota and Illinois and is therefore easily accessible. The ski area in which the Birkie is held is in Chequamegon National Forest, which covers an area of eight hundred and fifty thousand acres, consisting of beautiful rivers and of course numerous trails that can be used all year round. Runners, bikers and trekkers visit the area for training. During the winter months the slopes belong to the avid skiers and winter sport enthusiasts.

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