Tag: downhill

  • Skiing Without Snow

    While artificial ski slopes are not likely to replace the real thing, they can come in very handy for skiing enthusiasts to brush up on their skills out of season, and provide and exciting ...

  • Tied Gold Medal for Women’s Alpine at Sochi

    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, ...

  • Hirscher and Vonn Overall World Cup Champions

    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 ...

  • Victory for Elisabeth Goergl

    The satisfaction of winning the Super G event this week has been unimaginable after a long journey for Elisabeth Goergl of Austria. Winning her first gold medal was an extremely proud moment for ...

  • Lindsey Vonn Wins Women’s Downhill World Championship

    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 ...

  • Nordic

    The term ‘Nordic Skiing’ can refer to cross country skiing, ski jumping or a combination of the two. Most commonly it is used to refer to cross country skiing which is a very popular sport and is even classified as an winter Olympic sport. Each year the Nordic skiing World Championships is the event that […]

  • Ski Amade

    Ski Amade in Austria is probably the biggest conglomeration of ski resorts you could find anywhere. It comprises not only five skiing regions but also five independent vacation regions with twenty-eight resorts. A new Ski Alliance Amade lift ticket covers the wide range of nearby resorts which gives a skier a fantastic range of choices. […]

  • Manning Park

    Manning Park Ski Resort is magnificently situated in the Cascade mountains of British Columbia. Renowned for its spectacular down hill runs and well-known as a top destination for cross-country skiing and snowshoe adventures, Manning Park Resort has been the snow sportsman/woman’s vacation spot of choice since the early 1950s. Exquisite snowy slopes are not all […]

  • Bridger Bowl

    Bridger Bowl Ski Area beside Bozeman in Montana was opened to the public in 1955 and remains a popular non-profit ski area. Although it may not have the glitz of other ski resorts, Bridger Bowl offers an amazing ski and ride experience, without the hefty prices. Well-known for its ‘cold smoke’ snow, Bridger is ideal […]

  • Lillehammer

    The Olympic Winter Games in 1994 put the Lillehammer region on the international tourist map, although in fact, Lillehammer is the oldest winter sports destination in Norway. Located at the northern end of Norway’s largest lake, Lake Mjosa, Lillehammer is a happy blend of venerable traditions and modern-day attractions. Museums, galleries, Olympic facilities, unique restaurants […]

  • Voss

    Voss is one of the most scenic ski resorts in Norway, resting on the edge of a lake, surrounded by magnificent snow-covered mountains. In addition to skiing, you can go sightseeing from here as it is located between two of Norway’s most renowned fjords, the Sogne and Hardanger. This typical Norwegian village still has old […]

  • Snowy Range

    Snowy Range is wonderfully situated in Wyoming’s Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, near the town of Laramie. Set in these amazingly beautiful surroundings, Snowy Range is ideal for your winter vacation. Offering a great family ski experience, Wyoming’s Snowy Range has spectacular ski conditions and a warm, friendly ambiance. For an unforgettable snow sport vacation, visit […]