Tag: olympics

  • Wok Racing 2014 Championship

    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 ...

  • 2012 Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Inductees

    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 ...

  • Tsakhkadzor Ski Resort in Armenia

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Famous Skiers

    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 ...

  • Nozawa Onsen

    Nozawa Onsen is located at the foot of Kenashi-yama (literally Mt No-hair) in the scenic northern part of Nagano Prefecture. It has the most snowfall in the region and is famous as a hot springs ...

  • Saint Moritz

    St Moritz is probably the most famous of all the Swiss resorts. Its strikingly beautiful location in Switzerland’s Engadine Valley, superb ski slopes and off-piste options, and its ...

  • Eldora Special Recreation Program

    In 1975, the Eldora Special Recreation Program was established at the Eldora Mountain Resort, and started with only ten students from the University of Colorado. Last year the program had more ...

  • Lindsey Vonn’s Dedication to Skiing Pays Off

    It is well known that athletes combine raw natural talent with plenty of hard work. The same can be said for Lindsey Vonn, born Lindsey Kildow on 18 October 1984. Lindsey has a passion for ...

  • Skeleton Sledding

    Skeleton sledding is the kind of sport that extreme sport enthusiasts participate in only when they have tried everything else and lost interest. The concept is so dangerous that few people ...

  • Enjoy the Snow and Slopes By Sledding

    Most people that live in countries and areas where it snows will be able to recall fond memories of their childhood, while sledding. The fascination with sledding began in the 1800’s and since ...

  • Terje Håkonsen Sets New World Record

    A new world record was set at The Oakley Arctic Challenge in Oslo recently. World-renowned snowboarding champion Terje HÃ¥konsen surpassed the previous record for highest air on a quarter pipe. ...