Tag: skiers

  • Tour the Intriguing Ski Museum of Maine

    The Ski Museum of Maine is devoted to preserving the heritage and history of snow skiing as represented by the many artifacts and documents on display. Situated in Farmington, Maine, U.S.A., the ...

  • Ski to Live – An Experience that Changes Lives

    Ski to Live is a unique program that has been put together by well-known and well-respected extreme skier, Kristen Ulmer. Ski to Live has is enjoying great success, with commendation coming ...

  • Julia Mancuso – A Bright Star

    Julia Mancuso is an American alpine skier and Olympic Gold Medalist, having been the winner of the giant slalom at the 2006 Winter Olympics. Born on 9 March 1984 in Reno, Nevada, Julia is the ...

  • Take to the Slopes in Turkey

    Turkey is generally associated with a hot sunny Mediterranean climate, with people holidaying at resorts that offer swimming, sunbathing and water sports. However, snow skiing enthusiasts from ...

  • The Value of Ski Conditioning Classes

    In anticipation of the upcoming winter snow skiing season, skiers should be assessing their level of fitness. With the knowledge that skiing works the body in ways that are very different from ...

  • The Challenging and Fun World of NASTAR

    NASTAR is a racing program whereby recreational skiers can test their snow skiing skills on courses set up at more than 100 participating resorts across North America. Times and scores are ...

  • Skiing Mount Etna – A Unique and Inspiring Adventure

    Have you ever considered snow skiing along the slopes of an active volcano? Well you can! Visitors to Sicily between November and March each year can enjoy spectacular skiing on the impressive ...

  • Snow Carving Techniques

    The growing enthusiasm surrounding snow carving or ski carving is growing rapidly every day. It is a style of skiing that takes practice and effort, but is thoroughly enjoyed once skiers have ...

  • Tips for Waxing your Skis

    Waxing your skis is a very important part of the maintenance and use of your gear. To some, the prospect of waxing their skis for the first time can be a daunting task. This is especially true ...

  • New Ski Lift at Mammoth Mountain California

    Mammoth Mountain is a very popular ski resort for skiers and snow sport enthusiasts. It is located in California and is more than it appears. Over and above keeping 1.6 million visitors happy ...

  • The Development of Ski Dancing

    As with the development of any new sport, it takes time for the idea to catch on but once it does, it can becomes very popular. Such is the case with the relatively new sport of Ski Dancing.

  • Avalanches: The Snow Skier’s Greatest Fear

    An avalanche is a slide of snow, mud, rock or occasionally a combination of all three that proceeds down the slope of a mountain under the force of gravity. Avalanches can flow at speeds of up ...