Tag: skis

  • Holmenkollen Ski Museum in Norway

    Holmenkollen Ski Museum was established in 1923, making it the oldest ski museum in the world. It is situated at the base of Norway's famous Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo. Tours of both the ...

  • FIS Sets Ski Radius Limits

    With the start of the 2011-12 Alpine Ski World Cup just around the corner, there has been some controversy between the Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) and athletes over proposed radius ...

  • Exploring the Ski Museum of Maine

    As its name suggests, the Ski Museum of Maine documents the fascinating history of skiing in Maine. Not many realize that Maine actually has a rich skiing heritage to be proud of. Some of the ...

  • Adventure

    So you have an adventurous spirit and need an outlet? Have you considered adventure skiing? Adventure skiing is a broad term referring to skiing that is off the beaten track. Adventure skiing means going where your impulses take you and exploring the unknown. With adventure skiing you carve out your own trail in the beautiful […]

  • Bargains

    Summer is the best time to find skiing equipment, clothes and other gear at bargain prices. Most outdoor sports stores have their winter gear on discount soon after the season. It is the best time to shop for your winter vacation as the shops are keen to clear their goods and whatever you need is […]

  • Clothing

    You’ve bought the skis and the boots, now its time to decide on the clothing. Ski clothing both technical and fashionable is continuously developing with the improvement of fabrics and designs. Styles have become more streamlined, doing away with the bulk of the past. New ski clothing is contoured for mobility and comfort. Funky new […]

  • Skis

    A skiing vacation needs a lot of planning not only about where to go but what you need. First time skiers may be confused with the variety of skis available. It may be a good idea to join a ski club and discover the basics of skiing. You could perhaps hire the equipment you need […]

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • How often should you wax your downhill snow skis?

    It's a good idea to get your downhill skis waxed (and tuned) before every ski season. Skis perform best with well-waxed bases. After a warm summer in storage, ski bases get dried out.