Skiing / Sports

WATCH: Rider Narrates Gnarly Run Down Legendary Urban Course In Valparaso, CHILE

Feb 22 9:21am Unofficial Networks
Red Bull Valparaíso Cerro Abajo 2017 course preview narrated by Tomas Slavik as he tails Bernardo Cruz down the legendary urban course (...)...
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Drones With Heat Detecting Cameras Locate 7 Lost Skiers After Ducking Ropes At BC Resort

Feb 22 8:58am Unofficial Networks
BC search and rescue teams deployed drones equipped with heat-detecting cameras to pinpoint a group of skiers and snowboarders (...)...
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Vail Buys Stowe

Feb 22 8:42am InTheSnow
Following their acquisitions of Whistler Blackcomb, Park City Mountain Resort and Australia’s leading resort of Perisher; Vail Resorts have announced their first purchase of a leading she resort on the East Coast of North America – Stowe in Vermont. Vail Resorts, which already owns a dozen ski areas also including Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone… The post Vail Buys Stowe appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Ski Jumping not possible due to strong wind in Lahti

Feb 22 8:14am FIS-Ski.com - Ski Jumping - News RSS
The strong wind at the hills in Lahti (FIN) prevented the first men's official training on the normal hill at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on Wednesday afternoon.
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You need to ski Utahs Powder Mountain right now

Feb 22 8:00am Freeskier Magazine
FREESKIER contributor Paddy O’Connell recently took a trip to Utah’s Powder Mountain where he indulged in deep snow shenanigans in the Wasatch. After such a stellar adventure, O’Connell whipped up four reasons why you should make “Pow Mow” your next ski destination. Powder Power Powder Mountain, located just 60 miles north of Salt Lake City […] The post You need to ski Utah’s Powder Mountain right now appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Too much wind for ladies training

Feb 22 6:45am FIS-Ski.com - Ski Jumping - News RSS
The second official training for the Ladies Ski Jumping competition of the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in Lahti (FIN) had to be cancelled on Wednesday due to too strong wind.
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Lech Zrs Aims For Worlds Biggest Dirndl Skiing Day

Feb 22 6:09am InTheSnow
After the success of its first staging a year ago, Lech Zürs am Arlberg in Austria has announced plans to stage a second end-of-season Dirndl Skiing Day, sponsored by KÄSTLE skis, on 1st April, 2017. Dirndl is the name of the traditional dress worn in Austria, South Tyrol and Bavaria, but it is not normally a… The post Lech Zürs Aims For World’s Biggest Dirndl Skiing Day appeared first on InTheSnow.
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AK Foot Powered

Feb 22 5:16am InTheSnow
Dane Tudor foot powered mission in the Tordrillo Mountain Range, Alaska. The post AK Foot Powered appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Learn to Link Snowplough Ski Turns

Feb 22 5:00am InTheSnow
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Learn your first snowplough ski turn

Feb 22 4:56am InTheSnow
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Learn to Plough Parallel Turn

Feb 22 4:43am InTheSnow
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If this video doesnt stoke your passion for skiing, nothing will

Feb 22 2:00am Freeskier Magazine
The Taos Freeride Championships are coming up, and to get skiers psyched on the grand event, Taos put out this ridiculously entertaining video that you’re going to love. It features Jake, a whacky snowblader, daydreaming about sending huge lines to the max at the New Mexico resort, supplemented by a bunch of nuts footage from […] The post If this video doesn’t stoke your passion for skiing, nothing will appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Two days, One Night Getting RADICAL at Whisper Ridge Heli and Cat Skiing

Feb 21 6:39pm Read About the Latest Happenings on the Slopes
60,000 Acres, Helicopters, Snowcats and some ROWDY skiers. What could go wrong?!...
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WATCH: Seb Montaz Returns With Another Super Spicy Couloir Descent

Feb 21 6:12pm Unofficial Networks
He’s Back. Seb Montaz ladies and gentlemen. *Video courtesy of Seb Montaz Studio...
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The Unofficial POW: Squaw/Alpine Record 199mph Winds | Cold Temps + Snow The Rest Of The Week

Feb 21 3:43pm Unofficial Networks
[Forecast courtesy of Powderchasers] CREAM FINALLY TURNS TO SOME COLDER FLUFF! 199 MPH WIND GUSTS RECORDED AT ALPINE MEADOWS. MANY (...)...
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Jackson Hole Closes For The Day Due To Wild Weather + 'HIGH' Avalanche Danger

Feb 21 3:20pm Unofficial Networks
Jackson Hole ski patrol has decided to not open today after heavy winds and snow blasted the resort in the last 24 hours, making it (...)...
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VIDEO: Ski Helmet With Integrated Detachable Bluetooth Headphones

Feb 21 2:35pm Unofficial Networks
Unit 1 Gear about to launch an Indiegogo campaign to fund their newest product, The SOUNDSHIELD, a (...)...
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Wild Women of the Wasatch | ep.07 | Local Pioneers

Feb 21 2:22pm Read About the Latest Happenings on the Slopes
Ski Utah guest blogger, Amy David, back to share a few legendary stories of local pioneers. Within every community, natural leaders tend to emerge to create a lasting impact. This episode highlights several influential women who have played an integral role in developing their local ski communities. We’ve got a few legends on our hands!...
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VIDEO: Parlor Is Asking The Homeless And Disabled To Help Design Ski Graphics

Feb 21 2:21pm Unofficial Networks
To create a unique piece of art, the artist itself has to espouse a unique perspective of the world. Related: Mike Douglas Talks (...)...
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Noreastah Slams Sugarloaf - Maine ski area receives five-plus feet in 10-day storm cycle, making for All Time conditions

Feb 21 2:12pm Videos – POWDER Magazine
All Time, produced by Powder Productions, is brought to you by Abom. Filmer Taylor Walker still can’t get over how light and deep it was. Over a 10-day period, starting in early to mid-February, 10 feet of snow fell in the Northeast—specifically, Sugarloaf, Maine. But on the morning of February 13, Walker and his crew The post Nor’eastah Slams Sugarloaf appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
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Skis.com Attends MRA Event in Michigan

Feb 21 2:08pm Skis.com Blog
Last week, we had the pleasure of hanging out in the Great Lakes State for the annual Midwest Rep Association’s Test Fest at Boyne Mountain Resort. During the week we tested and filmed over 600 skis and snowboards in an effort to best understand where the industry is going. For those of you who’ve never […] Read more... The post Skis.com Attends MRA Event in Michigan appeared first on Skis.com Blog.
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WATCH: Russian Startup Creates The World's First Manned Hoverbike

Feb 21 2:05pm Unofficial Networks
The Russian startup Hoversurf just posted this trailer for their Hoverbike Scorpion-3.  While it may be dismissed as an oversized (...)...
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WATCH: Behind The Scenes Look At Avalanche Mitigation In The Swiss Alps

Feb 21 1:53pm Unofficial Networks
LAAX takes promotional videos to a cinematic level with this incredibly well produced behind the scenes video entitled (...)...
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Vermonts Stowe To Be Bought By Vail Resorts For $50 Million

Feb 21 1:48pm Liftopia Blog Ski & Snowboard
Colorado-based Vail Resorts announced today that it entered an agreement to acquire Vermont’s Stowe Mountain Resort from the Mount Mansfield Company for $50 million. The deal has Vail Resorts acquiring all of the assets related to the mountain operations at... Read More → The post Vermont’s Stowe To Be Bought By Vail Resorts For $50 Million appeared first on Liftopia Blog.
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Leo Ahrens new short film combines an entertaining narrative with kickass skiing

Feb 21 1:45pm Freeskier Magazine
Powder hunter Leo Ahrens just released a new short film, titled The Shadow Of Mackenzie, featuring a Western-inspired editing style and some burly skiing, all taking place at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Here’s how the filmmakers describe the plot: “They say… no man who enters the shadows comes out alive. The allure of Mount Mackenzie’s dark […] The post Leo Ahrens’ new short film combines an entertaining narrative with kickass skiing appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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NASA Begins Trials To Measure Snow Data from Satellites

Feb 21 1:35pm Unofficial Networks
“It would be, I would say, a monumental leap in our ability to forecast water supply if we had this kind of (...)...
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The Ski Utah Burger Roundup 2017

Feb 21 1:06pm Read About the Latest Happenings on the Slopes
I’ve traveled far and wide, risking pant size and cardiac health, to find out for myself the state of burgers in Utah’s ski world. I have discovered that burgers abound, that bacon seems to be the go-to topper, that it’s all about the bun, and that the average price of a decent burger is about $13.
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Leaving Whistler and skiing powder; get to know Canadian pro skier Callum Pettit

Feb 21 1:02pm Freeskier Magazine
This season, ski and outerwear company Black Crows has been releasing episodes as part of its The Black Crows series. Each video sheds light on the unique characters that make up its team. From the company’s graphic designer to some of its top athletes, each one is well worth a watch. The newest episode features […] The post Leaving Whistler and skiing powder; get to know Canadian pro skier Callum Pettit appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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First Whistler, Now Stowe | A Timeline Of Vail's Rise To Ski Industry Dominance

Feb 21 12:58pm Unofficial Networks
What started as a dream shared by two Aspen ski patrollers has evolved into the biggest single entity in the ski industry–Vail (...)...
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Lake Tahoe ski resorts facing limited operations due to extreme winds, heavy snowfall

Feb 21 12:22pm Freeskier Magazine
A wet, stormy winter continues to affect the Lake Tahoe region of California, as well as the state as a whole. The current storm engulfing the area is producing a ton of moisture and intense wind. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported wind gusts of up to 193 miles per hour at Squaw […] The post Lake Tahoe ski resorts facing limited operations due to extreme winds, heavy snowfall appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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American Skier Goes Missing At Hakuba Happo-One Winter Resort in Nagano Japan

Feb 21 11:20am Unofficial Networks
“Mat Healy, a wonderful father of two small children, has gone missing while skiing [Hakuba Happo-one Winter Resort] in (...)...
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Peak Retreats Offers Free Easter Sledging in Les Arcs

Feb 21 11:19am InTheSnow
This winter, Les Arcs and tour operator Peak Retreats have joined together to offer even more value to families. Book any accommodation in Peisey Vallandry with Peak Retreats and buy two adult Les Arcs/Peisey Vallandry or Paradiski lift passes, and for an Easter treat, Peak Retreats is offering free passes to the very special Mille8 or… The post Peak Retreats Offers Free Easter Sledging in Les Arcs appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Callum Pettit On Why He Flew The Whistler Coop [Black Crows Skis]

Feb 21 10:58am Unofficial Networks
Former ‘Line of the Year’ winner and overall bad ass skier, Callum Pettit recently decided to ditch his Whistler home for (...)...
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Avalanche Covers Mt. Rose Highway With 20 Feet of Snow At Summit

Feb 21 10:57am Unofficial Networks
Mt. Rose Highway is buried under 20 feet of snow after wet weather triggered a slide, shutting down the highway indefinitely. (...)...
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Vail Resorts to acquire Vermonts iconic Stowe Mountain Resort

Feb 21 10:31am Freeskier Magazine
On the heels of its purchase of Whistler Blackcomb in August, Vail Resorts announced today an agreement to acquire Stowe Mountain Resort from Mt. Mansfield Company, Inc (MMC) for $50 million. The deal was reached on February 17, 2017. Stowe will be the first East Coast resort that Vail Resorts will have in its portfolio […] The post Vail Resorts to acquire Vermont’s iconic Stowe Mountain Resort appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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WATCH: Skier Digs Out Fully Buried Squaw Snowboarder Following Botched Huck

Feb 21 9:54am Unofficial Networks
The following video is a scary reminder that even inbounds terrain can be just as deadly as beyond the gates. Related: Miraculously (...)...
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BREAKING: Vail Resorts Announces Plan To Buy Stowe For $50 MILLION!

Feb 21 9:33am Unofficial Networks
Vail Resorts announced this morning that it will buy Stowe Mountain Resort for $50 million according to a press release published this (...)...
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New Spa at Les Menuires

Feb 21 8:19am InTheSnow
A new Ô Pure® Spa has opened in the new MMV Résidence “Le Coeur des Loges” in Les Menuires. It features an indoor heated pool, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a steam room and wet rooms, relaxation baths, rain showers, beauty treatments and well-being massages, examples of which include the “Grand Froid” signature experience that heats… The post New Spa at Les Menuires appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Kicking Horse Snow Report 20 Feb 2017

Feb 21 8:09am InTheSnow
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Jump In Number of Brits Skiing Japan

Feb 21 6:19am InTheSnow
Japan’s national tourist organisation says that the number of Brits heading to Japan grew by almost half last winter. The exact figure recorded was a 46.4\% increase in the number of overnight ski resort visitors, in comparison with 2014/15. Japan Ski Experience, a ski holiday operator specialising in Japan, believes that the season ahead is… The post Jump In Number of Brits Skiing Japan appeared first on InTheSnow.
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The 3 Commands For First Time Skiers

Feb 21 6:12am Powder White Ski & Snowboard Blog
Are You First-Time Skiers? Here Are 3 Things You Must Know First Time Skiers. If you’re counting down the days or weeks to a ski break, we have just the blog post for you. In and amongst the packing and making sure you have all the right insurances set up – cover against mishaps on the snow is vital if you’re hitting the slopes – you’re probably glad of a few more helpful hints when it comes to things to remember. Have you got your … Continue reading → The post The 3 Commands For First Time Skiers… appeared first on Powder White Ski & Snowboard BlogbyGeorge Biffen.
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Schloss Schneeberg In Innsbruck / Austria Snow Report Feb 20 2017

Feb 21 6:09am InTheSnow
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Jasna Slovakia Snow Report Feb 2017

Feb 21 6:03am InTheSnow
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Chinese Resort Names 2022 Olympic Ski Run After US Resort

Feb 21 3:56am InTheSnow
In a gesture of friendship and solidarity, the Chinese 2022 Winter Olympic destination of Genting Secret Garden, which will host freestyle events, has named the run that will be used for the moguls competition in five years’ time after the Californian ski resort of Squaw Valley, its sister resort in the US. The naming ceremony… The post Chinese Resort Names 2022 Olympic Ski Run After US Resort appeared first on InTheSnow.
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WATCH: In The Offseason Tom Brady Is Just A Proud Dad Of A Skier Kid

Feb 20 10:47pm Unofficial Networks
“That’s my girl! Pizzaing when she’s supposed to pizza, French frying when she’s supposed to French (...)...
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NOAA: Pineapple Express Crushing The Tetons | Up To 30" Of Heavy Snow Forecasted!

Feb 20 6:39pm Unofficial Networks
A warm, atmospheric river continues to affect the west and is currently dumping its payload on the Tetons where snowfall rates are (...)...
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99-and-a-half-year-old George Jedenoff is skiing powder and stealing our hearts

Feb 20 6:29pm Freeskier Magazine
At 99-and-a-half-year-old, George Jedenoff has completely stolen our hearts. Jedenoff started skiing Utah’s Alta and Snowbird resorts 57 years ago in 1960 and he returns every year to make some turns. He is someone we can all aspire to be like one day, but in the meantime, take some of George’s advice on happiness to […] The post 99-and-a-half-year-old George Jedenoff is skiing powder and stealing our hearts appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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FUNNY: Snow Blades, Backflips, and Kachina Peak | Taos Presents 'This Is Freeride'

Feb 20 5:10pm Unofficial Networks
Long planks, short planks– who gives a shit? Whatever the case, Taos Ski Valley wants you to let that freak flag fly in anticipation (...)...
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Video: Skiing knows no age | 99-year-old Utah powderhound

Feb 20 4:47pm Ski Vacation Blog Ski Vacation Blog
As passionate skiers and snowboarders, we all hope to be like George Jedenoff some day. The 99-year-old really loves skiing and gets out on the slopes as much as he’s able—no matter what the conditions are. George is no fair-weather skier; he’s a true enthusiast. For the third ski season in a row, Ski Utah […] The post Video: Skiing knows no age | 99-year-old Utah powderhound appeared first on Ski Vacation Blog.
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WATCH: Family Dog Helps Save 3 People Buried In Snow Fort Collapse In Canada

Feb 20 4:32pm Unofficial Networks
“The dog dug in and started to pull the back of my jacket and I knew at that point, if I could get an arm or a leg free (...)...
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WATCH: This Snowy Marriage Proposal At Snowbird Will Warm Your Heart

Feb 20 4:11pm Unofficial Networks
Props to this guy who guy dropped to one knee in snowpants and proposed to his girlfriend with the help of some friends at Snowbird. (...)...
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FUNNY: Best/Worst Pickup Lines From TAOS

Feb 20 3:21pm Unofficial Networks
“The must be doing avalanche mitigation on the mountain today because I just found a bombshell.” If you have (...)...
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Wasatch Wonderer - A short film by Angelos Media and Andrew Muse

Feb 20 2:56pm Read About the Latest Happenings on the Slopes
Winter of the Wasatch Magazines Faultline Film Festival Snow Sports Category!...
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Skiing wizard Dane Tudor tackles vertical Alaskan spine lines by foot

Feb 20 1:52pm Freeskier Magazine
Over the years, video segments showcasing the big-mountain skiing capital of Alaska have more often than not utilized helicopters to access jaw-dropping spine lines. Recently, with human-powered travel trending among skiers, more and more athletes have taken to ascending Alaska’s mighty mountains via the use of their own two feet. Dane Tudor—Rossland, BC resident and […] The post Skiing wizard Dane Tudor tackles vertical Alaskan spine lines by foot appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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John Carpenters The Thing Comes To Indoor Snow

Feb 20 1:44pm InTheSnow
The Thing, John Carpenter’s famous scary movie set in an Antarctic research station, is to be given a special screening at an indoor snow centre this month. Snow Factor Braehead, Scotland’s only indoor real-snow facility, is set to use its sub-zero real-snow setting to put the chill in dozens of horror-film fans when it hosts… The post John Carpenter’s The Thing Comes To Indoor Snow appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Ski School Offers Wingjumping

Feb 20 1:19pm InTheSnow
Ski Cool in Val Thorens have a fun new way for kids aged five to 12 to learn to ski. Designed like a parachute, a Wingjump suit is worn like a cape and attached to the child’s ski poles. The Wingjump cape inflates with air as the child picks up speed, providing a light, safe… The post Ski School Offers Wingjumping appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Mammoth Mountain will be open through July 4th

Feb 20 1:07pm Ski Vacation Blog Ski Vacation Blog
By now, you’ve probably heard that Mammoth Mountain is having a banner snowfall year! The snow just keeps piling up. The California ski resort just hit 40 feet of snow thanks to a weekend storm which dropped another 50-plus inches. Plus, the resort reported that more snow has fallen in January 2017 than in any other […] The post Mammoth Mountain will be open through July 4th appeared first on Ski Vacation Blog.
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Top 5 Easter Ski Resorts

Feb 20 1:01pm Powder White Ski & Snowboard Blog
Why is Easter skiing one of the best times to go? Easter Ski Resorts  With the days lengthening, bluebird days and cheaper prices compare to February Half-Term prices, it can be a great time for all the family to enjoy a dose of snow. The one thing I would say is to stay high. There is always a chance of powder dumps to happen during March and April time. You can read more reasons to ski in spring skiing in my previous blog. In the Alps you … Continue reading → The post Top 5 Easter Ski Resorts appeared first on Powder White Ski & Snowboard BlogbyGeorge Biffen.
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Gregor Schlierenzauer ready for Lahti

Feb 20 12:46pm FIS-Ski.com - Ski Jumping - News RSS
Only two weeks after his crash during the Ski Flying World Cup in Oberstdorf (GER), Gregor Schlierenzauer is now fit again and will be able to participate in the Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, which start this week with the competitions on the normal hill.
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