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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 02:10:15 GMT

The Outsider: WTF is uphill skiing?  -  Whistler Question
In the last half century or so, the resort experience grew the sport of downhill skiing exponentially by short cutting arduous uphill travel with mechanical rope tows and chairlifts. The old fashioned way of affixing furry skins or applying high ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 07:01:41 GMT

Winter is coming so check out these Top 10 ski runs - if you're up for the challenge  -  Mirror.co.uk
The world's longest World Cup Downhill piste at 4.5km is where courageous skiers and snowboarders can test their skills in key areas such as the Russi jump, the Hundschopf, the Alpweg with the Kernen-S, the Haneggschuss and the famous finishing 'S'.
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 19:34:06 GMT
Olympic champion Mayer wants F1-like qualifying in skiing  -  New Jersey Herald
VIENNA (AP) — World Cup skiing needs a qualification system like Formula One, with qualifying runs determining the starting order for the race, Olympic downhill champion Matthias Mayer said Friday. "You could compete in training for who is the first ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 05:39:02 GMT

Eugene Ski Swap continues Saturday at Lane Events Center  -  The Register-Guard
Equipment and apparel for downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, telemark skiing, AT skiing, split-boarding, snowshoeing and more will be for sale. The event also features two events Saturday: a free avalanche awareness clinic at 11 a.m ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:39:35 GMT

Go Tell it on the Mountain: Big Annual Ski and Snowboard Sale This Weekend  -  Patch.com
The event serves as a perfect opportunity to upgrade, or purchase, some equipment and clothing before the ski season slides in. The sale includes new and used clothing and equipment for downhill, cross country and snowboarding. Two dealers participate ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:16:26 GMT

Snow Scene – Ski Hills Preview  -  Vancouver Sun
New this year for season passholders Cypress is offering a all season skis, boots and binding rental for $99. And you get to take it keep them all season long. From beginner to advanced B.C has the right hill for every type. Here's a round up of what ...
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:09:54 GMT

Is Mt. Bachelor a good bargain for skiing?  -  Bend Bulletin
For decades, Mount Bachelor has lured skiers to Central Oregon with the promise of consistent, fresh powder and some of the finest downhill skiing in the Pacific Northwest. But great skiing comes at a price. In August, Mt. Bachelor ski area announced ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:29:08 GMT

This season is kind of a big deal for US ski racing  -  The Boston Globe
There will also be men's downhill, super G, and giant slalom at Beaver Creek in early December, women's slalom and giant slalom at Squaw Valley in early March, and the World Cup Finals at Aspen March 13-20. Then the US Alpine Championships will be at ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:45:53 GMT

Thunder Bay's Loch Lomond Ski Area 'good to go' for national U16 championships  -  CBC.ca
Loch Lomond Ski Area in Thunder Bay, Ont. has been given the green light to host a major national alpine ski championship next year. National downhill skiing officials overseeing the Under-16 Canadian Alpine Championships paid a site visit on Thursday, ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:18:36 GMT

From Lindsey Vonn to Aksel Lund Svindal; eight skiers to watch  -  CNN
After knee surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and six months of intensive rehab, he made his first turns on skis only last month and therefore won't be competing on the steep slopes in Soelden. READ: Downhill daredevil to Silicon ...