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How to Combine Two Passions: Cross-Country Skiing and Dating?

Cross-country skiing outperforms so many other sports that focus on the legs or the arms alone. The low-impact aspect of the sport is beneficial for people of all ages. But something most people do not know is that cross-country skiing can be an exciting way to strengthen your relationship. In fact, those who are passionate about this sport can definitely arrange a date around this activity, and if you are also interested in something like...

Key benefits of beginner skiing in 2022

As skiers like to joke, the two most significant inventions of humanity are the wheel and the ski. And you can’t argue with them because some of the skis found are up to 4,000 years old! So skis are one of the oldest human-made devices. Many remember when they used to ski around the school on wooden skis with rubber bindings. We want to cheer you up – those days are gone irrevocably. Now skiing...

What are the most famous snow sports in Michigan?

When it comes to winter, Michigan is a state that knows how to make the most of it. From downhill skiing and snowboarding to cross-country skiing and ice skating, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the cold weather. And with dozens of ski resorts and hundreds of miles of trails, there’s no shortage of places to enjoy these activities. So whether you’re a seasoned winter athlete or just looking for a way to enjoy...

Combine Skiing and Gambling at Lee Canyon, Nevada

People travel to Las Vegas for all sorts of reasons beside gambling. Weddings, honeymoons, bachelor parties, business conferences – and even skiing. Now, the Nevada desert might not be the first place that springs to mind as a ski destination, but Las Vegas is the place where anything is possible. Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort is in Lee Canyon, which lies about 35 miles from The Strip, and definitely has a sprinkling of that...

The best cross-country ski slopes for advanced skiers

This is the time of year when Europe’s top ski resorts begin to open their slopes and the best cross-country skiers begin their preparations for the World Cup season. For fans who want to follow the action, there is plenty of coverage, and even opportunities to wager on your favorite competitor at sites like BestOdds. Unlike many sports, cross-country skiing gives amateurs and leisure skiers the chance to try their abilities in the same setting...

What Sports are the Best to Bet on at the Winter Olympics?

The winter Olympics always attracts a large audience and placing bets on various events is a great way to enjoy the time you spend watching the events. When the winter Olympics is in progress, the best sportsbooks in the US are flooded with punters, all of whom love to place a wager on various sports. So what sports are the best bet on during the winter Olympics? These sporting events come in all categories, including...

Surprisingly Wonderful Spanish Ski Resorts that Cannot Be Ignored

Whenever we think of the Iberian Peninsula and Spain, the largest country within the southern European landmass, our minds usually conjure images of sunshine and sangria, flamenco dancing or fantastic beaches and coastal destinations. However, often overlooked is the fact that Spain is also home to more than 30 ski resorts, each of which boast their own unique charms and excellent slopes. Indeed, the Spanish culture for winter sports is actually more pronounced than people...

Best Places to Go Cross-Country Skiing in Canada

Cross-country skiing is one of the most satisfying winter sports. It’s an activity that thousands of enthusiasts from Canada and abroad enjoy practicing. If you have a pair of skis and some snow, you can go out and explore the world around you. There are so many places to ski in Canada that it can be hard to decide where to go first. We’ve put together this list of Canada’s best cross-country skiing locations, so...

9 Things to Know Before You Go for Your First Ski Holiday Trip to France

With the holiday season just around the corner, families, couples and even solo travelers would be preparing for their upcoming trip. France is definitely among the top choices for many families and couples that would want to spend a memorable time and even witness white Christmas, if possible. The best part about France is that it has something to offer to everyone and therefore you can make the most of the time you have. While...

9 Tips on How You Can Make Your Family Ski Holidays Better

Time is the most precious thing you can gift your family. Hence, even when you are busy with your professional and work commitments you need to take some time out to be with your loved ones and family. Holidays are the best time when you can be with your loved ones and therefore you need to look for ways to spend quality time with your family. Choosing a ski trip for your holiday is unique...

The Formula One Star Who Loves Cross Country Skiing

  Throughout the years, there have been strong ties between the racetracks and the slopes. The need for speed has attracted many drivers to downhill, with Kitzbuhel and Madonna di Campiglio being the scene of many press conferences and driving displays. Lindsey Vonn revealed she had seriously considered switching sports were it not for restrictions around pregnancy being necessitated for a chance at an F1 ride. As we’ve recently profiled, Nordic skiing is one of the fastest growing...

Why Ski Jumping is a Sport Which You’ll Love

If you are looking for a new sport to fall in love with then ski jumping maybe exactly the option for you. The recent winter Olympics in China brought a huge number of new fans to so many of the disciplines, including ski jumping. Some of the world’s most respected sports are those which we are not able to do ourselves, and ski jumping falls right into that category. Most of us cannot even ski,...

Great Tips for Cross Country Skiing with Kids

A great trail, skis, and snow are all you need for a fun outdoor winter experience. Owing to the accessibility of trails and the fun nature of the sport, skiing makes for a great family bonding time. However, competitive downhill skiing is not the safest way to give your child an adrenaline rush. Cross-country skiing, on the other hand, is a safe way to break your daily monotonous routine and guide your kids in mastering...

Things to Keep in Mind Before Booking a Family Ski Holiday

With the winter season just around the corner, you need to start thinking of how you can utilize your holiday time the right way. Most families plan trips and tours that allow them to come together and celebrate festivities and also experience new places and adventures that would add to their memories. Choosing a family ski holiday is a great way to have fun and adventure where everyone gets to enjoy and spend quality time....

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Cross-Country Skiing

Pick up a new hobby & discover why so many people enjoy flying down the slopes by reading our list of five reasons to attempt cross-country skiing. Being adventurous is one of the ways to have a great time in life. Even if you are not normally a person who tries new things, you may want to change your habits to come out of your shell. Whether you check out some extreme places to visit...

Classic Technique, Base, Camber, and Other Terms You Should Know When Dating a Cross-Country Skiing Fan

You don’t have to be an extreme sports fan or even leave the country to experience a winter adventure worthy of the Olympics. You can have unlimited fun with cross-country skiing. Learning the fundamentals of cross-country skiing, also known as Nordic skiing, takes only a day. The sport provides a cardiovascular and endorphin-inducing workout on par with downhill skiing, cycling, and swimming. Engaging in cross-country skiing can be a relationship-building experience, which is why it...

Beginner’s Guide to Skiing: Learning to Ski as a Student

Trying to make your first moves on skis can be extremely nerve-wracking. Yet, it’s also super fun and exciting. Trying to ski for the first time is an unforgettable experience. Though, wait till you learn to turn, maneuver, and hit some new speed. Overall, your first step in skiing is the beginning of a lifetime journey. Though you better approach it right from the first try so you won’t get hurt or disappointed in the...

First Time Skiing? Here’s What You Should Wear

Skiing is one of the best activities you can engage in, as it can boost your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It also helps strengthen the knees, joints, and muscles, which is beneficial for preventing injuries later in life. That said, you need to prepare well to get the most out of the experience, especially if you are engaging in this sport for the first time. Besides getting in shape to prepare your body and...

The Educational and Training Process of a Beginner Biathlete

Biathlon is not the kind of sport for the faint-hearted. It takes a lot of effort, perseverance, and consistency to become adept at it. It is also an injury-prone type of sport. Research shows that biathletes have more low back injuries than other athletes pursuing other types of winter sports.  All the more reason to plan the educational and training process of a beginner biathlete strategically and methodically to lay the foundation for balanced and...

Are You As Fast As You Think? Find Out With These Tracking Apps

In the past few years, the world of ski-tracking apps has seen a significant amount of change, with many of the typical players leaving the market, like Snowcru and Trace Snow, making room for newer brands to enter the slope-tracking scene.  The importance of these tracking apps cannot be overemphasized. As a result, we have compiled some recommendations for the top four ski monitoring applications currently available. Strava Alpine skiing has been introduced to the...