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Snow is only one of the unpredictable factors you have to consider before hitting the ski resort this year. It’s better not to invest in a vacation or ski pass this season because there’s no point gambling whether resorts will stay open or skiing will be safe at one. Here’s how you spend your quality time without going crazy about safety norms at skiing resorts or last-minute booking. Streaming your favorite web series It is...

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Picture the scene: you have just spent a long day skiing on the slopes. Adrenaline is pumping through your veins, and you are happy but exhausted. The slopes are closing, and it is time to return to the lodge and wind down. But what do you do to pass the time after the slopes are closed? A skiing trip is not just about the actual skiing – after all, the slopes aren’t open 24/7! Having...

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It’s hard to believe that we are already looking ahead towards the next set of winter sports world cups. Opening stages of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup begin late this November in Ruka, Finland, and finally, in March, we’ll see the Finals over in Beijing, China. Martin Johnsrud Sundby At this point, the early favorite as the overall winner is Sundby at 24/13 or +185 at GTBets, read their review. The Norwegian is at the...

When winter approaches and you live in the UK, the one outdoor sport that you should try out is skiing. The UK offers ample opportunities for prospective skiers and they have more than enough cross-country ski schools to choose from. However, as a student, budgets are tight, which makes it a bit more of a challenge to find a school. So how do you go about choosing a ski school when you are a student...

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most people skipped their summer vacations. We don’t know what will happen by the time ski season is open, but we hope for the best. Hopefully, we’ll be back to the old normal instead of adjusting to the “new normal.” Cross-country skiing will be possible even in the new normal circumstances. Maybe we’ll skip the after-ski parties and get-togethers. Skiing is an individual sport, which allows you to maintain physical...

While an athlete is training for a ski competition, the stress that the muscles undergo leads to adaptation and improved performance. However, the muscles also suffer from physical strain and prolonged wear that result in injuries and pain. CBD has been seen to be a safer and more effective pain reliever and enhances sports recovery. It is far better because it barely has any side effects while the other methods have adverse effects. The main...

Every new ski season comes with numerous wintry adventures that a keen cross-country skier simply must indulge in. A hectic daily grin may impede your skiing routine, so helpful advice is to get prepared and ready for a ski season diligently in advance. For mild or vigorous cross-country skiing you need to engage and prepare your whole body and muscles. Therefore, to make the most out of your ski season this year, here are some...

  Approximately 10 million Americans hit the slopes on a regular basis. For this number to increase, many more ski instructors should become available to the public. A good ski instructor is the difference between a student skiing once and a student finding a lifelong passion, and there’s room for more instructors in the skiing sector. To become one, you just have to follow the proper steps. Build Up Experience The first step is building up skiing experience. No...

Playing outside during winter months has a positive effect on the health and development of the child and is a great joy for the whole family. You will be amazed at how quickly your children can jet down the slopes. But if they are still too small for skiing, sledding or romping around is a great alternative. But you all need to dress warm and in layers. Get waterproof hats and gloves for everyone and...

Two exceptional women in the extreme sports of skiing have been knocked out of the World Cup races due to injuries. Both Sofia Goggia and Viktoria Rebensberg broke bones in the Super-G event at the World Cup in Garmisch- Parternkirchen in Germany. The accidents The 27-year-old Sofia Goggia from Italy just underwent surgery on her left arm after suffering a terrible fall while in the middle of a race. She went crashing on a gate...

Few would disagree that skiing holidays have really come into their own over the last few years. There was once a time where, to most of us at least, they were completely inaccessible. Sure, the costs are still high, but with more resorts in lesser-known locations now available, they have become at little more competitive. If we sway away from the costs for the purposes of today, there’s no doubt that a skiing holiday prompts...

Technology is having a massive impact on sports across the world. Video assistant referring is making huge impacts in soccer across the top leagues and major competitions. Winter sports are going to be no different. Technology will help assist cross-country skiing and other winter sports in their performance and training. Here are several ways winter sports will be affected by future technology. 1. There will be an increase in artificial snow Since the late 1940s,...

We have all ben there: we’ve enjoyed the perfect family ski trip in a stunning destination, that makes it almost unbearable to leave once the vacation is over. Having your own place in a ski town that your family enjoys just seems like the next step to your ultimate vacation. However, owning a home in one of the most expensive and popular ski towns, costs $598,000 to $2 million, according to Business Insider. So, when should you buy...

Press Release During Toppidrettsveka in Norway, SWIX experienced the rubber separated from the rim on some of our roller skis for skating, which unfortunately led to some athletes being exposed to dangerous situations, falling and getting the competition ruined. SWIX regrets this and takes full responsibility for this incident. The wheels in question are from a production lot that not has been in regular sales, and there are no wheels from this lot in the...

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Press release Top U.S. cross country athletes will join their Canadian counterparts at seven stops for the 2019-20 SuperTour. The tour is a series of International Ski Federation (FIS) sanctioned cross country events across North America produced by U.S. Ski & Snowboard together with its divisions and clubs. “The SuperTour is one of U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s longest-running event series, and we’ve seen quite a number of U.S. National Champions, World and Olympic champions compete...

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  Press Release Tara Geraghty-Moats (USA) and Akito Watabe (JPN) were the winners of the first individual event of the Summer Grand Prix 2019. The American won by a large margin of +1:48.3, while Watabe distanced Franz-Josef Rehrl (AUT) by 1.5 seconds. Yoshito Watabe completed the podium on the men’s side, Stefaniya Nadymova (RUS) and Jenny Nowak (GER) claimed the podium positions for the women. Difficult wind conditions made ski jumping in Oberwiesenthal very difficult...

Cross-country skiing is a taxing, yet incredibly rewarding activity. Any skier will tell you that having an intense workout smack dab in the middle of nature’s beauty makes for an almost euphoric experience. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to do it – let alone do it regularly. There are plenty of reasons for this, from living in a hot climate to simply not having the skills to ski for a long period of time, or...

Skiku, the Alaska-based program that teaches youth and adults cross country skiing and biathlon in remote Alaska villages, has named Calisa Kastning  Executive Director. Originally from the Upper Midwest, skiing is what brought Calisa and her husband Andrew to Alaska for jobs with the ski teams at the University of Alaska and Alaska Pacific University.   She is the parent of 3 young energetic daughters who have all been on skis soon after they learned to walk.  Calisa’s...

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(Press Release)     BRETTON WOODS TO OPEN FOR THE SEASON NOVEMBER 16 Ski & Ride for free on Friday, November 16 with donation of non-perishable food item.         Bretton Woods, N.H. (Nov. 14, 2018) – Bretton Woods, New Hampshire’s largest ski area, will kick off its 45th season this Friday, November 16. Lifts will turn from 12 noon – 3:30pm, and tickets are free for all ages with donation of a...