Last week I went skiing in the Auvergne. We choose the skiing resort of Lioran in the Cantal Mountains or as the French call it, the Massif Cantalien. The landscape there is awesome; the ski resort of Lioran is amidst a pine forest in the biggest volcano of Europe. This French skiing station is one of the best equipped in the Auvergne. read more
Ice hockey, Figure skating, Snow-blading, Mono skiing, Skoal, Tobogganing, Alpine and Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Sledding events and Snowmobiling are main winter sports played 0n snow and ice. read more
What are ski boots?
It is a footwear used for skiing and it is a means to provide attachment to the skis--the skier and it also utilized ski binding. It is used solely so that you can control when you ski as it is slippery. It used to be all... read more
Come celebrate Canada's greatest winter sports destinations - Banff and Jasper - internationally renowned National Parks, hot vacation destinations, home of majestic mountain scenery, meccas for snowboarding, down-hill skiing, cross-country skiing read more
Unique to the Nation’s Capital of Ottawa, Canada, the Winterlude Triathlon requires the athlete to ice skate, cross-country ski and run during one of the coldest months of winter: February. As it is challenging in the sense of temperature and terrain conditions, the skating segment for the 2010 Winterlude Triathlon will be 8 km, the cross-country skiing segment will be 5 km followed by a 5 km run through the snow. read more
Curling is becoming more well known since the advent of the Internet and especially since the awesome 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games that First Nations hosted as equal partners with other national sponsors. They televised more of the sport of curling than before and we were able to learn about it from TV. It is like shuffleboard on ice with longer, smoother, gliding follow through. I love it! read more
Beautiful sunset in Jackson Hole. If given the choice, I would much rather be sitting on a beach with an umbrella cocktail in my hand than freezing my rear off flinging my body down a mountain and risking life and limb to swoosh through the snow.... read more
Tips on what equipment and clothes to wear when you go skiing. During winter, the weather is cold, dry and sometimes people are stuck inside the house and they get bored. Cold weather also brings depression to some people. To avoid being stuck in a... read more
Everyone here who thinks winter sports are "child's play" - raise your hand! The action clips of cheering kids along the route of the Olympic torch, brought to mind some of the winter games we used to play as kids.... read more
Important tips when you go skiing
Skiing is a fun activity, you enjoy the weather, gliding and the excitement it brings. It is one way to a stress free life as you don’t get bored when you ski. Some people wouldn’t like to try skiing... read more
Have you ever visited some of the Ice and Snow Sculpture Festivals?
If you have, then you know that some things are almost unbelievable even if you see them right in front of you.
If you haven't, enjoy the picture gallery on this hub and think about the next travel place you'll visit! read more
The snowboarders of Team USA for the 2010 Winter Olympics were hard to beat. Learn more about the women's team with bios, links, and photos. read more
Finding the right figure skating equipment is important for figure skaters. Sometime finding quality figure skating apparel and ice skating accessories can be difficult. I love watching figure skating performances in TV or live, there used to be one... read more
Thinking about ice skating? You've never tried it? Beware 'cause some embarrassing things can happen on your first attempt...here's mine. read more
Researching ice swimming has been fun, and just
downright hilarious with some of the information my research discovered. read more
Meet the athletes who made up the men's snowboarding team for USA at the Winter Olympics 2010. With bios, photos, and links, learn more about each of these incredible snowboarders. read more
Some have said that hockey is Canada and Canada is hockey. This essay is a personal view of the game, complete with memories of one memorable game. It is an enjoyable and nostalgic read. read more
Let's look at some new winter sports that can be included in the Olympics in years to come. We will review nun (snow) chuckin, synchronized snow dancing, watermobiling and more. Read on to learn more about the newest and most exciting winter sports on earth. read more
U.S. Women Olympic Figure Skaters 1920-1980: Theresa Weld, Beatrix Loughran, Maribel Vinson, Tenley Albright, Carol Heiss, Barbara Roles, Peggy Fleming, Janet Lynn, Dorothy Hamill, Linda Fratianne. read more
An account of participating in the annual Canadian Ski Marathon, the longest (160 km) cross-country ski tour in the world. Held every year since the 1967 Centennial of the Canadian Confederation, the event consists of challenging two days of cross-country skiing across the beautiful Laurentian Mountains of Quebec. read more
Tips when buying snowboarding equipment
Thinking on how to enjoy the winter weather? During winter many of people find and think of activities that will make them active and enjoy the snow, and snowboarding is one activity that never fails to... read more
Tips for Awesome Ice Skating Experience. Ice skating is gliding and moving on ice by the use of a ice skates and it can be done for various reasons for traveling, leisure and other sports too. It can be indoor and outdoor and on bodies of frozen... read more
Basic of ice Skating and how to learn it. Ice Skating is an awesome activity which you can do no matter what time of the year it is. Whether you choose to ski inside or outside it brings so much fun. When learning the basic of Ice skating it is... read more
Surfing is a water sport that takes upper body strength, agility, and good balance. It is worth pursuing because the rewards are breathtaking beauty, fitness, and a great tan. read more
U.S. Women Figure Skaters who won Olympic medals between 1920 and 1980: Rosalynn Sumners, Debi Thomas, Kristi Yamaguchi, Nancy Kerrigan, Tara Lipinski, Michelle Kwan, Sarah Hughes, Sasha Cohen. read more
The biathlon is a competitive winter sport that tests the skills of athletes around the world. It is a test of one's strength and endurance as you race against time, competitors and yourself through a combination of cross country skiing and marksmanship. As you ski, your heart pumps vigorously which in turn tests your marksmanship as you shoot at targets over 50 m distances. A wonderful sport to participate in and to watch, especially during the Olympics. read more
A lesser known event is the Junior Iditarod, where young people raising their own sled dogs with supervision of parents and community train for a short version of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. read more
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