The world’s first indoor skiing event, the White Festival, will take place on November 16 to 18 in Albertville, France.
Students can be snow buddies too. Those studying abroad can take advantage of nearby slopes and fresh powder providing the perfect recreational break between hitting the books.
Before long, the northernmost ski resorts will be opening their doors to the snowy world of skiing and other winter sports. Late summer (and even early fall) is the perfect time for a getaway to one of these resorts.
Equal pay among the sexes has been an ongoing source of consternation for decades. As of 2017, the average full-time female employee earned only 82 percent of the wages of her male counterpart. In fields like sports, where men have had a majority hold, this discrepancy in earnings is even sharper.
The 2022 Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing, China, just forteen years after hosting the Summer games in 2008.
Skiing isn’t just for sporty lovers of the cold. The scenery and the exhilarating feeling of going down the slopes can make anyone happy. Here is what every beginner should know. Skiing Gear Any new skier should try to borrow gear first. Resorts will offer boots,...
Alpine skiing is one of the most exciting sports in the world. Skiers race down a snow-covered slope often at top speeds in excess of 80 miles per hour. They must possess courage and an unbridled sense of athletic balance.
While cross-country (Nordic) and downhill (Alpine) skiing share the same name, there are noticeable differences to each discipline. What do they have in common besides their name, and exactly what are their differences? Read on for a full comparison of the two.
Since 1924, in one capacity or another, skiing has been on the Olympic Winter Games program. What started out as a minor competition has now evolved into six separate disciplines: alpine, cross country, ski jumping, Nordic combined, freestyle, and snowboarding. And although freestyle and snowboarding are relatively new to the sports world, they’re rising quickly in popularity. All of these events, however, require speed, endurance, skill, and determination.
Looking for a new ski adventure? Get your ski gear and get ready to head to Colorado and check out any of these towns: Jackson Hole The top United States ski resort has to go to Jackson Hole, thanks to its steep slopes, deep, powdery snow, excellent lift...