winter sports

Winter Fun – wanna try something new?

From backcountry snow camping to snowshoeing, there’s more to winter than skiing and ice skating. Cross Country Skiing With origins in Scandinavia 4000-4500 years ago, cross country skiing has come a long way from being the sole method of transportation for snow and ice-bound Northerners. Today, cross country skiing (aka Nordic Skiing or XC Skiing) …

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Kimmy Fasani: Welcome to winter – let the adventures begin!

December is around the corner so it’s time to walk ourselves into the gym and get a membership. Let’s get serious about getting our muscles firing for those groomer and powder days. I will be spending November and December dedicated to refining my diet by eating lots of protein and foods packed with energy. These …

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No clear answer from IOC for women ski jumpers

The fight to include women’s ski jumping has been going on for a while. After all the controversy, it seems the IOC has a responsibility to help this sport grow and with minimal effort and cost they can do it. Many sports have been added to the Olympic program over the years of lesser stature …

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Speed Queen: Q & A with World Champion Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn  made history winning her second World Championships gold Monday at the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships in Val d’Isere. Vonn talked to journalists about her day and the accomplishment. Your goal was to get one gold medal, now you have two. It’s incredible. I was just looking for one gold medal and got that in …

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