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2013-08-01 16:29:55

WINTER PARK, Colo., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer season winds down, Colorado's Snow Mountain Ranch is gearing up for another exciting snow season. The Nordic Center at Snow Mountain Ranch has more than 100 kilometers of trails accommodating everyone from the first-time cross-country skier or snowshoer to the elite racer. Beginners can ski on short, dog-friendly loops around the Nordic Center while the experienced racer can train on longer trails with steeper climbs up...

2013-04-09 08:26:45

Sarah Hendrickson and Ted Ligety join Kellogg's to share the potential of a great start BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the close of the 2013 international ski competition seasons, Kellogg's is proud to welcome two new athletes to Team Kellogg's(TM) as they work their way to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Fresh off of the medal podium, ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson and alpine skiing Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety join Team Kellogg's 11-person team of...

2013-03-16 23:03:30

On March 15 competitions took place at the "Rosa Khutor" Alpine Center in the men's giant slalom and the ladies' super-giant slalom, as part of the Alpine Skiing FIS European Cup Final, held by the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee in conjunction with the Russian Federation of Alpine Skiing and Snowboard. (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 On March 15 competitions took place at the "Rosa Khutor" Alpine Center in the men's giant slalom and the ladies' super-giant slalom, as part of the Alpine Skiing FIS...

2013-03-07 04:23:42

Anthem Life Insurance Company Sponsors USABA/BOEC Winter Ski Camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) is pleased to announce they will be hosting the 7(th) annual Winter Ski Camp in Breckenridge, Colorado, from Thursday, March 7 through Monday, March 11, thanks to generous support from the Anthem Life Insurance Company. For this event, USABA partners with the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) for...

2013-02-06 08:23:23

ALAMEDA, Calif., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Face, an original partner of U.S. Freeskiing, is taking the next step in its dedication to freeskiing with a broadened focus on both elite and development direction in the sport through U.S. Freeskiing's new Rookie Team. This partnership builds off the brand's charter sponsorship of the U.S. Freeskiing Team, which began in 2011 just before halfpipe and slopestyle skiing were announced as new Olympic sports. The North Face is...

2012-12-17 04:21:45

LONDON, December 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Apres ski options remain major attractions for winter holidaymakers - Ski holidays expected to prove popular for Christmas 2012 - Neilson offer range of group ski holidays for festive travellers A time of year which we all look forward to, the onset of Christmas requires a lot of forethought and planning. However for those people dreaming of a white Christmas, the news that heavy...

2012-11-13 11:15:45

Johns Hopkins-led study debunks beliefs that safety gear promotes riskier athletic behavior The use of helmets by skiers and snowboarders decreases the risk and severity of head injuries and saves lives, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests. The findings debunk long-held beliefs by some that the use of helmets gives athletes a false sense of security and promotes dangerous behavior that might increase injuries. "There really is a great case to be made for wearing helmets," says Adil...

2012-10-23 23:20:20

KUUSAMO, Finland, October 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruka ski resort [http://ski.ruka.fi/eng ] in Finnish Lapland opened the ski season yesterday, 23rd October 2012. Ruka has been the first resort in Northern Europe to open the ski slopes during the past 10 years - offering unmatched snow security through the season. Ruka is Finland's most popular ski resort [http://ski.ruka.fi/eng ] located in Northern Finland, only 30 km from Russian border. Ruka area has 25 000 beds, 34...

2012-08-22 06:23:19

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every champion has a story to share and now, with the introduction of Vail Resorts' EpicMix Racing(TM), skiers can see how they stack up against the greatest American ski racer--Lindsey Vonn--and share it with their family and friends. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120822/LA60754) Today, Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN) announced the third generation of its wildly popular ski and snowboard application, EpicMix(TM), which, once it...

2012-01-05 14:01:00

MIAMI, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As splashed on the headlines this week, snow is refusing to fall on slopes across the U.S. from Aspen to Park City. Club Med, the original all-inclusive resort company with over 80 resorts worldwide, comes to the rescue of ski enthusiasts looking for the freshest powder with plenty of natural snow and great rates at its European ski resorts, starting at $1,064* per person for a seven-night stay at select resorts. Club Med's charming ski resorts...