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2014-04-07 23:27:07

Multi-year strategic partnership between ZapEvent and American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation kicks off Birkie Bonus promtion Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 ZapEvent is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) for online event registration. Founded in 1973, the “Birkie” hosts the largest ski race in North America. The new multi-year strategic partnership with ABSF gives ZapEvent the opportunity to run all aspects of online...

2014-03-14 12:25:35

#WHATSTHRE SOCHI, Russia, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Mark Arendz gutted out an 11th-place biathlon finish on Friday at the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Sharp all week while winning two medals, the Paralympic gods dealt the 24-year-old Canuck a blow heading into the final biathlon competition with an intense head cold. Debating whether to even start, the Harstville, P.E.I. native put all the energy he had on the line, but struggled to 11th in the men's standing...

2014-01-30 23:30:08

David Howell, Channel IQ Director and industry influencer in Brand Protection, shares insight and best practice with manufacturers and retailers at the 2014 SnowSports Show in Denver, Colorado Saturday, February 1, 2014. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Channel IQ, the world’s leading provider of online pricing intelligence, brand protection and channel management solutions, today announced that Director of Brand Protection David Howell will present a special seminar at SnowSports...

2013-12-16 08:23:09

"Icy" Enjoyment in Nalat NALAT, China, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A few days ago, at the site of the 8(th) Xinjiang Winter Tourism Trade Fair, Xinjiang Nalat Ski Field attracted the attention of numerous ice-snow sports lovers at its debut. Depending on its superior natural conditions and complete facilities, Nalat Ski Field was well received by domestic and overseas professional ski lovers. An original report from China Economic Net follows. (Photo:...

2013-11-27 12:22:41

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The training grounds for several U.S. Olympians, Alaska's winter landscape offers sports-minded travelers several ways to get in on the action this season. "We're fortunate to have a group of talented athletes vying to represent Alaska and the United States at the Olympics in Sochi and we want visitors to know they too can experience what our Olympians have access to in their backyards," said Commissioner of Alaska's Department of...

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...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

FRANKFURT, Germany and CALGARY, Alberta, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One logistics specialist, eight national teams, numerous suppliers, athletes and team members: Behind the IBU Biathlon Cup in Canadian city Canmore ( http://www.canmorebiathlon.com) is one of the logistics masterpieces of the German sport logistics specialist Conceptum (http://www.conceptum-sport-logistics.com). "It takes more than a parcel service to transport sensitive sports equipment to the venues....

2012-01-05 08:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned for its unmatched ski areas, Colorado also offers an array of winter activities visitors can enjoy off the slopes. The Colorado Tourism Office has highlighted 13 winter activities that make the state a playground for any age and thrill level. To view the full release, visit www.COLORADO.com/MediaRoom/NewsReleases. Romantic Relaxation. Dunton Hot Springs offers endless opportunities to relax and explore fresh powder beyond an individual cabin's...

2011-03-17 09:28:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from City of Stockholm at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=564a3bda-f1c1-4b5d-bf4f-1b558ad1873c&lr=ls The Royal Palace Sprint is a world cup cross country ski race where the track is around the Royal Palace in the Old Town of Stockholm. The race takes place each year in mid-March and it appeals to cross country lovers as well as everyone who appreciates an unusual event in the heart of the city...

2010-10-06 18:16:00

BOSTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Putnam Investments today announced it will become the exclusive mutual fund sponsor of the U.S. Ski Team and sponsor of U.S. Snowboarding, supporting U.S. athletes in the sports of alpine, freestyle and cross-country skiing, ski jumping, snowboarding and Nordic combined. The U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding athletes have been increasingly successful in the Winter Olympic Games and other international competitions in recent years, and Putnam's sponsorship,...