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2010-09-21 06:00:00

ASPEN, Colo., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski.com (http://www.ski.com), North America's largest provider of mountain vacations, today announced an exclusive partnership with Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH), the world's largest heli-skiing operator.

2010-09-17 11:48:00

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski Logik, a new ski manufacturer of unusual skis, is winning awards and recognition with its debut line of skis.

2010-09-14 07:00:00

675 Riders Make A Positive Difference For Those With SCI BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 5th annual Kelly Brush Century Ride drew 675 riders and raised $275,000 for spinal cord injury prevention and research on Saturday.

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2010-09-07 10:15:00

At least one in 10 athletes sustained an injury and a further one in 14 fell ill during the 2010 Winter Olympics, held in Canada, reveals research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

2010-06-14 17:58:03

Both recreational skiers and elite ski racers can forget about wax and scrape their skis with a steel tool instead.

2010-05-11 09:30:00

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The following ski season commentary is offered by Condor Capital President and Founder Ken Schapiro: Despite fears about a weak ski season courtesy of the nation's economic woes, resorts generally saw improved performance across the country, a welcome reprieve from last year's across the board double digit declines.

2010-04-28 12:48:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc.

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2010-04-20 09:05:00

For people who would like to be better skiers and enjoy the sport more, Montana State University professor John Seifert has some tips.

2010-03-08 14:44:00

DENVER, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado's sunny days, legendary spring skiing, festivals and special events make it an ideal spring break vacation destination. This year, Colorado's resorts are offering special deals on lodging, lift tickets and more.

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2010-02-17 13:55:00

Too many skiers, snowboarders and resorts are putting fashion before safety,


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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