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2010-01-27 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, JANUARY 28: SKI LIFT Profile America -- Thursday, January 28th.

2010-01-25 17:26:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- It was almost four years ago to this day that young Jessica Gregorie traveled from her home in San Francisco for a day of snowboarding with friends at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort. She never returned. Instead, her father, Dr.

2010-01-19 16:18:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Courage Center's Ski and Snowboard Program (CCSS) is seeking participants for their third annual Courage Cup on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010.

2010-01-10 09:35:00

Anyone looking for optimal ski performance must first understand the laws of friction - that is why wax and ski coating manufacturers are counting on the expertise of researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM in Freiburg.

2010-01-10 09:30:00

Researchers at the Institute recently developed a new avalanche airbag system for ABS Peter Aschauer GmbH, in which an electronic unit ensures a ski instructor or friend of any similarly hapless individual can remotely trigger the airbag stowed in their backpack.

2009-12-07 09:00:00

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2009-10-30 12:06:00


2009-10-19 14:05:00

LONDON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the last two decades, knee injuries have been on the rise among skiers in the French Alps.

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