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2009-02-26 14:28:00

CLARKSTON, Mich., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- For winter sports enthusiasts, the arrival of warmer temperatures means carnivals and special discounts on Michigan ski slopes.

2009-02-13 13:05:03

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2009-01-30 08:00:00

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mt. Hood Skibowl, one of the oldest, consistently operated ski areas in the country, will mark its 80th year in operation by opening up its legendary ski jump hill to the public. "Come Fly with Us" is the theme for the Friday, Feb.

2009-01-19 13:59:00

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center's Ski and Snowboard Program (CCSS) is seeking participants for their 2nd annual Courage Cup on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009.

2009-01-13 13:19:00

BEMIDJI, Minn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center's Ski and Snowboard Program (CCSS) seeks volunteers and students for their Buena Vista Adaptive Ski Program in Bemidji, Minn. Volunteers assist skiers with disabilities who are participating in a six-week adaptive ski program, Jan.

2009-01-12 06:00:00

Former Collegiate Skier A Model Of Perseverance, Poise BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan.

2009-01-07 07:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SnowSports Industries America (SIA) released information from their SnowSports Consumer Panel. Overall, skiers and riders are concerned about the economy but they will participate as they always do, particularly if the snow continues to fall.

2009-01-06 14:30:00

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- While the overall retail market struggled to make it into the black after Thanksgiving, the snow sports market remained healthy with 3% growth according to SnowSports Industries America's (SIA) exclusive research.

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2008-12-30 14:37:00

Results of a new study indicate that otherwise healthy older children and adolescents who visit high-altitude destinations may develop acute mountain sickness in the first few days after they arrive.

2008-12-18 11:27:00

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-two states and more than two hundred ski and snowboard resorts are hosting learning programs during January 2009 -- Learn a Snow Sport Month. It's the first time that this many organizations have collaborated on the initiative.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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