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2008-09-09 06:00:09

By Shan Ross MICK Jagger, who qualified for his OAP bus pass in July, spends months undergoing gruelling exercise regimes before strutting his stuff on his sell-out world tours.

2008-07-29 15:00:42

By Howard Weiss-Tisman, Brattleboro Reformer, Vt. Jul. 29--BRATTLEBORO -- A proposed ban on water skiing on the Retreat Meadows will be the focus of a public hearing scheduled for tonight by the Vermont Water Resources Panel.

2008-07-24 15:00:46

By Ann Bryant What: Farmington Strawberry Festival When: Friday and Saturday Where: Broadway and Church Street Fruitful festival offers up a bit of something for all FARMINGTON - Strawberry Festival activities will spill over onto Church Street this weekend.

2008-06-27 12:02:35

By Mike Gorrell, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 27--A grandiose plan is starting to take shape to turn the Idaho hillsides overlooking Bear Lake into a multibillion-dollar resort with ranches, condos, hotels, golf, skiing and sailing.

2006-05-28 20:40:00

By Aimee Berg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last month, Tracie Sachs became the fastest American woman on skis. She broke the nine-year-old U.S. record, set by Carolyn Curl, on a course called "The Flying Kilometre" in Les Arcs, France. Sachs went at 238.570 kph, or 148.241 mph.

2006-04-06 19:37:43

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Three members of the Mammoth Mountain ski patrol were killed on Thursday when the snow around a natural gas vent they were fencing off collapsed and sent the crew tumbling 21 feet into the opening.

2006-03-23 08:15:00

Times are hard for the world's highest ski resort, a dizzy 17,388 feet (5,300 metres) above sea level in the Bolivian Andes. Its glacier is melting so fast synthetic snow is seen as the only way to save it.

2006-03-19 12:44:10

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Overall champion and double Olympic gold medallist Benjamin Raich helped Austria to victory in the first ever mixed team event at the World Cup finals on Sunday.

2006-03-19 10:58:46

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Overall champion and double Olympic gold medallist Benjamin Raich helped Austria to victory in the first ever mixed team event at the World Cup finals on Sunday.

2006-03-18 09:52:55

By Oliver Grassman ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Italian Giorgio Rocca celebrated winning the World Cup men's slalom title on Saturday despite skiing out when leading on the second run in the final race of the season.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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