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2009-10-12 06:45:00

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation's Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces The 2009 Rail Jam Tour, with Open Amateur Rail Jam Contests and introductory park lessons at the Ski Dazzle Shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay area and Sacramento. Ski Dazzle invites all team riders from resorts and manufacturers to participate in the rail jam series. THE 2009 SKI DAZZLE RAIL JAM TOUR - FOUR CITY...

2009-09-29 07:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley announced its new Pro Rider Series, a line of premium performance apparel for the Fall 2009 season of mountain recreation. The company relied on the expertise of top skiers and snowboarders from around the globe to develop and test new designs that incorporate some of the best technologies in technical outerwear, along with refinements in fit, convenience features and aesthetic cues inspired by today's pros. Concurrent with the...

2009-09-23 15:32:00

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation's Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces exhibitor and advertiser packages available for the 2009/2010 snow season. Ski Dazzle(R) Snow Shows attract 180,000 ski, snowboard and active lifestyle attendees to Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay Area and Sacramento. Nearly 2 million emails and 2 million pageviews will be available for advertising to these consumers before and...

2009-06-24 14:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- High Country Media announced today that it has commenced operations, with a full launch of print, digital, membership, and radio properties scheduled for September, 2009. Founded by Jamie Pentz, president, High Country Media's major interests include the relaunch of Mountain Sports + Living magazine; a unique direct-to-consumer membership club in MtnAccess.com; and a partnership to run online operations for the website and snow report provider...

2009-05-21 06:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, DISH Network(R) launched FUEL TV, a television network dedicated to covering the lifestyle and culture of action sports, including skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, freestyle motocross and wakeboarding. Located on DISH Network Ch. 155, FUEL TV is included in DISH Network's Classic Gold 250 programming package. FUEL TV is now available in nearly 30 million homes nationwide. "FUEL TV strengthens the wide variety of programming...

2009-02-12 13:36:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With the goal of advancing the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence, the Courage Center's Ski and Snowboard Program hit the slopes last weekend. Nearly 200 community members, volunteers and Courage Center clients gathered on Saturday, Feb. 7, for a day of fun, competition and meeting new friends at the Second annual Courage Cup ski race. The event, at Trollhaugen in Dresser, Wis., included a ski race,...

2009-02-06 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night in New York City, 16 illustrious snowboarders from around the globe converged at the East River Park to fight for their share of the $100,000 Red Bull Snowscrapers prize purse. The riders dropped in from a towering nine-story structure that mirrored the dramatic New York skyline. In front of 20,000 fans, athletes such as Olympic gold medalist Shaun White and X Games Champion Travis Rice soared above the cityscape off a specially constructed ramp...

2009-01-27 09:36:00

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The snow sports market contracted for the first time this season as recession-conscious holiday shoppers spent fewer dollars. "According to the Census Bureau the rest of retail trade is down 11% so considering that, the snow sports market is weathering this economic downturn fairly well," said Kelly Davis SIA's Director of Research. Overall, the snow sports market declined 1.5% in total dollars compared to August through December 2007 to $1.875...

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. All proceeds support skiers with disabilities by training of instructors and providing specialized ski equipment. The event, at Trollhaugen in Dresser, Wis., includes a ski race, raffle and silent auction to benefit CCSS. For $75, teams of three skiers are matched with a Courage Center adaptive skier for...

2009-01-14 08:23:00

Sixteen of the World's Best Snowboarders and Legendary Band Anthrax! NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, February 5th, 16 illustrious professional snowboarders from around the globe will compete against the majestic backdrop of the New York City skyline in a contest that will prove to be the biggest winter event to come to New York City. With a nine-story tall ramp and $100,000 on the line, it's officially official -- Red Bull Snowscrapers has locked down the heaviest...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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