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2010-12-31 00:00:55

When it comes to worries about children's winter sports injuries, most parents think of broken ankles and wrists. But Defog It antifog reminds parents that skiers and snowboarders need to take care of their eyes, too, and offers a simple 4-point safety checklist. Valley View, OH (Vocus) December 30, 2010 When it comes to worries about children's winter sports injuries, most parents think of broken ankles and wrists. But Defog It antifog reminds parents that skiers and snowboarders need...

2010-12-21 06:10:00

CLARKSTON, Mich., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski areas across the state have teamed up with Michigan McDonald's restaurants to offer a popular and very affordable introduction to the sport of skiing and snowboarding, called Discover Michigan Skiing. The program, which has run every January for the past 17 years, includes: a beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment and a beginner-area ski lift pass or cross-country trail pass. Twenty-three ski facilities are offering the...

2010-12-10 00:00:47

With nationally ranked instructors and more ski academies than the rest of New England combined, Vermont teaches all abilities of skiers and riders from pre-K to the Olympics. In recognition of this strength, Ski Vermont will celebrate Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month with an unprecedented variety of promotions throughout the entire month of January. Montpelier, VA (Vocus) December 8, 2010 With nationally ranked instructors and more ski academies than the rest of New England combined,...

2010-12-01 08:00:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for the latest gear for AT skiing, telemark skiing or splitboarding? Look no further than Mountain Gear. The national retailer specializes in skis, boards, clothing & gear for backcountry skiing and snowboarding. Mountain Gear is currently highlighting several products, including a GPS-enabled goggle from Zeal Optics. Here are some of our favorite products for this winter: The Solution Splitboard from Jones Snowboards, $799 The...

2010-11-07 00:16:38

Annual event gets skiers and snowboarders excited about the upcoming winter season and offers free lift tickets, deep discounts on equipment and vacations, and entertainment like fashion shows and movies just as the snow is beginning to fly at mountain resorts. San Diego CA (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 Snowboarders and skiers in San Diego will again kick off the winter season in their traditional way on November 12-14 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. That's when the annual SnowJam Ski and Snowboard...

2010-10-21 15:29:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced that the company has partnered with legendary snowboard & skate champion Shaun White to co-present the 2010 Air + Style event in China. Air + Style is a world-class contest and one of the most progressive freestyle snowboarding event formats in existence. The December 4th spectacle is set to pave the way for the entire snowboarding industry to enter the emerging Chinese market. (Photo:...

2010-10-15 10:11:00

BEIJING, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The 2010/2011 snowboard season is starting with a big bang: The legendary snowboard contest Air & Style is coming to Beijing, People's Republic of China, with the 6-star Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour event "Oakley and Shaun White present Air & Style Beijing 2010" on December 4, 2010, at the Olympic Sports Center Stadium, venue of the Olympic football tournament at Beijing Olympic Games 2008. The event is being held with the full support from...

2010-10-11 16:19:00

ORINDA, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- OnTheSnow, the most visited snow sports website in the world, today announced several new website enhancements and mobile applications designed to give skiers and snowboarders more comprehensive and accessible information on skiing and riding, including a new iPhone Gear Guide application, free snow reporting mobile applications, a new iPad application, and a new resort photo and video section on the website. The Company also announced the launch of...

2010-10-06 18:16:00

BOSTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Putnam Investments today announced it will become the exclusive mutual fund sponsor of the U.S. Ski Team and sponsor of U.S. Snowboarding, supporting U.S. athletes in the sports of alpine, freestyle and cross-country skiing, ski jumping, snowboarding and Nordic combined. The U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding athletes have been increasingly successful in the Winter Olympic Games and other international competitions in recent years, and Putnam's sponsorship,...

2010-09-22 10:00:00

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- GoPro®, the world's best selling wearable HD camera company, names Aaron Chase, Andrew Taylor, Brandon Semenuk, Brian Lopes, Cam McCaul, Cam Zink, Darren Berrecloth, Mike Montgomery and Tyler Allison to the GoPro team of athletes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/SF69391) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100922/SF69391) "These guys take riding to another level," exclaimed Nicholas Woodman,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.