Category Archives: Winter Sports

2016 Giant Slalom Men’s World Cup World Preview

The 2016 Giant Slalom Men’s World Cup is now well underway. It took to the slopes at Sölden (Austria) back in October and after a break in November the action will be ramping up again over the next few weeks. … Click to read the full article

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How to Become a Professional Skier

The launching pad for anyone looking to become a professional skier is most definitely the World Olympic skiing events. The International Ski Federation, also known as the Federation Internationale di Ski (FIS) is a well-known major skiing organization for skiers … Click to read the full article

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‘Sled Dog Gun: Aviemore Dreaming’ by Jim Bryde is Released

Austin Macauley Publishers are delighted to announce the publication of ‘Sled Dog Gun: Aviemore Dreaming’ by Jim Bryde. To say Bryde’s passion for sled dog racing can be felt in every page of this book is an understatement. This is … Click to read the full article

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James Woods Wins The North Face® Freeski Open of NZ Slopestyle

The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand Park and Pipe competition wrapped up at Cardrona Alpine Resort today with a spectacular showdown in the men’s slopestyle final. Top qualifier, NZ’s Jossi Wells battled hard for the win but James … Click to read the full article

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Winter Sports Roundup

Winter is fast approaching but this doesn’t mean that you have to stop watching all of your favorite sports. Although baseball will be long over, football will be in the height of its season as will some other non-traditional sports … Click to read the full article

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The North Face® Freeski Open of NZ Comp Week has Arrived!

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (3 August 2015) – The countdown is on to a major highlight of the freeski calendar with only a few days to go until The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand Slopestyle and Halfpipe comps … Click to read the full article

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What Type of Skier Are You?

Each and every single skier is a world unto his own… some head for the highest slopes imaginable to chase the thrill of a lifetime; others prefer to take it light, enjoying the social aspect of skiing more than anything … Click to read the full article

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What is the Most Dangerous Pastime in the UK?

Special Risks Bureau has just conducted a survey of over 4,000 people in the UK in order to find out which extreme pastime they consider to be the most dangerous. Respondents were given the choice of rock climbing, skydiving, snowboarding, … Click to read the full article

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