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Biathlon: The Yin and Yang of Winter Sports

At first, I thought I might shoot my foot off. Three friends and I had signed up for a short biathlon clinic at Tamarack Lodge in Mammoth, California. Each March, Mammoth is the site of the largest biathlon competition in … Continue reading

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At Québec’s Le Massif, We Can All Be Lugers

When it comes to crazy winter sports, the “sliding disciplines” have to be among the craziest. Bobsled, luge and skeleton: the names alone can give you pause, let alone the speeds these athletes reach while careening down a solid ice … Continue reading

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Learn To Ski One Tip at a Time

Kevin Jordan has a goal. The Children’s Coordinator for the Ski and Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass, Kevin wants to make it easier for everyone to learn to ski and ride. So during January, Kevin is offering one solid learn to … Continue reading

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Heli Skiing…Falling…And Getting Up Again

I wish I could say my first day heli skiing was an unmitigated success. But that would be a lie. It was a nearly spontaneous adventure. While I knew that I was going be skiing Revelstoke Mountain Resort in British … Continue reading

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Start Right: Eight Learn to Ski and Snowboard Tips for Your Child (and You!)

In case you haven’t heard, January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. This means good deals on lessons at resorts around the U.S. So to help you get your kids (and possibly you!) rocking and rolling on snow this … Continue reading

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