Tag Archives: Ski Jumping

The Sports Archives – “Eddie the Eagle” and Ski-jumping

Most people have a good understanding of skiing, but if you don’t, it is a sport, often recreational, that involves sliding across snow over hills and slopes with the assistance of “skis” – derived from the Norse expression “split piece … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – An Amazing Ski Story!

 I had been skiing for about for five or six years, going to the same place year in, year out, and I was getting a little bored of it all to be honest. I picked it up naturally and really … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Where Skiing Began, An Ongoing Event!

Where Skiing Began, An Ongoing Event Speeding down the side of a mountain on a set of skis has long since been a favorite pastime – by all ages. Whether in North America, Europe, or possibly another mountainous climate, people … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Are Extreme Sports Really Dangerous?

In the mythology of the Greeks, there was Icarus, the son of Daedalus, who wore the wings his father made from bird feathers and wax and used it to escape from Crete. His father told him not to fly close … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Funny Sports Pictures – Series 3

More funny pictures from The Sports Archives! OR Posted: 06/22/2011

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