Tag Archives: skiing

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 – Tired Of Skiing? Try White Water Winter Rafting!

Snow drifting, frigid wind blowing, and heart pumping outdoor fun! When you think of high-adrenaline winter sports, usually snowboarding or ski jumping come to mind. But what if you’ve tried them all, and they have kind of lost some of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Skiing!

Downhill skiing is a sport that provides people of nearly all ages a great source of pleasure and excitement. For many, there is something special about downhill skiing. For those who would like to learn how to ski, here is … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – How To Take Your Skiing To The Next Level!

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they plateau at something…whether this is their job or a hobby they enjoy, such as playing an instrument or perhaps a sport such as football. In this case, however, you might have … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Need For Speed!

I still have clear memories of the first time I ever put on a pair of skis. I was on a very shallow nursery slope with an instructor on hand to help me and I still felt totally out of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – How To Prevent Having An Accident On The Slopes

This season there have been several high-profile skiing accidents. With Michael Schumacher and Angela Merkel hitting the headlines and the seemingly endless series of crashes and disasters on the TV series The Jump, there can be few people who are … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 4 Facts About The 2014 Winter Olympics!

My first memory of the winter Olympics revolved around watching 15-year-old Tara Lipinski dazzle the judges and audiences everywhere with her flawless performances and radiant energy during the 1998 games. I’ve been an ardent fan of the winter Olympics ever … Continue reading

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