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Skiing inspires veterans to soldier on

Campbell River Mirror - ‎4 hours ago‎
During National Veterans' Ski Week, 40 ill and injured serving and retired CAF members from all across Canada were introduced or re-introduced to alpine downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as Nordic skiing. Karina Drury of Barrie, Ont., tried ...

Sit-skiing down the slope

The Cold Lake Sun - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort's sit-ski service is opening up the sport to kids of all abilities. For four years, the sit-ski service has offered people with mobility impairments the opportunity to take to the slopes and experience the thrill of skiing ...

Beaver Brae girls excel at NWOSSAA cross-country skiing championships

Daily Miner and News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Shayna Hensrud pushes for the finish of the 1.2-km Peewee girls race at the 2014 Manitoba Skate Provincials held at Kenora on Saturday, March 8. Hensrud earned a silver medal for her performance.

Alpine skier on the fast track to success

Victoria News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Every weekend in the winter, Griffen Hart makes the roughly three hour trip to Mount Washington to practice the sport he loves - alpine skiing. The 12-year-old Central Middle School student drives up with his family, catches the bus, or hitches a ride ...
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Beth Tweddle has operation for neck injury after skiing accident on The Jump

The Guardian - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Beth Tweddle has operation for neck injury after skiing accident on The Jump. Olympic gymnast is one of seven contestants to have been injured in Channel 4 ski-jumping reality show just two episodes in to its third series.
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Skiing accident kills UW-Madison nursing school graduate

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - ‎2 hours ago‎
A woman killed in a skiing accident at the Cascade Mountain Ski Hill in Columbia County was identified by authorities as Bethany L. Rieth, 24, of Oconto Falls, WBAY-TV reported Tuesday.

Sit skier looks to boost sport's coverage, funding - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
As a child in Alberta, Kurt Oatway grew up ski racing. But it wasn't until he studied at the University of Saskatchewan and broke his back that he discovered the sport of sit skiing. Today, he's a four-time World Cup medallist in downhill sit skiing ...

Skiing at Flaine: The revitalisation of a French ski resort

The Independent - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
You would expect a ski destination to have its ups and downs. What good would it be without them? But the French resort of Flaine, purpose-built for skiing in the late 1960s, is a place of particularly dramatic peaks and troughs, figuratively speaking.
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UPDATE: Family of skiers rescued by RCMP helicopter near Sun Peaks

InfoTel News Ltd - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
KAMLOOPS - A family of skiers have been airlifted out of an avalanche zone near Sun Peaks. Search Manager Alan Hobler says an RCMP helicopter sent to locate the family and assess the situation was able to land and pick the family up in two trips.
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Slip sliding away: Bear River Winter Carnival offers cross country skiing events

Digby Courier - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
William Berry helps Kale Bradley get back on his skis at the cross country ski clinic at the Bear River Winter Carnival in 2015.
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Sheriff's office identifies woman who died skiing

WMTV - ‎12 hours ago‎
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Wis. --- The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has identified the 24-year-old woman who died while skiing at Cascade Mountain on Saturday. 24-year-old Bethany Rieth from Oconto Falls died after hitting a tree. She was not wearing ...
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This is what happens when you swing an iPhone around your head (while skiing)

CNET - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
"The biggest challenge was to make the phone stable when skiing at reasonable speed," he said. "The turbulent wind caused by the forward motion of the skier made the phone spin uncontrollably." You might be thinking that Vuignier is a decent skier. On ...
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PHOTOS: Cameron Ottoson of East Longmeadow captures PVIAC boys alpine skiing individual championship - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHARLEMONT - For East Longmeadow boys skiing freshman Cameron Ottoson, Tuesday's PVIAC alpine skiing individual championship marked an opportunity to compete against his older brother Nick (a junior at East Longmeadow), along with the other top ...

What Everyone Should Know About Skiing in Japan

Condé Nast Traveler - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
For the past decade, Japan has been gaining traction with America's snow obsessives. No wonder, with the dollar trouncing the yen and a maritime climate that drops insanely good powder for a full five months.

In Niigata, a lesson on the history of skiing in Japan

The Japan Times - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
NIIGATA - A group of outdoor-loving history buffs in Joetsu, Niigata Prefecture, has revived the first skiing technique brought to Japan more than a century ago by an Austro-Hungarian Army officer.

Owl attacks Red Deer skier twice - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
A Red Deer cross-country skier had an unwelcome visitor join him on the trails last Wednesday, and he has the sore neck and 16 scalp punctures to prove it.

World Cup freestyle skiing: Halfpipe in Park City, Utah - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
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Romanian Man Dies in Skiing Accident in Bulgaria's Bansko - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
A male Romanian skier has died after hitting a rock outside a designated ski run in the Bulgarian winter resort of Bansko, BGNES reported on Sunday.
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'Yeti' caught on camera in Spanish ski resort - ‎16 hours ago‎
The skier who posted the footage, but who has chosen to remain anonymous, is adamant about what he saw. “A bear or a bloody Yeti?