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Google Goes Skiing!

Google Goes Skiing!
Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past ten years with your head in a sack and your fingers firmly in your ears, you’ll likely to have come across Google’s ingenious Street Map system. The web application allows users to view streets and roads across the world in a startling accurate fashion. Now, in an effort to improve the functionality of Street Map, Google has devised an extreme... 

The Adrenaline Buzz – Worth More Than Pieces of Gold!

The Adrenaline Buzz - Worth More Than Pieces of Gold!
  *** For your opportunity to win an amazing trip to New Zealand for you and three mates, see the details below *** There are two sayings that are as true today as they were when they were first coined years ago. The first is that old cliche that you only get one shot at life, so make the most of it whilst you can. The second is that no matter how much money you earn, you definitely can’t... 

Freeride World Championships Conclude in Verbier, Switzerland.

Freeride World Championships Conclude in Verbier, Switzerland.
The Freeride World Championships have successfully concluded in Verbier, Switzerland, with Sweden’s Reine Barkered taking the crown for extreme skiing and Frenchman, Jonathan Charlet walking away with the snowboarding title. It was a double ski victory for Team Sweden, with Barkered’s countrywoman, Christine Hargin, taking pole position on the women’s podium. American snowboarder extraordinaire,... 

Lindsey Vonn Takes 5th Consecutive Downhill Skiing Title.

Lindsey Vonn Takes 5th Consecutive Downhill Skiing Title.
American downhill skiing supremo, Lindsey Vonn, has secured her fifth consecutive world champion crown. The win is made all the more impressive by the fact that the competition is still far from over. With 231 points separating Vonn from her nearest rival, Vonn’s possession of the skiing title is beyond doubt. She can now look forward to enjoying the remaining two stages of the championship competition. Lindsey... 

Arthur Conan Doyle – Ski Pioneer!

Arthur Conan Doyle - Ski Pioneer!
Say what you like about the Daily Mail, it is undeniable that the newspaper comes-up with some pretty tasty extreme sports stories. One of their latest tales regards Sherlock Holmes creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who the Mail are crediting with the introduction of skiing to Switzerland. Readers might think this a questionable statement, but the British newspaper makes out a good  case in favour... 
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Freestyle Ski Pioneer Dies Aged 29.

Freestyle Ski Pioneer Dies Aged 29.
Canadian freestyle skiing legend, Sarah Burke, has died aged 29. Burke, who was widely tipped as a prospective Winter Olympic gold medalist, sustained serious injuries as a result of a superpipe accident at Park City in Utah on 11th January 2012. Sadly, these injuries proved fatal and Sarah passed away eight days later. Sarah Burke had been considered somewhat of a pioneer of her sport. During her... 

50th Anniversary of Scotland’s White Lady.

50th Anniversary of Scotland's White Lady.
Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of an icon of Scottish skiing. The White Lady chairlift at Cairngorm went operational 50 years a go and in doing so, transformed skiing in Scotland. Before the White Lady arrived, Cairngorm could only expect to attract the most dedicated, hard-core of skiers, as reaching the snow would require a gruelling hike up the slopes, carrying equipment along the way. The lack... 

Questions and Answers with Chris Davenport.

Questions and Answers with Chris Davenport.
Last week we asked readers to email in questions for US big mountain skier, Chris Davenport. Chris, who was in London to promote the launch of Warren Miller’s 62nd Annual Snow Film – “Like There’s No Tomorrow”, is widely regarded as one of America’s top skiers. It naturally follows that he is also one of the world’s best skiers. He plays a prominent role in... 

Win Tickets to Warren Miller’s 62nd Annual Ski Film!

Win Tickets to Warren Miller's 62nd Annual Ski Film!
The countdown to the premier of Warren Miller’s 62nd annual ski film has begun. Like There’s No Tomorrow will air at the O2 Arena in London on 9th December 2011. The epic snow sports film is an adrenaline fuelled romp around the best ski locations on offer across five different continents. From the Himalayas to the Squaw Valley, the film showcases the skills and talents of some of the best professional... 

Top British Snowboarder Urges More Funding For U.K. Snow Sports

Top British Snowboarder Urges More Funding For U.K. Snow Sports
Britain’s foremost female snowboarder has spoken out about the lack of public funding for snow sports in the U.K. Jenny Jones, who took triple gold in the women’s slopestyle event at the X Games this year, has implored UK Sport to reconsider its funding allocation to Britain’s snow sports athletes. Currently, British snow sports only receive £10.7 million in funding from the public body, which... 
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