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In the News (Tue 18 Jun 19)

  
  Telemark skiing feature story on telemarktips.com
North American Telemark Association founder Dickie Hall once told me that he and a group of north eastern U.S. skiers were already making telemark turns in the early 70s when a couple of tele skiers from Colorado visited their local mountains in Vermont.
Many telemarkers turned to alpine skis as an alternative, but alpine ski design was, at the time, largely driven by racing, meaning that the skis were almost all very stiff along their length from tip to tail (longitudinally)...
The Tua Montet was a popular telemark ski model in the early to mid-90s, and with dimensions of 86mms at its tip and 64mms at its waist, it's a good example of a typical of its time skinny ski, with very little sidecut (22mms).
www.telemarktips.com /WhatsTele.html   (3854 words)

  
  Ancestors from Norway - Telemark genealogy resources
Manntall (Census) 1663-66 for Bamle, Øvre og Nedre Telemark from Digitalarkivet at the University of Bergen.
1801 census - Telemark from Digitalarkivet at the University of Bergen.
1865 census - Telemark from Digitalarkivet at the University of Bergen.
homepages.rootsweb.com /~norway/telemark.html   (1346 words)

  
 SPORT - TELEMARK
Telemark, apart from being the name of the Norwegian region where ski was born, is also the most ancient downhill ski technique than goes back to 1860.
Telemark is suitable for all those who want to learn to ski in a different, more demanding and tiring way.
The bindings are structured in such way that the heel is unblocked to allow the folding, and the boot, generally of plastic, has a tip longer than a normal one.
www.dolomiti.it /eng/sport/telemark.htm   (331 words)

  
 Telemark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Telemark is a county in Norway, bordering Vestfold, Buskerud, Hordaland, Rogaland and Aust-Agder.
The film The Heroes of Telemark is loosely based on the Norwegian heavy water sabotage, a raid on a heavy water plant at Rjukan during World War II.
Ray Mears made a documentary titled The Real Heroes of Telemark as a response to the inaccuracies of the film, giving an account more focused on the outdoor skills that were required for the operation (spending months in remote cabins).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Telemark   (326 words)

  
 Telemark skiing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Telemark skiing is a term used for skiing using the Telemark turn which is a technique first popularized by Sondre Norheim.
Telemark skiing was a back-to-basics reaction to the high-tech equipment developments of Alpine skiing, and the increasing reliance on crowded groomed pistes (trails).
Since the weight of the foot that is bent during the Telemark turn is placed under the toe rather than between the toe and heel, the outer edge of the assymmetrical skis is shortened by cutting out a bit of the tail and modifying the radius accordingly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Telemark_skiing   (1587 words)

  
 Ski in New Jersey Telemark
Telemark is now anchored firmly by trained instructors found at each of the state's ski-resorts.
In Vernon, PSIA certified Telemark instructors are on staff at both Hidden Valley and New Jersey's largest ski resort, Mountain Creek.
To many snow sports enthusiasts, the ultimate goal of Telemark skiing is to combine the flexibility of the traditional Telemark style with new techniques and equipment to break out of the confines inherent in alpine and cross country skiing.
www.njskylands.com /odski6.htm   (1108 words)

  
 Telemark - Travel to Norway - Official travel guide to Norway - visitnorway.com
Telemark is known for its canal, old farms, the mountain region around Gaustadtoppen and the rocky coastline outside of Kragerø;.
Telemark is known as the cradle of skiing.
Telemark is known for its canal, old farms, the mountain region around Gaustadtoppen and the rocky coastline outside of Kragerø.
www.visitnorway.com /templates/NTRDestinationArticle.aspx?id=168469   (293 words)

  
 Telemark Engineering - Home
Telemark Engineering is a recognized provider and system integrator of real-time graphics display systems and software components for the traffic management marketplace.
Telemark is one of the leading providers and system integrators of the country having business associations with National Radio Telecommunication Corporation and Motorolla to provide high quality and robust services to its clients in VHF/HF communication.
Telemark Engineering activities are geared towards the design, research and development, installation/ commissioning and back up maintenance support in the field of telecommunication network facilities.
www.telemarkengg.com /index.html   (304 words)

  
 SME Telemark: About
This programme was commissioned by Telemark County Council, and its long-term aim is to contribute to increased competition and innovation within the SMEs.
SMB Telemark provides a network/meeting place between the regional, national and international levels of authority and the SMEs, and seeks to strengthen their competitive position.
Telemark County Council has commissioned the SMB Telemark programme and The Regional Committee has appointed the Chief County Executive to carry out the project.
www.smb-telemark.org /english/index.html   (483 words)

  
 Telemark Services Ltd. / Information about customer satisfaction results
Telemark Consulting, a leading market intelligence firm specializing in customer satisfaction for the telecommunications industry, announces the publication of its 13th worldwide survey of users' who rated their satisfaction levels with IP Business Services provided by the core international operators: ATandT, BT, Cable and Wireless, Equant, BT Infonet, MCI and NTT on 32 service attributes.
Telemark announces the availability of its 12th issue of the Voice of the Customer Benchmarking Satisfaction, Business IP Services Report, published in April 2005 and accompanying Time Trend Analysis which shows Network Security as a very high importance service attribute in the minds of data network managers and CIO's.
Telemark Consulting, a specialist market intelligence firm for the telecommunications industry, reported today that Equant achieved the highest overall satisfaction rating for the performance of its international business IP services in a comprehensive telephone survey of data network managers among multinational corporations.
www.telemarkservices.com /en/archive.php   (1434 words)

  
 SnowsportGB | Telemark
Telemark skiing is named after a region in Norway where a method of turning was developed using bindings, which attached boots to skis at the toe only, leaving the heel free to lift off the ski.
Telemark is aspiring to Olympic status, although this is unlikely before 2010.
The majority of national telemark ski teams are part-time athletes and the World Cup circuit is planned to permit racers to compete without taking the entire winter off from work or studies.
www.snowsportgb.com /Telemark   (335 words)

  
 Totally telemark
Telemark skiers use a boot that is not connected to the ski at the heel, as it is with Alpine skiing.
For Higgison and New England Telemark co-founder Matt DiBenedetto, who run these festivals on the side, the effort was important to promote telemark skiing at a time when many resorts are doing away with telemark programs.
The New England Telemark training day Mary and Ron Fox attended to refresh their teaching techniques was no free day of ski.
outdoors.mainetoday.com /xcountryskiing/021229telemark.shtml   (1265 words)

  
 Telemark, Norway
The Norwegian county of Telemark extends north from the Skagerrak to the southern Norwegian uplands and the outliers of the Hardangervidda.
Telemark played an important part in the development of skiing techniques.
The telemark turn was much practiced between the two world wars, and has recently returned to favor, particularly among young people.
www.planetware.com /norway/telemark-n-tlm-tlm.htm   (107 words)

  
 Telemark Engineering - Home
Telemark Engineering is a recognized provider and system integrator of real-time graphics display systems and software components for the traffic management marketplace.
Telemark is one of the leading providers and system integrators of the country having business associations with National Radio Telecommunication Corporation and Motorolla to provide high quality and robust services to its clients in VHF/HF communication.
Telemark Engineering activities are geared towards the design, research and development, installation/ commissioning and back up maintenance support in the field of telecommunication network facilities.
www.telemarkengg.com   (304 words)

  
 Telemark Skier Magazine
For the average telemarker that translates into more freshies in the backcountry, and I'll wager it opens the door for a telemarker to win one of those AT dominated rando rally's some time in the near future too.
After years of testing telemark bindings I've learned that, if you are experienced you can tell the difference, but even with lots of experience it is difficult to tell without doing a side-by-side comparison.
Though release would be nice, in the telemark realm we know from experience that it is possible, with luck, to avoid the need for release.
www.telemarkskier.com /gear/bindings/g3ascent.htm   (867 words)

  
 news:24 hours of Telemark
Be sure to call Telemark Resort for special room rates before the December 15 deadline to you ensure that the rooms don't go to non-race participants.
The 24 Hours of Telemark is a cross-country ski relay race with teams of one to six members competing against each other in different age divisions and categories.
Telemark, legendary for hosting the American Birkebeiner ski marathon, is the perfect setting for the 24 Hours of Telemark according to Phil Van Valkenberg, Director of Sales and Marketing Telemark Resort.
www.teamsportsinc.com /telemark24/2003/24tnews.htm   (1521 words)

  
 Satoshi's Homepage Telemark Skiing
Sondre Norhaim in Telemark in late 1800s is considered as the father of the Norwegian skiing technique.
But in 70s Telemark turn was reborn among the cross country skiers in Colorado as a new turing technique using free heel skis.
Wide Telemark skis with maximum width of 80 mm to 90 mm are recommended for piste skiing or mountain skiing.
members.aol.com /siwamatsu   (702 words)

  
 Telemark skiing in Chamonix from chamonix.net
Telemark skiing is a traditional skiing technique originating from Norway in 1868.
The Valley of Chamonix has become one of the main centres, attracting telemarkers from all over the world, including Norway, Sweden and the States.
From the Aiguille de Midi, telemark the famous 20km Vallée Blanche, with its many variations, or descend the Virtual Vallée Blanche with chamonix.net.
www.chamonix.net /english/skiing/telemark/telemark.htm   (162 words)

  
 If you go: Telemark - The Boston Globe
A full range of telemark ski equipment and encyclopedic expertise, near the Killington Ski Area and some of the best backcountry terrain in the state.
March 26: New England Telemark Spring Fling includes demo equipment, lessons, and clinics for beginners, masters, and some "crossover" classes building on skills honed by alpine skiers and snowboarders to learn tele skiing.
March 12-13: 30th Annual North American Telemark Festival, the largest telemark shindig in the world with gear demos, clinics, competitions, and frolic (www.telemarknato.com).
www.boston.com /travel/articles/2005/01/02/if_you_go_telemark   (471 words)

  
 What is Telemark Skiing?
Telemark skiing is often incorporated into cross country skiing, because the Telemark turn allows skiers greater control over their movements.
Telemarking also requires specialized ski boots, because of the bending and flexing of the foot which is part of the Telemark technique.
Telemark skis are similar to Alpine and cross country skis, although some companies have released ski designs specifically for Telemarking.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-telemark-skiing.htm   (581 words)

  
 Telemark in Trentino
The telemark is the first downhill ski technique, invented in Norway in an area near the town of Telemark.
It is an elegant style in which bends are taken widely with the knees bent and with one ski in front of the other (depending on the direction of the bend).
It is a weeklong telemark festival during which the following are organised: telemark courses, guided off-piste excursions, torchlight descents and exhibitions in telemark costumes, races and fun on the snow.
www.trentino.to /home/themes.html?_area=themes&_lang=en&_th1=118973&_th2=118995&_th3=&_th4=119122&_ptype=detail   (206 words)

  
 Telemark - Snowlife
That's the beauty of Telemark – including carving the steeps and cliff jumping with the rest of the crazies.
With your heel free to lift, and telemark boots flexing across the front of your foot, your leg can be bent and the ski 'dropped back' to perform a telemark turn.
Telemark boots offer ankle support and are much heavier and sturdier than cross country shoes.
www.snowlife.org.uk /something-different/telemark.asp   (403 words)

  
 The History of Telemark skiing from chamonix.net
Telemark skiing is an old traditional method of skiing originating in Norway in 1868.
This facinating method of turning was invented by Sondre Auersen Norheim, who was born in the town of Telemark.
He originally used this Telemark position as the landing for his ski jumping.
www.chamonix.net /english/skiing/telemark/telemark1.htm   (134 words)

  
 Programme of telemark skiing holidays, cross-country courses and Nordic ski touring
Telemark ski equipment moved on a lot in the last few years, allowing better and more accurate skiing, and the general standard of skiing has improved from season to season.
Our standard telemark instruction weeks based in a ski area but with the emphasis on developing your skiing performance for all snow conditions, slopes and speeds – the all-rounder week for skiing the whole mountain.
TELEMARK: using the term generically for all Nordic Downhill techniques, including snowplough, stem, parallel and telemark turns, as appropriate to your ability level.
www.telemarkskico.com /options.htm   (1707 words)

  
 Telemark Tours
If Telemark Tours is postponed because of extraordinary circumstances, we reserve the right to keep 50% of the participation fee.
As a participant you are bound to abide by the rules and regulations of The Norwegian Bicycle Federation.
Should Telemark Tours, owing to extraordinary circumstances find it necessary to cancel the event, the organiser has the right to retain 50% of the registration fees.
www.telemark-tours.no /eng/generelt.asp   (1178 words)

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