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  Cheap Skiing, Snowboarding Deals, Winter Sport and Ski Holidays
There are some very comprehensive sites listed below covering ski and winter sports travel to every corner of the planet.
Travel Time Vacations specialize in discounted summer and ski vacations to Vail, Breckenridge, Winter Park, Keystone and Steamboat, all resorts in Colorado.
Their travel experts live and play in these beautiful resort destinations, consequently they can let you in on the "secrets" to enjoying the most memorable travel experience of your life.
www.kasbah.com /activitytravel/wintersports.htm   (853 words)

  
 Winter sport
A winter sport is a sport commonly played during winter, usually a sport played on snow or ice.
Sports in which skis are used on snow.
Sports that use sleds going down ice tracks or pulled by something.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/wi/Winter_sport.html   (57 words)

  
 Winter Olympics: A Tale of Two Countries
Sweden is no slouch on the international sports scene; but in recent years, the most popular sports in Sweden have changed from endurance-oriented outdoor sports like cross country skiing to indoor or warmer-weather sports such as tennis, handball, golf, soccer, and swimming, all sports where this country of 8 million has enjoyed significant international success.
Many of Norway's winter sports heroes are developed in small, isolated towns where being outside and active forms a good starting point for the development of future skiers, ski jumpers and speed skaters.
Meanwhile, sport at the grass roots, developmental level is primarily supported by a strong tradition of voluntary labor, local sponsorship monies, and a percentage of profits from legalized, lotto-style sports betting on professional soccer.
www.sportsci.org /news/news9803/olympics.html   (1579 words)

  
 Winter_sport - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A winter sport is a sport commonly played during winter.
As a formal term, it refers to a sport played on snow or ice, but informally can refer to sports played in winter that could be played at any time of the year.
The main winter sports are skiing and snowboarding, but may also include snow-blading, monoskiing, skwal and tobogganing.
www.timesharetalk.co.uk /wiki.asp?k=Winter_sport   (173 words)

  
 Norway Info - Articles - Winter Sports in Norway
Sondre Norheim of Morgedal in Telemark was a pioneer in skiing as a sport, and is often called the father of modern skiing.
The 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, 180 kilometres north of Oslo, consolidated Norway's position as a sporting nation with well-established traditions in winter sport.
In the past, speed-skating was a as large a spectator sport and participation sport in Norway as cross-country skiing.
www.cyberclip.com /Katrine/NorwayInfo/Articles/Wintersports.html   (2554 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Other Sport... | Winter Sports | GB winter sports given cash boost
Winter sports athletes have received a boost with UK Sport announcing a 20% increase in their funding for the next four years.
UK Sport has revealed a £6m package for the cycle up to the next Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, in 2010.
Liz Nicholl, UK Sport's director of performance, said: "The good news is we have been able to increase the overall funding for winter sports by 20% compared with the previous four year cycle.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/other_sports/winter_sports/5221832.stm   (332 words)

  
 2002 Sport Horse Winter Games
This year Winter Games kicked off at 5pm Friday evening with Diana Branaman presenting a prayer and the National Anthem as the 2001 World Champions presented the flags and made a lap around the arena.
For the first time this year the Sport Horse Committee decided to change the two year old classes throughout the show to training classes, giving the two year olds, which may be in the ring for the first time an easier course.
This gave the two year olds a chance to strut their stuff without as much pressure, but the group of two year olds that arrived for this show were ready to compete.
www.sshbea.org /news/2002/sport_horse_winter_games_recap.htm   (970 words)

  
 Australian Institute of Sport - Winter sports
The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) along with the Australian Olympic Committee formed the Australian Institute of Winter Sports after the Nagano Winter Olympics in 1998.
In July 2001, the organisation was renamed the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA).
During Australia's winter, the program is based at the Jindabyne Sport and Recreation Centre with on-snow training at Kosciuszko and Perisher Blue ski resorts.
www.ais.org.au /wintersports   (644 words)

  
 Sierra National Forest - Recreation, Winter Sports
Winter is a beautiful time to explore the Sierra National Forest.
Cross-country skiing (also known as Nordic skiing or ski touring) is the fastest growing winter sport in California.
Not all wildlife hibernate or migrate in the Sierra mountains during winter...
www.fs.fed.us /r5/sierra/recreation/wintersports/index.shtml   (794 words)

  
 Winter Sports in India,Winter Sports Holidays,Adventure Winter Sports in India
Whether you are looking for thrilling expeditions and mountaineering and heli-skiing are the sports that interest you more, then head towards the northern part of India, plushed with some of the best extreme sports destinations of the world.
Winter sports are not just about snow skiing, there are plenty of activities one can try out.
The best options to try out ice-skating in India is Shimla, where every year a winter sports festival is held and this sport is one of the major attractions of it.
www.indianadventureportal.com /winter-sports-india   (404 words)

  
 Winter Sports: Sledding, Skiing, Snowboarding, Skating
Winter sports are lots of fun — just ask any kid who's just scored the winning goal during an ice-hockey game or finished sledding to the bottom of a giant hill.
No matter which winter sport you choose, staying warm is important.
Even though it might seem odd in winter, don't forget to put on sunscreen (with a minimum SPF of 15) when you're skiing, sledding, skating, or snowboarding.
kidshealth.org /kid/watch/out/winter_sports.html   (1434 words)

  
 Jon D. Erickson : University of Vermont
Where once there were community-owned ski hills and economically accessible winter sport in every town and village, today are burgeoning ski resorts with economically inaccessible lift and equipment privileges.
This class addressed the demise of winter sport culture, community, and economy by working on a proposal to resuscitate a winter sport lifestyle in northern Vermont and New Hampshire.
The class investigated the success of the Maine Winter Sports Center (MWSC) in their mission to reestablish skiing as the dominant winter lifestyle in Maine.
www.uvm.edu /~jdericks/?Page=courses/WinterSport.html   (445 words)

  
 RTÉ.ie Sport - Winter Olympics: Russians withdraw threat
Russia have withdrawn their threat to pull their team out of the Winter Olympics although they are still considering boycotting the closing ceremony over what they claim was unfair officiating in Salt Lake City.
However, their protests over Slutskaya appear to be doomed as Hughes skated a clean programme in a component of the competition which accounts for two thirds of the total marks while Slutskaya stepped out of a flip.
It seems the latest problems to hit the Winter Olympics stems from the precedent set by the ISU in promoting Canadians David Pelletier and Jamie Sale to retrospective gold medal in last week's pairs figure skating.
www.rte.ie /sport/2002/0222/winterolympics.html   (306 words)

  
 Annie's Winter Sports Page
In winter sports, people must protect themselves against the cold in addition to taking the precautions involved with most other sports.
Snowmobiling is a popular winter sport in Canada, in the Northern United States, and in colder regions of Europe.
Tobogganing, pronounced tuh BAHG uhn ihng, is the winter sport of coasting on snow or ice by means of toboggans, which are sleds without runners.
www.annieshomepage.com /wintersports.html   (2400 words)

  
 Winter sport in Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While generally viewed as country more suited to summer sport (the mock Smiggin Holes 2010 Winter Olympic bid bid required Australia's tallest mountain to be raised 1000 feet with rubbish), several winter sports take place in Australia.
Many major Australian cities have indoor ice rinks, enabling participation in some winter sports regardless of the city's climate - for example, subtropical Brisbane is a major short track speed skating hub for Australia.
Australia's mild winters mean that in most parts of Australia, regular outdoor sports can be played all year, and indeed more vigorous sports are more comfortably played in winter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Winter_sport_in_Australia   (562 words)

  
 Winter sports giclee print by Pj Delorme; winter sports art ,winter sports giclee print ,winter sports modern art ...
Winter sports giclee print by Pj Delorme; winter sports art,winter sports giclee print,winter sports modern art print,winter sports posters,Winter Sports art gallery.
Winter sports giclee print by Pj Delorme,the winter sports art gallery.
My first ventures are with water based board sports but, I don't plan to stop there.
www.artandsports.net /en/art/winter_sports/giclee_print.htm   (221 words)

  
 RTÉ.ie Sport - Irish Winter Olympic team announced
The Irish Winter Olympic team has been announced today, with a quartet of athletes competeting for Ireland in the 2006 Winter Games.
"For a non-alpine nation, Ireland's growing stature in winter sports is remarkable and one in which we have an excellent sporting future," he said.
Over 2,500 athletes will be competing in 15 winter sports in eleven major centres in the city and the surrounding Piedmont alpine region from February 10th to 26th.
www.rte.ie /sport/2006/0126/winterolympics.html   (276 words)

  
 Winter Sports in India,Adventure Winter Sports in India
Winter sports adventures are not just about skiing, rather they extend beyond the world of your adventurous imagination.
The famous adventure winter sport destinations in India offers exclusively made tour packages that include adventure in Kufri and Narkanda in Himachal, Auli in Garhwal region Utter Pradesh and Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.
Every year in Shimla, winter sports festival is held and ice-skating adventure is one of the major attractions of the festival through out the world.
www.india-wildlife-adventure.com /winter-sports   (365 words)

  
 Figure skating was Games' first winter sport - 2002 Winter Olympics coverage
The sport gained millions of new fans thanks to the horrific attack, and figure skating has emerged as one of the most-watched sports on television.
Figure skating was the first winter sport included in the Olympic program when, in 1908, the men's, ladies' and pairs competitions were added to the London Summer Olympic slate.
Also in the past five years, skaters from China have made their presence felt in women's, men's and pairs events and may emerge as a force to be reckoned with in the 2002 Games.
deseretnews.com /oly/view/0,3949,15000005,00.html   (906 words)

  
 Winter Recreation in Washington State
Winter sport enthusiasts and families can spice up the cold months with a variety of snow activities sponsored by Washington State Parks' Winter Recreation Program.
The Winter Recreation (Sno-Park) Advisory Committee assists in the administration of non-motorized sports Sno-Parks, while the Snowmobile Advisory Committee helps manage snowmobile Sno-Parks.
In addition, tubing and general snow play are permitted in non-designated areas in state parks that are open in the winter and in many Sno-Parks.
www.parks.wa.gov /winter   (895 words)

  
 Cold-Weather Sports
Winter sports can help you burn calories, increase your cardiovascular fitness, and strengthen muscles.
Winter is a great time to experiment with new sports.
One of the easiest sports around, snowshoeing can be excellent cold-weather cross-training for runners and cyclists - or anyone wanting to take a wintry walk in the woods.
kidshealth.org /teen/food_fitness/sports/winter_sports.html   (866 words)

  
 Generate Your Next Level: Winter Sport Conditioning Basics
In fact, the higher the level of performance and consistency desired, the more important it is to design a specific sports conditioning program, regardless of whether the athlete chooses to compete in their sport.
That is, athletes need to train functionally, using not just the "prime mover" muscles in isolation (as in leg extensions, for example), but training muscles that stabilize and balance throughout all phases and the duration of their activity.
Although the most effective winter sport conditioning programs are tailored to the athlete and their specific skiing or snowboarding style, components of a winter sport conditioning program should include:
www.jdssportcoaching.com /winterbasics.html   (1093 words)

  
 Weird Winter Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Skeleton is being held at the Winter Olympics for the first time since 1948.
The sport was given its name in 1892 when the new metal sled was introduced and everyone thought it looked like a skeleton.
This is the oldest and probably the most fun winter sport.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p1636.htm   (363 words)

  
 Winter Walking: Hiking through a ski resort or up into the mountains without snowshoes but wearing boot traction ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Winter Walking: Hiking through a ski resort or up into the mountains without snowshoes but wearing boot traction devices may be the latest wintersports pastime.
Smugglers', which refers to their more strenuous walking programs (both winter and summer) as "wikes" (a "walk" and "hike" hybrid), offers a variety of options for this newly minted wintersport.
Outings range from the basic Winter Walking Intro Walk, an exploration on gentle cross country ski terrain, to what they call Nordic Walking, which appears to be something along the lines of speed walking or fast striding.
wintersport.suite101.com /article.cfm/winter_walking   (607 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - SPORTS
Climbing, bridge, golf, roller skating and surfing are sports that are recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The International Sports Federations (IFs) that administer these sports must ensure that their statutes, practice and activities conform with the Olympic Charter.
The International Sports Federations apply sports rules and ensure the integrity of Olympic sports.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/index_uk.asp   (121 words)

  
 Australian Institute of Sport - Sports
Olympic Winter Institute of Australia - winter sport.
Sports in our camps-based programs are administered from different locations across the country including:
More information on each of these sports is available from the websites listed on the left of this page.
www.ais.org.au /sports.asp   (208 words)

  
 Recreation.gov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rather, many of these areas are open to a host of recreational opportunies unique to the season.
Make sure that you are using the correct type of winter sports equipment permitted in that area.
Dress appropriately for your sport and for the climate.
www.recreation.gov /wintersports.cfm?myActivity=wintersports   (304 words)

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