Every sport has its superstitions, and ski racing is no different. In fact, ski racers have some of the strangest superstitions of all. But hey, whatever works, right? If it gets you in the right mental state to win that race, no one’s arguing at the efficacy. But here are the weirdest skiing superstitions we’ve […]
Though there are quite a few movies about skiing out there, only a few are worthy of watching repeatedly. Here’s our list of the top 5 ski movies ever (with one extra, because we couldn’t resist). Enjoy! 1. Downhill Racer (1969) What Roger Ebert called the “the best movie ever made about sports,” also happens […]
Sports are filled with jargon, and skiing is no different. Ski racing jargon is some of the craziest assortment of phrases of any sport. Here are 8 words that mean something totally different if you ski race. Note: all definitions are sourced from purealpine.com 1. Yard Sale – A big fall in which a poor skier […]
America is studded with amazing ski resorts. From the west coast all the way to New England, we’ve got no shortage of great resorts to practice our craft at. For this article, though, we wanted to lay out some of the best ski towns. Things like restaurants, family friendly entertainment, craft breweries, scenery, and charm […]
1. “Skiing is the closest you can get to flying while you’re still pretty close to the earth”-Paul Wojick There’s a certain feeling that skiing gives you that nothing else can come close to. Gliding at hyper-speeds across drifts of snow and icy patches while the rest of the world sits inside by the fireplace […]
There’s a whole treasure trove of history available in the form of vintage ski posters. Thanks to the internet, a lot of it is accessible to the average Joe. So we got a bit obsessed with searching for awesome vintage skiing artwork and wanted to showcase a few of our favorites. Check ’em out and […]
Some of my best memories are of some of the crazy ski trips I took as a teenager. Growing up in Los Angeles we were always driving somewhere to ski. A couple of buddies and I decided to take a two week trip to visit friends in Sun Valley and Jackson Hole. Translated that means […]
Even though I was a free-skier I still dressed like a racer.
One of my favorite sites! It aint racin’ but so what. Check it out.
When my son was born there was no escaping for him that he was going to ski. Hopefully he would like it as much as I do and it would be a pleasure for him instead of a chore thrust upon him by his overbearing father. I had visions of father/son trips together laughing and […]
Right now is the worst time of year for me because I’m getting amped up for skiing but it’s still months away from being a reality. Lately I’ve been shopping sites for all the new stuff which only makes it worse. My fix for now is to go down in my shop and sweep away […]
So now I want to do what I can to help foster growth and support families interested in skiing. As a parent of a child active in the sport I have found it difficult to purchase affordable ski clothing that is good quality. Simple things like side zip ski pants are either out of stock […]