Michael Schumacher Hurt Skiing

Michael Schumacher Injured Skiing

December 29, 2013 2

News outlets are reporting: Formula One icon Michael Schumacher suffered a “relatively serious” injury to his head while skiing in the French Alps on Sunday morning. Michael Schumacher is arguably the greatest race car driver […]

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Can Snowboarders Add Speed?

December 28, 2013 1

It is well known that alpine skiers utilizing proper technique and timing can increase their speed beyond what gravity provides. The sequence involves carved turns and the transition from one set of edges to the […]

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The Sharp Edge

Fight the Cold with Your Humanity!

December 23, 2013 4

Many people use the cold as an excuse to become vegetables during the winter they whine and stay on their couch and watch TV or engage in some other sedentary activity. Folks complain about the […]

Hoar Frost

Hoar Frost on the Birch Tree

December 21, 2013 0

Last night leaving from work I pulled my ice scraper out and scraped the frost off of my windows. However, the air was full of moisture and it was practically freezing and before too long […]

ski travel

Ski Travel

December 17, 2013 2

One of the topics I have not really discussed is travel. Being a skier residing in Wisconsin one would think travel is at the top of my mind, well it is but it does not […]

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The Last Ride

Driving in Snow

December 15, 2013 0

A negative on winter is driving in snow and ice, I would rather drive to and from my skiing without having to worry about keeping my wheels locked onto the road, However, wishing about things […]

winter nuisances

Winter Nuisances

December 14, 2013 2

Being a wanna-be ski professional or ski-bum (as you like) you can expect I like winter more than the average person on the street. However, I do not find winter all fun and games, many […]

the link between skiing and alcohol
Après Ski

Breaking the Link Between Skiing and Alcohol

December 9, 2013 1

The last few years, I have been seriously rethinking how I link skiing and alcohol. In fact, looking through popular depictions of skiing and it is obvious the link is strong in the public mind. […]

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