2014 Winter Olympic Highlights

The Sadness the Winter Olympics End

Seems like it was yesterday when I was watching the athletes process into the opening ceremonies of 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and now the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics end. I…

do you have the proper ski gear?

Items Every Skier Should Have in Their Closet

EDITOR’S NOTE this article is a guest post by Ann Shirley (who also provides the photo), enjoy! Every winter a group of friends and I enjoy renting a cabin for…

Spring Skiing 2014!

Olympic Pond Skimming?

Olympic pond skimming, how about it? I snapped these images a few years during a spring fling, seems to me I have another image in the sequence but this is…

Be a Beater or Don't As You Like!

Be a Beater or Don’t — As You Like

This article is interesting and makes a point or two I believe we all should take to heart. This is my favorite part: Ski-Bro Lingo and When to Use It…

Sochi Games Facts and Figures
2014 Winter Olympic Highlights

The REAL Olympics are Here!

More material from the The Wisconsin Skier v1.0. The REAL Olympics are here and I am glad for it! Some may consider this a whine but I am fed up…

Top Ten Things a Skier does on a Tropical Vacation

Top Ten Things a Skier does on a Tropical Vacation

I wrote this piece for The Wisconsin Skier V1.0 back in January of 2006 while my wife and I were vacationing in the Philippines, most likely I was in Cebu…

marijuana and snow

Marijuana and Snow

A frequent story I am seeing in relation to skiing and snowboarding is the move by the states of Colorado and Washington to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. With…

Grass Skiing

Here is some more humor from the The Wisconsin Skier V1.0. Here are the top ten comments heard at the International Grass Skiing Competition recently held in Iran. In ascending…

Beer Après Ski

Beer Après Ski

Recently, I wrote about the connection of between snowsports and booze. Some dispute the connection is strong or chases customers away but there is one thing I do not want…

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