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    ISP Snowboarding trumps skiing Over the past few decades ski areas have been split between skiers and snowboarders. People who are looking to hit the slopes for the first time have a big decision to make: buy/rent skies or a snowboard? Given these two options, I believe that first timers should take up snowboarding instead of skiing. Snowboarding has a cooler and more interesting culture, snowboarding is more practical, and snowboarding has better style than skiing. For these reasons it would be in someone’s best interest to choose snowboarding over skiing. Snowboarding is cooler than skiing. Snowboarding comes from an amazing history of surfing and skateboarding. Cool people, both men and woman, shredding big waves, the roads and sidewalks…

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    coating everything around us. It took several trips to get all of our things up to our rooms, they were small and cheap with a dingy feel. We didn’t care for long though because my brother and i got the same room but my mother and father didn’t have to cram in with us. Later we decided to head to the skiing lodge at nine o'clock so we were told to get up when we need to to get ready in time. The next morning as i went outside after taking a shower and getting dressed my hair froze into icicles…

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    Ski Patrol Essay

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    Ski patrols work in some of the most dangerous conditions faced by first responders. Not only do they face precarious snow conditions en route to emergencies; but they also must carry all their equipment on their backs and perform rescues in below freezing temperatures. Some patrollers are also trained to rescue individual’s off chairlifts if necessary. On top of the already difficult job of rescuing injured skiers, patrollers also monitor trail conditions, and provide skiers with opportunities…

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    Time Skiing When I reached the top of the ski lift, I hesitated. The “bunny hill” seemed more intimidating than its name. The ground and the ski lodge seemed miles away, tucked behind the pine trees, and the slope descended in twists and turns. Concerned, I turned to my mom. “So...do I just jump?” I knew how difficult it was to walk in the ski boots, and I could not imagine how to get off the moving chair. She shook her head, glancing at the couple in front of us. “No, it looks like you…

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    Tunnel Creek Avalanche

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    And also, secondly, how they do not necessarily use the information that they do have appropriately due to a lack of awareness of its relevance. Evidence can be found that the same points are true of the group of skiers in the Tunnel Creek Avalanche. Our first point considers how our focus can limit our awareness. We fail to see all the information in front of us. If we do not see or experience factors regularly, we stop looking out for them. Avalanches are a regular occurrence in Tunnel…

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    Skiing is a great way to exercise, yet have fun. I ski because I like the feeling of going really fast down a steep snow covered hill and catching really big air. I like any type of skiing, downhill, cross country, even backcountry. I love the feeling I get when I am in the air for a long time. I also like the vibe that a ski resort gives off. There are the ski bums(that are there everyday), the crazy ski team kids that send it off anything, and the first timers, everyone is having fun. I like…

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    Ski Jump Research Paper

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    Introduction: Ski jumping is one of the competitive sports with the Olympian ideal of going faster, jumping further and leaping higher than the opposition (Muller 269). However, sometimes accidents happen. For example, Thomas Morgenstern crashed during a trial round for the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Bad Mitterndorf. Later, he was hospitalized with skull injuries and a bruised lung (The Associated Press). Then, why did this accident happen? What influenced the performance of Morgenstern and…

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    The edges of my skis slice across the freshly groomed trails while my poles force thrust back propelling my body over and past a steep hill. I continuously repeat this motion hundreds of times, so many that it feels woven into my fabric of a person. The numb fingers, frozen eyelashes and aching muscles from cross-country skiing over the years become routine for how I spend my winters. However the lessons learned from this sport extend past the practices. Over the years the repetition of the…

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    Snow Watch Research Paper

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    #WinterLove 10 Reasons to Join Vancouver’s Snow Watch Do you find yourself gazing longingly at the North Shore Mountains looking for that first dusting of snow? With temperatures dropping and heavy rain in the forecast it is that time of year when the annual snow watch begins. With each flake of snow we get closer and closer to hitting the slopes. How incredible to live in a City where you can cycle, paddle and snowboard all in the same day! I have a confession to make. I am a prairie girl…

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    Lake Placid hosted the first Olympic Winter Games in 1924. Since then, the venue has been a popular sports venue. Till date, Lake Placid has hosted two Olympic Winter Games, Speed Skating, Ski Jumping and Bobsledding World tournaments. Spend some time at the museum and explore the America’s first Olympic hometown. The site has Lake Placid Hall of Fame, where you can see the achievements and contributions of individual and group athletes. Lake Placid Center of Arts will be another great choice…

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