History of Skiing
Curious about the history of skiing? This guide will provide a history of cross country and downhill skiing, as well as a brief history of other disciplines that have grown from alpine and nordic skiing.
History of Skiing Timeline: A Visual Guide
The history of skiing traces all the way back to ancient times, with the oldest set of skis dating back to as early as 6000 B.C. Skiing has come along way since then, with its origins in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Austria, the United States, and ever America. Read on for a visual guide to the history of skiing.
History of Olympic Skiing
Highlights of Olympic alpine and nordic skiing events.
Skiing Styles and Disciplines
Skiing has evolved into many different disciplines. From downhill skiing to freestyle, here is a review of the different types of skiing styles.
History of the Olympic Torch
The history of the Olympic Torch including symbolism, the lighting of the torch, transport and design.
History of Skiing
The history of skiing traces all the way back to ancient times, with the oldest set of skis dating back to as early as 6000 B.C. Skiing has come along way since then, with its origins in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Austria, the United States, and ever America. Here's a look at some of the most important dates in the history of skiing.
Types of Avalanches
There are three different types of avalanches, loose snow, dry slab, and wet slab, with varying degrees of danger.
Legends of Alpine Ski Racing
There are quite a few great men and women alpine ski racers that need to be recognized for their accomplishments in he world of alpine ski racing.
The Story of Modern Skiing
In The Story of Modern Skiing John Fry weaves a colorful history of the rise in skiing popularity from the individual mom-and pop post-WWII ski areas to the mega resort conglamorates of today - and all the environmental consequences along the way.
Types of Snow
In ski weather reports, often many types of snow will be mentioned. From packed powder to corn, snow types can get very confusing. However, knowing the types of snow is important, because you know exactly what you'll be skiing on.