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Mike Doyle

Updated Articles and Resources

By Mike Doyle

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • DPS Dreamtime Special Edition 2014/2015 Skis Created: Thursday, July 17, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Every summer DPS releases a limited run of Special Editions (SE) skis during the DPS Dreamtime event.
    • Before You Buy Ski Boots Created: Tuesday, December 20, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Here's what you need to know about buying ski boots, including where to buy boots, pricing information, and how to get them fitted and adjusted to your skis.
    • Before You Buy Downhill Ski Poles Created: Monday, August 13, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      In downhill skiing, your ski poles are important. In order to be effective, your ski poles need to lightweight and flexible, yet strong and sturdy as well - they also need to be sized correctly for you. Here's a guide to finding, sizing, and buying the best ski poles for you.
    • Before You Buy a Ski Helmet Created: Thursday, August 31, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      More and more skiers are wearing ski helmets, and for good reason - a good helmet can protect your head from serious injury, and even prevent death. There's no excuse for not wearing a helmet. Here are tips for buying a ski helmet.
    • K2 2014/2015 Skis Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Whether in the park and pipe, on resort groomers or in the backcountry, K2's 2014-15 lineup is all about having fun while skiing the entire mountain.
    • Top Family Ski Resorts Created: Saturday, December 18, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      The top family ski resorts including ski resort information, family activities, and events at the best ski resorts for families visited by Mike Doyle.
    • Top 10 Women's Sochi 2014 Olympic Rel 4x5 km M Created: Monday, May 05, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Here's a look at the top ten women teams in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Rel 4x5 km M.
    • Top 10 Men's Sochi 2014 Men's Gundersen NH HS106/10.0 K Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Here's a look at the top ten men in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Men's Gundersen NH HS106/10.0 K competition.
    • Top 10 Men's Sochi 2014 Men's Gundersen LH HS140/10.0 K Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Here's a look at the top ten men in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Men's Gundersen LH HS140/10.0 K competition.
    • How to Make Your Own Ski Rack Created: Tuesday, August 28, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      All you need to know to make your own wall mounted ski rack. A complete list of tools and material, with instructions and photos, to help you build your own ski rack.
    • Cross Country Skiing Snowplow Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Step by step instructions for getting into a snowplow from a straight downhill run when cross country skiing to slow down or control speed.
    • How to Turn When Cross Country Skiing Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Step by step instructions for cross country skiing snow plow turns, stem turns and stem christie turns.
    • Double Poling and Changing Direction With Step Turns Created: Sunday, July 06, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Step by step instructions for double poling and changing direction with star and step turns when cross country skiing.
    • Lessons for First Time Cross Country Skiers Created: Monday, June 02, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014
      What is included in a first cross country ski lesson, including what to wear, what you'll learn, body position, turns, strides, uphill and downhill.
    • Skier Profile: Jared Goldberg Created: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Profile of Jared Goldberg, member of the U.S. Men's Alpine Ski Team, and World Cup / Olympic skier.
    • Backcountry Skiing 101 Created: Sunday, December 21, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      From rolling hills to jagged high peaks, skiers seek out backcountry terrain for solitude, freedom and untracked powder. There has been a recent surge in the popularity of backcountry skiing due to...
    • Top 25 Ways to Save Money on a Ski Vacation Created: Friday, January 04, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      It's no secret: ski vacations are expensive. But, if you're clever, you can budget your money in little ways, which adds up to big savings. Here's how to save money on a ski vacation."
    • Top Ten Women Freestyle Mogul Skiers - 2014 Competion 6 Created: Sunday, January 19, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Profiles of the top Women Mogul skiers after the sixth FIS World Cup mogul competition of the 2014 season at Val St. Come, Canada on 1/19/2014.
    • How to Choose a Ski Lesson Program Created: Saturday, December 17, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      The biomechanics needed to turn and steer the skis down the mountain are uniformly taught throughout the ski industry, and can be quickly learned and implemented. Here's how to choose a ski lesson ...
    • Men's Advanced Skis Created: Sunday, September 23, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Advanced skis need to have superior power, speed, and precision, because on such difficult terrain, there's little room for error. Here is a selection of men's advanced skis.
    • Colorado Ski Deals and Discounts 2013 / 2014 Created: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Colorado Ski deals and discounts including ski and stay packages, ski vacation discounts, and special deals offered by ski resorts for the 2013 / 2014 ski season." itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • Save on Ski Clothing Created: Friday, May 12, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Your ski clothing should never have to cost as much as your boots or your skis. Quality ski wear doesn't have to break the bank, and you can find comfortable ski jackets and ski pants at affordable...
    • Tree Skiing Created: Monday, October 20, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Tree skiing most commonly refers to skiing off the groomed slopes, in and among trees of various sizes, shapes and types.
    • Strength Training for Better Skiing Created: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Skiing, especially downhill skiing, may be highly dependent on strong leg muscles but overall conditioning builds a routine that burns calories, increases metabolism and can target muscles important for skiing but not usually concentrated on. Building these muscles is important because they surround and stabilize joints.
    • How to Get Up On Skis Created: Monday, June 14, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Falling while skiing happens to everybody, beginner to expert, so don't be too embarrassed if you fall. The first thing to do after a fall is to take a minute to compose yourself and make sure you ...
    • Halfpipe Skiing Created: Saturday, September 18, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Halfpipe skiing competition includes a series of tricks and jumps in the halfpipe, which is two downward sloping, curved ramps made of snow facing each other.
    • Volcano Skiing Created: Saturday, July 27, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      To most people, volcano skiing probably sounds like an oxymoron. After all, when you think of volcanoes, you think of rock and lava. But, there are volcanoes around the world - from Japan to Chile,...
    • Best Ski Clothing Brands Created: Sunday, October 07, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      It can be difficult to know where to start, and when you're spending a good deal of money on your ski clothes, it's important to make an investment in ski wear that's both fashionable and functiona...
    • Top 5 Ski Resorts for Singles Created: Friday, June 15, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Ski towns with bustling bars and bouncing nightclubs are also great vacation spots for singles. First-page intro to five of them.
    • How to Choose a Ski Goggle Lens Color Created: Thursday, February 02, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      From blue, green, pink, yellow, gold, black, and silver, there are a multitude of ski goggle lens colors on the market. While some ski goggle lenses work best in flat light, others are best for sun...
    • How to Get On and Off a Chairlift - How to Ride a Chairlift, Rope Tow, Gondola Created: Saturday, March 18, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Most ski resorts have chairlifts to transport skiers up the mountain. Here's what you need to know to get on the chairlift.
    • Online Skiing Fitness Created: Sunday, October 05, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Online skiing exercises, workouts, and advice on getting fit for ski season.

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