Category: skiing

FDNY Firefighters Hit the Slopes For Annual Charity Race

Traditionally, skiers and snowboarders blazing down the mountainside are wearing bright puffy jackets, thick pants, fuzzy hats, gloves, and goggles fit with colorful lenses. Continue reading “FDNY Firefighters Hit the Slopes For Annual Charity Race”

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Cresta Run in Switzerland Still Bans Women Riders

The Cresta Run in St. Moritz, Switzerland, is unique for a variety of reasons. Although the naturally made toboggan run that was first started in January 1885 and is the birthplace of the head-first riding position has one head-scratching mark: women have been banned from riding the Run since 1929.

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Paralympian Josh Dueck Took Alternate Path to Fulfill Lifelong Goals

It was a perfect mountain day in British Columbia, Canada. The sun was shining. The temperature was right around the freezing mark, making conditions ideal. It was the type of spring day skiers wait for all year. Continue reading “Paralympian Josh Dueck Took Alternate Path to Fulfill Lifelong Goals”