How To Snow Shoe

When you think of winter sports, skiing tops the list but it can get pretty pricey. If you’re looking for a cheaper alternative, snowshoeing is your best bet.  It is less demanding skill-wise and great for the whole family – if you can walk, you can snowshoe. Here’s how to get started: (No Ratings Yet)

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How To Select Snowshoes

Snowshoeing is a great winter activity.  You can explore your favorite hiking trails, or even walk across a frozen lake like a pro the first time you strap a pair on your feet.  If you are new to the sport, and love the idea of seeing Mother Nature‘s beauty wrapped in snow, then there are […]

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How To Train for the Olympics

The Olympics pits the best of the world’s professional athletes against each other, in virtually every field of sport known to mankind.  The world’s fascination with the Olympics has not waned over the years. It is safe to say that athletes around the world will still train for the Olympics and inspire non-athletes to train […]

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How To Make it to the Olympics

Many children and young athletes often dream about that one day when they can proudly represent their country as an Olympic contestant. The reality is a lot more difficult: very few athletes get to walk as Olympians. Qualifying for the Olympics is more competitive than any event you’ve ever been in, but with enough training […]

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How To Telemark Ski in Wet Powder

Telemark skiing is a type of downward sloping turn that is performed through bent knees while the heels from the inside are lifted and at the same time, the weight is transferred on the outside ski creating an advanced maneuver with a continuous inward angle until the turn is finished. In order for you to […]

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How To Store a Snowboard

To be able to store a snowboard properly, one has to first know the parts of a snowboard, and how each should be kept. The following are the key points that a rider should consider in taking care of a board. Snowboards in general are made up of different parts, much like a skateboard. There […]

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How To Parallel Turn on Telemark Skis

Telemark skis have one stark difference from alpine ski equipment. On telemark equipment, the skier’s boot is attached to the skis only at the toes, and not at the base of the heel. This reduces the stiffness often associated with being attached at both ends, and Telemark skis enable the skier to kneel while doing […]

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How To Make a Plastic Toboggan Go Dangerously Fast

A toboggan is a simple sled with a flat bottom and a cord on the upper side for the rider to hold and provide rudimentary steering with. The front ends of most toboggans are curved or curled up so that the toboggan can glide or slide over rough surfaces easily. In olden times, it was […]

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How To Get Started with Snowboarding

Snowboarding is an exciting and expensive hobby. In 1994, it became an official Olympic sport. If you are interested in learning about the sport and are contemplating actually boarding on a snowboard, here are some things that you should know before you get started. Get acquainted with the gears. Know about the snowboard itself, the […]

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How To Get Back on Skis After Falling

No matter how good you are at skiing, there will be falls.  Unfortunately, falling down is much easier to do than getting up!  Knowing the correct way to get back on skis after falling will keep you safe and help prevent injury. The simplest way to get back on skis after falling is to position […]

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