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Winter Sports

Is This Now The World's Best Ski Resort?

Mark Hodson | Posted 02.15.2017 | Travel
Mark Hodson

Ski journalists get asked a lot of questions. Probably the most popular (after "How are your knees?") is: "What's your favourite resort?" This invari...

Why Most Novice Ski Injuries Happen in the Afternoon and How to Help Prevent Them

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 12.20.2016 | Sports
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

With a winter storm from the arctic bringing sub-zero temperatures and snow across the country, skiers are reveling in the good news. Cars are packed,...

The World Cup Finds A White Thanksgiving... In Vermont

Michael Levin | Posted 11.21.2016 | Sports
Michael Levin

What does Killington have that you can't find at Beaver Creek, Colorado, or Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada?

Get Out, Here are Fun Things To Do This Winter!

Lisa Froelings | Posted 11.08.2016 | Sports
Lisa Froelings

During winter time, most people would think about covering themselves with a blanket and just hibernating until the snow melts. Although it's really a...

Fat Biking: Why Is This Winter Sport Trending Among Men?

Lisa Froelings | Posted 10.24.2016 | Sports
Lisa Froelings

Biking on winter sounds like an extreme task, but many are already enjoying the benefits of burning 1,500 calories in an hour with this winter sport. ...

I'm With Stupid: Reviewing Important Stuff at the SIA Snow Show

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.05.2017 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I got to do something fun last weekend when I attended the SnowSports Industries America Snow Show at the massive Colorado Convention Center in Denver...

The Best Day's Skiing of My Life (So Far)

Mark Hodson | Posted 01.26.2017 | Travel
Mark Hodson

Don't beat yourself up if you've never heard of the Austrian ski resort of Fieberbrunn. It's a small village hidden amongst the picturesque limestone mountains of the eastern Tyrol about 90 minutes drive from Innsbruck airport.

How to Ski Like a Billionaire

Mark Hodson | Posted 01.12.2017 | Travel
Mark Hodson

There's something wonderfully egalitarian about skiing. It doesn't matter whether you're a billionaire in a super-luxe chalet, or a ski bum in borrowe...

The Streets Froze Over, And These Ice Skaters Couldn't Be Happier

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.05.2016 | World

Parts of the Netherlands have turned into a winter wonderland, tempting locals to skate on ice-covered roads. Multiple YouTube videos uploaded on Tues...

Talking Ski Talk

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 10.14.2016 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

Ready for winter? If your ski instructor mentions carving and mashed potatoes, you can be sure it's not Thanksgiving dinner he means. So don't feel snowed when you head for the slopes. Keep your edge with the following ski-speak:

The Guide to Bringing Sports Equipment Onboard

Map Happy | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Some gear you'll be forced check in because of TSA policy, whether you want to or not and incur the baggage fee. Other sports equipment fall within the normal checked baggage and oversize/overweight policy.

The 12 Most Epic Sledding Hills On Earth

Cheapflights | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel

Take advantage of all the wonderful things winter has to offer from cozy nights by the fire with some hot chocolate to heart-racing descents down powder-filled hills.

I'm With Stupid: The Dangers of Breathing Snowmobile Fumes

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.01.2015 | Denver
Todd Hartley

The Winter X Games have come and gone here in Aspen, and I consider myself fortunate this time around to have not had to attend.

5 Yoga Poses That Train You For Winter Sports

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Use this practice as a warm-up or cross-training sequence to lengthen and strengthen your body for skiing and snowshoeing.

Snowboarding Technology: Magne-Traction Explained

Liftopia | Posted 03.01.2015 | Sports

Despite the name of this influential snowboarding technology, no magnets are actually used in the making of magne-traction edges. Which is sort of a bummer because then we might be a little bit closer to those hover boards in Back to the Future.

5 Exercises To Get You Ready To Hit The Slopes

Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kristen Domonell for Life by DailyBurn Ready to hit the slopes this winter? If you spend most of your week cooped up at a desk, weekend ski and ...

Snow Sledding Tips to Avoid Landing in the E.R.

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Sledding is a fun winter tradition, as long as you put your child's safety first. Follow these tips so you can worry less about injuries and have a good time over the holidays.

Adventurer Reveals Best Skiing Destinations For 2014

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

With skiing season just around the corner, who better to ask for the best places to hit up than a world-class adventurer? Sean Cottman, the preside...

Winter Is Coming

Ken Hamm | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts
Ken Hamm

If you are looking for ways to stay warm this winter, forget the Caribbean and take a plunge with the Coney Island Polar Bears. What struck me the most was the sense of community among the group. The water was cold but the experience has kept me warm inside to this day.

Training for the Olympics May Win You Medals, But These Activities Can Also Trigger Asthma Symptoms

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

Swimming, hockey and other winter outdoor sports are great fun even when you're not an Olympic athlete! However, engaging in these activities often can make you more prone to developing asthma symptoms.

Top 10 Extreme Skiing Spots

Cheapflights | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel

For some, performances at the Olympics are great to marvel at from the couch while; for others, they are motivation to take on a challenge and step outside the comfort zone. If you fall into the latter camp, this list is for you.

How to Ski Breckenridge

Fathom | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel

I chose Colorado because I wanted good snow in December, and there aren't that many places you can be sure to get it. In California, December snow is inconsistent: In 2012, the Sierra Nevadas had more snow than any other mountain range in the world. In 2013: nada. It was all man-made.

Hate to Downhill? I've Found a Great Alternative

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 03.31.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

Skate skiers get to pass the slower, classic skiers, leaving them literally in their tracks, and well -- not that I'm competitive or anything -- but it's totally badass. And at fifty-something, even a little badass is a good thing.

Speak Up With Jimmy: 2014 Winter Olympics Talk With Tyler Duckworth

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

I preview the 2014 Winter Olympics in this interview with MTV reality star and now sports journalist Tyler Duckworth. Tyler and I talk about the infr...

Top 10 Stand-out Ice Skating Spots Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel

It might be a little chilly outside, but that doesn't mean it's time to keep your travel fun indoors. There's no better way to fit in some winter fun than with a frozen pond and some worn-in ice skates.