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WATCH: Snowboarder Uses Jet Engines And It Looks Amazing

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

Olympic Snowboarder Jamie Barrow became known as "Britain's Fastest Snowboarder" after he set the world record for fastest speed on a snowboard towed ...

Innovations in Learn to Ski and Snowboard Programs

Liftopia | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Ask people to describe their first day on skis or a snowboard and you'll likely get a variety of adjectives: exciting, fun and thrilling, but also scary, frustrating and intimidating.

5 Tips for Great Spring Skiing

Liftopia | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Spring is here! With the sun shining and the snow deep, here are a handful of tips to help you make the most of your spring skiing. Oh, and don't forget your sunscreen!

WATCH: Snowboarder Kevin Pearce On Injury: My Brain Is So Fragile Now

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.27.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

World champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce was a strong contender to win gold in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics when an accident during a training session c...

What's Changed in The World's Ski Industry Over the Past 30 Years?

Liftopia | Posted 03.19.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Looking back to those early years, I've been struck by what has and what hasn't changed about the ski industry in those three decades. Here are some thoughts.

Washington's Winter Wonderland Wanes

Connie Lawn | Posted 03.17.2014 | DC
Connie Lawn

Liberty is the closest snow resort to the Washington metro area -- usually a drive of under two hours. For that reason, it is a mélange of some of the most interesting people.

The Relaxing Rituals This Olympic Athlete Swears By

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

While Anderson doesn't think yoga should be an Olympic sport, she certainly brought her vinyasa practice to the Olympics. Below, the nature-loving California girl tells us how she chilled out with meditation, mala beads, and a few relaxing poses the night before her big win.

Snowboarding Icon Grants Wish

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 03.05.2014 | Sports

There's a good chance almost any of the world's top snowboarders would've said 'yes' to Myles Beute. But the ninth grader from Michigan, undergoing m...

The Word to Use for My Older Brother Is "Inspiring"

Hannah Teter | Posted 03.04.2014 | Impact
Hannah Teter

The use of the "r-word" perpetuates the marginalization and exclusion of individuals with intellectual disabilities that persist in society, and it cannot be tolerated.

Olympic Gold Medalist Jamie Anderson: On Life, Snowboarding and Staying Calm

Robert Piper | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

Watching Jamie Anderson go down a hill on a snowboard is similar to listening to a well-performed Beethoven Concerto No. 5: It's smooth, flawless, and...

What's Better Than Bringing Home a Gold for Your Country?

Lisa Guest | Posted 02.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

If you just focus on yourself, that's a life. But if you do something that is bigger than you, that has a bigger effect than just you, it's really wha...

Fears and Tears: Halfpipe Bobsled and Other Olympic Sports NBC Would Love

Brandt Goldstein | Posted 02.20.2014 | Comedy
Brandt Goldstein

Get four big dudes who can really sprint, cram them into one of those 12-foot-long space shuttles, and let's see if they can do a Double McTwist 1260 at 80 mph.

We're Talkin' Olympics! (Normal English Need Not Apply)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.17.2014 | Sports
Rick Horowitz

So how's your angulation? Thrown down any mad tricks lately? ...

Shaun White Blasted For Quitting

Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

Shaun White's decision to bail on the new slopestyle event at the Winter Games isn't winning him any friends. Rivals from other nations were quick...

Snowboarder's Helmet Cracked After Brutal Crash

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports

Fortunately for Sarka Pancochova, Olympic snowboarders are required to wear helmets. The 23-year-old's helmet may have saved her from a major head inj...

He's Stoked, and You Should Be Too

Brian Shactman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports
Brian Shactman

So, with White out (nice pun, eh?) and Canadian gold-medal favorite Mark McMorris nursing a broken rib, there was an opening. And this little-known 20-year old from Idaho went out and won a gold medal.

We Tried It: Indo Yoga Board

Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Anna Almendrala

Transitioning from plank pose to lunge pose on the Indo Yoga Board felt almost like getting into standing position on a surf board -- minus the cold water, wind and salt.

Shaun White Won't Ride This Course -- But Now You Can

Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

Shaun White won't compete on this Olympic snowboarding course, but now you can -- and you don't even have to buy a ticket to Sochi, participate in any...

Early Start For Sochi Olympics Events

AP | Posted 02.06.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Competition at the Sochi Olympics was officially starting Thursday, 32 hours before the opening ceremony. Early starts are nee...

8 Lessons the Sochi Olympics Have Already Taught Us About Blogging

Greg Narayan | Posted 04.07.2014 | Media
Greg Narayan

Today, the web is different. As we look towards the Olympics, however, there's still a lot we can learn from beyond the ceremonies, rings and medals.

The World's Ultimate 'Ski-cations': Exploring the Coolest Winter Retreats

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

From world-famous celeb magnets to quirky and humble haunts, here is our list of the world's top spots for skiing and snowboarding escapes.

Why I love Russia Right Now

Brian Shactman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports
Brian Shactman

Perhaps the focus is off aesthetics and onto function. Ultimately, television won't show what it looks like behind the stands. The focus is on the athletes.

I'm With Stupid: Xactly What Is so Fun About These Games?

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.05.2014 | Denver
Todd Hartley

I don't get it. I honestly don't understand the appeal of the X Games. I realize that it's because I'm a crotchety, old fart, but they just strike me as really, really lame.

Finding Love in a Ski Resort: The Odds Are Good but Goods Are Odd

Liftopia | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Do you go for the one with the large... acreage... or do you opt for the one that everyone else has already dated? It's a difficult dance, one that takes years to master.

Craft Beers and Craft Skis: An Inspired Pairing of the Year's Best Skis & Beers

Liftopia | Posted 03.22.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

It's that special time of the year when ski magazines fill mailboxes of those who have gone too long without snow. Hope returns to our hearts. These h...