Join Ski Pro, Arizona’s premier team swim outfitter, at the Arena Grand Prix at the Skyline Aquatic Center on April 24-26.
This three-day meet in Mesa, AZ, will feature swimmers Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky.
In addition to the record-setting trio of Phelps, Lochte and Ledecky, Olympic medalists with Arizona ties expected to compete include Tucson resident Matt Grevers (Lake Forest, Ill.) and Tucson native Caitlin Leverenz. University of Arizona NCAA champions Kevin Cordes (Naperville, Ill.) and Margo Geer (Milford Center, Ohio) also are slated
It is usually the small stuff like packing that determine whether your ski trip is going to be one big flop or it will turn out successfully. As you prepare top hit the slopes, here are a few essentials that you should ensure to take along with you:
Backpacking has almost become synonymous with skiing, and while not an absolute necessity for your skiing trip, the backpack does play some crucial roles. You can use your backpack to carry water, food, binoculars and other odds and ends.
When the sun strikes on the ice, the reflection can be harmful to your eyes. It is important that you pack a pair of goggles to protect yourself
If you are like everyone else, your smartphone has undoubtedly become an integral part of your life. You probably never leave it behind. Therefore, it would be good if, on your skiing vacation, your phone did more than add weight to your backpack.
Here is a list of the coolest skiing apps that every skier should consider installing on his or her smartphone:
Whenever you hit the mountain slopes, it is important to ensure that your safety is not at risk. Therefore, you should have an accident kit with you to deal with any unfortunate incidents. More importantly, however, it is important that you keep in mind how you should conduct yourself in case of a skiing accident.
The first thing you will need to do in case of an accident is keep calm. Check to see what injuries the skier has suffered and how severe they are. If the injuries are not that severe, you may need to help the skier down the mountainside to seek medical attention. If the skier has been hurt to the extent that walking, even with support, is problematic, you may need to radio for help.
If you are with a
Skiing is a popular sport in locations with cold and snowy climes. Some specialized firms promote skiing for fun and human interaction. Access to skiing equipment and facilities is one of the challenges that leads many people to believe that skiing is the exclusive preserve of people who live in cold environments.
Going the Extra Mile to Learn How to Ski
Many firms that offer training and facilitation services for skiing offer means for you to make your reservation for a skiing or snowboarding escapade. If you need to participate in snowboarding events, you are required to visit the tool store or ski shop in person. Many of these reservations are not allowed by phone. Ski firms tend
The sheer dread that water skiing triggers in some people is enough to separate it from other sports. Nonetheless, many people admire competent skiers with a degree of reverence. Skiing is regarded as an extreme sport. Many people appreciate the experience from a distance but wouldn’t dare hold a ski, let alone a snowboard.
Dealing with Your Fear and Daring to Ski
Dealing with fear requires an action-based solution to the irrational feeling that holds a person back from attaining his or her true potential. You must identify your fear and plan an action to confront it. The only way to overcome fear of skiing is to strap on skis and face the often-misconceived dangers directly. Stop
If there has ever been an adrenaline-pumping sport, it has to be freestyle skiing. It is also one of the snow sports that’s soaring in popularity—more so with every passing winter-sports event around the world. The spread of indoor snow-sports facilities across the nation also partly accounts for this spike in popularity.
Short History of Freestyle Skiing
Freestyle skiing first rose to the limelight during the ’60s and ’70s. During this time, there were three main disciplines of the popular sport: Acro, Aerials and Moguls. The first professional freestyle skiing event took place in the USA in 1971. At first, a single freestyle skiing run would include mogul skiing, acro tricks and aerials.
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