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Posts Tagged ‘ Ski ’

Into the Mind Official Trailer


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The North Face presents Into the Mind, a unique documentary that looks at the human drive to take risks as seen through the perspective of several different athletes. Taking a philosophical approach to the question, the film explores the foundations of confidence and the pursuit of self-actualization as realized in some of the world’s most intense and daunting settings. As much a spiritual journey as it is an action sports film, Into the Mind is a unique look at the internal and external forces driving some of the most daring athletes out there.

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Skipark 360.


Sweden’s CF Møller Architects has just signed off on the new and spectacular Skipark 360°- set to be the largest indoor ski resort in the world.  The winter park will house the only indoor ski slope to meet the requirements for hosting the World Cup, measuring 700 meters long and with a drop of 160 meters.  At a height of approx. 135 m, it will be one of Sweden’s largest buildings, and will become a landmark in the forest landscape just outside Stockholm.  The complex will also contain a 3.5 km cross-country skiing tunnel, an arena for biathlon, ice hockey, bandy and figure skating, and a snow park for snowboarding.  There will also be restaurants, shops, a spa and hotel and conference facilities, offering panoramic views of the countryside.  Skipark 360° is estimated to cost between 1.5 to 2 billion Swedish kroner ($219 – 292 million), with work to start at the end of 2013.

The Snow Man.


So I’m not sure what area of what country you may live in, but in California you can ski and surf in the same day. I’ve never done both in the same day (in fact, I rarely ever ski) but by a strange turn of events I was invited out to Tahoe for a ski trip recently. So in preparation for the big weekend, I looked up some skiing videos, and below is one of the best ones I’ve found. Check the method below.

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