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Gifts for the Outdoorsy Women in Your Life

Gifts for the Outdoorsy Women in Your Life

Spending time outdoors is a favorite pastime for many women. From professional athletes such as rock-climbers and cross-country skiers to weekend warriors who like to walk on the beach or bird-watch, being outdoors is a source of joy. During a global pandemic, the...

Career Ideas for Winter Sports Enthusiasts

Career Ideas for Winter Sports Enthusiasts

According to conventional wisdom, finding a career you're passionate about will allow you to lead a more fulfilling life. If you enjoy playing or watching winter sports, you might be able to pursue a career that's around the action.   For those who enjoy skiing,...

Life Lessons Learned Through Winter Sports

Life Lessons Learned Through Winter Sports

You can learn life lessons through winter sports. The cool, dark skies call your name to get out there to do some skiing, snowboarding, or cross country running. Here are a few ways you can enjoy winter sports while learning life lessons at the same time.   Be...

The Most Dangerous Winter Sports

The Most Dangerous Winter Sports

It’s no secret that sports are dangerous. Whether played professionally or just for fun, the wrong step can lead to a serious injury for one or several parties. Winter sports may have the added benefit of snow to act as cushioning, but that doesn’t make them any less...

Popular Winter Sports You Have to Try

Popular Winter Sports You Have to Try

There’s more to winter than cold weather and staying indoors. While some people are happy with sitting by the fire while drinking a mug of hot chocolate, others prefer to go out and be active despite the snow on the ground. Sports are constantly evolving and being...

The Start of the Winter Olympics

The Start of the Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics is pivotal in the world of winter sports. It’s where the best of the best from around the world go to compete in their chosen sport and see who will come out on top while millions of people watch them. How, though, did the Winter Olympics get its...

How To Safely Begin Snowboarding

How To Safely Begin Snowboarding

If you’ve never been on a winter vacation, or don’t live near any powdered hills, you probably don’t have much experience snowboarding. It can be intimidating to approach considering the balance and athleticism needed to perform on even the simplest and safest of...

Snowboarding Safety Gear All Riders Need

Snowboarding Safety Gear All Riders Need

For anyone who has tried it or even only seen it on TV, it's easy to realize that snowboarding is an exhilarating rush! There's no way to describe the feeling of the wind rushing past you as you carve your way down a mountain pass. However, before you march off to the...