Monthly Archives: November 2013


With more than 250 contests in six categories, three disciplines – Slopestyle, Halfpipe, Big Air – held all over the world, the World Snowboard Tour is living up to its name. With the 5 biggest Snowboard contests in the world making up the 6 Star tour calendar, WST presents its 12th season of the biggest and best snowboarding events. The 2013-2014 6…





The American alpine skier Lindsey Vonn crashed during a downhill training on Tuesday at Copper Mountain, Colorado (USA) and will undergo an MRI on an injured knee, which was already badly affected at the World Cup in Schladming (Austria) last winter. The 29 year old suffered a slight compression of the right knee, a tear in the right cruciate ligament and light…


An avalanche is any amount of snow sliding down a mountainside.  It can be compared to a landslide, only with snow instead of earth.  Another common term for avalanche is “snow slide”.  As an avalanche becomes nearer to the bottom of the slope, it gains speed and power, this can cause even the smallest of snowslides to be a major…


Double overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher won the FIS World Cup slalom opener Sunday in Levi, Finland ahead of countryman Mario Matt. Henrik Kristoffersen, the 19 year old Norwegian came third, his first-ever top 10 spot. The 24 year old Austrian skied consistently throughout the second run to clock an aggregate time of 1:45:42, 0.62 seconds faster than Mario Matt and 0.93 than Henrik Kristoffersen….



Azerbaijan is becoming a ski destination with two new attractive ski resort, ‪Qebele and Shahdag, located north of the capital city Baku in the Caucasus Mountains. The Caucasus Range extends from the Black Sea to within 100km of the Caspian Sea and the eastern most part of it lies entirely within Azerbaijan. The highest summits are Bazardüzü with 4,485m (14,715…