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  • Impacts Of Development On Private Land
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    The NH ski industry has been a part of my life since day one. I literally have grown up at the bottom of the slopes of Dartmouth Skidway. I have been a racer all my life and have for years had my fair share of extensively traveling NH mountains and sampling all that the NH ski industry has had to offer. It was not until recently that I have come to understand that my beloved ski mountains are also well entrenched in environmental issues. Being a resource economics major I now realize that the NH...
  • Learned To Ski
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    How I Learned To Ski I Love to snow ski, to me it is the epitome of excitement. I first tried to ski when I was only about four years old. My father, who is a tremendous skier, thought he should teach his first son just how to ski. Through practice and time I have made my father a happy teacher. I owe all my skiing knowledge to my father who has spent hour upon hour teaching me the so called 'tricks of the trade'. However, I have broken more than one bone learning what proves to be avery intense...
  • Boots And Skies
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    SKIING Do you like to be out in the snow, get some fresh air, and have fun at the same time well then skiing is the way to go. Skiing is a fun and exciting way to enjoy the winter months and it also is gives you an exercise while you are taking on the slopes. Even if you are not a very good skier at first, you can practice on smaller hills and work up to the larger hills and become an expert. The main things you need to know to get started are what kind of boots and skies to get, how to use the ...
  • Decent Quality Cross Country Ski Package
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    The Various Types of Skiing English 104-05 Feb. 11, 1997 Classification Every four years in the Winter Olympics, we see professional athletes compete in many areas ranging from downhill skiing to high-speed bobsledding. We see the professionals demonstrate their spectacular abilities, and we try to emulate them in our own activities. In the Olympics, cross-country and downhill skiing are two very popular sports, and even non-professionals can get into them. In this essay I will classify the vari...
  • Young Tommy Moe
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    Tommy Moe, the legendary downhill skier, had rough road to walk in the beginning of his life and career but he found his way with no obstacle too big to stop him. He has been through a great deal to find his way up to the top and that is why he is great candidate for a positive role model for todays youth or anyone for that matter. He has had many tough decisions to make during his life and even though he may have chose a few wrong ones he was able to make better of his life and impress the worl...
  • Avalanche During Ski Hours
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    Avalanches are massive downward and outward movements of snow and ice as well as soil and rocks. Three main factors that determine whether avalanches are likely to occur are the weather, the snowpack, and the terrain. The weather is the most important factor in determining if an avalanche will occur, but the other two factors need to be taken into consideration as well. Since ninety percent of all avalanches involve human subjects that trigger them, they are a major threat to life (McCafferty 38...
  • Body Fat To Ski
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    Cross Country Skiing Cross Country Skiing is a very physical demanding sport. It requires a great deal of training and dedication to become a racer. To enjoy the sport at its best, being physically fit is important. However, it is a wonderful sport to improve over- all fitness. To be a top notch cross country skiing racer, you must train hard. You have to dedicate yourself to it in the off season as well as in the winter. There are many different ways to train for the many different fitness comp...
  • Cross Country Skiing Cross Country
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    Cross-Country skiing is a sport and technique of traveling over snow-covered surfaces with the feet attached to long, narrow runners known as skis. The skis distribute the skier's weight over a larger area, preventing the skier from sinking into the snow. Three kinds of skiing have developed: Alpine, Nordic, and Freestyle. Alpine, or downhill, skiing is movement down steep slopes; in races, victory is decided by elapsed time. Nordic, or Cross-Country, skiing, is movement over relatively level su...
  • Ski Poles And Bindings
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    SKIING Skiing is a competitive sport, recreation, and a way of travel. Skiing is a leading winter sport and there are many events in which you use skis. When skiing you are traveling on long, narrow runners gliding on the snow. Skiing was developed in the 19th century by farmers in Norway for fun. After the automatic ski lift was developed, the sport grew all over the world. The equipment used in skiing are skis, boots, ski poles and bindings. The skis are made of fiberglass, plastic, metal, or ...
  • Skiers And Snowboarders
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    Abstract The clash of cultures between skiers and snowboarders has brought about many new problems to the United States ski-industry. Resorts and local skiing mountains have to start looking at ways to maintain stability within the industry while not altering the sense of freedom that both skiers and snowboarders obtain from their activities. Introduction The United States ski-industry has begun to see an increase in popularity in general, but there have been some negatives. James C. Makens writ...
  • Competition Ski And Wakeboard Boats
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    I. Major economic characteristics of the Industry A. The market size is relatively small with only 17 major ski and recreational wakeboard boat manufactures nation wide, including Australia. B. Rivalry among the boat manufacturers is spread out from the west coast to the east coast. C. Distribution is very small. Boat owners represent such a minute number of the total population of the country. D. Product characteristics: Ski boats / competition, wakeboard boats, and recreational boats. I. Major...

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