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  • Ski And Snowboard Lessons
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    The ski industry has been around since the beginning of the century. Since that time the retailing industry of the ski world has been on a steady increase. At the beginning of this decade the increase began to skyrocket. However, skiing was not the reason for the growth. The reason for the dramatic increase in industry sales in the retail world of skiing was due to snowboarding. By now almost everyone in the country has either seen a snowboard, ridden one, or knows someone who has. The purpose o...
  • Skiers And Snowboarders
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    Where is the Sportsmanship If you are a real fan of the San Francisco 49 ers, then most likely, you hate the Dallas Cowboys. It is obvious that those teams dislike each other and so do their fans. I remember Deon Sanders being San Francisco's big hero but as soon as Deon went to Dallas, I started seeing San Francisco fans holding up card board signs that said: "DEON WHO" And of course, before Deon played for Dallas. None of the Cowboys' fans liked him. The difference between when Deon played for...
  • Ride On The Lift
    879 words
    How To Snowboard You re standing at the edge of the slope. You look down at the endless road of snow and a sense of concern overwhelms you. Freezing and fearful, you wish you had taken a lesson. It is essential to learn the basics of snowboarding, before attempting to master the sport. First, you must decide of the time of day. An early start is recommended since it gets very crowded. Most lifts open at nine o clock. Also, consider the weather condition. Check weather forecasts before arrival. W...
  • Peak In Peak Ski Resort
    417 words
    Snowboarding can be an energizing, invigorating experience and I think that everyone who likes skateboarding should give it a try. Snowboarding is very similar to skateboarding, the only differences are that you have to be strapped to the board and you need snow. The only type of equipment you need to snowboard is a snowboard and warm clothes. Snowboarding can be done at any ski resort and is growing in popularity. On my nineteenth birthday I decided that I wanted to go to Peak-in-Peak ski resor...
  • Burton Snowboards
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    Burton Burton Snowboards takes surfing to the mountains, with premium snowboards and equipment. Jake Burton, the world's first snowboard maker, founded the company in 1977 in Londonderry, Vermont. Despite it being small and privately owned, Burton is the industry leader in snowboards and equipment controlling 40% total market share in the winter sports industry. Burton is a global business with its main headquarters in Vermont, Japan and Austria and worldwide distribution capabilities in over 35...
  • 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...

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