Mayweather VS McGregor And How Is It Relevant To Skiing

Mayweather VS McGregor And How Is It Relevant To Skiing

Newsfeed, Trivia
We live in the world where ( some) boxers become multimillionaires after just one bout, footballers change clubs for amount of money with too many zeros to fit on one page and Uncle Ruppert round the block drives an Italian supersport that he never ever let go over 50. As one well known character from a TV commercial put it once, "Opulence, I has it" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5VvTj8Y9MY If you think that the cross country skiing should be immune and isolated from these signs of times we live in – please, save you time, read no further. For those, however, who want to "look like a million dollars" – or, more likely, to share the story of "opulence" with skiing club buddies - here are some ultra-rare ski items that few ever…
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Here’s How To Make XCSkiing Ratings Jump

Here’s How To Make XCSkiing Ratings Jump

Leaders, Money & Finance, Newsfeed
...We love cross-country skiing – otherwise why would we launch this media empire webplatform dedicated to it? What we don't like is how relatively little TV coverage it gets . Because said TV coverage generates buzz, buzz translates into popularity, popularity brings bigger investments, bigger investments provide us with more places to ski and better ( and cheaper) equipment to buy. So, we have to have more xc skiing on TV in order to be able to enjoy it more. Simple, right? We take our media responsibilities seriously and have put together a list of new competition formats that could be introduced to augment those already existing ones ( see, we did not say “replace” - that would be causing a wrath of skiing purists!). If you happen to see…
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UpDated: Dude, Where Is My SkiBee?

UpDated: Dude, Where Is My SkiBee?

Gear News, Newsfeed
What we wrote last year: The prize for one of the more original innovations in cross country skiing goes to Donald Steeg, a "tool and dye maker from the Detroit area," and, by all accounts, an avid skier. Back in 1970, Steeg had unveiled his SkiBee, "a propulsion unit for motorized skiing". Equipped with an eight-horsepower engine and a 24-inch propeller, SkiBee could accelerate the skier along the trail at the speed human propulsion is not quite capable of - neither then nor now. The Detroit Free Press newspaper put it thus at the time: "Now It's the Super Fan To Aid the Uphill Skier! If you have $300, earplugs, a strong back, and the urge to go your own way, call Steeg Industries in Redford Township. The company sold…
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