10 Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Skiing in the U.S.

Skiing has been around for several decades in the states. But, have you ever thought about how it began? Or where it began? Or who introduced the sport to the United States? Skiing has an incredibly interesting history....

Airlines Mishandled Baggage Chaos Expected to Continue Through Winter

Ahh, summer. The season of warm breezes, beach vacations, and this year…airport nightmares. And we don’t mean the crowds. These nightmares come in the form of lost and damaged luggage by the airlines. And a lot of...

Opening Day for U.S. Ski Resorts in 2020

Opening day at your favorite ski resorts is just around the corner. So, where to first? Please be advised that all dates listed below are subject to change. Breckenridge, CO: 11/13/2020 Bretton Woods, NH: 11/14/2020...

2019 Putnam FIS Freestyle World Cup

The thrill of catching big air and the excitement of pulling off the perfect aerial is a sight to behold. The FIS Freestyle World Cup showcases some of the world’s top skiers in freestyle aerial and mogul...

Shipping Tips For This Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, lines at the airport and post office typically increase. It can be a stressful experience if you are trying to make a flight, or ship a package. Factors like weather activity and...

Ship Your Skis | How the Winter Games Brings Us Together

We live in a polarized world. If you’re not one, you’re the other. However, every two years, a single event brings us together – the Winter Games. It’s a time when we put away all of our differences to cheer for...

INC.com Feature for Ski Shipping Service, Ship Skis

The process to ship your snow gear to and from the mountain is now easier than ever. As winter is in full swing, and you head to the slopes, the awkwardness of lugging your gear will be no more. Thanks to Ship Skis, all...

The Huffington Post for Ski Shipping Company, Ship Skis

Ship Skis is honored to be recently featured in The Huffington Post. Learn more about the Ship Skis service and why using their service for your next winter vacation will make your travels to and from the slopes,...

Pro Snowboarders to Watch in 2017

In the last two decades, as snowboarding has continued to evolve as a sport to be seriously reckoned with, we’ve seen magnificent examples of men and women who come upon that intersection between gravity, speed, and...

Epic Deal: Vail Resorts Announces Partnership with Niseko

One of the downsides of having a ski resort season pass is the limits you are to skiing in just one part of the country. That’s okay for some folks, but nomadic types eventually want to seek out new powder in...

Oh Canada: Skiing and Sportsmanship in Sochi

Peruse the Internet, the library or magazines, and you’ll find countless articles about how athletic participation encourages the positive aspects of sportsmanship. If you have kids, that’s probably one of...

The 10th at the Breckenridge Theatre Tells the Story of the 10th Mountain Division

During World War II, the 10th Mountain Division Sandy Treat learned to ski on a trip to Lake Placid with his family when he was six, and became an integral part of the history of skiing in Colorado, long before he moved...

Why You Should Think Twice About Going to Sochi

There’s a certain irony in the fact that a former communist country is now hosting the most expensive Winter Olympic event in history. It wasn’t supposed to be that way. Attending Sochi Olympics The Dream...

The Sochi Olympic Games Mascot Mess

Say hello to Zoich, a contender for the role of mascot for the 2014  Sochi Olympic Games. Even if you could bare to kiss him, he will not turn into a prince. Too bad. A prince on a white horse is exactly what is needed...

Soldiers of the Slopes: How the 10th Mountain Division Built a Lasting Ski Culture

Ski historians credit Charles Minot Dole with the formation of the National Ski Patrol and the 10th Mountain Division. The story begins with a broken ankle, incurred while skiing with friends at a Vermont ski area. His...

Olympic Motivation: Squat in Moscow and Ride for Free

Snow-sport participation enhances your balance, agility and coordination, but you still need to get in shape to ski or ride. You probably know this already.  This year,  as Russia hosts the 2014 Sochi Winter...

Mexico’s Mariachi Olympic Ski Uniform

In the continuing saga of Strange Sochi Stories, allow us to present the Mexico Mariachi Olympic Ski Uniform: Seriously! You can’t make this stuff up! But wait, the weirdness factor continues.  Mexico’s...

Women´s Ski Jumping: You´ve Come a Long Way Baby

In 1907, the women of Finland were granted the right to vote and run for office. A Finnish humor newspaper, called Fyren, published the above cartoon, using the female ski jumper as a symbol of women´s suffrage.  The...

Richard Branson on Flying Through the Snow

Virgin´s Richard Branson is probably the world´s most exciting entrepreneur. It should come as no surprise that Sir Richard is currently enjoying a heli-skiing vacation in Canada. Skiing instills the “I can do...

The First Euro-Asian Ski Resorts Conference

On October 8th -9th 2013, The World Tourism Organization, at the invitation of the Municipality of Almaty and with the support of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of Kazakhstan celebrated the 1st Euro...

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History of skiing in the U.S.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Skiing in the U.S.

Skiing has been around for several decades in the states. But,...

Mishandled baggage

Airlines Mishandled Baggage Chaos Expected to Continue Through Winter

Ahh, summer. The season of warm breezes, beach vacations, and...

Opening day for U.S. Ski resorts

Opening Day for U.S. Ski Resorts in 2020

Opening day at your favorite ski resorts is just around the...

Best shipping tips for this holiday season

Shipping Tips For This Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, lines at the airport and post...

Ski & Snowboard Events

The Putnam FIS Freestyle World Cup at Whiteface Mountain Resort

2019 Putnam FIS Freestyle World Cup

The thrill of catching big air and the excitement of pulling off...

should you ship your skis to your next trip

Ship Your Skis | How the Winter Games Brings Us Together

We live in a polarized world. If you’re not one, you’re the...

The rundown on attending the Sochi Winter Olympics

Why You Should Think Twice About Going to Sochi

There’s a certain irony in the fact that a former...

Mexico’s Mariachi Olympic Ski Uniform

In the continuing saga of Strange Sochi Stories, allow us to...