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Drinking and Skiing: How to be safe

Dont Ski and drive!

It beats logic why skiing and drinking beer go hand in hand, but for some odd reason, they are a perfect match. Nobody knows how it came to be but socializing over a cold beer, and other alcoholic beverages have been the tradition in the ski boarding culture.

A recent survey reported that after a long ski session, removing the boots was the second most refreshing feeling after taking a swig of their favorite beer. While it is common knowledge that ski boarding while intoxicated is dangerous, it is a snowballing trend among skiers. In some countries like Austria, skiers take a round of alcohol before hitting the slopes.

And some of them even do it, by using a Beer Bong. Click on the link, to see what a beer bond actually is. It is important to note that skiing under the influence guarantees you jail time or a fine in some states like Utah, Wyoming, Colorado and Nevada, among others. We have great skiing equipment, but so does this shop: http://www.gooutdoors.co.uk/skiing

 

Skiboarding is a sport that requires maximum alertness while moving at incredibly high speeds and a fine or jail time for undertaking the sport while intoxicated should be the least of your worries. Here is a good ressource for futher reading: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpine_skiing  Continue reading Drinking and Skiing: How to be safe

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Enjoying Winter Sports, even in cold weather

Playing sports in the winter is a great way to keep yourself active and healthy all year round, as well as to get rid of some of the competitive tendencies that you may have. Cold temperatures bring on certain challenges associated with playing winter sports and the proper winter clothing is needed for the varying games that you are looking to enjoy.

Sports in the Snow

Girl in the snow – Ready for a snowball fight!

Some sports need a healthy amount of snow to enjoy such as snowboarding, skiing, and ice skateing. Each of these outdoor winter sports require their own unique equipment; ice skateing requires ice skates, snowboarding requires snowboard ms and eye goggles, and skiing requires skis, goggles, and poles. Continue reading Enjoying Winter Sports, even in cold weather