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Where to Ski and Snowboard 2014

Author : Chris Gill (Editor)
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'Where to Ski and Snowboard 2014' offers a guide to ski resorts and skiing. Whether you are a novice or a professional, this guide will provide all the information you need to choose a resort, including clear plans of the pistes.

Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die

Author : Chris Santella
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Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die—the 10th book in the popular Fifty Places series—takes readers to some of the world’s most inspiring skiing/snowboarding destinations: the Chugach Mountains (Alaska); Aspen, Crested Butte, and Steamboat Springs (Colorado); Tuckerman Ravine (New Hampshire); Rusutsu (Japan); Chamonix (France); Portillo (Chile); and Whistler Blackcomb (British Columbia). Based on interviews with leading experts, the book chronicles the rich history of these sports and the people who have mastered them, including Tommy Moe, Jonny Moseley, Billy Kidd, and Greg Harms. Above all, Santella provides readers with the gorgeous scenery, the glamorous ambiance, and the always thrilling experience of visiting mountains from the Alps to the Rockies, whether it’s après-ski in Cortina or helicopter rides into virgin Alaskan powder. Praise for Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die “Even the reader who gets no farther than the couch can feel transported to the snow-covered peaks, mogul fields, and sparkling expanses sculpted by the book’s avalanche of quirky nuggets, insider tips, and historical perspectives . . . After writing nine other Fifty Places guides, author Chris Santella has the drill down.” — “Whether you’re an expert looking to hit the double diamond moguls or a beginner who wants a gentle slope just in case stopping is an issue, these spots have a little something for everyone.” —The Daily Beast “For powderhounds, Fifty Places to Ski & Snowboard Before You Die by Chris Santella ($25) looks at snow sports destinations around the world.” —Associated Press

The Gap year Guidebook 2013

Author : Jonathan Barnes
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Providing unbiased and informative advice for those considering a gap-year, year out or career break. A must-have reference guide for those considering time spent volunteering, studying or working in the UK or abroad.

2012 2013 Class Trip Directory

Author : Gail Velez
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A directory of day, overnight and travel trips for school, scout and homeschool groups with themed trip lesson plans to increase the learning experiences.

The Insider s Guide to the Colleges 2013

Author : Yale Daily News Staff
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The Insider's Guide to the Colleges has been, for 39 years, the most relied-upon resource for high school students looking for honest reports on colleges from their fellow students. Having interviewed hundreds of their peers on more than 330 campuses and by getting the inside scoop on everything from the nightlife and professors to the newest dorms and wildest student organizations, the reporters at the Yale Daily News have created the most candid college guide available. In addition to the wellrounded profiles, this edition has been updated to include: • Essential statistics for every school, from acceptance rates to popular majors • A "College Finder" to help students zero in on the perfect school • All new FYI sections with student opinions and outrageous off-the-cuff advice The Insider's Guide to the Colleges cuts through the glossy brochures to uncover the things that matter most to students, and by staying on top of trends, it gives both students and parents the straightforward information they need to choose the school that's right for them.

Pediatric Trauma Care II

Author : AHC Media, LLC
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Pediatric trauma continues to have a significant impact on the health and well-being of children in the United States. Trauma continues to be the leading cause of death in children 1 to 18 years of age and accounted for more than 14,000 deaths among all children 0 to 18 years of age. In 2008, there were more than 8.6 million nonfatal injuries among newborn to 18-year-olds, with an injury rate of greater than 1 in 10. There is little debate that a coordinated effort and pediatric- specific advances in pediatric trauma systems, prehospital care and hospital care, and injury prevention can have a positive impact on pediatric trauma outcomes in the United States. However, there are still gaps in access to centers that deliver pediatric-focused trauma care, especially in rural areas. Furthermore, there are differing views between different centers regarding the optimal approach to the initial evaluation and management of the pediatric trauma patient. This book is targeted to review critical aspects of the care of the pediatric trauma patient, highlighting the most common and critical injuries encountered in the acute care setting.

Snow Tales and Powder Trails

Author : Steve Baldwin
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Snow Tales and Powder Trails is a collection of short stories and photographs, telling of a lifetime journey through snowy lands and mountains, using skis as a mode of transport and artistic medium. The experiences of the author come to life on the page, mirrored by images of stunning snow-covered peaks and landscapes. Using vast untracked snowfields as a blank canvas, the author draws line after line with his skis, etching his signature temporarily into the earth's surface, only for the next snowstorm to come in and cover any trace of human existence. The book explores some of the different aspects of skiing, mostly in deep fresh powder, and illustrates the adventures and elation that the mountains in winter can offer.

Ski and Snowboard America and Canada

Author : Charles Leocha
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This updated edition helps readers find the perfect ski resort to match theirability, their pocketbook, and their interests. Illustrations.

Ski Slopestyle

Author : Darice Bailer
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Did you know that ski slopestyle athletes fly off jumps to do incredible tricks in midair? They can grab their skis and spin around two times before landing smoothly on the snow. Some skiers also glide down rails before jumping off and racing to the next jump. They soar as high as they can to wow fans and judges. Enter the Extreme Winter Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, moves, competitions, and top athletes connected to ski slopestyle. You'll discover: • How early ski slopestyle athletes jumped off bumps called moguls. • How to win the fiercest ski slopestyle competitions. • How to stay safe while flying off ramps and down rails. • Where to watch the best ski slopestyle athletes compete head-to-head. Are you into sports? Then get in the zone!

Yearbook of International Organizations 2013 2014

Author : Union of International Associations
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Volume 1 (A and B) of the Yearbook of International Organizations covers international organizations throughout the world, comprising their aims, activities and events

Backcountry Skiing and Ski Mountaineering in Rocky Mountain National Park

Author : Mark Kelly
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A ski and snowboard guidebook for Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park Colorado

Jake Maddox Snowboard Duel

Author : Jake Maddox
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Hannah and Brian have the run of Snowstream, a cool winter resort. But a new kid, Zach, starts a boys-only snowboard cross team. What will Brian do when he's forced to choose between Hannah and snowboarding?

Living the Life

Author : David J. Rothman
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Featuring 38 true-life stories of adventure and self-discovery, adrenaline, and honesty, a former professional NCAA downhill competitor reveals the soul skier’s raison d’être: finding exhilaration, faith, grief, love, and everything that truly matters amid the gloriously tangible, tactile, break-your-leg-if-you’re-not-careful rocks, trees, and gullies of the alpine world. These essays, collected from numerous glossy ski and lifestyle journals, including Powder, Couloir, and Telemark Skier, celebrate the land of winter and the author's roles as mountaineer, ski racer, father, and all-around life enthusiast. His stories will appeal to anyone who has ever hit the slopes and felt the adrenaline rush of perching atop a steep precipice, knowing that skiing is the physical, emotional, and spiritual place where deep truths are explored and the graceful interaction of body and terrain answers back.


Author : Paul Mason
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The World’s Most Sizzling Snowboard Spots and Techniques


Author : Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 145. Chapters: Bodyboarding, Sandboarding, Skateboarding, Snowboarding, Surfing, Skateboarding trick, Boardsport, Dry ski slope, Balance board, List of snowboard tricks, Ticket to Ride, U.S. Snowboarding, Alpine snowboarding, 2006-07 FIS Snowboard World Cup, Shark Island Challenge, List of skateboarding terms, Skimboarding, History of surfing, Bodysurfing, International Surfing Day, Half-pipe, NASTAR, Travis Rice, Kite landboarding, Dirtsurfing, DC Mountain Lab, Skateboarding in China, Tom Morey, Dual Edge Snowboard, Team EY, Freeriding, Tree well, Warren Bolster, International Kiteboarding Association, Terrain park, Paddleboarding, Snowkiting, Surf kayaking, Surfer's ear, Sesh, Snowboard cross, Skiing and snowboarding on film and video, United Kingdom Skateboarding Association, Poaching, International Association of Skateboard Companies, Rubicon Skateboards, Water Ramps for Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding, Riverboarding, Boarding for Breast Cancer, Teleboard, Raging buffalo, Skateboarding sponsorship, Skis Rossignol, Flatland skimboarding, Skate punk, Big Spin, Surf break, The Faction, Extreme snowboarding, Snowskate, Inland skimboarding, Skurfing, Swing boarding, List of surfing terminology, Footedness, Stand up paddle surfing, Ski helmet, Skitching, Buckhorn Ski Club, Jeff Ho Surfboards and Zephyr Productions, Nose ride, Go Skateboarding Day, Swell, Flowboarding, Game of "S.K.A.T.E.," Snowboarding pants, Sidecut, Charitable distance skating, Noboard, Fuel TV, Pump, Surfing in Madeira, Ricardo L Sabogal, Paddle Board Yoga, Splitboard, Transworld Snowboarding, International Speed Windsurfing Class, Snowboarding jacket, Jeff Hubbard, Snurfer, Mike Stewart, Revolution Tour, Paul Roach, Kids Who Rip, Index of surfing articles, First Descent, Lemon Wond Holt House, Snowboard halfpipe, Snowboard binding rotating device, ...

Hardy s Skiing and Snowboarding Guide 2009

Author : Peter Hardy
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Describes a variety of ski and snowboarding resorts from a around the world, with information on such topics as accommodations, family and corporate skiing, tour operators, restaurants, ski schools, and children's activities.

Chase s Calendar of Events 2013

Author : Editors of Chase's Calendar of Events
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12,500 entries. 196 countries. 365 days. Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe! If you're looking to tie a promotional event to a special month, create a suggested reading list based on a festival halfway around the world, blog about a historical milestone or do a celebrity birthday roundup on your radio show or Twitterfeed, Chase's Calendar of Events is the one resource that has it all. For broadcasters, journalists, event planners, public relations professionals, librarians, editors, writers or simply the curious, this is one reference you can’t do without! Chase's Calendar of Events 2013 brings you: Milestones such as the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the 100th birth anniversary of civil rights activist Rosa Parks, the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the 200th birth anniversaries of composers Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner New birthday entries for sports stars such as Robert Griffin III (Feb 12); actors such as Jessica Chastain (Mar 24), Jean Dujardin (June 19) and Benedict Cumberbatch (July 19); musical artists such as Pitbull (Jan 15), Adam Levine (Mar 18) and Scotty McCreery (Oct 9); newsmakers such as Françoise Hollande (Aug 12) and many others Special events such as Dyngus Day (Apr 1), Bedbug Awareness Week (Apr 22–26), National Polka Festival (May 24–26), Lincoln Highway Centennial (June 30–July 5), Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day (Sept 13), the 34th America's Cup (Sept 7–22) or Steamcon V (Oct 25–27). Search Chase's Any Way You Want! Whether you want to target a specific date, location or subject, our fully searchable CD-ROM (PC-compatible only) makes your research quick and easy. Also included is a free installer, so you can load Chase's directly to your hard drive.

The Physics of Skiing

Author : David A. Lind
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"A fascinating look inside the complexities and enjoyment of skiing. For every skier, from the beginner to the Olympic Gold Medalist, this book provides a treasure of information." -PAUL MAJOR, ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, U.S. SKI TEAM "I was delighted to learn from this interesting book more about the physics of a sport I have enjoyed for more than seventy years." -NORMAN RAMSEY, NOBEL LAUREATE IN PHYSICS, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

International Directory of Arts 2014

Author : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. Kg
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The 38th edition of International Directory of Arts (IDA) contains more about 150,000 addresses (including telephone and fax numbers, eMail and URL) from all over the world: Museums and Public Galleries Universities, Academies, Schools Associations Art and Antique Trade, Numismatics Art and Antiques Fairs Galleries Auctioneers Restorers Art Publishers Art Journals Antiquarians and Art Booksellers Within each chapter, addresses are arranged by country and within country, sections are set our alphabetically by city. Details of the specializations of museums, as well as the names of curators and senior academic museum staff are also included. The address contents were revised and updated for this edition following a questionnaire mailing. The revision also took into account numerous national and international reference works. The eBookPLUS format comprises the content and search criteria of the printed edition and its indices, facilitating complex searches.

Ski Snowboard America 2007

Author : Charlie Leocha
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Leocha's Ski Snowboard America (19th Edition) is a complete guidebook that provides all the information to make intelligent choices and the phone and fax numbers to make reservations and plans. It takes no advertising, has no ax to grind, and is written by Leocha together with an international team of prize-winning ski and snowboard journalists.The writers let skiers and snowboarders know whether the resort is a cluster of condominiums clinging to a steep slope or a traditional mountain village exuding old-world atmosphere and whether they should pack a sequined gown or simply bluejeans for the nightlife. They also give a no-nonsense, accurate, and dependable rating of the ski terrain.Ski Snowboard America includes expanded up-to-date coverage of more than 100 resorts in the U.S. and Canada. Readers will learn about cross-country trails surrounding the resorts as well as details about current prices for lift tickets and ski school programs, complete children and day care programs, plus lodging, dining and nightlife. Simply more important details than any other guide.