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“Snow Sports”

Dec 10, 2013 07:00 AM ET // Nic Halverson
Don't let the cold and snow get the best of you.
Feb 1, 2012 07:28 PM ET // Alice Truong
An unseasonably warm winter has meant less snow on the ground. With no snow, how are we supposed to go sledding? Seems like Polish designer Szymon Hanczar has a sledding solution for a warmed globe. We Never Give Up! is his updated version of a winter sled, reports Design Milk. Hint: It's got wheel...
Jan 17, 2012 12:00 PM ET // Alice Truong
Signal Snowboards uses its Web show "Every Third Thursday" as an opportunity to create wacky, wowing or wicked awesome snowboards. The premise: snowboards have no limits. "Although some boards may never see production, we learn from every ETT build and the new materials and progressive ideas can no...
Feb 8, 2012 04:53 PM ET // Alice Truong
G-Form, maker of tough cases, has pulled another publicity stunt. After dropping iPads from higher and higher altitudes (first 60 feet, then 1,300 feet and then 100,000 feet), it decided to turn the spotlight on the iPhone. But instead of dropping it from a ridiculous height, the company decided to...
Oct 18, 2012 11:30 AM ET // Stephanie Pearson
Gone are the days when skiers have to sacrifice their big toes for optimal ski boot performance. Ski-boot fitting has evolved to such an art that graduates of MasterFit University, the Harvard of ski-boot fitting, can make practically any boot perform while feeling like a slipper. Education Directo...
Oct 30, 2012 02:55 PM ET // Alice Truong
Next time you're hitting the slopes, grab a pair of Oakley's techie snow goggles. The company's heads-up display integrates tech sophistication like nothing else on the market: GPS, Bluetooth, jump analytics, caller ID, text messaging and music control. When you're skiing or snowboarding, the heads...
Nov 1, 2012 05:07 PM ET // Derek Markham
In an effort to reduce avalanche fatalities in Canada, a new mobile-friendly avalanche bulletin system gives users the info they need, at the locations they want, at the tip of their fingers. Taking advantage of the smartphone revolution, Parks Canada has retooled their avalanche warning system to ...
Sep 27, 2012 05:07 PM ET // Alice Truong
The creative minds at "Every Third Thursday" have done it again, building yet another out-of-box snowboard that will wow and inspire you. In September, "ETT" concocted an adaptive board for former pro-snowboarder Tim Ostler, who in 2000 suffered an accident in the half pipe that left him paralyzed ...