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New Year Round Ski Jump For Michigan

The long established Copper Peak ski jump in the US state of Michigan’s Upper Peninsular region is to be redeveloped into a spectacular year-round ski flying hill with an all-season surface, the only one of its kind in the world. The existing Copper Peak, constructed in 1969, was originally a ski jumping hill and has a 469-foot long ramp, but

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A New Indoor Ski Centre for Shanghai

A new indoor ski centre opened in Shanghai, China, on January 3rd, 2023 Known as the S.H.O.W Ski Center, the facility has two dry ski slopes, an 8m high, 39m long airbag slope with a 20° slope angle, as well a 10.5m high, 43.5m long beginner’s slope with a 14° slope angle. As for the airbag slope, slope manufacturer and

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Youngsters Win In Spectacular Coordinated Dry Slope Backflip

Olympic snowboarder Jamie Nicholls and Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton CBE – were present to judge the ‘Best Trick’ prize at Warmwell’s dry slope as young contestants performed adrenaline-pumping tricks in support of the charity #Willdoes. Deja Parker and Max Baxter-Fox were judged the winners at the annual Snowboard and Ski Jam, receiving a £200 voucher, donated by Thrudark clothing, for

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Go Ahead For Cornwall Dry Ski Slope

A long-planned dry ski slope project at Par near St Austell in Cornwall has been given the green light by local councillors. The plans for the dry ski slope, to be called the Altitude Snow Park, were first announced in 2018, but the landowners since had to solves multiple planning issues before finally getting the go ahead to start construction.

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Skiing on City Walls Near Venice

Treviso, a beautiful little town near Venice, held a special event to celebrate the centenary of its founding at the start of October, and one of the big attractions were artificial ski slopes on the city walls – one for downhill, the other cross-country skiing. “The Mountain in the City. Skiing on the Walls” event, part of the the European

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Proslope

Proslope was created with the aim of making skiing and snowboarding more accessible to all, not just by creating an affordable sports surface solution, but by making one that, unlike the competition, is a pleasure to ski or ride on. The Proslope Difference The key Proslope success factors are: Better edge control –for skiers and boarders from complete beginners to

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Stockholm Centre Offering Snowsports Year-Round

A popular urban ski hill in the Swedish capital Stockholm will offer skiing and snowboarding year round from now on, having unveiled a major new dry slope. The Hammarbybacken hill has long been a popular wintersports destination and is run by skistar., the same company that runs Scandinavia’s biggest resorts like Sweden’s Are and Salen as well as Hemsedal and

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