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Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Porter Fox
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-15 - Publisher: Rink House Prod

In his stunning first book, veteran ski writer Porter Fox captures the 8,000-year-old sport of skiing, the miracle of snow and the shocking truth of how climate change could wipe out both in the next 75 years. The narrative follows the unlikely rise of skiing from prehistoric Norwegian hunters to
The Story of Modern Skiing
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: John Fry
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-14 - Publisher: University Press of New England

This is the definitive history of the sport that has exhilarated and infatuated about 30 million Americans and Canadians over the course of the last fifty years. Consummate insider John Fry chronicles the rise of a ski culture and every aspect of the sport's development, including the emergence of the
The Story of Ski-ing
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Arnold Lunn
Categories: Skis and ski-running
Type: BOOK - Published: 1952 - Publisher:

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Two Planks and a Passion
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: Roland Huntford
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-10 - Publisher: A&C Black

Predating the wheel, the ski has played an important role in our history. This is brilliantly brought to life in this engaging book.
Bugaboo Dreams
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Topher Donahue
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books Ltd

Take the snowiest mountains in Canada, add two Austrian immigrants, an army of adrenaline-addicted skiers (kings, queens, billionaires, average people and everyday ski bums) and throw a helicopter into the mix for an unforgettable story of mountain adventure. The tale begins when two childhood friends-Hans Gmoser and Leo Grillmair-leave postwar