History of Bobsledding

Former Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb

Bobsledding, also referred to as bobsleighing, is a sport of sliding down on a natural or artificial incline covered with ice on a four-runner sled that supports either two or four men. Sled is also known as bob, bobsleigh, and bobsled. Bobsledding is a dangerous, enraged, and exciting. Bobsledding includes two or … Read more

Ice Hockey: Interesting Facts and History

NHL 2017 Playoffs

Most of the people have heard about the famous Canadian game, ice hockey. But many of them do not realize that this particular sport holds a great history with it. It is not something that people just made, but it took a long process for ice hockey to become what it is … Read more

What is Figure Skating?

AnabelleLanglois and Cody Hay land a throw jump at the 2006 Skate America

Figure skating is a unique combination of ice skating and ballet. It has been around for a very long time. Each year during the Olympic season, many artists compete in the disciplines of this fascinating field of dance. How figure skating was introduced, and what are different aspects of it? Let’s learn. … Read more

What is Slopestyle?

Slopestyle course

Slopestyle is a kind of freeskiing that is very popular in the regions of the United States and Canada. It is essentially a fun combination of snowboarding and skiing. This sport involves jumps, tricks, and other attention-grabbing stunts. And even though it holds great importance now, it took a long journey to … Read more

Beginner Mountain: Guide to Climbing Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak, mountain, snow-capped

Located in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, in North America, Pikes Peak is thought to be the highest summit in the area. It is a popular choice for people who are considering going for mountain climbing. Surrounded by a forest, the peak rises to a height of 11, 115 ft. … Read more

Beginner Mountain: Guide to Climbing Mount Sandakphu

Mount Sandakphu, snow-capped, India

If you ever decide to explore the wonderful marvels found throughout South Asia, be sure to visit the intimidating site that holds Mount Sandakphu. Situated in West Bengal, a state of India, Sandakphu is the highest natural point in the region. It is conveniently located near the Singalila National Park. For enthusiastic … Read more

Beginner Mountain: Guide to Climbing Mount Baker

Mount Baker, snowy mountain, Washington, farm

The majestic Cascade Range of North America is undoubtedly one of the best candidates when it comes to choosing your first mountain climb. It is filled with countless snow-capped peaks. Among these, Mount Baker stands out as the fifth-highest peak in the Range, and the third-highest in the state of Washington. Besides … Read more

Beginner Mountain: Guide to Climbing Mount Tofana di Rozes

Tofana di Rozes, snowy mountain, Italy

One of the most beautiful sights offered by mountainous regions around the world is that of Mount Tofana di Rozes. Having a height of 10,581 ft. (3,225 m) above sea level, it is located in the Province of Belluno, Veneto, in Italy. It is one of the most famous hiking spots in … Read more