Tagged: ski

Norwegian words in English: Ski

M. Michael Brady The Foreigner The word ski apparently always has been in Norwegian. The Old Norse spelling was skið, which means “cleft wood,” from the indoeuropean skeit, meaning “something cut.” The first use...

Ski Douchebags™

The ultimate ski and snowboard bag isn’t what you might expect from the name Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Ski and snowboard enthusiasts travel more and carry increasingly advanced equipment. Why is it so hard...

Northug will not ski the Swedish Vasaloppet

But the U.K’s Pippa Middleton will “He is not healthy enough to compete. We know that the boys he will compete against in the Vasaloppet have been training all year round, are very good...

The best ski destination

Norway wins at the National Geographic Traveller Awards in the category “Best Ski Destination 2011.” It won’t be long until skiing and snowboarding is back, and the swishing sounds of raw powder in the...

Easter tourists stays away from the ski lift

“It has not been a normal Easter. There is relatively little people here,” says Aanen Ådneram CEO of Ådneram Ski lift. Not all Fidjeland boasts a visitor boom this year, although operations manager, Torbjørn...

The special town of Voss

Modern culture infused with nature and tradition make Voss a destination for tourism and a great place to live By John Erik Stacy 27 Nov 2009 What’s so special about Voss? Why would a...

Ski for Light 2010 – Spread the word!

The 35th annual Ski for Light International Week will take place from Sunday, Jan. 31 through Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010 in the Wasatch Mountains of Northern Utah. Participants will stay at the Marriott Hotel...

Norway takes over the WSC torch

Oslo and Ski-VM 2011 have now taken over the World Ski Championships (WSC) torch. The occasion was marked in ceremonious fashion in Liberec. Ski-VM 2011, in cooperation with Oslo Municipality and the Royal Norwegian Embassy...

950 miles on skis for Norwegian Home Guard cadets

  21 cadets and six officers from The Norwegian Home Guard’s officers’ training school have started on a four-month ski march across the northern parts of Norway. The Norwegian Home Guard’s officers’ training school...