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Bode Miller Joins Indoor Snow Centres Group

America’s most successful male ski racer and world-famous name in the wintersports world, Bode Miller, has joined the Alpine-X group as ‘Innovation Officer’. Alpine-X have plans to build at least 10 indoor snow centres across America with an initial the $200 million development facility known as Fairfax Peak in Northern Virginia moving through the planning approval process with a target

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SnowWorld Group Celebrates 25 Years

The SnowWorld Group who are headquartered in The Netherlands celebrated 25 years in business in December. The company has been the most successful and most prominent in the world of indoor snowsports, which is itself only just over three decades old in its modern era of refrigerated halls. SnowWorld now operate seven indoor snow centres, along with associated hotels and

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Planned New Australian Indoor Snow Centre to be Fully Green-Powered

A planned new indoor snow centre, Winter Sports World, proposed for Penrith near Sydney in Australia will be entirely powered by a 1.2 megawatt power supply of photovoltaic solar cells on the roof, the team behind the project say.  That’s the equivalent of powering 220 homes with photovoltaic panels, feeding into an on-site battery storage facility. The $300 million development

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Mixed Reports on The Plans Of The Operator of the World’s Largest Indoor Snow Centres

The Sunac group, which runs at least six indoor snow centres in China, including the world’s three largest by snow area, was a major presence at this year’s at The World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo staged in early autumn. The Sunac Culture & Tourism Group exhibited its ability to manage the whole chain of the snow industry and the advantages

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Snow Abu Dhabi “Close To Completion”

The huge Reem Mall complex on Abu Dhabi’s Reem Island is reported to be close to completion. Seven-years after it was first unveiled the $1.2 billion US retail hub is reported to be “over 95 per cent complete.” Along with more than 450 shops and over 85 different dining options, the mall will house “one of the world’s largest snow

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Alpine-X Launches Free Members Club

Alpine-X, a company which intends to build indoor snowsports centres across North America with its first at Fairfax Peak in Virginia by 2025 has launched a membership program designed to fit its mission of ‘Snowsports for Everyone.’ The free-to-join club has a focus on offering gear discounts, and support to club members who are also being encouraged to offer feedback

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