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WORLD’s Top SKI Racers Train Indoors

Indoor snow centres have been providing off-season training facilities for decades now, but during the pandemic, with travel to glacier resorts and southern hemisphere ski camps difficult or impossible for many racers, they have been coming in to their own this summer, since they have been allowed to re-open in most countries. The International Ski Federation (FIS) recently ran a

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Indoor Snow Running

Ski Dubai have announced plans to stage what is being dubbed, “the world’s first summer snow-running competition.” The event, scheduled to take place on August 14, will see up to 300 runners compete at the indoor snow slope running three kilometres (just under two miles) in total, up and down the centre’s 400 metre long indoor snow slope. 300 slots

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Indoor Gondola Replaced By Indoor Chairlift at Giant Chinese Indoor Snow Centre

Three of the world’s seven largest indoor snow centres have opened in China in just the past year and two of these feature indoor gondola lifts. The lifts, at Guangdong Sunac Snow World which opened last summer and at Xiangjiang Joy City Snow World are slow moving and were designed mostly for sight-seers rather than skiers and snowboarders, but they

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Snow Resort Planned For Florida

An outdoor real-snow fun park is due to open in the famously hot and largely flat US state of Florida this autumn. Snowcat Ridge will feature am 18 metre (60 feet) high hill with multiple tubing lanes down its 122 metre (400 feet) long slope.  A conveyor lift will be used to get visitors up the slope. “The snow hill

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