Russian Builds Fence Out of Skis

Russian Builds Fence Out of Skis

Newsfeed, Trivia
We all love our skis – but some take that love a step farther. An extraordinary use for old skis was found in the Siberian city of Omsk in Russia. A private homeowner fenced off his home - with a "hedge" made of (wooden) skis. The photos, demonstrating an unsual dedication to a winter sport – or, perhaps, an easy access to ski storage – caused a minor sensation when they appeared on social media site, VK.com. Here are some comments: "The former boss of ski rental place's idea of retiterment”. “Bjoerndalen moved to Omsk?” “A physical education teacher!” Many of the commenters expressed doubts that the fence will be intact in winter. “This palisade will stand only until the first snow. Then it will be gone!”. “No way,” replies…
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Ski Marathons – What to Choose, How to Choose

Ski Marathons – What to Choose, How to Choose

Newsfeed, Travel & Mass Sport
It's a month of June – which means different things for different people, but for the skiers it means the ski marathon schedule for next year is unveiled & published. There is no need to convince those who ever done one to come back. But for those who didn't and reading this: you ought to give that gift to yourself - there's simply nothing out there that compares to taking part in mass skiing event! We will not insult your intelligence by providing exact location details and "how to get there" info – it's all just a click away on Internet. Instead we'll effort to fill the gap in available information and - hopefully - help you choose your first ever marathon. November – December 2017. One of the biggest…
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