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From 24. April to 23. June 2006. Enjoy our present in the only resort of the Alps with 365 days of pure ski pleasure SEE site for details!

-SKIING in teh SPRING ! What's on ?
30 June - 2 July 2006 Raiffeisen Open
8 July 2006 Zermatt Marathon
15 - 22 July 2006 Swiss Orienteering Week
The largest summer skiing area in the Alps (365 skiing days a year) Skiing - an unusual experience in summer
At the Matterhorn glacier paradise there's Europe's largest summer snow sports area in Europe. Depending on the snow conditions there are more than 20 kilometres of slopes. Summer skiing packages
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Ski New Hampshire
Ski NH Newsletter ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ -- Ski NH Anywhere, Anytime Ticket Packages on sale July 6th! -- Summer on the Horizon Dear michael, Another winter of New Hampshire skiing and riding is in the books! Every winter leaves us with lots of memories. Among this winter's highlights had to be powder skiing in October at Wildcat and Bretton Woods being the final area in New England open for skiing and riding, finally closing their lifts this past Friday. With the end of one winter comes the planning for the next! Our Ski NH Anywhere, Anytime Ticket packages are slated to go on sale Thursday, July 6th at 9am. Below are details on the packages. Be sure to remember some areas sell out quickly (as in the first hour or two) so it is good to look into it now to be sure you get tickets to your favorite ski areas! Ski NH Anywhere, Anytime Ticket Packages on sale July 6th! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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Cardrona -New Zealand

At the HPC we offer a range of options to cater for those who have reached a competent level on the mountain and are ready to take it to the next level. Park and Pipe Coaching, Training, Camps and Clinics - Ski and Snowboard Cardrona has three terrain parks and up to four half pipes. With these facilities at our fingertips we are able to offer great training options for those wanting to either get into the park & pipe or improve their range of tricks and levels of intensity. Our coaches are top athletes from around New Zealand who team up with our well qualified pros to offer a fantastic opportunity to train, learn and improve in a safe and inspiring environment. We offer a variety of programmes from all season training through to one-day clinics. New Zealand Snow Camps - Freestyle Clinics and Camps Want to get air out of the half pipe, ride rails with ease, or jump with acrobatic flair? Our freestyle camps and clinics provide skiers and snowboarders with expert coaching for a one day clinic or a multi-day camp. We recommend a minimum four-day camp as this will accelerate your learning like no other freestyle programme can. Generally the first three hours is spent in the pipe with the afternoon spent in the terrain park, and time for video analysis of our day. Click here for more information. And
Elite Race Training - Race Academy If gate racing is your style then the HPC (ski) Race Academy is the place to be. New for 2006 we have started a fully tiered race training squad we are offer athletes training that ranges from FIS level right through to Juniors wanting to train for inter school races. The expertise of well known coaches Adi Bersaconi, Kobi Wyssen, Jonathon Rice and Marcel Homberger has been called upon to create a programme like no other in New Zealand. With the wealth of knowledge and experience between these coaches, athletes will have the opportunity to fulfill their potential and reach their training goals. Each programme includes on snow training, fitness training, video analysis with dart software (helps you become aware of your potential and visualize how to achieve it).

CHRIS BRIGHAM NAMED ALPINE MEN'S HEAD SPEED COACH PARK CITY, Utah (May 8) - Chris Brigham, a member of the U.S. Ski Team alpine coaching staff since the mid-Nineties, has been promoted to men's downhill and super G head coach, Men's Head Coach Phil McNichol announced.
Brigham replaces John McBride, who retired after 10 years with the U.S. staff, including the last four as downhill/SG head coach. Pete Bosinger also retired at season's end, creating a second opening on the World Cup staff.
Brigham grew up in Sheffield, Mass., in the southern Berkshires, and was a racer until graduating from UMass-Amherst in 1989. He coached at Waterville Valley Academy (NH) and the New York Ski Education Foundation for five years, joined the U.S. staff with the '95 season for a year, spent '96 with the Canadian downhillers and returned to the U.S. Ski Team staff for good after the 1996 season. With Brigham moving up, McNichol said Europa Cup Coach Rewk Patten, formerly with Colorado's Crested Butte Academy before joining the U.S. coaching staff before last season, was being promoted to the World Cup squad and former Australian speed coach Michael Branch has been added to the staff, too. Brigham pointed to the talent on the team and said he looked for younger skiers to keep moving up. Following the retirement of former world champion Daron Rahlves (Sugar Bowl, CA), the veterans include reigning world DH and SG champion Bode Miller (Bretton Woods, NH) and two-time Olympians Scott Macartney (Redmond, WA) and Marco Sullivan (Squaw Valley, CA) plus 2006 Olympian Steve Nyman (Orem, UT) with Bryon Friedman (Park City, UT) returning from injury. “I’m pretty excited. Having been with the Ski Team [more than a decade], it’s good to have the continuity...and Mick’s practically been part of our staff these last two or three seasons, so that’s all to the good,” Brigham said. “We’ll miss Daron, of course, but we’ve got some athletes proving themselves on the World Cup...and it should be a fun season.” In other coaching moves, Forest Carey - Middlebury College alpine head coach and a former U.S. Ski Team athlete - has been added to the men's slalom and GS staff. Carey replaces Tom Sell, who takes over as men's development coach with Andrew Cesati assuming additional duties as conditioning coach, while Manuel Gamper, who was a seasonal coach last winter with the men's tech team, replaces Patten on the Europa Cup staff.
U.S. Alpine Director Jesse Hunt said, “Phil’s done a tremendous job filling key positions in a post-Olympic period when there’s been turnover in veteran staff. The goal of keeping consistency and continuity is being achieved in the men’s program, and it reflects our ongoing philosophy to fill important positions, where possible, from within the organization. I’m proud we’re in a position to charge our own coaches with leadership roles.”


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