Essays Tagged: "Skiing"

How I learned to ski

son just how to ski. Through practice and time I have made my father a happy teacher. I owe all my skiing knowledge to my father who has spent hour upon hour teaching me the so called 'tricks of the ... ht me how to ski. He showed me how to snow-plow down a hill, that is your first move you learn upon skiing, then he so ever willingly took me to the bunny hill and watched intently as if he remembers ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The impact of Snowboarding on retail marketing

een on a steady increase. At the beginning of this decade the increase began to skyrocket. However, skiing was not the reason for the growth. The reason for the dramatic increase in industry sales in ... eason for the growth. The reason for the dramatic increase in industry sales in the retail world of skiing was due to snowboarding. By now almost everyone in the country has either seen a snowboard, r ...

(7 pages) 147 1 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Tour Of France

IntroductionFrance is a beautiful country. It has lots to do like skiing, swimming, shopping, gambling, drinking, and dining. Here are the topics I will include in my ...

(4 pages) 181 3 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This research paper is on advertising and alcohol. There are facts about how media and advertising portrays alcohol in our society today.

of alcoholic beverage. This sort of advertisement will most likely contain some young happy people skiing in the mountains combined with a catchy quote, such as, ?Tap the Rockies?. Another place you ...

(5 pages) 898 1 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


bilities to do. The skiers have many mountains on top of other mountains to choose from to ski on. 'Skiing is the major money making factor for Colorado.' -Comptons Interactive Encyclopedia. The peopl ... rld Book Atlas 1993. The capitol of Colorado is Denver. Some of the attractions Colorado offers is: skiing, hiking, and exploring. These play a major role in Colorado's economic progression. The land ...

(4 pages) 143 0 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Physics of Scuba Diving

rds of the earth's surface? I have always been interested in water activities; swimming, diving and skiing, and I felt that scuba was for me. My first dive took place while on a family vacation. I cam ...

(18 pages) 113 1 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A funny story during a Ski trip.

mit of the mountain nestled in the heart of the Vermont Aileen and Megan greeted their first day of skiing that winter with much anticipation. It was the type of day when the clouds seemed to blanket ... parents, not as excited about the girl's adventure thought the girls were too young to ski alone. "Skiing alone is never a good idea" their fathers proclaimed, always stay together. Taking their fath ...

(3 pages) 81 1 2.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Ernest Hemmingway.

e and the post war convention. He also wrote non-political subjects such as fishing, bull fighting, skiing, and social life in Europe.In 1923, Hemingway and his wife, Hadley, left Paris and went to No ...

(1 pages) 43 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Skiing vs. Skating; Judgment Day.

Skiing vs. Skating; Judgment DaySkiing and skating are very different, but they are still the same i ... t DaySkiing and skating are very different, but they are still the same in some ways too. Obviously skiing is much better, but there are pros and cons to both. In the following essay, skiing and skati ... he following essay, skiing and skating will be contrasted using their similarities, and differences.Skiing and skating are both winter sports. This is a known similarity. They are both most commonly d ...

(3 pages) 29 1 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Out On The Slopes.

was a Saturday and John was in his car on the way to the ski hill. He was ready for a great day of skiing, and once he got there, he jumped out of his car, grabbed his skis and ran to the office to g ... up to the red line and all he could see was the snow coming down. He was thinking about nothing but skiing, so when the man running the lift signaled for him to get ready, he didn't notice, so the ski ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Successful and Unsuccessful Learning Experinces.

Successful and Unsuccessful Learning ExperiencesSkiingWhen I was about fourteen years old I wanted to go on a skiing trip to Austria with my school, ... l views. I also wanted to able to ski freely all week without being watched over by the teachers or skiing instructors and I knew this would not be a possibility if I was unable to ski.So I had to fin ... ing to teach the pupils how to ski, from this I learnt that the school was going to run a course of skiing lessons at a dry ski slope in Birmingham, at the Ackers Leisure Centre.I attended the classes ...

(12 pages) 101 0 2.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Snowboarding History Snowboarding is the world's fastest grow...

nowboarding is the world's fastest growing winter sport and is set to become even more popular than skiing. It is still a young sport and there are many people eager to learn more about the enjoyment ...

(7 pages) 44 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Personal Narrative: My First Time Skiing

others we will never forget. One first time experience I will never forget is the first time I went skiing. I remember being lifted on the ski lift chair. The memory of being on top of the high hill w ... g coats and these trees right ahead of them. This was my first time in Lake Tahoe and my first time skiing. I am in a sled-like ski chair called a bi-ski. It has two has two skis on the bottom, and tw ...

(2 pages) 98 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Heroes and villains essay

l odds, Stuart was pulled alive from the ruble. The media labeled him as a hero. One day Stuart was skiing in Threadbo, the next he was fighting for his like under his house and the next he was a hous ...

(2 pages) 72 1 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Process paper- How i leaned to skii. Take you through the process of skiing

me to spend a weekend. Since neither one of us had skied before, we signed up for "learn and love" skiing lessons. Our instructor was a twenty- fife- year- old guy named Blake."So, how are we? Ready ... the poles from the ground. According to the instructor, this was sliding, "the main ingredient for skiing."Last, Blake explained, how to do the "snow plow" in case we ever needed to slow down. Appare ...

(3 pages) 81 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The History of Snowboarding

boarding started when I was seven years old. The first time I tried it I liked it so much more than skiing that I never skied again. As I grew older and learned to love snowboarding, I became very int ... a cool thing to do, not having the opportunity to go surfing . But Burton was really serious about skiing. After breaking his collarbone in a car accident, he was not able to take part in skiing comp ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

History of Snowboarding

Skiing and sledding used to be the only to ways of recreationally traveling down a snow-covered moun ... r winter sports."Snowboarding is so successful because it barrows from skate boarding, surfing, and skiing." ("Larry Dane Brimmer") One of the first creators was M.J "Jack" Burchett. In "1929 out of a ... on lookers." ("Larry Dane Brimmer") Snowboarding is so "successful because it is so simple, unlike skiing you don't need poles you only have to control one board instead of two separate skies. There ...

(4 pages) 53 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Describe one event in your life that had a major impact on you. (College Preparation) Title: "Bad Skiing Experience"

Sergey LivshitsBad skiing experience It was a dry cold winter day the dirt that was muddy during the warmer mon ... ng, instead of throwing around snowballs and sledding down the hills. George brought up the idea of skiing, he went skiing every winter with his cousin Eddie they where almost pros compared to me. I n ... went skiing every winter with his cousin Eddie they where almost pros compared to me. I never went skiing before in my life. This was the first time I ever went to a ski resort. My heart was pounding ...

(2 pages) 35 0 2.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Big sky of Montana (SWAT Analysis)

ig Sky Resort was conceived and built by the late NBC newscaster, Chet Huntley. It first opened for skiing in December 1973. In 1976, Boyne USA Resorts purchased the resort and has owned and managed i ... e: 25%The skiers are dividing as follows:Local day skiers (no lodging) Montana residents, taking no skiing lessons and representing intermediate-advanced skiers who spend on average 20 days (5 hours d ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Management Case Study: Nanshan Ski Resort.

Starting from November 26th this winter, Beijing Nanshan Ski Village will be celebrating its 5th skiing season. As a well-known skiing resort leading winter fashion and producing happiness, As a re ... perfect itself with international operational concepts. It was the first to introduce single-board skiing into China, and the first to set up a single-board ski park in China in cooperation with MELL ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies