Sports the Olympics Forgot – Snowshoe Snowball

The biggest event of the sports calendar in Revelstoke is the Snowshoe Snowball Contest held on Valentine’s Day since 1872. This event combines the stamina required to snowshoe 10 kilometers over hilly terrain with the accuracy of a marksman. During the snowshoe, the participants have to knock over 10 bottles of Kootenay beer with 10 snowballs that they makeContinue reading “Sports the Olympics Forgot – Snowshoe Snowball”

Sochi Olympics – where you can try these events yourself

The Winter Olympics are coming – the following article shows you where you can try various sports such as ski-jumping, skeleton, bob-sleigh, and downhill skiing. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/snowandski/10594393/Winter-Olympics-2014-how-to-be-an-Olympian-on-the-slopes.html