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My Sun & Ski Challenge: Week 2 by Jillian Despard

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Dear Diary, I’m sure you are as surprised as I to see that I am alive and functioning. I would have said alive and well, but functioning seemed much more appropriate. Another week of my Sun & Ski challenge has […]

6 Offseason Tips for Triathletes

Though triathlon is indeed “a” sport, triathletes must be able to do the three sports (swimming, cycling and running) in a manner that gets them across the finish line in the least amount of time. As a triathlete, you may or may not be aiming for a spot on the podium but you probably want […]

TOMS Mystery Box – Guess What’s Inside!

The TOMS Mystery Box unveils the next chapter of One for One. For TOMS, the next chapter starts on June 7th, when they wont be just a shoe company anymore, but the One for One™ company. What’s your next chapter? How do you want to build a better tomorrow? Join us at the Memorial City […]

Cambodia Trails – Running it in Houston – Memorial Park

Memorial Park – Cambodia Trails Today we’ll be taking a look at the memorial park green trail, also known at the Cambodia trial. This trail is marked as an advanced trail due to the nature of the terrain. It is only 1.77 miles long, but requires intense concentration and a good pair of trail running […]

A Packing List Essay by Mairko Liveric

Recently, we had an essay contest within our stores for the best story related to our Ski Trip Packing List and how we use them to assist our customers. Below is the winning entry by Mairko Liveric at our Plainview, NY Store. Enjoy… So one day… A nice, fine woman came into the shop, said […]

2009 Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals – Sneak Peek…

You have just stumbled across the sneak peek of 2009’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. This is a small listing of just some of the great deals you will find at Sun & Ski Sports. The sale starts this Wednesday (1/25) for the early bird shoppers and available online through Monday (11/30). Apparel – […]

RE: Fur – Code Of Conduct With Our Vendors

Noah, Thank you for informing us of the inhumane treatment of animals in the fur trade. Based on your e-mail, I have requested that all of our vendors who offer fur (a small part of our overall assortment) indicate to me their animal treatment policies.  So far, it appears that all of our suppliers adhere […]

New to the blogging world!

Hello fellow sports enthusiasts! My name is Chris and I am the ski coordinator for the Ski Chalet in Chantilly, VA… a sister store to Sun & Ski Sports. I love what I do for a living and I always have a lot to say, so they gave me this space to share my passion […]

Each of the 13,000 BP MS-150 riders has a story (via

Originally posted by Rick Ankrum at Carolyn Gomez is riding the 180 miles from Houston to Austin – for the first time – this year. Though never a cyclist, she was inspired to do this challenging ride by her mother Irene Valdez, who courageously has faced her life with MS for the past 14 […]

The iStik “How Many Ways Can You Stik?” Contest

We all know about the armbands available to hold your iPod Nano while you’re working out. But what if you aren’t running or walking? Sometimes you just need more mobility when you are working out with your music, which is why iStik now offers the Magnetic 3rd Generation iPod Nano Case. Eight high-tech, Neodymium magnets […]