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Posts from ‘August, 2008’

Too Soon for Snowboarding and Ski Clothes? It’s Not Too Soon for Snow.

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It’s official. A foot of snow touched down in Colorado in mid-August. Early snows generally indicate that the season should be full of snow, and last year proved no exception. The 2007-2008 season saw record snowfalls [...]

UPDATE: Bucky Lasek Visit Cancelled

Due to the often unfortunate reality which is nature, the Vans people have cancelled Bucky Lasek’s visit to Houston. They do not want to take a risk of flying in or out of Hurricane Gustav, which is currently hovering over the Caribbean now.
I know. We are just as bummed as you [...]

Professional Skateboarder Bucky Lasek is Coming to Sun and Ski Sports

Ten time X Games medalist and professional skateboarder Bucky Lasek will be at our Sun and Ski Memorial City Mall store on Friday evening from 7:30-8:30 pm to sign autographs and will be skating on Saturday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark in Houston (103 Sabine Street, Houston, Texas) from 8am to [...]

14 Energy-Food Tips for Cycling Stronger & Longer

If you’re riding hard, it’s also important that your energy drink isn’t too concentrated. Too rich a mixture can upset your stomach and even slow down or prevent absorption.

Need a Vacation? Check Out Amazing Hiking in Northern California.

Northern California has some incredible places to go hiking. The weather is always temperate and the scenery is incredible. I hopped in Twitter, a microblogging service, and asked some outdoors lovers what their favorite places to hike were in Northern California. Here are a few of the great responses I got:
1.) Paul [...]

Plan a Day Trip

Now that you’ve decided to embrace winter by learning to ski or snowboard, choosing a resort, getting there and finding your way around are your first challenges. Here’s what you should know before your first day trip.

Sun & Ski Sports to Open Two Stores in Dallas Market

Houston, TX – August 12, 2008. . . . . Houston-based Sun & Ski Sports, known as the “guide to the great outside,” is bucking the prevailing retail economic indicators by opening two new stores this year representing more than 40,000 square feet of retail space. Both stores are located in the Dallas market.
The [...]

Giro Atmos Road Cycling Helmet

The Atmos road bike helmet provides superior technology and is the leading style for riders like Armstrong, Petacchi and Freire.

Rossignol Zenith Z3 Skis

The Rossignol Zenith Z3 Skis are the perfect fit for a good intermediate skier to the less aggressive advanced skier.

Packing For A Snow Sports Vacation

Don’t wear cotton next to your skin. When it absorbs perspiration, it stays wet. Then when you decrease activity (i.e. ride the lift), you get chilled.