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Posts from ‘November, 2008’

Skiing or Snowboarding on a Budget? Look No Further

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Anyone who skis or boards a lot can tell you that much of the initial expense comes with the equipment.  You can’t just hit a mountain in any old clothes.  It’s too cold and you are too likely to get [...]

Sun & Ski Sports Announces Baggage Bail-Out $50 Rebate

Offer Available Through Mar. 31, 2009
Houston, TX — Nov. 26, 2008 — With the 2008-09 winter ski and snowboarding trips fast approaching, Sun & Ski Sports has announced the store’s first-ever “Baggage Bail-Out” rebate to help assuage concerns over the airline industry’s new checked baggage fees. The Houston-based outdoor adventure sports outfitter will [...]

Why It’s Important to Update Your Straight Skis

You update your hair style.  You don’t use the first blocky cell phone that ever came on the market.  Your new car has more features, gets better gas mileage, and is more comfortable than the one you drove 15 years ago.
So why use the same skis for decades on end?
Between 1980 and 2000, skis underwent [...]

Choosing the Right Length for Your Snowboard

Snowboards shouldn’t be picked on cool graphics alone. Choosing the right size snowboard is often the difference between flying down the mountain and falling down the mountain. Among the many factors that should be considered when purchasing a snowboard is your weight.
The length of the snowboard is the most important [...]

Preparing for Cold Weather When You Are Cycling

There’s no reason to stop riding when it gets cold.  Ron at Sun & Ski Austin discusses how to manage when the temperature cools down:

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The Pros Showed Up Big at “Rock the Cradle for Johnny Romano”

We were a proud sponsor this weekend at “Rock the Cradle for Johnny Romano”.  Pros such as Rune Glifberg, Dave Duncan, and Lance Childers showed up big at Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark this weekend.  We hope everyone had a good time, and that the event offered the Romano family both financial and moral support.
We [...]

Stefan Rothe, a Professional Cycling Coach, Discusses Training in the Off-Season

It’s really easy to get lost in the delicious food and hectic pace of the holidays. However, it’s never fun to get back to the cycling season and realizing you aren’t ready for the races you’d plan to sign up for. Stefan Rothe, a professional cycling coach and seasoned cycling competitor, was kind [...]