News tagged with skiers

How to make a faster ski

Although ski season is behind us, serious skiers are already looking ahead to next season and searching for ways to shave split-seconds off their race times. Now scientists may have a new way to help—perhaps in time for ...

dateMay 11, 2016 in Materials Science
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The aerodynamics of speed skiing

( —By studying the aerodynamics of speed skiing, Engineering student Robert Sills is developing methods to improve results of the British Speed Ski Team by reducing aerodynamic drag.

dateMar 06, 2013 in Engineering
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Simulated skiers reveal mountain traffic jams

Millions of skiers and snowboarders escape to the mountains every winter, but some everyday stresses -- like traffic jams -- are unavoidable even on the slopes. In plenty of time to prepare for next season, a team of Swiss ...

dateMay 09, 2012 in General Physics
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Vail Resorts adds photo features to EpicMix app

(AP) -- Tens of thousands of skiers used Vail Resorts Inc.'s free EpicMix application last season to track how much they were skiing and to compete with friends and strangers over how many digital pins they could collect ...

dateAug 31, 2011 in Software
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