News tagged with skiers

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, ...

May 09, 2012
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The aerodynamics of speed skiing

(Phys.org) —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.

Mar 06, 2013
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NY Times jumps into mini digital book market (Update)

The New York Times is getting into the business of selling bite-sized digital books based on its reporters' work, giving it entree into a growing market for inexpensive "e-singles" that can be read in a couple of hours.

Dec 13, 2012
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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 ...

Aug 31, 2011
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Digital avalanche rescue dog

(PhysOrg.com) -- A novel geolocation system makes use of signals from Galileo, the future European satellite navigation system, to locate avalanche victims carrying an avalanche transceiver or a cellphone, to the precision ...

Dec 01, 2009
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