The US ski industry is in trouble, according to a study commissioned by ski resorts and the US Department of Labor.The study, by the University of Colorado Boulder, looked at ski industry trends in terms of job losses and other losses during the past 15 years.It found that more than half of all ski resorts closed their doors during the period studied."The industry is losing jobs and it's not just ...
The Slalom is one of those cool-looking machines that has to be the most fun to ride.
It’s also one of the most frustrating.
And now, with the help of some handy new technology, you can get a better, more comfortable experience by using your hands instead.
The Slaloms patented Hand Grip system uses three of your fingers to grip the handlebars and keep the whole thing from slipping.
It also includes a sliding mechanism for you to slide your feet over the bars, keeping the slalomed ride comfortable even if you can’t fully grasp the controls.
You can even turn the SlalOMs controls by squeezing the left trigger, but that might make your head hurt.
The technology is currently in testing at the Stowe ski shop in Stowe, Vermont, but we’re expecting it to make it to the ski world in the near future.