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I moved to Colorado a little over five years ago. Although I was just a skier at the time, it was my goal to become a snowboarder. Months before the season started, I spent hundreds of dollars on all the gear I would need: Board, bindings, boots, jacket, pants, and a couple layers of fleece sweatshirts to keep me warm on those cold blizzard days. After all these expenses, I found myself short on money and decided to buy a cheap pair of thermal underwear from a local Wal-Mart.

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Which Is More Dangerous Skiing Or Snowboarding

11/06/2017, 10:25am EST
By Max Wild

Is It Really 50 / 50?

Snowboarders and skiers are increasing in number every year. As the numbers increase so do the number of injuries. More awareness is being placed on snowboard safety and ski safety.During the course of a year about 11 million skiers and 4 million snowboarders in the U.S. alone are on the slopes at least once.

Racing Dirt Bikes

10/09/2017, 10:20am EDT
By Handsome Max Taylor

So you want to start racing dirt bikes?

Who can blame you; dirt bike racing is an increasingly popular choice for many thrill seekers. It's true that in the wrong hands racing dirt bikes can be incredibly dangerous but with a little care and attention and some experience there is no reason why you can't have the adrenalin fuelled excitement while considerably minimising the risks many people associate with the sport.

Mississauga Axe Throwing League and Knife Throwing in Oakville - Missisauga Newspaper and Mississauga NEws is best in Mississauga Gazette

Axe Throwing Lessons Are AWESOME!

08/15/2017, 1:15pm EDT
By Max Wild

Silver Swords Armouries

Today I took my first axe throwing lesson in Oakville. I was looking for things to do around Mississauga and the Oakville area when I came across Silver Swords Armouries. They have a great business listing right here on the Mississauga Gazette and I thought it was strange that I work here, but had not come across Silver Swords Armouries until today. Well it's not strange I'm a busy guy, those surfboards are not going to ride themselves.

Whitewater kayaking has many excellent destinations around the world for both new and experienced kayakers. The eastern United States has some of the best whitewater conditions you can find.

Tipping Etiquette for Your Scuba Crew

07/09/2017, 10:20am EDT
By Max Wild

Don't ask. The answer is a resounding "Yes"!  You should tip. When you go on a chartered and chaperoned dive through a commercial diving shop, it is customary to tip both the Captain and the DiveMaster. Gratuities are voluntary, incumbent on your generosity. Even so, it is appropriate to offer a tip for your scuba crew.

Which is More Dangerous - Skiing or Snowboarding

06/25/2017, 10:20am EDT
By Max Wild

Snowboarders and skiers are increasing in number every year. As the numbers increase so do the number of injuries. More awareness is being placed on snowboard safety and ski safety.

Whitewater rafting is a perfect way to combine a love for the outdoors and the rushing thrill of taking on nature's elements. There is nothing quite like driving through a rushing whorl of water, having it spray up in your face, bouncing up and down in your seat feeling as though you are only moments away from disaster. Best of all, whitewater rafting is one of the safest adventure sports there is, with national safety standards followed by every major outfitter in North America.

Wreck Scuba Diving in Florida

05/14/2017, 10:20am EDT
By Max Wild

Some of the most enjoyable diving you may ever do is wreck scuba diving. Because travel by ship was the main way of going from continent to continent prior to development of air travel, and because the technology used on ships and in weather forecasting was not advanced at all, many ships sank in waters around the world providing dives that are interesting and fun. There are so many wrecks that only the Florida wreck diving will be covered in this article. 

White Water Rafting - Not for the Faint Of Heart

04/30/2017, 10:20am EDT
By Max Wild

White water rafting is an adventure sport in which a raft is used to navigate a river or any water body. It is usually done on rapids or white water to keep up the excitement. A river goes through different gradients and flows from a higher gradient to lower gradient. When the river’s gradient becomes sharp, frothy water is formed consisting of bubbles and aerated water. This has a white appearance hence termed white water. The sport has been popular since the mid 80’s.

















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