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Figure Skating Makes Better Hockey Players

March 18, 2013 by  
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By Jo Ann Schneider Farris It has been said that the hockey players who have participated in figure skating or have worked with power hockey coaches from figure skating backgrounds may be the most outstanding players on a team.  Laura Stamm, an ice dancer, has become well known for her book Laura Stamm’s Power Skating […]

Northbrook Gears Up for Summer Sports Training

March 18, 2013 by  
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It’s always an adventure at the Northbrook Park District. Between the Winter Carnival, Daddy-Daughter Dance, Spring Bunny Trail, Kids’ Fishing Derby, Park Fest Concerts, Liberty Loop 5K, Rock the Green, Kids’ Duathlon, Touch-A-Truck, Northbrook Autumnfest, Northbrook’s Talent Showdown, Breakfast with Santa and Gingerbread Workshop, Northbrook heats things up all year long. Their figure skating program […]

Nordic Program Director Rick Kapala Teaches More Than Skiing Skills

February 19, 2013 by  
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By Nicolette House Spend a few moments talking with Nordic ski coach Rick Kapala and you’ll immediately understand why the young members of the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation are so successful. Their achievements on the mountain are numerous, but as Kapala points out, it’s never the medals or results they reminisce about when graduating […]

Bavarian Soul Brings a Hip Vibe to the Wood River Valley

February 19, 2013 by  
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By Nicolette House If Sun Valley, ID and the ski slopes of Europe have one common trait, it’s excellent taste in ski wear. Those looking for a hip and youthful ski look frequent Bavarian Soul, a new and trendy boutique in Ketchum, ID. Mother and son team, Lorraine and Carter Rowand, opened the doors to […]

Life’s Lessons on the Sun Valley Ice

February 18, 2013 by  
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Premiere destination ski resort, glamorous playground for the well-to-do, stomping grounds of celebrities and stars…. These are all things that Sun Valley, Idaho is known for. To me, it is the ultimate home away from home and the greatest gift I could have ever given my child. Back in the “hey day” of skating, few […]

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