Speed Skate

Biathlon. Curling. Speedskating. Luge. For the average person, these sports only mean something every four years, when the world comes together to watch and revel in the Winter Olympics. While we may not always pay enough attention, seeing these…

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Named after the coveted Olympic athlete, the town of Jim Thorpe or “America’s Little Switzerland,” was a location considered famous for many things at the turn of the last century: the site of the country’s first roller coaster and…

Blue Mountain Resort Panorama

Zooming north on the train after work, I feel like a kid again, giddy with nose-pressed-to-window anticipation, escaping to a skier’s paradise in the Poconos. Why any New Yorker would pay to fly to a ski community baffles me;…