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Sink or Skim

Sink or Skim

Each spring, skiers—or at least those with little self-restraint—measure their mettle in horizontal rather than vertical feet. The ubiquitous pond-skimming contest is an honored end-of-season ritual—and a handy excuse for cross-dressing.

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Best Photos of 2010

A lot of beautiful photos floated in over the year. We've rounded up the best of the best, from deep powder, to scenic resorts, and more. Enjoy.

2011's Best Photos of the Year

Our photo editor sees hundreds and hundreds of stunning ski images flash daily across her screen. From that pile, she's tasked with selecting the best for use in the print magazine. Here are some of our favorites from 2011.

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Olympics 2010: Slippery Slope

If you listen closely to the commentators at an alpine World Cup race, you'll likely hear talk about course injection, a process during which water is injected into the snow in order to make a harder surface. While the practice is often discussed, the injectors themselves are seldom seen. Here's an up-close look at what they are and how they work.