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To be followed by the snow, on air!

Photographer: Iacopo I.
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Freestyle with skiboards

Freestyle with skiboards

The first ski race in the history seems to have been organized in 1842 in Norway, city of Tromsø. The technique used on that occasion have been the telemark officially studied only a few years before for a Norwegian in the region of Telemark, Norway. The first downhill race was held only in the 1921 during the championship of the British Ski and later it was also carried out the first slalom race.

It seems that the way to forward on the snow with planks of wood at the foot has been known since the ancient peoples of the northern Europe. Both scriptures cave and archeological discoveries  have confirmed these theories dating the firsts use of sledges, skis and sleds for human movement about 2500 BC.

The evolution of technique and technology over the years has been unstoppable until today. If for the first aluminum ski humanity must wait until 1934, when this model has been invented in France, the first models of fiberglass has been made only from 1960. During the same ‘60s begin to appear the firsts rudimentary snowboards on the US’ slopes.

Over the past twenty years, however, skiing has been incredible acceleration in terms of development and expansion. The introduction of new kinds of skis easier and more manageable brings a lot of people on the slopes. Freestyle, snowboard, skiboard  and carving let more and more young people be attracted by the mountain enjoying founding the best way to have fun on the snow.


OTHER RANDOM GALLERIES
Palio dei Ciui 2010 – Santa Maria a Monte (Pisa)
Palio dei Ciui 2010 – Santa Maria a Monte (Pisa)
Photographer: Iacopo I.

The 11th edition of the “Palio dei ciui” has been raced the 2nd of June 2010 in Santa Maria a Monte a town in the  countyside of Pisa in the heart of Tuscany. Since 1999 this fantastic donkey-race has been organized at the beginning of June as an happy ending of a popular fest of one week full of entertainment events withBrowse the photo gallery…

Italian scorpion – Macro photography
Italian scorpion – Macro photography
Photographer: Iacopo I.

This set of macro photography gallery is dedicated to a specimen of scorpion found in the countryside of Pisa, Italy. This kind animal is a predatory arthropod of the order Scorpions within the class Arachnida. As other small arachnids living in Europe this is usually not dangerous for human and its sting could be compared to theBrowse the photo gallery…

An incredible team – Italian para dressage at WEG 2010
An incredible team – Italian para dressage at WEG 2010
Photographer: Iacopo I.

Some shots on the fantastic Italian para dressage team and their supporters rapresenting Italy at the World Equestrian Games 2010 at Lexington, Kentucky.



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