Winter time is here and with winters comes out the love of winter sports. Now that may be fun but the trouble begins when it comes down to storing your winter gear. Here are 15 tips for storing your winter sports gear so it stays in good condition for a long time: Wax them up One of the best tips you could get about storing your sports gear is to wax them up well before you store them. Remember to scrape off the previous layer of wax before applying a fresh coat of hot wax. Consider applying two-three layers so the base stays hydrated during the summer season. Ski bags are not the answer While most people believe that the best way to store winter sports gear is to stuff them up in a sports bag, they can’t be more wrong. Ski bags are known to store up moisture as well which means you’ll be facing the trouble of rust sooner than you can imagine. Try lining them up in a climate-controlled closet instead; that keeps them new and fresh! Strap them up Marking #3 in … [Read more...] about 15 Ways That Make Storing Winter Sports Gear Easy!
Capturing the beauty of particular setting in a tricky lighting is difficult. As you photograph during winters in the mountains, light may continue to vary from deep and rich to blown out and flat. Similarly, as winters are approaching, a lot of people are getting ready to hit the slopes along with their cameras to do some action sports photography. Indeed, the combination of snowy mountains and scorching sun is hard to deal with but if you know some tips for winter sport photography, you can get yourself some awesome winter sport photographs, full of excitement and colors, which will be cherished and remembered for years. So, before you plan to hit the slopes and conquer the mountains, let us have a look at some useful tips for awesome winter sport photography. Equipment Your camera might not be designed to get wet unless it’s waterproof. Therefore, as you photograph in winter, chances are that snow will melt into puddles and obviously nobody likes to see puddles in … [Read more...] about Winter Sport Photography – Tips to Capture Some Exciting Pictures This Winter
Are you looking for some good outdoor activities outside of team sports you can do this Fall and Winter? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve selected four of my favorite outdoor activities, plus one I’m jonesing to check out. Take a look below to get inspired to stay outdoors when it gets cold. Spelunking (Suggested day trip - Mammoth Caves KY followed by visit to Corsair in Bowling Green) Exploring caves might not seem like an extreme sport, but if you’re into hiking, scrambling and climbing it can get pretty intense. Plus, the eeriness of caves has always fascinated me. And if you want a low intensity thrill of spelunking, there is just as much variety inside caves as there is if you like hiking. Another intriguing component to spelunking is taking the time to study up on bats. They are fascinating creatures of the night who possess some incredible physical gifts. We can also be thankful of bats for eating so many pesky insects. If you really want the thrill of being … [Read more...] about Extreme Sports for the Fall and Winter
Whenever you are out for any kind of sports, the first thing you need to take care of is the safety of yourself and your family, especially kids. After all, colder temperatures might not keep adults or even kids from venturing outside for sports, but injuries can! Therefore, you must consider some safety tips for winter sports! Winter sports or any sort of recreational activities offer all of us with tons of excitement and fun, but with that, it is also imperative to follow the safety rules or guidelines, so that you don’t turn your exciting sport into a nightmare or suffer a severe injury. Therefore, for your assistance, here are some useful safety tips for winter sports. Snow Tubing and Sledding Search for a good hill – You must select the hill that offers a clear pathway without any obstacles. For this, you need to make sure that hill doesn’t lead to a street, parking lot, road or any other watery area such as a lake, river or a pond. Slide downhill in a proper … [Read more...] about Winter Sports Safety – Are You Following the Safety Guidelines?