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South Korea to spend $71 million demolishing $200 million Olympic venue
9 months ago

South Korea to spend $71 million demolishing $200 million Olympic venue

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The Jeongseon Alpine Center is set to be demolished so that land it sits on – from which more than 58,000 trees were removed – can be restored to its …
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Guide to ski resorts near Seoul
1 year ago

Guide to ski resorts near Seoul

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South Korea is a small country with excellent transport networks. Many of Korea’s ski resorts are easily accessible via bus or rail.

South Korea’s best skiing is found in Gangwon-do, …
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Yongpyong
1 year ago

Yongpyong

Spanning 4,300 acres and 29 km of marked trails, Yongpyong is South Korea’s biggest ski resort. Built in 1974, it was also Korea’s first purpose-built alpine resort, and to this …
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PyeongChang 2018 event schedule
2 years ago

PyeongChang 2018 event schedule

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The opening ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics will take place at 8 pm on Friday 9 Febraury. Between February 8–25 more than 102 events will take place, featuring …
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The underdogs of PyeongChang 2018
2 years ago

The underdogs of PyeongChang 2018

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Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn, Marcel Hirscher, Ted Ligety, Mikaela Shiffrin. These are a few of names that will dominate the conversation when the PyeongChang Winter Olympics kick off in just under a …
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What it’s like to work for a Korean ski school
2 years ago

What it’s like to work for a Korean ski school

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Vlogger Alexandra Parsons talks us through her life as a snowboard instructor at Phoenix Park in South Korea.
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Empty seats expected for PyeongChang 2018
2 years ago

Empty seats expected for PyeongChang 2018

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PyeongChang 2018 is set to begin in less than 5 months, but tickets to the event are proving a hard sell. Only 22.7% of a total 1.18 million tickets were …
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Skiing meets gaming in South Korea
2 years ago

Skiing meets gaming in South Korea

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South Korea is a country obsessed with video games. This is evident in the number of PC bangs (internet cafes) found throughout Seoul and other major cities. In 2011, the …
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North Korea a chance to host Olympic ski events
2 years ago

North Korea a chance to host Olympic ski events

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South Korea has announced its intent to share Olympic responsibilities with North Korea. Do Jong-hwan, South Korea’s sports minister, will raise the idea with Jang Woong, North Korea’s delegate to …
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10 reasons to get excited about PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics
2 years ago

10 reasons to get excited about PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

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For those of us who love soju and skiing in equal measure, the prospect of a Winter Olympics in South Korea is certainly exciting. A successful Olympic campaign could provide …
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