Skidoo


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Skidoo

(skɪˈduː)
n
(Automotive Engineering) trademark Canadian another name for snowmobile
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Sliding down a run you'd probably find dangerous on skis with 2cm of plastic between the slope and your posterior while luging; slipping under a metre of ice to take in the alien world that exists beneath a frozen lake; night-time Skidoo rides with an instructor who urges you to jump metres into the air (I got about 6cm off the ground), Chamrousse really does have it all.
Rocksteady is the third family-friendly album of Josh & the Jamtones, featuring special guests Jesse Peter Wagner, Grammy-nominated Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, and Father Goose.
Bundled up with multi-multi-layers (we wore ski suits under our Arctic kit), we joined more Michelin Men lookalikes to get to grips with driving a skidoo - like a motorbike without wheels.
Tenders are invited for DNR Two (2) Skidoo Snowmobiles.
We're not here to ski, just skidoo and drink," said Sara, gesturing to a bottle of rose wine packed in snow.
Another activity is the Skidoo adventure, a chance to ride a snowmobile up a mountain.
If you ask nicely, the owner will bring you back down to earth on his skidoo.
On Monday, blizzard conditions were preventing the explorer from being transported by skidoo to the Princess Elisabeth Station, about 43 miles from his base camp position.
He will be transported by skidoo to the Princess Elisabeth Station about 70km away from his current position, from where he will be flown to Novo to get a connecting flight to Cape Town.
For four years up to 2012, Prof Davies donned a Goretex jacket and rode a skidoo to help excavate ice cores dating back around 120,000 years trapped 8,000ft under the Greenland ice sheet.
The team gathered the data using an ice-penetrating radar system towed behind a skidoo driven across the relatively flat ice surface, over a distance of 1500 miles - greater than that between London and Athens.
Playing the music will be, among others, Tipitina, the Broombusters, 52 Skidoo, The Fabulous Boogie Boys, Val Wiseman, the Simon Spillett Quartet, the Roy Forbes Quartets, The Brian Newton Big Band and Ricky Cool and Hoola Boola Boys.