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VAL DISERE, France -- A group of American skiers are taking it all off in an effort to raise some money. Cheap Nike Tanjun Wholesale .Five female and six male ski racers have joined together to pose in a nude calendar they hope will help them overcome high costs -- and scarce funding -- on the professional ski tour.Called Under the Suit: The Bodies of the Ski Team, the calendar features the skiers in naked action shots: Either on the slopes or mountain biking in Chile and New Zealand, or pumping iron at their local gym in Park City, Utah.Skiers below A team level pay their own travel costs, ranging from $15,000 to $35,000 each season. The original idea for calendar came from Brennan Rubie, who is racing at C team level.Its tough for us because we have to raise a bunch of cash, the 25-year-old Rubie told The Associated Press. Weve all reached out to our parents, our parents friends.Athletes should get up to $4,000 each from sales, which Rubie says is a big chunk of money that can really take some stress off.Jacqueline Wiles, a member of the B team who is also unfunded, features on the calendar taking off into the air -- naked except for a ski helmet, gloves and boots. Teammates Breezy Johnson and Alice McKennis are also in the calendar.I think the target is raising around $110,000, Wiles told the AP recently at the French resort of Val dIsere. They want to get all the calendars out before Christmas ... to be a stocking stuffer.Even though they are funded, two-time Olympic champion Ted Ligety and Olympic super-G silver medalist Andrew Weibrecht have helped out.Its cool to see everyone come together, Weibrecht said.Wiles and McKennis are a long way from enjoying the success of four-time overall World Cup winner Lindsey Vonn and Olympic slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin -- who have won 99 World Cup races between them.The 27-year-old McKennis won a downhill in the Austrian resort of St. Anton in January 2013 -- her only podium -- and Wiles has one top-10 finish.Many are struggling behind them.Athletes are being more and more unfunded, having to find our own means. So this summer we tried to be creative, Wiles said. The mens team did a bunch (of photos) in Norway. We did some in Chile, New Zealand -- and in the gym in Park City.Aside from raising money, Wiles said the photos showcase athletes bodies in a tasteful and strong way. She has received positive feedback from mothers with concerns over anorexia, fearful that their daughters feel pressured to follow very slim role models.I think everyone really likes the idea of displaying our bodies in a very athletic, powerful position, Wiles said. We work hard to be physically fit for our sport, and I think its really cool to show our fans and family what our bodies go through.One of the most sensitive issues when doing the photos was passers-by.In New Zealand, we did it at a ski resort and there were other people hiking a different ridge. They could see me, McKennis said. When Jacqui (Wiles) and I went off the downhill jump in Portillo (Chile), there were definitely a few creepy spectators. One of our coaches, helping drive us in a snowmobile, actually stopped and yelled at them.While not opposing the calendar, the U.S. ski federation has been very hands off with the whole project, McKennis said.Just because it is something that they saw as something risky, that athletes are showing their naked bodies to the public, McKennis said. They were just like `We dont want to be involved. If youre going to do this, you need to do it separately.Putting the calendar together ate into what little spare time the competitive skiers have.Were racing, were training. Its hard to be as proactive as we want to be with it, McKennis said. Evenings, whenever we can, we just try and fit it in. It can be really challenging.---http://www.alpine-aspirations.com/---AP Sports Writer Andrew Dampf in La Villa, Italy, contributed to this report. Cheap Nike Tanjun From China . -- PGA TOUR Canada member Steve Saunders took a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Web. Wholesale Nike Tanjun Shoes . During the athletes parade, the 23-strong Ukrainian team was represented by a lone flagbearer in an apparent protest at the presence of Russian troops in Ukraines Crimean peninsula. http://www.niketanjuncheap.com/ . -- There were a lot of firsts for the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Afreeca Freecs Jo Patience Ji Hyun took home the 14th HomeStory Cup over KT Rolsters Joo Zest Sung Wook for the first-place prize of $10,000. In an intense best-of-seven series that went the distance, Patience lived up to the moniker and outlasted his challenger. The underdog Protoss player surprised many and took down a very difficult tournament cup over the likes of some of StarCraft IIs strongest players in 2016.The HomeStory Cup has long been a fixture in the competitive StarCraft landscape since its inception in 2010. It was one of the first tournaments that humanized the professionals that commanded the units in the StarCraft universe with the use of player cameras, commentary, and interviews after the games. This years HomeStory Cup XIV was significant because of the uncertainty of the events future. With only one large sponsorship in MIFcom, the large-scale tournament struggled to maintain its signature quality.The news, delivered by organizer Dennis TaKe Gehlen, was that the future of the cup would match the landscape of professional StarCraft II. Translation: This years iteration was the last HomeStory Cup of this size and reach. Gehlen said that it was not the end of the tournament series, but it would be scaling back.The HomeStory Cup XIV played out via a group stage that was broken down in two stages. The initial group stage was largely devoid of surprises and upsets and many sets were one-sided. There were great showings from westerners, such as Team Liquids Jens Snute Aasgaard and True eSports Mikolaj Elazer Ogonowski, but it was the South Korean powerhouses like Kang Solar Min Soo and Kim Stats Dae Yeob that absolutely dominatted the field. Cheap Nike Tanjun Online. Overall, the tournament was a blow against the revival of a western hope against the Korean overlords.In the finals, Zest took control of the game with early aggression, taking full advantage of the map choices. Whether it was a map without a ramp to play better defense or timing pushes, the set looked like a wipe-out. Zests ability to out-tech his opponent -- in addition to his control over warp prisms and walling out Patiences Stalker defense -- boosted him to a very quick 2-0 lead in the grand finals.Patience tied the set after the early mishaps with a consistent approach. Patience took advantage of Zests macro struggles and over-extensions for his first win in the set. He overwhelmed with his larger Stalker army against the enemy defenses and with better supply and the ability to refill his push over and over, Zests momentum was stalled out. Patiences superior micro and constant aggression took full advantage of Zests poor unit positioning for the stalemate.Both players traded wins with traits unique to their style, Zest with initial aggression and map control and Patience with stronger positioning and patience, until the final game where it was almost a complete mirror-match. Zest started the game with a fast expansion cheese, but Patience answered back with faster technology and stronger aggression. Despite Zests strong defense and pincer movements, Patiences supply lead and overall positioning in fights was too difficult to overcome and he closed out the set in a battle of supply. 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