I'll admit that when you think of skiing Missouri isn't the first state that comes to mind, but that doesn't mean there aren't any good ski resorts in the state. As a matter of fact, I found what appears to be two very decent options.
For everyone out there today slipping and sliding around Rockford area roads, take a page out of a Raleigh, North Carolina man's book--grab your water skis, get a friend to pull you around, and experience the city in a whole new way (although the Rockford Police will most certainly frown on it, or worse).
I believe the ski-jumper who wiped out week after week, year after year, at the beginning of ABC's Wide World of Sports, has finally been one-upped.
Pro skier Ian McIntosh somehow avoided death recently, when he tumbled over 1600 feet down the side of a mountain in Alaska...