Speedriding - Chamonix in the French Alps is famed for this exhilarating winter leisure pursuit, a blend of paragliding and skiing that lets you ride/glide the slopes at incredible speeds.
Snowkiting - There's an American snowkiting school in Utah's Ogden Valley with a reputation for excellence in this uplifting pastime. All you need is a power kite and an appetite for excitement.
Ice climbing - Here's a real cliffhanger of a winter sport. Ice climbing is not for the fainthearted.
Ice karting -
The frozen lakes of Kuusamo in Finland welcome reckless wannabe F1 drivers whose only desire in life is to tear around a frozen circuit while bumping off the opposition.
Equestrian skijoring -
This is what horse power is all about! Equestrian skijoring teams skier with charger. Lake St. Moritz in Switzerland is where the sport of skijoring was invented.
Harness racing - Harness racing at White Turf is adapted for the frigid winter conditions. Instead of using wheels, the cart sits on skis.
Ice sailing -
Fort Erie, a town on the Niagara River in Ontario, Canada, is well known as an ice sailing venue. With no waves to slow you down, iceboats can reach amazing speeds.
Snow polo -
Popular winter sports at the resort town of Zakopane in Poland include skiing, snowboarding, sleigh rides, and snow polo. Saddle up and have a ball!
Attach a bicycle-type frame to skis instead of wheels and you have skibobbing. Head for Austria and the national championships to see the best "bobbers" in the business.
Not quite ice hockey, bandy is a team winter sport played with a bandy ball and a bandy stick.
Snow scooting - Another magical and fun way to get down the mountains, snow scooting is the combination of a freestyle scooter and snowboard. No wheels, but plenty of thrills.
Snow tubing -
A great one for kids... and for adults who want to discover their inner tube, er, child!
Sleigh ride -
Give Santa the boot and let a wildlife expert take the reins on a sightseeing winter safari. These nature lovers are enjoying a guided tour of Wyoming's National Elk Refuge.