While today's space-age gear has helped tame winter, Laskowski says that there are times when it might be best to stay indoors: "On those days when the wind chill is dangerously low, it might be prudent to just stay home. Such conditions provide a narrower margin [for error]...and little room for mistakes." With the proper gear, caution and determination, most of us can successfully take our favorite sports into winter's arena. Outdoor exercise can make a winter day. No other season can make you feel more alive.