Apple Watch Series 3 gets skiing and snowboarding workout tracking

Apple is giving third-party apps on its smartwatch new access to winter sport tracking today. Several third-party ski and snowboard tracking Apple Watch apps are releasing updates on the App Store that integrate with the Watch’s fitness tracking features for winter sports enthusiasts.

The support for the new features originally rolled out with the watchOS 4.2 update released in December, which added custom workout APIs focused on tracking winter sports activities, but it seems that Apple is only now letting developers roll out software updates that use them.

Apps that have been updated with the new features include snoww, Slopes, Squaw Alpine, Snocru, and Ski Tracks. Using the new APIs and the Watch 3’s built-in GPS and altimeter, they…

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