Days do not get much better than this – Ischgl and the surrounding resorts of Kappl and Galtur (Austria) had kindly been given a fresh dump of snow the night before and the sun was shining. In other words, time to wax up my snowboard and shred some powder! What a feeling; making my own tracks gliding across undisturbed deep… more »
Lesson 1 – Skiplex (Reading) After relenting to my daughter’s requests for ski lessons, my next decision was whether to have the lessons on artificial snow or a dry ski slope. After careful consideration and weighing up the options I chose neither and decided to go with option C, Skiplex, which is the new and revolutionary way to learn to… more »
O’Neill Evolution 2013 Davos, Switzerland, January 19, 2013, – What do you do when superlatives just aren’t enough? The final day here at the O’Neill Evolution 2013 exploded into something that will go down as a watershed moment in snowboarding history. Maxence Parrot (CAN) stomped the first ever contest-landed Triple Cork on European snow to take out the Big Air Finals… more »
I am on the British junior alpine ski team and I play rugby for my school and Harpenden rugby club. Currently I am in the sixth form at Roundwood Park School in Harpenden. I spend most of the winter out in Europe with Team Evolution Alpine Racing and when I am at home I am training for the next winter by doing lots of dry land training to improve my strength.
Jasmin Taylor – Telemark ski racer on the GB team
Pamela Thorburn – A member of the British Alpine ski team for 10 years, won multiple British titles and worked her way up to racing on the World Cup tour.
Ellie Koyander – Being the youngest member of TeamGB at the last Winter Olympics in Vancouver was such an amazing experience and I’m now on track to be a podium contender at the next Olympics in Sochi, Russia 2014
How To Ski: Switch 180 Snow Ski Trick How To Ski: Switch 180 Snow Ski Trick The switch 180 is a great snow ski trick for advanced skiers. Learn how to do a switch 180 skiing trick in this free winter sports video. Expert: Brad Disabella Bio: Brad Disabella is from Running Springs, California. He started skiing when he was… more »
Steeped in rich tradition and culture, it is hard to know where to start with in researching the history of Skiing. If you believe some, it is said that thousands of years ago our ancestors used bones of large animals strapped to their feet as skis. These ‘Freddy Flintstone’ skiers came from across Northern Europe and Asia.