A new snowboard is likely to be the biggest investment you will make in your pursuit of happy shredding, but unfortunately a snowboard is not for life! Your new plank will soon get scratched and battered from gnarly runs as well from those pesky skiers with their annoying poles in the chair lift queue. Not only that, the design of snowboards… more »
The Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show will bring the slopes to the city! The Telegraph is delighted to announce that from Friday, 1st August 2014, tickets for The Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show will officially be on sale. Visitors will be able to browse over 250 top brands at the Shows in both Manchester and London, in preparation for the fast approaching… more »
I caught up with Winter Olympic medal winner Jenny Jones at The Snow Centre in Hemel Hemptead. Jenny was there with fellow snowboarders Aimee Fuller and Jamie Nicholls to join in the 5th year celebrations of The Snow Centre. I was there to check it out with my family and Jenny joined us for a quick chat . . . MB… more »
When considering where to snowboard in Europe, Cortina D’Ampezzo probably doesn’t even register on the radar – but maybe you are missing a trick? Cortina D’Ampezzo, nestled like a jewel within the Dolomites landscape in Italy, is probably the most cosmopolitan, picturesque and chic towns I have ever been to. The pedestrian street of Corso Italia just oozes class with… more »
For those of us who were brought up in the 80’s on a staple diet of the A-Team, Ghostbusters, footballers with Mullets and Prince (pre-symbol days), the thought of Dry Ski slopes evokes nostalgia of school ski lessons before heading out to the Alps on a ski holiday. Before moving over to the dark side I cut my teeth (not… more »
Name: Andy Nudds Sport: Snowboarding DOB: 19/07/1987 Hometown: London Sponsors: O’Neill, Endeavor, Union, Dragon, Transform Gloves, Treeline Chalets, Home Watches, Skullcandy, Airhole, Thirtytwo. Bio Summary: I started Snowboarding when I was about 15 on a Dryslope in Halifax where I grew up. I’d go up there most nights of the week and ride with mates. It was so much fun. I’ve… more »
As I have snowboarded in countries that stretch the breadth of Europe, from Andorra to the Eastern peaks of Bulgaria, it surprises many including myself, that France, the most popular ski destination for the British, had always eluded me. This season I put that wrong to right thanks to an invitation by Treeline Chalets to stay in their flagship Plan… more »
Yesterday, Shoreditch acquired 50 tonnes of snow, a “fine sprinkling of iconic London street furniture,” and 24 of the Uk’s best ski and snowboarders, creating the ultimate snow showdown. Check out this highlight reel to see all of the action, including some of the winning tricks thrown by snowboarder Sparrow Knox and freeskier Tyler J. Harding.
How to Ski – Tackle Powder Bumps http://youtu.be/ABhVtyFxhqc How to Ski – Tackle Powder Bumps This video provides great tips to tackle powder bumps, also known as moguls, on your local mountain. SKI Magazine director of instruction and PSIA Team Captain Michael Rogan walks you through how the bumps are formed and how to ski them properly.
1. The Conditions Japan’s prime ski season runs from December to March, during which the average temperature ranges from – 5°C to -8°C. Due to the large weather systems that move across the Sea of Japan from Siberia, snow is abundant and temperatures are consistently chilly. This makes for plenty of “champagne powder” and up to 14 meters of… more »