Digital Editor Joe Troman runs through his season and the highlights of 16/17 for the Blog. Where to start. My first season with the Ski Club has been a whirlwind of peaks and valleys. On my first day at the end of November the Alps were getting hammered with snow, there was that familiar buzz in the air amongst snow […]
2 weeks after giving birth I charged down a steep in the Dolomites and felt my right leg tracking away. Bracing my non existent core muscles I knew I was lucky to pull it back. So many people told me I was mad to be working so soon after labour, let alone trying to ski. Panicking about having a baby […]
Harriet discovers that The Brits in Laax is about much more than just competition when she travels to Switzerland for the event. The idea of family trickles through into every element of the British freeski and snowboard championship so that within fifteen minutes of arriving in Laax, Switzerland, it’s fairly clear – the Brits is about family on every level. […]
Ahead of the release of his new film – The Free Man – Joe caught up with Kiwi Olympic freestyle skier Jossi Wells whilst he was at X-Games Norway to talk about his experiences on set with The Flying Frenchies (a french base jumping and high lining crew) and how the experiences have affected his sport. In the film, Jossi removes […]
Digital Editor Joe tells us about his recent trip to Andorra and why it might make you think twice about your next holiday destination. Working in the ski industry brings certain social responsibilities within your friendship group. Some are minor – “are these [insert random ski paraphernalia here] any good?” – but some are much more serious, the king of […]
Joe Troman exclusively reveals how British skiers may be able to look a lot closer to home when choosing their ski holiday destinations… Just outside the sleepy South Downs village of Cocking lies Cocking Down. The area is renowned for its picture perfect villages and quiet but friendly nature, not dissimilar from the Austrian Tirol region. But the slope that […]
It's not every day you get the chance to ski in one of the most unusual yet exciting places in the world - James Mitchell did just that. Have a read of his latest trip and experience skiing over in Gulmarg, India.
Fiona Jane Best gives us the inside scoop of what it's like when traveling to resort with children - can it even possibly be done? When there's a will...
The sun sets across the snowy peaks, yet for some, the working day is just starting. Check out Clem's Part 2 Mountain jobs.
It’s fair to say that James “Woodsy” Woods has had a pretty amazing season so far. For years he has been a leading light on the GB Park & Pipe programme and will be a key athlete to watch in PyeongChang 2018. Digital Editor Joe Troman caught up with Woodsy on one of the rare occasions that he was in […]