Introducing the Freeride World Tour

So it wasn’t long ago that the eagerly anticipated Freeride World Tour Calendar dropped. Suspicions were confirmed as the tour hits many of the same jaw dropping destinations as last year, and we’re totally ready for the show down. The first stop is at a relatively new addition to the calendar –  Vallnord Arcalis, Andorra. Famous already since 1998 for […]

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Festival News!

I absolutely love festival season but it isn’t quite here in England just yet. The Alps on the other hand will play host to an eclectic mix of live music throughout the winter season and as the start of spring draws that little bit closer; it brings with it an array of festivals. Over the next few weeks I will […]

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Racing the Devil

Last weekend I took part in the 72nd edition of the International Inferno Race, held in Mürren, Switzerland. This was my second time racing in the world’s largest amateur ski race, but most importantly, it was race #2 against my brother, James. Held since 1928, the race has an extremely strong British heritage. It was set up by a group […]

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Kitzbühel: The Oldest School

Kitzbueheler Horn Postcard

All (skiing) eyes have been on Kitzbühel over the last few days, as the 75th ‘Hahnenkammrennen’ welcomed the world’s best alpine ski racers. Although the World Cup’s most prestigious downhill race celebrated a historic milestone this year, the history of alpine skiing in Kitzbühel actually goes back a lot further, as our Tirol correspondent Chris Taine discovered. Mont Blanc, Jungfrau, Matterhorn… Kitzbüheler […]

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Yet More British Wintersport Success!

The Ski Club have reported already on Dave Ryding’s excellent skiing form in the FIS Slalom World Cup, but there has been loads of British success elsewhere. Our athletes are rightfully gaining more recognition than ever and I’ve found myself glued to the TV coverage, watching our athletes compete at the very highest level. What drew me in most in […]

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The BRITS 2014

Video editor Tom Dixon and first-time blogger James Street headed out to Tignes last Friday for the ultimate snowsports festival of the year – The BRITS. Not only is this event home to an incredible music line-up, lively après bars and enough fantastic skiing to last a season, it also hosts the British Snowboard and Freeski Championships. This is a […]

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