Verbier Freeride Week- FWQ 2* with Angelica Sykes

angelica sykes skiing in verbier

Words by Angelica Sykes – Competitive Freeride Athlete. So the ‘Verbier Freeride Week’ has come to an end and it’s been a mixed bag of freeride emotions. If you’re a snowsports enthusiast, you’ve no doubt heard about the very strange conditions we have been experiencing here in the Alps. Due to this, competitions are being proposed then rescheduled left, right […]

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Kyle Wise Tackles his Technique and Spends the Festive Period in Saas Fee

kyle wise

Kyle Wise is a British snowboarder from Norfolk who competes in the Winter Olympic discipline of snowboard cross, or boardercross as many call it. Kyle is the current English Champion and recently added Scottish Champion to his titles. Kyle has represented Great Britain at the 2013 World Snowboard Championships, two World University Games, and on the World Cup circuit. In […]

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Is Skiing a Sport?

Excerpt from ‘Skiing With Demons’ by Chris Tomlinson (SCGB – Leader). It does seem a bit pointless. Spending a fortune getting to the top of a mountain so, at great personal risk, we can slide down it. We usually end up exactly where we started – at the bottom of the first lift. But then all sport is pointless – […]

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The Pro Files: Polish Freeski Open

Ross Welch

What does it take to become a professional skier? We’re following UK freeskier Ross Welch to find out. Once again a nice ten hour drive set the scene for another competition. This time we were heading to Zakopane, Poland for the Polish Freeski Open. We travelled with Joe Hides (GB Slopestyle athlete) and Bartek Sibiga (Polish freeskier). On our arrival […]

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