Angelica Sykes checks in with us here at the Ski Club, giving us the insights on her latest over in Verbier, the Freeride World Qualifiers. Continuing her focus on all-girls freeride and her passion for this to grow, as well as the filming of 'One Of Us', here's what she's been up to.
Angelica Sykes is back. Writing for the Ski Club once more, Angelica delves into the ever increasing topic amongst the snowsports world - females in snowsports. One of her main focuses is on all-girls freeride, with latest project and how she is hoping to inspire women everywhere now in full swing.
Mt Ruapehu is the 'King of the North' and an absolutely wild winter playground - former Ski Club employees Ocean Belcher and Rob Crabtree went to check it out:
In her final blog post of the season, pro freeride snowboarder Angelica Sykes tells all about her season. And although it didn’t go as planned, she’s stacked full of positivity for the 2016/17 winter!
In the final post of his month-long blog series, Ski Club Member James Forder discovers that the Niseko area has a some real hidden (powder filled) gems
Our blogger in the Italian Dolomites, Beth Lloyd, tells us how she has picked up ski touring almost from scratch this season – with fantastic results.
Words by Angelica Sykes – Competitive Freeride Athlete. Hoping to take your off-piste skills to the next level and push yourself to bigger and better expeditions? Then, like me, you’ve probably wondered what would be on that kit list. The essentials you take out with you to the ‘real backcountry’ where there’s no lift nor piste in sight. So you […]
Words by Angelica Sykes – Competitive Freeride Athlete. I have really enjoyed staying in shape this summer. It has been a real mixed bag of activities along with some regular workouts. Immediately after the winter I was focusing on the gym, however I have realised there are so many other ways to stay fit and incorporate the outdoors into your […]
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 […]
Recently I read on the Ski Club GB blog a post on “Big competitions to keep an eye on this summer”. It touched on the Freeride World Tour by Swatch and The North Face, and made reference to some awesome British riders that are competing in these competitions, They’re really a great opportunity to showcase British talent, but are often shadowed […]