Most British skiers and boarders head to Les 2 Alpes for their winter snow fix – but with a huge glacier ski area and a wide range of other summer activities, the Ski Club’s Digital Editor Chris Madoc-Jones finds just how much can you fit into one summer day in this big-hitting French resort:
Norway is world-renowned for its spectacular scenery and is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts – but just how much can you fit into one day in this incredible country? As the Ski Club’s Digital Editor Chris Madoc-Jones found out on June 28th, you can manage quite a lot…
Started in 1975 as an excuse for a good party, the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival is now in its 41st year and is well-known for being the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest winter party. Ocean Belcher tells us all!
The Ski Club’s Digital Content Editor, Chris Madoc-Jones, tells all about his experience racing in the British skicross championships in Laax
Our resident blogger and pro freestyle snowboarder Angelica Sykes extols the virtues of combining two of her favourite pastimes – yoga and snowboarding, in a week at a “Ski Yoga” retreat in La Rosiere. Whether you are a lover of Yoga or a lover of snowsports, no one can deny the natural beauty and magic of the French Alps. […]
The world’s best freestyle and freeride athletes are beginning to make the annual pilgrimage down to the Southern Hemisphere, not just for pre-winter training, but also for some serious competitions to be won. Look out in particular for members of the GB Park & Pipe team that will be heading south to build on an incredibly successful 2014/2015 winter season. […]
One of Britain’s brightest hopes on the freestyle circuit, Katie Summerhayes, capped off her fantastic season with two silver medals at the season ending AFP World Tour Finals in Whistler. James Woods also finished the season extremely strongly by securing both a silver medal and a fourth place finish in front of the spectators on Blackcomb Mountain.
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 […]
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 […]
What does it take to become a professional skier? We’re following UK freeskier Ross Welch to find out. Videoblog from the road to Val Thorens.