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.
"Life has been busy juggling a full time job alongside being a semi-professional snowboarder!"We catch up with Kyle Wise to see what he's been up to and what he's got planned for winter 2016/2017.
The Ski Club’s Digital Content Editor, Chris Madoc-Jones, tells all about his experience racing in the British skicross championships in Laax
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 represented Great Britain at the 2013 World University Games and in this exclusive blog for Ski Club of Great Britain, Kyle tells us about the first half of his season – which the weather was […]
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 […]
Conditions throughout the Swiss Alps have vastly improved over the past 2 weeks with even more snow falling overnight. Excelllent conditions both on and off piste are available throughout many resorts in Switzerland, and pictures from our Swiss friends keep flooding our inboxes. Edward Granville, Snow Reporter for the Ski Club of Great Britain says: “Heavy snow is expected across […]
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 […]
With December looming, Christmas plans are no doubt starting to grudgingly emerge from the woodwork. The fiasco of the large family dinner, the spectacle that is decorating the house from head to toe with ten-year old tinsel and Christmas lights that stubbornly refuse to unravel themselves…Nevertheless, this all-too predictable festive period still never fails to delight us. But occasionally, despite […]
Les Deux Alpes – France’s top destination Open 20th June – 29th August: €38.50/day Les Deux Alpes is home to France’s best summer ski area, with no fewer than 17 lifts serving 11 pistes and the best park in the Alps. The Jandri Express whisks skiers out of town to the glacier station, from which the lifts fan upwards to […]
Switzerland, the land of cheese and exceptional time keeping and the home to one of the most surprising ski resorts, Andermatt. Just over 100Km from Zurich airport and accessible by train, the sleepy and charming village which is receiving an Egyptian financial boost offers some wonderful off-piste skiing. Arriving by the snow train having navigated 4 changes with 20 pieces […]