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  • The 13 most important things you must get right before skiing

    If you’re contemplating a holiday on snow and think skiing is the way to go, there are a whole host of things you need to get right first. From location to fitness, to equipment and lessons, being well prepared mentally and physically can be the difference between having a great time or a terrible...

  • Where are the best places I can ski cross in the UK?

    It could be argued that Ski Cross is the ultimate in adrenaline-fuelled excitement. It is nerve-wracking and dangerous. The sport where pretty much anything goes is fantastic to watch and even better to compete in. There are jumps and falls, slips and crashes, and until someone crosses the finish li...

  • 21 top facts about the World Alpine Ski Championships

    In May 2012 St. Moritz won the bid to host the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships of 2017. This will be the fifth time the Championships are held in St. Moritz, which has always proved a spectacular setting with excellent conditions and the capability to accommodate visitor numbers. Overseen by the ...

  • 10 of the world's best ever skiers (according to CTi)

    The origins of skiing date back to pre-historic times, when skis of sorts were used as a mode of transport in snow-covered areas. As a sport, however, ‘modern’ downhill skiing was not born until the mid 19th century, when Norwegian Sondre Norheim introduced curved sides and the stiff heel bindin...

  • 9 of the world's best names in ski cross (according to CTi)

    Ski cross combines technical skill with the ability to handle high speeds, and although it is a timed racing event, it’s often labelled as free style skiing as it incorporates terrain features. On a ski cross course, skiers will come across natural terrain and artificial features, and will need to...

  • Where are the best places I can go skiing in the UK?

    Skiing is both a mode of transport and a sporting activity. It involves sliding down snow-covered hills on skis that are fastened to your boots using fixed-heel bindings. Most skiers also hold a pair of poles that are predominantly used for balance. Communities that live in regions where snow lies o...

  • Your essential guide to the top skiing and snowboarding terms

    Whether you’re a complete beginner in the world of skiing and snowboarding or a seasoned expert with years of experience, it never hurts to brush up on the most commonly used snowboarding and skiing terms. Check out our handy glossary of skiing terms and snowboarding jargon below. Numbers 50/50: ...

  • The Essential Guide to Packing for your Ski Trip

    Packing for a ski trip can be a hard task. The art is to make sure you have everything you need without massively overpacking. Whether you’re going skiing/snowboarding for the first time or have been many times before, here is a definitive list of what to pack to help you avoid going into meltdown...

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Skiing

  • The 13 most important things you must get right before skiing

    If you’re contemplating a holiday on snow and think skiing is the way to go, there are a whole host of things you need to get right first. From location to fitness, to equipment and lessons, being well prepared mentally and physically can be the difference between having a great time or a terrible...

  • Where are the best places I can ski cross in the UK?

    It could be argued that Ski Cross is the ultimate in adrenaline-fuelled excitement. It is nerve-wracking and dangerous. The sport where pretty much anything goes is fantastic to watch and even better to compete in. There are jumps and falls, slips and crashes, and until someone crosses the finish li...

  • 21 top facts about the World Alpine Ski Championships

    In May 2012 St. Moritz won the bid to host the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships of 2017. This will be the fifth time the Championships are held in St. Moritz, which has always proved a spectacular setting with excellent conditions and the capability to accommodate visitor numbers. Overseen by the ...

  • 10 of the world's best ever skiers (according to CTi)

    The origins of skiing date back to pre-historic times, when skis of sorts were used as a mode of transport in snow-covered areas. As a sport, however, ‘modern’ downhill skiing was not born until the mid 19th century, when Norwegian Sondre Norheim introduced curved sides and the stiff heel bindin...

  • 9 of the world's best names in ski cross (according to CTi)

    Ski cross combines technical skill with the ability to handle high speeds, and although it is a timed racing event, it’s often labelled as free style skiing as it incorporates terrain features. On a ski cross course, skiers will come across natural terrain and artificial features, and will need to...

  • Where are the best places I can go skiing in the UK?

    Skiing is both a mode of transport and a sporting activity. It involves sliding down snow-covered hills on skis that are fastened to your boots using fixed-heel bindings. Most skiers also hold a pair of poles that are predominantly used for balance. Communities that live in regions where snow lies o...

  • Your essential guide to the top skiing and snowboarding terms

    Whether you’re a complete beginner in the world of skiing and snowboarding or a seasoned expert with years of experience, it never hurts to brush up on the most commonly used snowboarding and skiing terms. Check out our handy glossary of skiing terms and snowboarding jargon below. Numbers 50/50: ...

  • The Essential Guide to Packing for your Ski Trip

    Packing for a ski trip can be a hard task. The art is to make sure you have everything you need without massively overpacking. Whether you’re going skiing/snowboarding for the first time or have been many times before, here is a definitive list of what to pack to help you avoid going into meltdown...

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