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Jules in Val: A Snowboarder’s First Trip to Val d’Isere


Thoughts, feelings and feedback following my first-ever ski holiday to Val d’Isere.   

Mathieu Crépel Wins the Hit & Run in Meribel

 

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. Well, a few winners actually, and all of them very deserving. The inaugural Hit & Run freestyle competition closed in Méribel recently and France’s very own Mathieu Crépel took the top spot.

 

Pippa Middleton Competes in 54km Ski Race

 

Just weeks after her sister Kate and Prince William jetted off to the slopes, Pippa Middleton has upped the ante by showing off her ski skills in Switzerland’s Verbier alongside her boyfriend, James Matthews.

 

New Direct Flight to open up North America’s Best Ski Resorts

 

Snow-loving Brits can now directly access some of the best ski resorts in Utah, with a new direct flight to Salt Lake City from the UK. The brand new service, operated by Delta, will allow easy access to some of Utah’s – and therefore North America’s – finest skiing.

 

Was Courchevel the Royals’ Recent Ski Resort of Choice?



The French ski resort of Courchevel has, over the decades, built a reputation for excellence and boasts the highest concentration of 5* and 6* properties in France. Luxury labels such as Cartier, Chanel, Fendi and Moncler line the walkways, confirming Courchevel’s place at the top of the luxury skiing tree.

Eurostar Launches Extra Services for Express Travel to the Alps


Skiers craving an Easter escape to the French Alps will have more high-speed trains to whisk them there starting Good Friday, with a new 3-times-per-week service direct to Lyon.  

After Aspen Snub, Shaun White Skips Oslo X Games. Talks Olympic Aspirations.


Following his exclusion from the Aspen X Games — allegedly over remarks he made in October — Shaun White will not appear at the event’s inaugural run in Oslo this week. Instead, the snowboarding legend has been promoting his Air + Style tour and discussing Olympic hopes for the future.

Hit & Run; DC Announces a New International Contest Series

 

A new competition set to hit the slopes next week is billed to bring an altogether more international feel to the way we rank our riders. DC’s new Hit & Run comp will see competitors race for the top spot across Mammoth Mountain, Meribel and Whistler Blackcomb, with events scheduled to start on 26th Feb.
 

Eddie the Eagle Jumps for Charity


Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards recently made a triumphant return to Olympic-scale ski jumping, along with five lucky competition winners, to raise money in aid of Ski 4 Cancer.

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