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.
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.
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’ 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.
According to the Denver Post, Winter X Games golden boy Shaun White will not be competing in the 2016 Games – the 23-time medal winner was reportedly not invited.
Snow sport lovers tuning in for the X Games SuperPipe event in Aspen this weekend are bound to be thinking, “Wait a sec, where’s Shaun White?”
When it comes to family ski holidays in the Alps, not all resorts are created equal. If you’re planning a half-term or Easter ski holiday with the kids, it’s worth spending a bit of time researching the best resorts that cater particularly well to families, meaning the little ones will have more fun… and therefore so will you.
An upcoming London auction on 21st January will feature classic ski posters from the 1900s that paint a picture of the sport’s colourful history. The images take us back before the invention of the snowboard and Gore-Tex jackets, when skis were made purely from timber and white bonnets were the height of chic on the slopes.
The snow has arrived in earnest for 2016 and groups of skiers are excitedly booking their trips for later in the season. With January sales on everyone's mind and savings to be made across the Alps, we’re rolling out some spectacular discounts for those looking to ski in March and April.