Latest news - December 2016

Age is just a number in Skiing

As everybody readies themselves for the coming season with pre skiing workouts and pampering in order to achieve perfection for your week in Meribel, it is incredible to consider the age of some people on the slopes who still participate in this extreme sport. Moving beyond the fashion and the fitness, some of the world’s oldest skiers remain on the pistes for nothing more than passion.

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How skiing as Santa can help charities

As the run-up to Christmas starts in earnest, Americans are pre-emptively donning their Santa suits in order to raise money for charity. The Sunday River resort in Maine was excited to hold its 18th annual Santa Sunday on the 4th of December 2016. This combines a traditional pre-season opening that many resorts indulge in to increase press and bookings, but with a little festive generosity.

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Winter festivals and where to find them

We are all in that slump after the summer festivals have finished and on the cusp of the ski season. What better entertainment is there beyond combining a love of snow sports with the biggest bands all in the best resorts across Europe? Everyone knows the joy to get you through this time of year is in planning, whether that’s Christmas decorations or booking your ski chalet in France , this is the prime time to research and book your winter festival.

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How Oakley Airwave 1.5 will change the way you ski

All the unseasonable snow is readying us for our winter breaks to come and with it comes the inevitable last minute shopping to get you ‘piste ready’. In reality very few things change when it comes to ski wear, you might choose to update your bindings or invest in better thermals in advance for your ski holidays in France but once in a blue moon a product comes along that you really have to try.

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