A fast, comfortable, and first and foremost, eco-friendly train, a marvellous alternative to flying has now come to an end. 2020 has certainly challenged us all to be patient. We had to take a break from our passion for skiing and stand together for the greater good of the country to fight a global pandemic. … Continue reading Save the Ski train!
Skier.dk is another great Danish startup creating a portal of knowledge within the sport of skiing. They launched the beginning of 2020 and have built a platform for the benefit of all you Danish ski enthusiasts out there! At the moment, skier.dk is only available in Danish, but in the pipeline, they will be available … Continue reading SKIER.DK
We reveal the anatomy of the ski season 2020 in New Zealand & Australia. A race against time The Covid-19 pandemic seems to have thrown the world’s tourism plans into turmoil. The future of such a virus for which there is currently no vaccine is hard to predict. What is clear is that the future … Continue reading Skiing through the Pandemic
What? You’ve never seen the mountains green? You’re missing out! A woman once said, “Everyone should spend a summer holiday in a ski resort.” That woman was me.
I guarantee that the slopes in summer will offer at least as many thrills as they do in winter, the same stunning scenery – and wonderful wildlife if you’re lucky. Not only that, taking your summer holidays in a winter wonderland will help you to make the most of your time on the snow, perhaps in ways that you have never considered. Continue reading “How Summer in a Ski Resort Will Improve Your Skiing”
Now we know, this year is one of the first years in history where most resorts that have the ability to stay open throughout April, or further, will not be blessed with the joys of spring skiing. Now often people think that April may be when you should start to plan the summer holidays but … Continue reading Spring Skiing
“Most of the All Blacks don’t have A.C.L.’s (Anterior Cruciate Ligaments).”
This was the advice given to me by the orthopaedic surgeon. At the time, in the early 1990s, he also advised me that recovery from the surgery to reconstruct a ruptured A.C.L. would be worse than the injury itself; that he couldn’t reproduce the function of a natural A.C.L., whose structure, in layman’s terms, had ‘differential stretchiness’ between the outside and the core; and that if I got myself a CTi knee brace and kept my muscles strong to support the joint, I would be able to ski again.
If New Zealand’s fabled team could play professional rugby union without their A.C.L.s, I felt there was hope for me.Continue reading “A Life Without Ligaments – And How to Avoid It!”
Have you been preparing physically for the upcoming ski season? Many of us might know the feeling. A ski trip is only a couple of weeks away and we haven’t left the couch once to go exercise. Is it too late now? Of course not. Any and all the exercise you do will help you … Continue reading Pre-ski workout!
Winter is in full force and the unfortunate hazards of this season are also upon us. In light of some recent tragedies due to heavy snow and avalanches out in the west of Canada we have teamed up with an experienced avalanche technician from Alberta to remind riders on how to be safe on the … Continue reading Avalanche Safety
Edition 1: The Ski Bum Skiers come in all shapes and sizes, all speeds and styles, all cultures and all personalities. Once your gear is on and you head to the hill you join the community of skiers all there to enjoy themselves! Now we have begun our search to find all types of skiers … Continue reading Skiers of the World
This past year has certainly become the year of global awareness, with the kids telling the parents what to do and fighting for a sustainable future we want everyone young and old today to be proud of their ski community and find ways to keep up a fun childhood while sticking with their climate goals. … Continue reading Sustainability doesn’t need to be Boring