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Olympic Skiing Disciplines – Part 1

In one form or another skiing has always been a part of the Winter Olympic Games since its inception in 1924. In part one of this blog to define the six skiing disciplines that are now part of today’s Olympic program we looked at downhill, slalom, cross country and ski jumping. In this blog we concentrate...

Top Ski Films – Part 2

Today’s films featuring modern and freestyle skiing are becoming more and more popular with the general public, no longer are they cult movies hidden away for screenings at ski resorts. This blog looks at some of the more recent films that have been released about skiing and some of its major performers....

Top Ski Films – Part 1

Films based around and featuring skiing have been around as almost as long as the film industry itself, images come to mind of really bad hairstyles and terrible fashion but with new film technology and ways of filming snow scenes the role of a ski film can now be taken seriously. In this blog we look at...

Top Ski Tips – Part 4

Our concluding part of top ski tips focuses on the more advanced skiing, we have taken you through the basics from what kind of equipment you need, how to stand up on snow, stopping and turning, to parallel skiing and now it is time to spend time on Carving it Up and Powder Skiing. Carving it Up If you like...

Top Ski Tips – Part 3

At the conclusion of part two of top ski tips we touched on the importance of parallel skiing as you get more advanced. In fact, some of the beginner and intermediate techniques are not suitable for the more advanced skier on faster and steeper slopes. Dynamic Parallel As you progress to feel comfortable on...

Top Ski Tips – Part 2

Part two of our top ski tips starts with all about learning the ropes, standing on two planks of wood on a hill covered in snow is not a natural thing. Your body often by reflex tries to fight against the very thing that you should be embracing, a bit like leaning into a bend on a motorbike. So, the very...

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