Category Archives: Winter Sports

Skiing for The First Time? Here’s an Equipment Checklist

Congratulations, you’ve decided to take your first ever ski trip. Unlike a simple beach day, packing for a ski trip will take thorough planning. If you’re a first-time skier planning to take ski lessons, below are the basic necessities to … Click to read the full article

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Into the White

Sam Giffin’s snowboarding career was going from strength to strength – conquering the mountains day by day and producing ski films which were becoming more and more highly regarded. But the day he got caught in an avalanche was the … Click to read the full article

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Why The Winter Olympics 2018 May Help Improve Winter Sport Participation

The Winter Olympics 2018 is quickly approaching and will be hitting our screens in early February. It’s time to stick on your skis and lace your ice skates for this great sporting event as it could be a catalyst for … Click to read the full article

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How to Prepare Yourself Physically for Your First Splitboarding Experience

Splitboarding is growing in popularity among serious skiers and snowboarders alike. This unique sport combines the utility of skis with the fun of snowboarding – but it shouldn’t be taken lightly. Splitboarding is very physically demanding. If you’re not prepared … Click to read the full article

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Recovering from a Back Injury – The DOs and the DON’Ts Every Snowboarder Should Know

Very few of us in the extreme sports crew will be blessed not to deal with a back injury at some point, especially the snowboarding crowd. “Hard” data is difficult to come by, but according to some estimates, an average … Click to read the full article

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5 Extreme Sports to Try When You Visit London

Whether you’re visiting London for the first or fiftieth time, there is something new and exciting to experience — and it doesn’t get much more exciting than extreme sports. The UK’s capital has a lot to offer in regards to … Click to read the full article

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2016 Giant Slalom Men’s World Cup World Preview

The 2016 Giant Slalom Men’s World Cup is now well underway. It took to the slopes at Sölden (Austria) back in October and after a break in November the action will be ramping up again over the next few weeks. … Click to read the full article

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How to Become a Professional Skier

The launching pad for anyone looking to become a professional skier is most definitely the World Olympic skiing events. The International Ski Federation, also known as the Federation Internationale di Ski (FIS) is a well-known major skiing organization for skiers … Click to read the full article

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